The University of Tulsa (Physics)
The University of Tulsa (Enrolled)
I have a decade of experience tutoring college level math and science courses. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Physics from the University of Tulsa, from 2013-2016 I was a visiting at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. I received my B.S. in Physics from the University of Tulsa in May of 2010, graduating cum laude. I have completed the entirety of my Master's coursework and passed my written PhD qualifying exam, and completed the research portion necessary for my dissertation and am currently in the writing phase. My research interests are in computational fusion theory, specifically in modelling magnetohydrodynamic instabilities and finding ways to prevent disruptions. My research consists of both computationally simulating plasma reactions as well as deriving new equations to model the processes at hand.
Sessions consist of working through material that the student would like to focus on by providing insight and guidance to the problem solving process, detailing the underlying concepts at work, not merely showing the required equations and plugging in values. My goal is to provide each student with the problem-solving skills that I have obtained throughout my years of studying Physics and Mathematics. I offer advice that is not just applicable to an individual course, but also builds up a student's self-confidence and study habits. I have a decade of experience tutoring college level math and science courses. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Physics from the University of Tulsa, from 2013-2016 I was a visiting at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. I received my B.S. in Physics from the University of Tulsa in May of 2010, graduating cum laude. I have completed the entirety of
Michael is incredibly knowledgeable and gets to the answer quickly. At the same time, he is passionate about Physics and that inspires you to continue learning the concepts and want to know more. Really excellent tutor...Everything you'd hope for.
My 10th grade son has worked with Michael about a dozen times since the beginning of the year and will definitely continue to do so. Michael is super-responsive and always happy to make time--even to answer a brief question or two. He easily adjusts to my son's level of understanding and is always patient and clear in his explanations. Working with Michael has sharpened my son's comprehension and increased his confidence with the material.
Michael was patient with me, allowing me to recall the problem for my own clarity. Very knowledgeable with the level of this physics course and able to teach at the level it was given.
Michael was Fast and effective in teaching he had explained to me whatever I needed and I enjoyed the mathematics with him very much.
College daughter enjoyed her first College Calculus tutoring session! Michael was knowledgeable, easy to understand and helpful. She's looking forward to the next session!
Michael tutored me in Calculus II throughout the summer and significantly helped me in my studies. Through his assistance, I was able to do very well in my class and never felt overwhelmed. I would recommend Michael to anyone looking for a great math tutor.
In addition to his expertise, he is patient with his explanation and he asks the students questions to make sure he/she understands. He is the best tutor from Wyzant I know so far.
Michael knowledge in maths and his teaching skills are extremely good. We were used his services for our daughter since last three months plus.
Michael prepared our son for the AP Physics B exam over the course of several months, as some of the content was not covered in school. Michael is very knowledgeable and is able to communicate concepts simply, calmly and logically. He is very dedicated. He works full-time but is quite flexible re: scheduling. He was also able to help out with calculus. Highly recommended.
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I am currently enrolled in a PhD program for theoretical Physics and have years of experience tutoring advanced mathematics at the university level. Algebra is one of the most important building blocks for the subjects I deal with on a daily basis.
I received a minor in Mathematics while earning a B.S. in Physics and have two years of experience tutoring Calculus I, II, and III at the university level. I have extensive experience using Calculus in my research work for a PhD in Physics. Typical sessions focus on the foundations of the topic that the student is finding difficulty in, and I typically work examples with detailed step-by-step analysis.
My research specialization requires solving partial differential equations in complex geometries and applying novel solutions to problems with physically relevant boundary values.
I worked with Mathematica to solve problems in Integral Calculus course at the University of Tulsa. Continued using Mathematica to derive solutions to complex integrals often requiring special function solutions in Electromagnetic Waves and Optics course. As a PhD candidate, developed an analytic model of plasma in a fusion reactor known as a tokamak using Mathematica notebooks to numerically calculate, adjust parameters for, and visualize the effect of energetic ions on resistive instabilities- results were published in the journal Physics of Plasmas.
Graduated with honors with a B.S. in Physics, have completed the coursework for an M.S. in Physics and currently enrolled in a PhD program. I have two years of experience tutoring Physics at the college level through the University of Tulsa's Center for Student Academic Support, and eight years of experience tutoring students in AP Physics B&C and college Physics through Wyzant. Typical meetings focus on the core aspects that a student is finding difficulty in, with explanations and examples until the student feels confident enough to attempt assigned problems on their own; my goal is for each student to attain the same intuition and problem-solving capabilities as myself. Students that have met regularly for lessons have since been accepted into engineering programs around the world, and felt confident enough to tackle higher-level Physics courses.
As a Physics student, I have years of experience applying the principles of Precalculus and Calculus. As a tutor, I have met with several students regularly to answer question and work through problems in Precalculus. Students that have worked with me in Precalculus have entered into top-tier engineering programs, and gained the confidence necessary to tackle Calculus.