Hi! I am Angelos, from Greece, I have a PhD in Astronomy from UCL and a BSc in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. Apart from Physics, Astronomy and Maths, I have been working with the programming language Python for the last 7 years. As a tutor, I love sharing my theoretical and practical knowledge in Physics, Astronomy and Maths and help my students achieve their goals. At the same time, I place a lot of emphasis on helping others find their own way of understanding the physics of nature.
As a students myself, I participated in the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics in 2009 and won an honourable mention. During my PhD, I authored/co-authored 7 scientific publications on exoplanets, some of which had a great impact through media. I have also been awarded prises for merit during my studies and for my contribution to science after completing my PhD.
Last but not least, I love public speaking and outreach as I believe that it is my duty as a scientist to have an active role in the society and make science more understandable to everyone.
I have been tutoring Astrophysics, which combines both Physics and Maths, for the last 8 years. I have been working with both undergraduate students and high-school students, the latter in the context of their preparation for the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics. In addition, I have been tutoring Physics and Maths to university students for a year on a regular basis.
While tutoring a student, their goals are my goals, too. For younger students, such as high school students, I usually apply an enquiry-based and discovery learning, where attention is given to each individual separately. Every problem has more than one solutions and each student has their own way of thinking. I put effort into guiding the student to strengthen their own way of thinking and not to impose a standard “model” of thinking and solving problems. It is also important that the student understands their strengths and weaknesses. Especially, in Physics, it is vital learn how to visualise parametrise the problems (thinking skills). At the same time, I ensure that my students do a lot of practice on the tools used to solve the problems (practical skills).
|Languages||Greek, English (British)|
|Availability||Weekends, Weekdays (evenings)|
|References Available||On File|
|UCL||2017||Doctorate||PhD in Astronomy|
|Aristotle University of Thessaloniki||2014||Bachelors||BSc in Physics|