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Brian R.

Locust Grove, VA

$40/hr

Computer geeks can do more than just program applications

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Background check passed as of 11/11/11
4.8 Avg. Rating
 
 
38 Ratings
 
 
17hrs Response Time
Excellent at what he does!
— Dana, Ruther Glen, VA on 3/5/15

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Georgia Institute of Technology

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

About Brian

Hello learners. My name is Brian and I would like to help you achieve your academic goals. I received a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. As a computer engineer, I am required to not just understand, but apply, mathematical solutions to a diverse number of problems. During my academic journey, I learned that the use of diagrams and easy-to-follow pictures can clarify complex mathematical concepts. I rely on this technique to help people master various mathematical concepts. As a teacher, I take pride in providing the best instruction possible so that each student can better understand how to solve and apply mathematics. Hello learners. My name is Brian and I would like to help you achieve your academic goals. I received a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. As a computer engineer, I am required to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Locust Grove, VA 22508
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Excellent at what he does!"

- Dana, Ruther Glen, VA on 3/5/15

"Awesome tutor"

- Cyndi, Culpeper, VA on 5/22/15

"Excellent computer tutor!!"

- Kim, Locust Grove, VA on 9/7/14

"Very Knowledgeable Tutor"

- Shipley, Fredericksburg, VA on 3/18/14

"Great Tutor"

- Jeneth, Spotsylvania, VA on 1/18/14

"Excellent!"

- Lesley, King George, VA on 9/23/12

"Very knowledgeable and efficient!"

- Evan, Fredericksburg, VA on 9/12/12

"Very comfortable to be around"

- Shannon, Locust Grove, VA on 8/26/12

"Friendly and good rapport!"

- Angie, Locust Grove, VA on 5/31/12

"Excellent!"

- Jennifer, Fredericksburg, VA on 4/3/12

"Excellent tutor"

- Chander, Fredericksburg, VA on 3/20/12

"dedicated tutor "

- Laura, Nokesville, VA on 1/25/12

"Wonderful tutor!"

- Jennifer, Fredericksburg, VA on 9/13/11

"Very effective"

- Al, Fredericksburg, VA on 7/14/11
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math,
Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Chemistry, Electrical Engineering
Computer:
C,
C#,
C++,
Computer Engineering, Computer Programming, Computer Science, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Spanish, Statistics
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Corporate Training:
C++,
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Spanish, Statistics

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C

I have used this programming language through much of my first professional job as a Programmer Analyst. While there I used this language to help program credit card machines to do the necessary tasks of taking in entries, reading credit cards, and dealing with modem and IP connections.

C#

With this programming language, I've taken a college course in to learn the different aspects of the language and what it can entail as far as what it can do. I also use this language when I program small applications for personal use. I've recently created an emulator launcher program that uses a GUI to interact with the user and the user can select which emulator he/she would like to launch. I even have options to run at system startup or run manual from the users request.

C++

In my current full time profession, I use C++ as the programming language of choice to help program application and simulation programs that are used by the Naval Base. I've also used this within my 2 recent jobs as well where I've helped program GUI pages for a refrigeration company and helped another company create credit card application for their machines that will be sent to clients.

Discrete Math

I've helped previous students in the area of proofs, theoretical computer science topics (i.e. algorithms, and computational geometry) and various theorems (i.e. the principle of the mathematical induction, set theory, and informational theory). I've also helped students with conversions from base 10 to binary (base 2), Hexadecimal (base 4), and Octal (base 8) and vice-versa.

Microsoft Outlook

I currently use this within my present profession as the primary means of communications between coworkers as well as clients. I've also used this with my two past employers as well.

Georgia Institute of Technology

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

Excellent at what he does! — I began seeking help from Brian in October of 2014 for some assistance with some issues that I was experiencing with learning C++. I was blown away by Brian's ability to explain difficult concepts with ease. His understanding of the logic and application of the C++ language is amazing. He is able to understand his students errors and explain the concepts in a way that leads you to the answer furth ...

— Dana, Ruther Glen, VA on 3/5/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Brian will travel within 20 miles of Locust Grove, VA 22508.

Background Check Status for Brian R.

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