Mentoring and Teaching

Mentoring

Co-supervision of graduate student Adithan Kathigamaraju, and undergraduate students Mingbin Leng, Joseph Whitehead, and Ryan LaZur (at Purdue University). Collaboration and mentoring of graduate students Paz Benimini (at Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Rodolfo Santana (at UT Austin). See Publications for published work with these students.

 

Purdue University

Guest Lecturer

Solar System, Undergraduate-level (Nov. 28, 2016)
Galaxies and large-scale structure, Graduate-level (Oct. 8 & 22, 2015)
Electromagnetism, Graduate-level (April 22-24, 2015)
Stellar evolution, Undergraduate-level (Feb. 27, 2015)

 

The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Head Teaching Assistant 

(Spring 2007 – Summer 2010)

Supervised and trained up to 15 Teaching Assistants per semester for an Engineering Physics Laboratory, while also teaching the same laboratory class.

Teaching Assistant

(Fall 2004 – Fall 2006)

Teaching Assistant for General and Engineering Physics Laboratories. No professor assigned to teach the Laboratory; Teaching Assistant completely in charge of up to 70 students per semester: Teaching, grading, holding office hours.

Physics Tutor

(Fall 2004 – Spring 2009)

Provided one-on-one instruction and clarification of physics concepts to undergraduate students.

Academic Enrichment Services Gateway Program Graduate Assistant

(Summer 2006)

Assisted incoming minority first-generation college students, coordinating campus visits and academic orientation programs. Primary bilingual liaison for these students and their families before and during their arrival to UT Austin. Collaborated with office staff, preparing and planning student materials and programming.

 

Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, México

Teaching Assistant

(Spring 2004)

Teaching Assistant for Physics Laboratories. No professor assigned to teach the Laboratory; Teaching Assistant completely in charge of up to 80 students per semester: Teaching, grading.

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