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Dr. Ali Tutor


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Dr. Ali

Member Since: 09/03/2016
Last Login: 25/08/2018
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Post Code: B15
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Rates: £35.00 per hour

About Ali

I am a mechanical engineer with a PhD in Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems and currently a lead researcher at an innovation company. I am passionate about teaching and have been in the academic sector for over than 13 years.

Availability: time-wise, it can be flexible, though during weekdays best is after 5PM (other times are negotiable) at the University of Birmingham. During weekends, I would prefer Shirley/Solihull area e.g. at local public libraries/or other places nearby as requested. Still negotiable if required.

Willing to travel: 50 miles

Tutoring Experience:

I have been in the teaching sector since 2003 both in the UK and abroad. During my Ph.D. degree in engineering from the University of Birmingham, I finished a teaching course and became an associate of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.

 I have done lecturing to both small and large groups, laboratory-based teaching, and private tutoring. University lecturer, abroad 2003-2007 Click to edit position descriptionTeaching Experience Personal tutor, UoB 10/2009 - present Ran tutorials, co-supervised and delivered one-to-one teaching sessions for 1st- and 2nd-year students in Mechanical Engineering (Applied Mechanics, Electronics, Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Internal Combustion Engines). 

Final year project supervision (B. Eng.), UoB 09/2010 – 06/2011 Co-supervised a final year project student. The project area was about energy harvesting in tyres. 

Postgraduate assistant demonstrator (both small and large groups), UoB 10/2008 –present Taught in Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Birmingham for undergraduates as a teaching assistant and laboratory demonstrator in the Applied Mechanics (Statics, dynamics and vibration analysis), Electronics and Computer Systems, Mechatronics, Matlab, Mathematics, Vehicle Engineering, Analytical Techniques, MS Project tutorial, and several Applied Mechanics laboratories.

  • The University of Birmingham (2013)- Mechanical Engineering PhD from the The University of Birmingham. (Grade: Pass)

  • The University of Birmingham (2011)- Foundation of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 20 credits at M Level Associate of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) from the The University of Birmingham. (Grade: Pass)

My Testimonials
Name of the person who provided this testimonial: Oluremi
University of Birmingham School of Mechanical Engineering (UoB logo) 30th of November 2009 To whom it may concern Dear Sir/Madam, Re: Mr Ali This is to confirm that Mr Ali is a bona-fide student in the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham. He is currently in the second year of his PhD research programme in Mechanical Engineering. As part of his postgraduate training, Mr Ali is employed by the School of Mechanical Engineering as a postgraduate teaching assistant, helping with the teaching of undergraduate students. Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me. Yours sincerely, (original signature) Dr O. Olatunbosun Senior Lecturer Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering Laboratories.
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