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Penn State University (Environmental Engineering)
Penn State University (Master's)
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
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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.