Teaching Philosophy

Teaching Statement (Updated Fall 2021)

Lecture Notes

Introduction to ODEs and PDEs

Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences

Awards/Honors

  • Spring 2012 Penn State Department of Mathematics Teaching Award

  • Fall 2011 promoted to Graduate Teaching Associate (PSU)

  • Courses




    • Spring 2023: TBD
    • Fall 2022: TBD
    • Spring 2022: Math 311 Intro. to Numerical Analysis
    • Fall 2021: Math 401 Mathematical Modeling
    • Summer 2021: Math 286 Intro to Differential Equations
    • Spring 2021: Math 311 Intro. to Numerical Analysis
    • Fall 2020: Math 401 Mathematical Modeling
    • Fall 2020: Math 181H Honors Calculus I
    • Summer 2020: Math 286 Intro to Differential Equations
    • Spring 2020: Math 182H Honors Calculus II
    • Fall 2019: Math 288 Intro. to Linear Algebra
    • Fall 2019: Math 401 Mathematical Modeling
    • Summer 2019: Math 286 Intro. to Diffential Equations
    • Spring 2019: Math 311 Intro. to Numerical Analysis
    • Fall 2018: Math 181H Honors Calculus I
    • Fall 2018: Math 401 Mathematical Modeling
    • Summer 2018: Math 288 Linear Algebra
    • Spring 2018: Math 493 Special Topics: Math Modeling II
    • Spring 2018: Math 311 Intro. to Numerical Analysis
    • Spring 2018: Math 181 Calculus I
    • Fall 2017: Math 401 Mathematical Modeling
    • Fall 2017: Math 181H Honors Calculus I
    • Summer 2017: Math 286 Intro. to Differential Equations
    • Spring 2017: Math 311 Intro. to Numerical Analysis
    • Spring 2017: Math 182 Calculus II
    • Fall 2016: Math 401 Mathematical Modeling
    • Fall 2016: Math 182 Calculus II


    • Spring 2016: Math 32052 Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences II
    • Fall 2015: Math 32051 Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences I
    • Fall 2014-Spring 2015: Kent State Math/LCI Postdoctral Research Associate.
      Mentors: Prof. Peter Palffy-Muhoray and Assoc. Prof. Xiaoyu Zheng.


    Teaching With Technology
    • Spring 2014: Pritchard Dissertation Fellow
    • Fall 2013: Research Assistant
    • Spring 2013: Math 220: Matrices/Linear Algebra, Webpage (3 sections)
    • Fall 2012: Research Assistant
    • Spring 2012: Math 251: ODE and PDE, Course Webpage
    • Spring 2012: Math 251Z: PDE, Course Webpage
    • Fall 2011: Research Assistant
    • Spring 2011: Math 41: Algebra and Trigonometry, Course Webpage
    • Fall 2010: Math 251: ODE and PDE, Course Webpage
    • Not Teaching 2009-2010 School Year (PSU University Graduate Fellowship)

    • Spring 2009: Math for Elementary Teachers I
    • Fall 2008: Intermediate Algebra (Instructor and Co-coordinator)
    • Spring 2008: College Algebra
    • Fall 2007: Intermediate Algebra