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  • The Department of Physics, by providing this list, does not recommend or endorse any of the tutors; nor has it confirmed or otherwise investigated the qualification, abilities, or actual availability of those listed.
  • The individuals listed below have asked that they be listed as being able to tutor students taking undergraduate physics courses.
  • These are paid tutors and hourly fees vary.
  • To be added to the list, please email the appropriate information to Margot Nims (margot@phys.washington.edu)
Name Contact Info Experience
Matthew Adams ​(206) 225-6494
mhpadams@gmail.com
- ​M.S Chemistry; in current UW Physics Evening Masters Program
- 3 years' experience tutoring and TAing: * Physics 121, 122, 123 and 114, 115, 116
* General Chemistry CHEM 142, 152, 162
* Math 120, 124, 125, 126
Jesse Ashworth ​(206) 673-6481
ashworth.jn@gmail.com
​-  B.S. Physics, B.S. Mathematics from University of Washington
-  Lead math tutor at CLUE (Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment)
-  Tutored math at CLUE for 4 years (MATH 120/124/125/126, 307/308/309, 324, and beyond); total of 5 yearsʼ math tutoring experience
-  Two quarters of experience as a TA for PHYS 121/122 tutorials
-  Will tutor high school physics, PHYS 114/115/116, 121/122/123, 224, 225, 226, 227/228, 321/322/323, 324/325, 328 + high school math (algebra, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus), MATH 100/102/103, MATH 111/112, MATH 120/124/125/126, MATH 134/135/136, MATH 300, MATH 307/308/309, MATH 324, MATH 327/328, MATH 334/335/336, MATH 394/395, MATH 402/403/404, MATH 411/412, MATH 424/425/426, MATH 427/428, MATH 441/442/443
- I am happy to work with you regardless of your experience level!  I understand that math and physics can be very challenging, but I think that the challenges involved can be overcome with dedication and a positive mindset.  If you think you can get better at math/physics and seek help when you need it, you WILL get better, and perhaps come to enjoy math/physics more as a result!  My primary goal as a tutor is to help you with this process as best as I can.
BuffTutor Email: Contact@BuffTutor.com
Tutor Website: https://BuffTutor.com
Phone: 765-543-7542 (text)
Network of in-person & online tutors offering high school & college math/science tutoring. We consist of professional tutors, former teachers & teaching assistants, undergraduate, recent graduate & graduate students. All tutors have at least 1 year teaching/tutoring experience and have excelled in the courses they offer to tutor.

- High School Prealgebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Chemistry, Biology, Physics
- PHYS 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 121, 122
- MATH 098, 100, 102, 103, 111, 112, 120, 124, 125, 126, 134, 136, 307, 308, 309, 324
- CHEM 101, 120, 142, 143, 145, 152, 153, 155, 162, 165, 220, 221, 223, 224, 237, 238, 239
- BIOL 100, 180, 200, 220, 340

Neal Carroll ​(253) 941-7284
nealcarroll@hotmail.com
​- B.S. Physics, Summa Cum Laude, MBA
- Aerospace Engineer/Physicist; 25 years experience
- 7 years tutoring experience (high school, undergraduate, and graduate students)
       - Physics (undergraduate)
       - Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, pre-Calc, Calculus,
       Differential Equations, Statistics
Sheh Lit Chang ​Email: shehlit@uw.edu ​- B.Sc Physics from National University of Singapore
- Tutored physics since 2011
- Current Physics PhD student 
- TA for 12X Tutorials
Alex Cramer Email: alexctutoring@gmail.com
Website: alextutoring.squarespace.com
​- Professional tutor
- BS in Physics from UW Madison
- 7 years experience teaching college level physics and math
- Experience tutoring students with learning disabilities and test anxiety
- Happy to work with students of all experience levels
Create Your Success, LLC (503) 995-6005
www.CreateYourSuccess.biz
- K-12 All Subjects
- Basic Math-Calc II
- Physics
- All English/Writing
- Free Assessments
Beth Evans bethlevans@gmail.com
(206) 504-9507
​- Many years experience tutoring high school and college physics
- Will tutor Physics 114, 115, 116, 121, 122, 123
- Recommendations available
Stephen French ​Phone: (208) 703-8656
Email: stephenfrench9@gmail.com
​- UW Physics PhD candidate
- 3 years experience as TA for 121, 122, 123
- 1.5 years experience as a TA for QM
- 1.5 years experience as a TA for E&M
Seth Gordon
pra.fullslate.com

sethtutorsphysics@gmail.com
(206) 595-4082
​Courses Tutored

PHYS: 101, 107, 110, 114/115/116, 121/122/123, 207, 224, 225, 226, 227/228, 321/322/323, 324/325, 328
MATH: 098, 100/102/103, 110, 111/112, 120/124/125/126, 134/135/136,
CHEM: 110, 120, 142, 152, 162

Areas of Focus

Midterm prep, with an emphasis on taking calculus based math and physics concepts and making them simple and repeatable for the student. This includes courses in upper level physics with concepts rooted in mathematical physics, quantum mechanical modelling, electromagnetic forces, as well as key concepts in the study of faster than light relativity.

Education

2009  University of Washington,  Bachelors of Science, Physics,  Seattle, WA
2006  Seattle Central College, Associates of Science,  Seattle, WA

David Greenberg ​(206) 319-4528
dgreenberg@parliamenttutors.com
​- Degree from NYU; significant physics coursework
- 3+ years experience as college level physics instructor
- 3+ years experience teaching math through calculus (including statistics)
- Certified by http://www.parliamenttutors.com
Rachel Hinman ​rrhtutor@gmail.com ​- Honors double B.A. in physics and math from Harvard 
- Masters in Physics from U.C. Berkeley 
- Experience TAing calculus-based physics at U.C. Berkeley
- Experience tutoring math for all age groups
- Interested in tutoring mechanics and electromagnetism (UW 121/122/114/115)
Idea Tutors Website: ideatutors.com
Email: info@ideatutors.com
Phone: (619) 480-7727
Idea Tutors has a highly credentialed team of online and in-person tutors who can provide tutoring for college and high school level math, science, English, test preparation, and all other academic subjects. Services are backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

- K-12 tutoring
- Pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus
- Physics, chemistry, biology, biochemistry
- Computer science
- And much more!  

Bryce Kalmbach ​(206) 478-6751
brycek@uw.edu
​- Current Physics PhD student with B.S. in Physics and Astronomy
- Have been a TA for Phys 11x and 12x classes
- Tutored professionally since 2010
- Will tutor both beginning and advanced math, physics, and astronomy
Jesse Kineman (206) 234-9894
jkineman@comcast.net
​- BS Physics
- MS Nuclear Engineering
- Phys 114-116 & 121-123
Brian Q. Le (206) 778-0063
brianqre@gmail.com
Qualifications:
Honors Biophysics BS Winter 2019. Personal tutor of 4+ years teaching high school and college level math, chemistry, and physics. Volunteer mentor and tutor at local high schools for 2 years.
 
Can Teach/ Tutor:
AP Physics/ AP Chemistry
Physics 114/115/116/121/122/123/334
Chemistry 101/120/142/143/145/152/153/155/162/220/221/223/224/237/238/239
Claudiu Litan ​(425) 351-4331
preopinent@yahoo.co.uk
​- Will tutor: PHYS 114-116, 121-123, 227, MATH 124-126, 324, High School Math and Physics
- Rates and locations negotiable
Joe Maciarz ​Tutoring online- never leave your room
www.tutent.com
402-421-3536
tutent@neb.rr.com
​- Masters in Physics
- 20 yrs tutoring physics (up to graduate level), math (up to Linear Algebra), engineering chemistry (basic and physical), and computers (varies)
Katie McAlpine ​(352) 942-3056
kem37@uw.edu
Contact me directly to schedule a session, but to view reviews from students and more information, visit https://www.wyzant.com/Tutors/KatieMTutor 
​- UW Physics PhD student (started in 2013)
- B.A. in Physics from New College of Florida
- Former TA for the 12x intro sequence
- 4 years of experience in tutoring 114-116, 121-123
- For UW students only, I charge $50/hr and will do 1 hour, $30 trial session (first-time students only)
- Group tutoring at no additional charge
Cyrus Nejat Email: nejat@uw.edu - Tutoring Experiences: Physics I, Physics II, Introductory Nuclear Physics, Algebra, Advanced Engineering Mathematics
- Currently: Graduate Student in Aeronautics and Astronautics
- Academic background: Aerospace and Astronautical Engineering
- Additional classes to be added for tutoring: Astronomy I, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Calculus I, Calculus II, Numerical Analysis
Thanh Nguyen ​(626) 248-0917
thanhnguyen1805@gmail.com
​- 2 years experience tutoring Math and Physics at Seattle Central Community College and Washington State University.
- B.S. in Civil Engineering.  
- Working on a Construction Management certificate at Edmond Community College right now.
- Prefer to tutor Math 124/125/126; Physics 121-123, 224; and/or 225, 227.
Gorm Nykreim ​(206) 753-7549
analyticaltutoring@hotmail.com
​- BS Physics/Astronomy and Chemistry from UW
- MS Physics & Astronomy from Caltech
- 10+ years teaching experience in math, physics, chemistry, and many other subjects.
- Specializing in improving systematic problem-solving skills
Doug Oien dougoien@uw.edu ​- M.A. Mathematics, UW
- B.S. Physics and Math, UW
- 20+ years on UW staff developing and running Math/Physics/Chemistry/Engineering Tutoring Program 
- Courses I Tutor - Freshman Physics, Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Electromagnetism, Quantum Mechanics, Advanced Calculus/Applied Analysis through graduate level including Fourier Series, Orthogonal Functions and Boundary Value Problems
Chegg Physics Tutors ​Website: https://www.chegg.com/tutors/Physics-online-tutoring/ ​Ivy League graduates and highly experienced physics tutors available round-the-clock for guiding students in everything from basic concepts of physics to advanced courses.
James Penna Phone: (631) 578-3806
Email: pennajm.mit@gmail.com
- B.S. in Physics, MIT Class of 2015
- Current PhD Student in UW Aeronautics and Astronautics
- 5+ years of private tutoring experience with references available upon request. Held T.A. position in the AA department in 2017. Can tutor all MATH 1XX/2XX courses and PHYS 1XX/2XX courses. Within physics can tutor mechanics, E&M, thermo, and quantum. Test prep for SAT, ACT, SAT II Science and Math subject tests, AP Biology, Chemistry, Physics I, II, II, Calculus, World/US History,
general GRE, GRE Physics subject test.
Tyson Price ​Phone: (703) 531-9826
Email: tysnprice@gmail.com
​3+ years TAing and Teaching for UW undergrad and graduate physics classes as well as giving private math and physics tutoring for much of that time.
Christopher Provencher ​Phone: (253) 468-3523
Email: cprov93@uw.edu
(Text & Email Preferred)
​- UW Aeronautics & Astronautics PhD Student
- 3 years tutoring experience  
- 2 years teaching experience 
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- PHYS 114, 115, 116, 121, 122, 123, 321, 322, 323
- MATH 120, 124, 125, 126, 307, 308, 309, 324
- AA 210, CEE 220, ME 230, AA 260
- High School Physics, High School Mathematics
- Ask About Specific Courses
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- 50$ / hour OR 100$ / 3 hours
- Ask About Special Discounts 

Seattle Tutoring Services ​(206) 999-0666
schuyler@tutoringservicesseattle.com
www.tutoringservicesseattle.com
​- Experienced physics, chemistry, and math tutors at high school and university levels.
- Includes current UW students and grads w/ course specific expertise.
David Skelding ​(206) 729-0465
davidhskelding@gmail.com
​- PhD in Physics from UW
- 10+ years teaching experience
- will tutor 100-300 level Physics and 100-200 level Math
Caleb Strickland cstrickl@u.washington.edu ​- Senior (graduating June, '10) in Physics, Math, and Astronomy
- Can tutor 100 level physics and math as well as all High School physics/math (including AP/IB)
Brady Trainor ​Website: https://bradyt.com ​- B.S. UW 2010 Major: Mathematics (Comprehensive) Minor: Physics (Mathematical)- Can assist with:
** Algebra- and Calculus-based Physics
** Through Junior-level Mathematics

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