Over 100 tutoring hours

Ken S.

Katonah, NY

$80/hour

Berkeley Grad Math and Science Tutor with Real World Experiences

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 11/12/14
5.0 average from 36 ratings

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University of Cincinnati
Chemical Engineering
University of California at Berkeley
PhD

Education

University of Cincinnati (Chemical Engineering)

University of California at Berkeley (PhD)

About Ken

For over 30 years in the chemicals and biofuels industries, Ken has trained and mentored scientists, engineers, and business people. Throughout his career Ken has been particularly good at helping people understand basic principles in chemistry, physics and math and how they are and can be applied to everyday life. Teaching and communications skills were critical in reporting research results, selling products and technology to customers, presenting investment ideas to management and investors and motivating colleagues.

Ken has lectured at leading universities and helped mentor high school and university students in the physical science, maths and business. He is now tutoring Westchester and Connecticut students in math, chemistry and physics. Typically Ken explains the core principle or subject clearly, often with an example. He then lets the students talk to gauge their initial understanding before working through specific problems.

Ken earned his B.S. from the University of Cincinnati and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, both in chemical engineering.
For over 30 years in the chemicals and biofuels industries, Ken has trained and mentored scientists, engineers, and business people. Throughout his career Ken has been particularly good at helping people understand basic principles in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 18 miles of Katonah, NY 10536
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics
Test Preparation:
Career Development
Business:
Business, Career Development

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University of Cincinnati
Chemical Engineering
University of California at Berkeley
PhD

Education

University of Cincinnati (Chemical Engineering)

University of California at Berkeley (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $80.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ken will travel within 18 miles of Katonah, NY 10536.