Sithy Maharoof

Work History

Work History
2004 - Present

Brainmass, Inc.

PHYSICS/MATH EXPERT

Assist students with physics and mathematics through company's website.

Sep 2010 - Present

Manor College

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Projects:

  • Developed Calculus Based Physics I (PH 206 A) and Calculus Based Physics II (PH 207 A) courses  
  • Re-designed the physics laboratory
  • Selected appropriate calculus based physics text  and laboratory manual
  • Made purchase decisions on laboratory equipment

Courses:

Spring, 2013

  • Algebra based physics I (PH 201A) and the corresponding laboratory section.
  • Algebra based physics II (PH 202A) and the corresponding laboratory section.
  • Calculus based physics II (PH 207A) and the corresponding laboratory section.

Fall, 2012

  • Algebra based physics I (PH 201A) and the corresponding laboratory section.
  • Calculus based physics I (PH 206A) and the corresponding laboratory section.

Spring, 2012

  • Algebra based physics I (PH 201A) and the corresponding laboratory section.
  • Algebra based physics II (PH 202A) and the corresponding laboratory section.
  • Calculus based physics II (PH 207A) and the corresponding laboratory section.

Fall, 2011

  • Algebra based physics I (PH 201A) and the corresponding laboratory section.
  • Calculus based physics I (PH 206A) and the corresponding laboratory section.

Spring, 2011

  • Algebra based physics I (PH 201) and the corresponding laboratory section.
  • Algebra based physics II (PH 202) and the corresponding laboratory section.

Fall, 2010

  • Algebra based physics I (PH 201) and the corresponding laboratory section.
Mar 2010 - Sep 2010

ITT Technical Institute

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR

  • Taught college mathematics to mostly working adults
  • Managed class sizes ranging from 20 - 30 students
  • Taught long hours, typically lasted for 5 hours per class
  • Kept excellent record of student performance and attendance throughout the semester
Mar 2010 - Jun 2010

North Penn High School

STUDENT TEACHER

2008 - 2010

Manor College_

PROFESSIONAL PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS TUTOR

  • Helped students with understanding course materials and assignments
  • Assisted students with test preparation
  • Shared valuable learning techniques
  • Assisted students with time management throughout the semester
Jan 2001 - Jan 2002

Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

  • Trained in Laser safety and machining techniques
  • Maintained and operated a Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) unit
  • Completed structural characterization of PLD grown super conducting and semi conducting thin films using x-ray diffraction (XRD) and electron micro probe techniques
  • Investigated low temperature characteristics of the above films
  • Machined various items on lathe and mill to support different phases of the experiment
1995 - 1997

http://wayne.edu

Detroit, Michigan

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT

  • Taught undergraduate physics laboratories
  • Taught Conceptual Physics Laboratory (PHY 1000)
  • Taught General Physics I laboratory (Experiments in mechanics, thermal physics, wave motion and optics)
  • Taught General Physics II laboratory (Experiments in electricity, magnetism and modern physics)
  • Developed quizzes. conducted quiz classes for physics undergraduates in PHY 214 class
Jan 1995 - Sep 1995

http://www.bgsu.edu/

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT

Taught undergraduate physics laboratories (PHYS 201, College Physics I Laboratory)

Feb 1994 - Aug 1994

University of Peradeniya

Peradeniya

Sri Lanka

ASSISTANT LECTURER

  • Taught Electricity and Magnetic Phenomena to undergraduates classes
  • Taught physics laboratory I and II

Education

Education

Drexel University (Online)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Graduate Program: Pennsylvania Secondary Teacher Certification (Physics)

Department: College of Education

Credit Hours: 23

GPA: 3.94/4.0

Duration: 03/2009 - 05/2010

1990 - Present

IDM Computer Studies

Diploma in Computer Programming

Field: Programming Languages

1996 - 2000

http://wayne.edu

Detroit, Michigan

Degree: Ph. D.

GPA: 3.87/4.00

Field of Research: Magnetic domain structure investigation of magnetic thin films

Summary of Ph. D. Research Investigation

  • Fabricated magnetic thin films and multilayers using a Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) system
  • Investigated magnetic domain structures and magnetic properties of a series of MBE grown (001) and (111) oriented, epitaxial Ni thin films using Magnetic Force Microscopy (MFM), Ferromagnetic Resonance (FMR) and SQUID magnetometry methods
  • Completed surface characterization on the above films using x-ray diffraction and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) methods
  • Studied effects of substrate quality on perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in (111) oriented Co/Ni multilayers
  • Completed surface characterization of growth induced islands on Si/Ge alloys grown on Si and Ge substrates
1990 - 1994

University of Peradeniya

Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Degree: B.S. (Special)

Field of Study: Physics

Minor Field: Mathematics

GPA: 3.74/4.00

Senior Research: Neutron Activation Analysis