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Logan S.

Pittsburgh, PA

$50/hour

Geologist/Petrographer

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Boise State University
Geosciences

Education

Boise State University (Geosciences)

About Logan

I currently work at RJ Lee Group in Monroeville, PA a consulting laboratory as a geologist/petrographer. Where I have extensive experience analyzing a verity of geologic samples through polarize light microscopy, SEM EDS, and Raman spectroscopy. I’ve spent the last 3.5 years mastering the dying skill of optical mineralogy characterizing samples from Asia, Europe, South America, and North America.

I also look at geologic samples through Raman spectroscopy to characterize minerals and thermal maturity of shale samples. Outside of the lab I’ve collect soil and bark samples while setting up sampling equipment in remote regions of the northwest and investigated mines in Brazil. My experience also extends into GIS where I make maps for legal cases to add a large a ray of data to spatial relations, through the QGIS suite.

I graduated from Boise State University with a B.S. in Geosciences in 2012, although my back ground is in geoscience I have a good foundation in mathematics and geophysics to include the following courses; Multivariable Vector Calculus (Math 270), Differential Equations (MATH 333), Applied Geophysics (GEOPH 305), Physics of the Earth (GEOPH 300), Tectonics (GEOS 541), Volcanology (GEOS 460), Structural Geology (GEOS 314), Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (GEOS 324), Petrography (GEOS 345), Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (GEOS 315), Geomorphology (GEOS 313), Geochemistry (GEOS 425), and Intro to ArcGIS (GEOS 360).

I’ve tutored from middle school to college level and my approach is simple, complex ideas are built from simple ideas. And take it from someone who struggled through math in high school its not easy seeing the basic principles, and I wish instead of being taught through memorization I was taught to focus on the building blocks and how to use them.
I currently work at RJ Lee Group in Monroeville, PA a consulting laboratory as a geologist/petrographer. Where I have extensive experience analyzing a verity of geologic samples through polarize light microscopy, SEM EDS, and Raman spectroscopy. I’ve spent the last 3.5 years mastering the dying skill of optical mineralogy characterizing samples Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15232
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Geology, Physical Science
Special Needs:
Elementary Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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Boise State University
Geosciences

Education

Boise State University (Geosciences)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Logan will travel within 20 miles of Pittsburgh, PA 15232.