- Levels Taught:
- High School, College
- Teaches students:
- Ages 15+
- Teaching since:
I am a 3rd year PhD Student studying Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at the University of Pennsylvania. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering in 2015.
However, despite a career as a research scientist, my academic past would have suggested a much different path. In high school, I was deeply in love with history, literature, and philosophy. In fact, it was my original intention to become an English major when I went to Lehigh, but as fate would have it, the many twists and turns in my life would cause me to find new loves in mathematics, science, and engineering.
While the focus of my studies took a rather extreme turn, I never lost my interest in the humanities. As a result, I believe that this rather unique academic past, allows me as a teacher to connect with a broader range of students, many of whom may have completely different interests and passions than what I happen to be teaching them. Furthermore, having been exposed to how
many different types of people think about problems has taught me how to disentangle complicated topics and present material in a way that may best be understood for each particular student such that learning not only becomes painless, but fun.
It is my ultimate goal as a teacher, to not only help my students achieve greater success in the classroom and instill a greater level confidence in their abilities, but to dispel the common fear and mysticism of the STEM subjects. For them to carry on afterwards as, if not a new passionate protégées of these arts, but at least as an individual with a fundamental appreciation of their ever subtle elegance and beauty.
Designs artificial intelligence and robotic systems.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities. The Society sponsors activities to advance these studies — the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences — in higher education and in society at large.+ Read More
Armon gave me an in-depth understanding about the fundamental building blocks of MATLAB. He went into great detail about how MATLAB reads code and when we were done it was so easy to start coding. Instead of giving you the answers he helps guide you to find them for yourself. Definitely one of the best computer science teachers I've had!+ Read More