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Qualifications & Experience

- I'm a down to earth guy and like to keep things simple.

- A lot of people tell me that I'm good at explaining things, especially things that feel complicated.

- When I taught Algebra at UWM for a semester as a TA, I got a lot of good feedback from my students, AND all my students who put in the time and did the work I asked of them passed the course.

- I'm a big fan of getting straight to what a student needs to know to get a good grade, and to build a strong mind to get there, I find that students benefit from learning and practicing the type of thought process that helps them find the right answer every time.

- I used to work at MathWorks as an Application Engineer so I am very familiar with MATLAB and Simulink. I did a lot of public speaking, so I have a lot of experience I can share about speaking in front of small or large groups whether from a script or free-form and managing interactions with the audience. While at MathWorks, I worked remotely so I am quite familiar with online presentations, i.e. online lessons and working remotely.

- I have a Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from the Naval Academy and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. Between college and graduate school I flew as a helicopter pilot for the US Navy. After graduate school I worked on a staff as an air operations officer, and then helped manage test and evaluation efforts on a few of the Navy's unmanned aircraft (some call them "drones" but I like to stay away from that term, if I can).

Education

2002

United States Naval Academy

Aerospace Engineering

2009

Naval Postgraduate School

Mechanical Engineering

Degree

2002

Bachelors

2009

Masters

David ’s Rating

5.0
5.0
Articulation
5.0
Proficiency
4.9
Punctuality

Reviews

Calculus
Sonya H.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

David is helping my senior sort of Calculus in a logical way. Making up for lost in person time this Spring

4 months ago
Sonya H. reviews David Meissner
Calculus
Sonya H.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

Son is actually learning Calculus! Says he feels more comfortable! Yeah. Wish we’d known David last year! Look forward to help getting through AP Calculus during COVId

4 months ago
Sonya H. reviews David Meissner
Physics
Talia H.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
4.0 Punctuality

Knows the material.

4 months ago
Talia H. reviews David Meissner
Calculus
Sonya H.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

David is doing a great job. My HSer already has a better approach to learning Calculus

5 months ago
Sonya H. reviews David Meissner