Weekdays in the afternoon

Weekends after 10AM

#### Education

PhD in Theoretical Physics.Master’s degree in Education with a specialization in teaching Mathematics and Science.

Bachelor’s degrees with more than 20 graduate credit hours in both Mathematics and Physics.

#### Experience

I have over seven years of experience in teaching college-level classes, both undergraduate and graduate. This includes the design of interdisciplinary classes and summer courses related to mathematics, computational science and brain science.My aim is to promote mathematical and scientific literacy in my students and overcome any reservations about mathematics and science they might have. This requires a lot more than just lecturing students about “facts” in mathematics and science. Rather it is necessary to teach students how to think in a mathematical and scientific way.

Once mastered, this way of thinking becomes an intellectual “Swiss knife” which benefits students far beyond the specific course.

A prerequisite for acquiring such a mindset is a motivation to learn about mathematics and science. In my experience strong motivation is created in the students when connecting mathematics and science to applications, fun (games, stories, art), or the philosophy of science.

I use all of these strategies along with brain based and individualized approaches.

In addition to being a teacher I am also a seasoned researcher in the fields of computational biology and brain science. In my research I use mathematics and computational approaches to study biological systems. Furthermore I develop advanced data analysis algorithms and implement them in computer programs.

I enjoy working with culturally and linguistically diverse students and many of them continue to contact me for advice or to let me know where they are on their career paths even long after completion of their classes.

Classes I am teaching and/or am tutoring include Developmental Mathematics (MAT 0029), Topics in Mathematics (MGF 1106, MGF 1107), Intermediate Algebra (MAT 1033), College Algebra (MAC 1105), Trigonometry (MAC 1114), Pre-Calculus and Algebra (MAC 1140), Business Calculus (MAC 2233), Calculus 1 (MAC 2311), Calculus 2 (MAC 2312), Calculus 3 (MAC 2313), Differential Equations (MAP 2302), Discrete Math (MAD 2104), Linear Algebra (MAS 3105, MAS 3108), Vector Calculus (MAS 3156), Number Concepts (MAS 3205), Abstract Mathematics (MGF 3301), Geometry (MTG 3207, MTG 3212), Path to Statistics (STA 1001), Symbolic Computations (COP 4313), Analysis (MAA 4211, MAA 4212), Complex Variables (MAA 4402), Combinatorics (MAD 4203), Graph Theory (MAD 4301), Numerical Analysis (MAD 4401, MAD 4402), Cryptography and Coding Theory (MAD 4471), Differential Geometry (MTG 4254), Partial Differential Equations (MAP 4341), Statistics (STA 2023, STA 3024, STA 3027)

#### Hobbies

I like spending time with my family and friends and enjoy swimming, kitesurfing, snowboarding, classical music and reading.#### Preferred Subjects

CLEP German, Computer Programming, AP Computer Science, SAT Subject Test in German with Listening, SAT Subject Test in German, German 4, German 3, German 2, German 1, German 1, German, Computer Science, AP German Language and Culture, Neuroscience, Software Engineering, Software, SAT Subject Test in Physics, Physics, OAT Physics, IB Physics SL, IB Physics HL, Differential Equations, LSAT Logical Reasoning, Pre-Calculus, Multivariable Calculus, CLEP Precalculus, CLEP Calculus, Calculus 3, Calculus 2, Calculus 1, AP Calculus BC, AP Calculus AB, GRE Subject Test in Physics, Statistics Graduate Level, Statistics, Business Statistics, Biostatistics, AP Statistics, Technology and Computer Science, IB Computer Science SL, IB Computer Science HL, Computer Skills, 8th Grade math, Elementary Math, Competition Math, COMPASS Mathematics, CLEP College Mathematics, CAHSEE Mathematics, ASPIRE Math, Applied Mathematics, ACT Math, ACCUPLACER College-Level Math, 9th Grade math, Finite Mathematics, 7th Grade math, 6th Grade math, 5th Grade math, 4th Grade math, 3rd Grade math, 2nd Grade math, 1st Grade math, 12th Grade math, 11th Grade math, Middle School Math, AP Physics 2: Mechanics, AP Physics 2: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics 2 - DUPE, AP Physics 1 - DUPE, AP Physics 1, SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2, SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 1, SAT Mathematics, SAT Math, PSAT Mathematics, 10th Grade math, Mathematical Foundations for Computer Science, Math, Math, IB Mathematics SL, IB Mathematics HL, IB Mathematical Studies SL, IB Further Mathematics HL, HSPT Math, GRE Subject Test in Mathematics

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