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Tutor profile: Laura C.

Laura C.
Physics PhD from University of Michigan with ample tutoring experience
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About Laura
Data scientist. MIT Class of 2004 (Course 8 - Physics). I recently finished a Ph.D. in Physics, with a focus on colloidal particle interactions, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where I also completed an M.S. in Physics.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have taught introductory physics laboratory to undergraduates with various backgrounds as a graduate student instructor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (3.5 years of experience). Previous to this, I taught physics (classical mechanics and electromagnetism) laboratories at the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras. As an undergraduate at MIT, I was a tutor for 8.01L, the introduction to classical mechanics for students with no physics background, and I was a tutor and instructor for incoming freshmen as part of MIT's Project...
University of Michigan
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2007 - 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor's Degree
2000 - 2004

Work Experience

Work Experience
Metis, Data Scientist
2016 - 2016
Metis is a 12 week data science / coding bootcamp where participants develop a portfolio of data science projects. Participants use unstructured data scraping, parsing, munging, and analysis, as well as machine learning (both structured and unstructured learning methods) to complete their projects.
University of Michigan, Graduate Student Research Assistant/ Graduate Student Instructor
2007 - 2016
Performed collaborative, original research on colloidal particle interactions. Designed and implemented experiments, analyzed data, and published results in academic scientific journals. Taught introductory physics laboratories and conceptual physics to undergraduate students. Tutored undergraduate students in the Physics department at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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