instruction
guest lectures - stanford university
  • Chemical kinetics and ignition delay times. ME367, 7 May 2014.
  • Non-equilibrium processes in shock tubes. ME367, 5 May 2014.
  • FTIR and lineshapes. ME367, 1 May 2013.
  • Introduction to Chemkin software. ME362B, 20 February 2013.
  • Shock tubes and shocking advice. ME201, 18 November 2011.
course contributions - stanford university
  • Teaching Assistant for Stanford University Mechanical Engineering 362B (Non-Equilibrium Processes in High-Temperature Gases)
    • Instructor: Prof. Ronald K. Hanson
    • Description:
      • Rewrote 400-page, 12-chapter course reader (textbook); Expanded derivations of key equations and added multiple new concepts
      • Updated lecture PowerPoint slides for 25 lectures (about 15 slides per lecture)
      • Developed slides for and presented lecture about Chemkin-II/Chemkin-Pro software to 10 enrolled students as well as 5 auditing students
      • Composed one-third of questions on midterm exam and one-half of questions on final exam
      • Held two office hours per week, which were attended by approximately two students per hour
      • Answered one to three questions per week via email
    • Duration: January 2013 - March 2013
  • Laboratory Instructor for Stanford University Mechanical Engineering 367 (Optical Diagnostics and Spectroscopy Laboratory)
    • Instructor: Prof. Ronald K. Hanson
    • Description: Managed two one-hour laboratory sessions in which 6 students were instructed on basic electronic data acquisition
    • Duration: March 2011 - March 2011
course contributions - duke university
  • Teaching Assistant for Duke University Statistics 101 (Data Analysis and Statistical Inference)
    • Instructor: Prof. David L Banks
    • Description: Held two office hours each week; conducted weekly lab session for 45 students; helped grade coursework and exams
    • Duration: January 2007 - May 2007
  • Teaching Assistant for Duke University Engineering 53 (Computer Methods in Engineering; MATLAB)
    • Instructor: Prof. Michael Gustafson
    • Description: Held one office hour session each week; conducted weekly lab session for 38 students; graded five to fifteen assignments each week
    • Duration: August 2005 - December 2005