University of Houston (Mechanical Engineer)
I am a Houstonian, born and raised. I volunteered to tutor occasionally back in high school, and I still tutor now to my nephews and nieces. I graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering. I worked as a mechanical engineer for 4 years and have gained valuable engineering experience as well as people skills which will translate greatly to being an effective tutor.
Being a tutor is so rewarding to me. I enjoy the sense of accomplishment when I am able to help others understand in a way that made sense to them. I like to talk to students in a personal level to gain an understanding of how they process information and relate their interests to the subject of study. Nothing is too hard, if you are willing to put in the time and effort.
Math has always been my best subject in school. I have taken all types math courses in high school like algebra, geometry, pre-caculus, AP calculus. The love of math and all things technical led me to pursue a college degree in mechanical engineering. While in college, I took many more classes in math like linear algebra, differential equations, and numerical methods. So trust me when I say I know my way around a math problem.
My degree in mechanical engineering should be evident that I know a little something about statics, dynamics, fluids, and thermodynamics. I like to think that I have a technical mind because I am always thinking of ways to make things more efficient and better with easy and creative solutions. That is my approach when teaching a student. If they are not able to comprehend something, we will work to find another route that works better.
I have extensively used Solidworks in both my college years and in the work environment. I've created models as simple as a table to complicated devices like a drill collar. The software is very fun to use because it allows us to create anything we want. The learning curve is not so bad especially when you know a few tricks like I do.
I was a student and still considered myself one even after graduating from college. I am more than capable to teach even though I'm learning everyday. I am motivated to make students understand no matter what it takes. I am a Houstonian, born and raised. I volunteered to tutor occasionally back in high school, and I still tutor now to my nephews and nieces. I graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering. I worked as a mechanical engineer for 4 years and have gained valuable engineering experience as well as people skills
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I've taken AP algebra in high school and made A's. Taken several math classes in college.
I have a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston. I have worked as a mechanical engineer for almost 4 years. I have experienced with a little of each topics of mechanical engineering in the workplace. I still have all my books and study material for review, if needed.
I have used Solidworks in both my junior and senior year in college for my capstone design projects. In my two years as a mechanical design engineer, I have to use Solidworks to model and create many different drilling tools for the oil and gas industry. I have spent many hours with this software, both at work and at home.