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Lessons offered by Joseph

- Individual
- In group

The lessons will be held

- at your home
- By webcam

Taught subjects

- Algebra
- Geometry
- Statistics
- Logic
- Precalculus & Calculus

Levels

- All Levels

I just moved here. So, I am starting cheap ($20/hr) to fill up my schedule. I'm pretty sure it is the cheapest rate around. I am a mathematical physics researcher (with degrees in both math and physics). I have been tutoring for 20 years. I tutor almost all undergraduate math and physics classes and some graduate courses.

Also, I am well aware of many different learning strategies as I have overcome extreme ADHD over the years (I am not even remotely as bad as I used to be), and over the past 5 yrs I have been using a wide variety of strategies to overcome my dyslexia and memory deficits. I have also been researching how to improve all aspects of learning ability in general for a long time. So, for any student, I can provide many options from the start and try alternatives as we go. And, I have a niche regarding students with learning disabilities. I am very keen on noticing ambiguities and misunderstandings in communication (and on handling them) in real time. I spent over ten years working in sales and bartending/table-waiting and management at these jobs. As a result of working full time at one job for at least a year while simultaneously sampling/cycling through 2-4 jobs at a time, I have worked over sixty of these types of jobs where building communication and interpersonal skills is incentivized. So, I am good at finding students' interests in an area (sometimes that they were not previously aware of) and keeping them engaged (I can repackage ideas/concepts in a light that is familiar/desirable with respect to their interests and experience). I am good at drawing analogies with other areas of study (this is an integral part of my future in category theory), summarizing at every step, and diagnosing what needs be elaborated. And, in each homework exercise, I provide multiple ways to solve the problem where possible. I stay aware of what level of technical language and concepts is over the student's head, and determining weaknesses in prerequisite knowledge and skills for the class content at hand. I am extremely patient, unassuming, approachable, good-humored and open-minded. As thorough as I am, I am aware of when I being redundant or time inefficient.

Education is extremely important to me. This is a huge part of why I am pursuing studies of applications of category theory (particularly the teachings of Professor Baez, and more particularly his teachings about teaching, and even more particularly in reference to how category theory can help). This also played an important role in my choosing to pursue the research I did at Caltech. I believe our education system is overdue for some serious updates. Educators are starting to teach calculus to low-income neighborhood grade school children. Areas of mathematics and physics that are currently spoken of as the most difficult to grasp, I am quite sure are being inadvertently and unnecessarily being made and/or mistaken as inaccessible, and one of my top missions in life is to help correct this. I hope this makes clear both how dedicated and confident I am in this regard.

As I said above, education is deeply important to me. But to clarify, this is not to say my passion is only focused on the education system. I am very dedicated to my students as well. I am very well aware of what it takes to succeed in academia and in industry. I have attended tons of professional development presentations, seminars, and panels (as part of my many research and/or scholarship programs), talked to many professors and professionals, and learned the nooks and crannies of "the system". I am well connected and have a lot of resources on and off campus. My intention is to help everyone I invest my time in to make aware of all the time-saving and many otherwise helpful things it took years for me to find out. Ultimately, I want all the people I have invested time into to succeed in major ways (as I know everyone can) not only for themselves, but for what I wish to accomplish in the far future, having this network of accomplished individuals in vastly different areas will be of great value (especially via category theory for those who pick it up).

Transportation Fee : $10

Rate for online lessons : $30/h

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $180

Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $300

If there is particularly challenging content, or if I have an off day, I will give a discount.

Lessons offered by Joseph

Individual

In group

The lessons will be held

at your home

webcam

Taught subjects

- Algebra
- Geometry
- Statistics
- Logic
- Precalculus & Calculus

Levels

- All Levels

You can find the nice resume that this was copied and pasted from at my LinkedIn at the Linkedin url followed by /in/joseph-park-(concealed information)

Education

University of Florida Gainesville, FL

B.S. – Mathematics With Honors Graduated December, 2016

B.A. – Physics With Honors Graduated December, 2016

GPA: Overall: 3.8/4.0 – Mathematics: 3.7/4.0 – Physics: 3.8/4.0

Relevant Courses:

Graduate Quantum Field Theory 1& 2 Graduate Advanced Topics in Theoretical Physics (Group Theory, Grand Unified Theories, String Theory) Graduate Mathematical Methods for Physicists 1 Graduate Complex Analysis Graduate Numerical Linear Algebra

Mathematics Research (mathematical physics) Number Theory Advanced Calculus 1&2 (taught as Real Analysis from Rudin book) Abstract Algebra Linear Algebra Mathematical Logic

Quantum Mechanics 2 Statistical Physics Individual Work (computational physics research)

Electromagnetism 1&2 Mechanics 1&2 Modern Physics

Thermal Physics Philosophical Logic History of Science

Various Biophysics Topics via Biophysical Society Summer Course

Relevant Courses Audited:

Graduate General Relativity 1& 2 Graduate Real Analysis (Second Year) Graduate Optical Effects in Solids

Graduate Mathematical Methods for Physicists 2 Graduate Numerical Analysis

Philosophy of Spacetime Philosophy of Natural Science Epistemology

Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL

A.A. Engineering With Honors GPA: 3.7/4.0 Graduated August, 2010

Relevant Courses:

Physics 1&2 and labs Chemistry 1&2 and labs Differential Equations AP Credit for Calculus 1-3 and Biology 1

Programming Logic Earth Science Public Speaking Ethics

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Professional Affiliations and Awards

Merit/Competition-Based Awards and Honors

McNair Scholars (Research Program) Florida Space Grant Consortium’s Internships at NASA Centers (Research Program)

University Scholars Program (Research Program) Biophysical Society Summer Course (Research Program)

Johnson Scholarship CS3LD

Trottman Scholarship President’s Honor Roll (UF)

Dean’s List (UF and HCC) University Math Society (UF): Vice-President

Society of Physics Students (UF): Webmaster University Philosophy Society (UF): Secretary

Society of Physics Students (HCC): Vice-President Students For the Environment (HCC): Secretary

Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honors Society: Inductee Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society: Inductee

Golden Key International Honor Society: Inductee Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society: Inductee

Phi Theta Kappa (community college) Honor Society: Inductee Robert Long Prize (Best Paper in Philosophy or History of Mathematics, Undergraduate or Graduate)

4th Place University of Florida Integration Bee Graduated with Honors (UF and HCC: Math, Physics, and Engineering)

AP Scholar Travel Award for ASPiRE 2015 Mathematics Conference: Presenter

Relevant Affiliations and Professional Development

University Pre-Ph.D. Association: Member

American Association for the Advancement of Science: Member

American Physical Society: Member

Biophysical Society: Member

Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy: Member

Wide variety of professional development classes via the above listed “Research Program[s]”

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Presentations and Outreach

Presentations

2015 Florida Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: Presenter

Florida Undergraduate Research Conference 2015: Presenter

UF Council of Undergraduate Research Fall Symposium: Presenter

NASA Goddard Center Science Jamboree: Presenter

University of Florida McNair Fall Symposium: Presenter

Biophysical Society poster sessions and platform presentations: Presenter

NASA Wallops Flight Facility poster session: Presenter

Dokholyan Lab Journal Club (everyone presents): Member

University Philosophy Society Journal Club (everyone presents): Member

Outreach

2012 Quadrennial Physics Congress: Exhibitor

NASA’s Inspire the Next Generation: Exhibitor

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Teaching Experience

One-on-One

Freelance Tutoring 1996-Current

The undergraduate math and physics courses listed above

All high school math and physics courses

Logic (mathematical, philosophical, informal, and programming)

Standardized testing

Regional Sales Manager, Express Glass, Pensacola, FL 2001 – 2003

Gained leadership, communication, and teaching skills by motivating, training, and supervising employees

Gained problem-solving communication skills through managing, training salesmen, and selling

Tutor and Computer Lab Supervisor, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL 2001

Gained communication and teaching skills by assisting students with software, programming, math, and miscellanea

Various Bartending, Table-waiting, and Sales Positions 2000 - 2010

Exercised one-on-one instruction skills by training employees

Exercised one-on-one communication skills by bartending, table-waiting, and selling

Group Instruction

Lecturing 2013-current

GRE Physics Subject Test

GRE Mathematics Subject Test

Personal Training and Sales Manager, Body of Change, Bensalem, PA 2007 – 2008

Gained leadership, communication, and teaching skills by performing presentations, instructing classes, training clients, and interviewing clients and employees

Gained problem-solving communication skills through managing, personal training, and selling

Gained organizational skills

Instructed also in one-on-one settings via personal training and training employees

Wrestling Coach, Robinson High School, Tampa, FL 1998 – 2003

Exercised group instruction skills by demonstrating and explaining wrestling moves and drills, as well as follow-ups wherein I point out common pitfalls, counters,

psychology and where I see wrestlers going wrong

Various Bartending, Table-waiting, and Sales Positions 2000 - 2010

Exercised public speaking skills by waiting large tables and banquets (corporate events and weddings), as well as pitching sales to groups

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Research Experience

Quantum Gravity with Mathematical Physics Professor Matilda Marcolli, Caltech Summer 2015

Funded by McNairs Scholars

Worked in many subject areas of math and physics (including noncommutative geometry, loop quantum gravity, category theory, quantum statistical mechanics)

Computational Climate Science with NASA Research Scientist Tiffany Moisan, Wallops Flight Facility Summer 2014

Funded by the Florida Space Grant Consortium’s NASA Internship (concealed information)

Worked on three research projects

o Forecasting local air temperature for 2025

o Deriving equations for dependence of increase in lightning frequency on local climate change

o Phytoplankton Dynamics using Ocean Color Satellites

Read a graduate level statistics textbook on time series analysis and forecasting

Developed time series analysis methods for very nonstandard data

Currently publishing results as first author of the forecasting project, certain results in NASA Technical Memorandum and then others in peer-reviewed journal

Mathematical Physics with Mathematical Physics Professor Sergei Shabanov, University of Florida Spring 2013 – Fall 2016

Funded by the University Scholars Program and McNair Scholars (concealed information) (concealed information)

Derived from basic principles the work of my advisor on electromagnetic bound states in the radiation continuum for a double array of dielectric cylinders in vacuum

Solved the case where vacuum is replaced with elastic solid and dielectric is replaced with a different elastic solid

Read many relevant papers and books on mathematical physics, scattering, electrodynamics, optics, acoustics, and elastodynamics

Submitting to peer-reviewed journal

Computational Biophysics with Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics Nikolay Dokholyan, UNC – Chapel Hill Summer 2013

Funded by Biophysical Society Summer Course (concealed information)

Gained and implemented knowledge of analysis and computational methods and software used in the study of molecular dynamics in allostery for two different projects

Attended their classes on biophysics

Computational High Energy Physics with Theoretical Physics Professor Konstantin Matchev, University of Florida Summer – Fall 2012

Gained and implemented knowledge of analysis, statistical, simulation and otherwise computational methods used in the study of particle decay chains

Computational High Energy Physics briefly with Experimental Physics Professor Darin Acosta, University of Florida Spring 2012

Gained knowledge of the electronic trigger system for the CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) Experiment at the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) at CERN

Computational Astrophysics with Theoretical Physics Professor Bernard Whiting, University of Florida Summer 2011 – Spring 2012

Programmed trajectory simulations and checked analytically

Gained and implemented knowledge of undergraduate Mechanics 1, 2, and graduate level before taking undergraduate Mechanics 1

Received an A in the associated research course PHY4905

Philosophy of Physics

Worked independently on a paper that can be categorized under philosophy of physics as well as logic

Submitting to peer-reviewed journal

Philosophy

Submitted my independently written, philosophy-based allegory to Harn Museum's Words on Canvas Writing Competition.

Submitting for publication

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Computer Skills

MATLAB, Mathematica, Maple, R, Haskell, Lisp, Scala, Python, C, Fortran, Basic, Pascal, Enthought Canopy, TensorFlow, Java, Javascript, HTML, Pymol, VMD, CalcHEP,

ROOT, Excel, Power Point, LaTeX, Windows, Mac, Linux, shell scripting, statistics, data analysis and visualization, time series analysis and forecasting, numerical analysis,

algorithms, computer simulation and modeling, machine learning

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