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Lessons offered by Matheus
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Arithmetic
  • Precalculus & Calculus
  • Quantitative methods
Levels
  • All Levels

Senior at Drew University majoring in Physics (Minors in Mathematics, and Computer Science), with experience with Optics Research

Methodology

I have experience and the books used in my undergraduate career in the fields of physics, mathematics, and computer science. More specifically: Introductory physics, introductory algebra, Calculus 1, 2, and 3, Optics, Thermodynamics, Electrodynamics, Electronics, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Data Structures, and many others. I also have experience with some programming languages, such as Python, Java, MATLAB, Mathematica, R, and others.

Background

I am a senior at Drew University, graduating with a physics degree in May 2021. My minors are Mathematics and Computer Science. I have been doing research in the field of optics for over 2 years, with projects on confocal microscopy and optical trapping devices. I am currently writing my specialized honors thesis in the field of optics, with the topic: Single-Laser Optical Tweezers.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $18/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $17
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $15

Details

Travel costs will apply depending on the traveling distance.

Lessons offered by Matheus
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Arithmetic
  • Precalculus & Calculus
  • Quantitative methods
Levels
  • All Levels

Matheus's resume

EDUCATION
Drew University, Madison, NJ, B.S. in Physics; Minors: Mathematics, and Computer Science, May 2021, GPA: 3.620
Specialized Honors Thesis in the field of optics, Topic: Applications of Single-Laser Optical Tweezers.
AWARDS
ICFNJ PSE&G Scholarship for Advancing STEM, 2020 John F. Ollom Prize in Physics, 2018
Robert Fenstermacher Research Fellowship, 2019 ICFNJ Undergraduate Research Symposium Participant, 2020
HONORS
Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honors Society Member
PI Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honors Society Member
RELEVANT COURSES
Advanced Mechanics Electronics Optics Electrodynamics
Data Structures Linear Algebra Thermal Physics Energy and Environment
EXPERIENCE
Drew Summer Science Institute, Fenstomacher Research Fellow, June 2019 - July 2019
Learned and applied laboratorial, analytical and computational skills to build line-scanning confocal microscopy for imaging in skin, and optical tweezers to manipulate microparticles.
New Jersey Governor’s School in the Science at Drew University, Counselor, July 2020 - August 2020
Supported the faculty in managing their classes, and tutored mathematics, physics, and computer science to high school students, and assisted them in their classes, book clubs, and the quantum computing team project.
Drew University, Facilities Service Response Center Office Manager and Electrician Assistant, February 2018 - present
Assisted electricians in doing preventative maintenance and repairs on electrical components and systems.
Operated the office's phone and email, tracked invoices and the university’s utilities, and created and managed work orders.

CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT
Drew University Society of Physics Students (SPS), Activities Coordinator, September 2018 - August 2020, President, August 2020 - May 2021
Swimming and Diving Team Drew University, September 2017 - present, Captain, August 2020 - May 2021
Drew University all-sports rookie of the year, 2017-2018
2019-2020 Landmark Conference All-Sportsmanship Team
School Recordist (100y Butterfly, 100y Backstroke, 200 – 400 Freestyle Relay, 200 - 400 Medley Relay)
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Boldrini’s Cancer Hospital, Campinas, Brazil, December 2014, 2015 and 2016
Gathered donations of funds, milk and diapers for the children in the hospital.
AMCRA (a charity institution which takes care of children in need), Araras, Brazil, 2004 - 2010
Performed in concerts to raise food and funds for people in need in Brazil:
Araras-sem-fome concert raised non-perishable food, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
Sang on audio-book O Tigre Lisao, book also written in Braille

SKILLS
Computer: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Java, Python, Mathematica, MatLab, Octave, LaTeX, R, Bootstrap.
Languages: Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (Conversational)

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