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Steven G.

Charlotte, NC

$35/hour

Communication is Key

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Background check passed as of 10/1/16
5.0 average from 4 ratings

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Penn State University
Environmental Engineering
Penn State University
Master's

Education

Penn State University (Environmental Engineering)

Penn State University (Master's)

About Steven

Hello! My name is Steve, and I am a (sort of) recent graduate of Penn State University's Master's of Environmental Engineering Program. I attended school on scholarship in exchange for being a teaching / research assistant for various chemistry courses. I can honestly say that being a TA was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life! I recently moved to the Charlotte area to work as an engineer, but I really miss the rewarding experience of teaching, so I am actively seeking ways to get back in it. I can help not only with the coursework at hand, but also offer insight into the professional engineering world and give real world examples for the various problems we solve.

I am originally from PA, and am one of five siblings. My siblings range from middle school to near 30, so I have experience relating to people of a vast age gap. My interests include volleyball, weight lifting, and hanging out with my girlfriend and cat. I also am very passionate about the environment!

Engineering is a very math intensive field. I use math every day at work and teaching it would just be an extension of my daily work life.

My Master's Degree research was VERY chemistry intensive. So intensive that I was given a private research lab and had paid lab assistants working with me to research the degradation kinetics oil in the presence of various microorganisms, but that is a different story for a different day. I was awarded a scholarship for grad school and was required to be a teaching assistant for various chemistry courses and labs. I was trained how to teach chemistry in a way that allows the student to actually learn how they arrive at their answers as opposed to just me spoon feeding solutions. I have two years of experience teaching chemistry at the college level, plus the additional knowledge I gain from work on a day to day basis.

I am very passionate about helping others. Contact me and we will work together to achieve any goals you may have! I believe that with good communication skills, no obstacle is insurmountable in the academic field!
Hello! My name is Steve, and I am a (sort of) recent graduate of Penn State University's Master's of Environmental Engineering Program. I attended school on scholarship in exchange for being a teaching / research assistant for various chemistry courses. I can honestly say that being a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

$60/hr for groups of any size

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Charlotte, NC 28277
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus
Science:
Chemistry

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Chemistry

I am an environmental engineer during the day, which requires a heavy chemical and biological background in order to successfully design an efficient water treatment process. In graduate school, I was awarded a scholarship, which gave me full tuition in exchange for teaching, tutoring, and research. The courses I spent most (essentially ALL) of my time teaching was chemistry courses and labs. I also undertook a grant funded research project for my graduate thesis work, where I had my own research lab and assistants to investigate how certain types of bacteria can degrade oil. I have experience not only teaching chemistry, but also applying it.

Penn State University
Environmental Engineering
Penn State University
Master's

Education

Penn State University (Environmental Engineering)

Penn State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

$60/hr for groups of any size

Travel policy

Steven will travel within 10 miles of Charlotte, NC 28277.