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Tutor profile: Laura H.

Laura H.
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About Laura
Hello!!! I’m Laura Hernandez, a 32 year old engineer with a true passion for mathematics and science. I possess a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering. In addition, I have 1 year of experience working as a teacher and research assistant at The University of Texas at Austin. I have been tutoring for more than 8 years and have had great success with my students, both kids and adults.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have been teaching Math, Statistics, Physics and Spanish for over 8 years, and I am well versed in any topics within those subjects. During my undergrad I was not only the TA for the Calculus course, but also helped my classmates in subjects like Linear Algebra, Statistics and Physics. Once I graduated, I volunteered to tutor students from high school and college that needed help with calculus, statistics, geometry, algebra, differential equations, physics and numerical methods. During my year as a research assistant at the University of...
University of Oklahoma
Master's Degree
2015 - 2018
Other college
Bachelor's Degree
2007 - 2012

Work Experience

Work Experience
The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Teacher Assistant
2019 - 2019
 Served as a teaching assistant and grader for Introduction to Geostatistics.  Tutored over 40 students, conducted a Python Workshop, and facilitated discussion and problem-solving tools.
The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Research Assistant
2019 - 2019
 Petrophysical and multimineral assessment of unconventional reservoirs for reserve improvement in the Eagle Ford and Woodford formation.  Enhance reservoir characterization using supervised machine learning algorithms and geostatistical techniques to reconstruct wells missing data.  Fluid assessment in unconventional reservoirs using experimental and numerical modeling.
The University of Oklahoma, Graduate Research Assistant
2016 - 2018
 Poroelastic analysis of conventional reservoirs pierced by salt domes, using numerical modeling tools for geotechnical analyses like FLAC-3D.  Effect of reservoir geometry, mechanical and fluid properties, pressure drawdown, salt creep and stress path on subsidence and compaction.  Stress distribution analysis of salt cavern walls, when caverns filled with brine and excavated near salt dome edges, undergo internal pressurization and salt creep.  Failure analysis of external sediments influenced by salt creep and cavern excavation...
Compañia Española de Petroleos S.A. (CEPSA), Workover and Completion Engineer
2012 - 2015
 Planned, developed and supervised well intervention jobs (Fishing operations, sand control completions, ESP and PCP pump changes, stimulations, EOR, slick line and coiled tubing).  Provided support for contractors and supervised the proper execution of their duties.  Coordinated material and resources transportation.  Planned and evaluated tendering processes for workover and completion services.
Compañia Española de Petroleos S.A. (CEPSA), Commercialization and Crude Oil Transportation Assistant
2011 - 2012
 Developed marketing and crude oil transportation reports for Caracara, CPR-Espinal, La Cañada Norte, Jilguero-Garibay, Jilguero Sur-Tiple and Balay.  Calculated market prices of the wellhead revenue, estimated total transportation costs for the end of each month and the annual Budget.  Estimated the allocated capacity of the pipelines for the monthly transportation and delivery.  Produced progress reports, plans of action, and review the compliance rate of programmed activities for crude oil transportation.
Compañia Española de Petroleos S.A. (CEPSA), Production Intern
2010 - 2011
 Developed and managed production databases for fields non-operated by CEPSA.  Prepared production reports for CPR-Espinal, La Cañada Norte and La Hocha Profunda fields, Colombia.  Attended briefings with the operators of the fields, made progress reports, action plans, and reviewed the compliance rate of programmed activities.

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