I am a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. I graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Mexico with a concentration in materials processing and minors in Physics and Mathematics. I started my tutoring career as a supplemental instruction leader at the Santa Fe Community College where I taught students in a Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry course how to study effectively and develop test-taking strategies. Once that appointment ended I was hired as a tutor in subjects ranging from basic math to ordinary differential equations. I also tutored in the following subjects: chemistry, physics, engineering (including AutoCAD), and computer programing. I have put to use my academic knowledge in several internship opportunities allowing me to apply the things I have learned in a real-world setting. I worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for 2.5 years studying water purification while pursuing my B.S. I was an Air Force Research Lab Fellow at Kirkland Air Force Base where I studied solid Oxide Fuel Cells for space vehicles. I was also funded by NSF to study bio-compatible smart materials in the Biomedical Engineering department at the University of New Mexico. All of these experiences have helped me hone the skills I learned in the classroom and have given me a wider perspective on science, math, and engineering. I am a published author in three different scientific journals. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and passion with students because I believe it is important to understand how the things they are learning are important in the real world.
Undergraduate Degree: University of New Mexico-Main Campus - Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering
Graduate Degree: The University of Texas at Austin - Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Engineering
Outside of school and work, I enjoy biking, snowboarding, amateur astronomy, and golfing. I am also a huge football and basketball fan and supporter of my school, UT.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
High School Biology
High School Chemistry
High School Physics
Technology and Coding