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Lessons offered by Paul
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Other sciences
  • Organic chemistry
  • Information Technology
  • Electrochemistry
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Physical organic-analytical instrumental chemist with substantial hands-on background in computers & information technology, electronics & instrumentation, physics especially sensors & transducer tech

Methodology

I am engaged w/ the student which means I'm involved in communicating & getting the student to understand, as clearly as can be, what it is they need to learn. I strive to bring the info to them w/ absolute clarity!!!

Background

I am a research professor of chemistry. I can teach instrumentation, separation sciences, analytical chemistry, electronics & computers, physics & math; Especially good with college prep & high school level students & subjects, college undergrad- a patient, creative, engaging teacher.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $20

Details

I will teach at whatever level the student requires.

Lessons offered by Paul
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Other sciences
  • Organic chemistry
  • Information Technology
  • Electrochemistry
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Paul's resume


Core competencies:
sensor-transducer based device development; R&D- design-development-implementation especially for instrumentation systems, accelerometer based systems, static/dynamic frequency variants, ultrasound, visible & infra red optical variants & cameras, associated software
hands on engineering, R&D/implementation for battery operated devices, hand held & desktop devices for electro-mechanical/electronic/electro-optical applications in analytical instruments & devices for security & surveillance applications; also mechanical packaging, also software (applications & drivers) re: these devices
thoroughly skilled w/ high & uhv vacuum systems & chambers equipped for surface science/catalysis research, semiconductor development, sputtering, annealing, advanced battery & electrical distribution R&D; Also wafer & crystal handling & utilizing analytical technologies including: XPS, LEED, Variable temperature Scanning-Tunneling Microscopy, mass analysis, FTIR spectroscopy
nano-technologies & MEMS R&D & w/ associated hyphenated technologies
project management, project team lead & project participation for contract work for start-ups & more advanced recent corporate entities; This for device development, process & project execution, short & longer term contracts up to two years & more in duration
networking & networked systems- engineering, connectivity issues
hands on to component level also computer based troubleshooting-problem resolution for electro-mechanical/electronic/ optical systems
Linux-UNIX based networked systems- most variants including KALI for security penetration
project management for hardware/software implementation, data facilities
R&D, hardware & software component level-board level electronics & logic
drivers & applications development, operating systems, file systems
system hardening for radiation, hostile environment (chemical/biological)
intrusion & disaster: detection/prevention/mediation/recovery
documentation & technical presentation materials production

In progress:
White Hat virtual Memory/VM ware certification
White Hat ethical hacker penetration testing/intrusion-mediation certification
KALI LINUX penetration/ethical hacker certification


US citizen/valid unexpired US passport; NO criminal history; NO arrests; NO convictions; NO priors & NO outstandings; NO failed background checks; NO failed drug tests; Able to pass random unannounced drug screens; Open to work related travel- any percentage;
Open to relocation anywhere work requires; Security cleared for both civilian industrial &
military venues at levels up to & including secret w/ polygraph confirmation; NO bankruptcies, NO derogatory credit history;

Key Qualifications
Design-development-implementation of sensor-transducer based devices (instrumentation, diagnostics, medical, implant & medical monitoring)

military instrumentation-including avionics, design-development-optimization

analytical spectroscopic instrumentation, ionization methodologies, industrial, & manufacturing (including field programmable, SCADA based systems, LADDER Logic programmed systems); Component hardening (including field deployment for EM pulse, radiologic, biologic & hostile [battlefield] environment); Hardening extends to sub-systems & completed assemblies; Mechanical packaging optimization to accommodate hardening & component-device functionalities.

Extensive & comprehensive experience w/ firmware, software- especially drivers & layer 7 applications programs together with diagnostics, problem resolution, troubleshooting resources.

Proof of concept & work environments have been very fast paced & demanding, very high throughput analytical research, development, production, battlefield & hostile environment, & industrial venues on four continents.

Civilian non-combatant service as weapons inspector in Iraq, Middle East, & other locations for UN, & for US military, directly, performing missions-in-progress operations support for counter terrorism-counter-intelligence. (on site bio-analytical chemical warfare agents consultant 1999- 2005), & counter terrorism-counter intelligence operations support (2005-2008)

Networked infrastructure, systems engineering & sys admin.; Trouble-shooting & problem resolution, data-center, & local-wide area network management; Substantial & considerable desktop user support for connectivity, throughput, log on-accessibility & applications issues

- spectrum Analyzer scanning (up to 15 GHz) to disclose presence of clandestine
audio-video recording & transmitting devices protecting start-ups, software
developers, proprietary device & peripheral & applications developers, conference rooms,
cubicle/work areas, labs, & office equipment (phones-faxes-copiers-scanners)

Solarwinds software & technologies implementations

Test environment configuration mgmt. supporting organization, management & supervision of IT-engineering internal organizations & staff; also hardware-software technical support personnel (up to 30+ direct reports- civilian & military)

Project management also for secure transaction internet based e-commerce, technical writing-documentation production

application specific acquisition recommendations & specifications (hardware & software), for web hosting, VoIP, tele-communications & servers & more

SBIR-STTR funding application submissions; All things infrastructure specifically: systems/network intrusion prevention-hardening-detection-recovery; disaster prevention & hardening-detection-recovery; damage- prevention & mediation; operations for networks & networked systems management, throughput & diagnostics, structured cabling, network maintenance & management, network management software implementations; Router & switch configuration & management; Firewall- policy based/rules based software implementation; trouble ticket systems; traffic management; communications issues, VoIP, MESH & self-healing systems.
PUBLICATION LIST AVAILABLE

EDUCATION
University of Maryland: BSCS- Computer Science, Electromechanical Engineering
BS- Chemistry
BS- Electrical Engineering Technology
Michigan Technological University: PhD- Physics-Physical Organic Chemistry

PATENTS
> 2 patents applied for- 1988 & 1989 Area: Magnetohydrodynamics- magnet control systems research
> 1 patent awarded- 1999 Area: computer systems engineering- high speed data buffer
> 1 patent awarded- 2009 Area: Detector research & development- carbon nano-tubes based
explosives detector
> 2 patents applied for- 2013 & 2014 Areas: Detector research & development- synthetic canabinoids &
cathinones Shakeable in-situ organic synthesis spectros-
troscopy sampling device

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