Physics Tutors

Tutor profiles can be found below. We keep copies of all our tutors’ exam records, PVG certificates, matriculation details and CVs.

Aidan Thomson (Owner)

Chemistry Tutor (S1-S4), Maths Tutor (S1-U2), Physics Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Aidan achieved 5As and 2Bs in his Highers and 4As in his Advanced Highers (Chemistry, Mechanics, Maths, Physics).
  • He graduated from UofE with a 2.1 in Chemical Engineering in 2017.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Aidan enjoys Mountain Climbing and playing Football.
  • In his time off, Aidan enjoys travelling and attending music festivals.

 

Experience

  • Aidan has 6 years tutoring experience in Edinburgh, teaching 200+ students during this time.
  • Aidan founded Caledonia Tutors in January 2018.

 

Ambitions

  • Aidan hopes to continue to grow Caledonia Tutors throughout Scotland.
  • He is also considering a Master’s  degree in Education.

 

Matt Chouzouris

Maths Tutor (S1-S6), Physics Tutor (S1-S5), Statistics Tutor (S6)

Education

  • Matt achieved 19.6 in his OIB and AA* in Physics and Maths.
  • He is currently in 3rd year of Computational Physics at UofE with a 91% average for 2nd year (Direct entry).

Hobbies and Interests

  • Matt enjoys playing water polo and swimming. 
  • He is regularly involved in various National and International Physics competitions.

Experience

  • Matt currently tutors 4 students per week. (H Maths, Physics and AH Statistics).
  • 1st in PLANCKS UK National Preliminaries London, Silver International Physics competition. Swimming Teacher. Outreach Talks with EU Physics Outreach Team. 

Ambitions

  • Matt has always been interested in science, and his aspiration is to instill this fascination to others, while also helping the world become a better place through it.

Alexandru Hau

Maths Tutor (S1-S5), Physics Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Alexandru achieved an average of 9.96/10 in his final year of school. (10/10 Maths. 10/10 Physics).
  • He is currently in his 2nd year of studying Physics at UofE with an average of 84%.

Hobbies and Interests

  • In his spare time enjoys both swimming and jogging.
  • He also enjoys reading, in particular Science, Fiction and History books. 

Experience

  • Alexandru currently tutors 4 students Nat 5 and H Maths and Physics.
  • Experience tutoring 1st Year University students Maths. Simulations department with EU Hyperloop Team.

 

Ambitions

  • Alexandru hopes to make the most out of his time at University.
  • When he graduates he hopes to be working in a Physics-related job that is a benefit to society.

Jacob Kemprud

Maths Tutor (S1-S5), Physics Tutor (S1-S4)

Education

  • Jacob achieved A*AA in his A Levels (Maths, Physics, Chemistry).
  • He is currently in his 3rd year of studying Physics at UofE with a 1st average (2nd year entry).

Hobbies and Interests

  • Jacob enjoys listening to and playing music.
  • He also has an interest in Theology and Philosophy.

Experience

  • Jacob currently tutors 4 students Maths and Physics per week.
  • Volunteer Maths Tutor Poole Grammar School, Maths Ambassador Perth Academy.

 

Ambitions

  • Jacob would like to pursue research into nuclear fusion and other methods of harnessing energy.
  • He hopes to become a godly man of virtue.

Dora Hegedus

Maths Tutor (S1-S5), Physics Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Dora achieved AAA in her A Level equivalents (English, Maths, Physics).
  • She is currently in her 2nd year of studying Geophysics and Meteorology at UofE with an 85%+ average.
  • Class medal: Intro to Geophysics.

Hobbies and Interests

  • In her free time Dora likes to try new activities like salsa dancing and learning new languages.
  • She also enjoys having a relaxing evening with a book or a movie

Experience

  • Dora currently tutors 4 students Maths and Physics per week.
  • Tutor with The Elevator Project, independent Mathematics Tutor for 2 years, worked on Erasmum+ Project.

 

Ambitions

  • After graduating, she would like to combine travelling with scientific research in the fields of Meteorology and Geophysics.

Zach Cronin

Chemistry Tutor (S1-S5), Maths Tutor (S1-S5), Physics Tutor (S1-S4)

Education

  • Zach achieved AAB in his A Levels (Maths, Chemistry, Biology).
  • He is currently studying Chemical Engineering at Herriot-Watt University, he has achieved 90%+ in his first year Maths courses.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Zach enjoys powerlifting and Airsoft in his spare time.
  • He is also a keen traveller, with South East Asia his favourite destination.

Experience

  • Zach currently tutors 2 students per week Maths (Nat 5 + Higher).
  • Huawei Seeds for the Future, Castle Hill Primary School. St Columba’s Hospice.

 

Ambitions

  • Zach plans on looking for a career relating to Carbon Capture in the Petroleum industry.
  • He wants to experience as much of the world as he can.

Martin Lewis

Computing Science Tutor (S1-S6), Maths Tutor (S1-S5), Physics Tutor (S1-S3)

Education

  • Martin achieved A*AA in his A Levels (Maths, Further Maths, Computer Science).
  • He is in 2nd year of his Computer Science degree at UofE with grades of 80%+ in his Computing courses.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Martin’s hobbies include programming and creative writing.
  • He also likes to read Russian post-apocalyptic fiction. 

Experience

  • Martin currently tutors 5 students Computing and Maths per week.
  • Huawei Seeds for the Future, UTC Aerospace Systems, Research Trainee at Waseda University & National Research Council.

 

Ambitions

  • When he graduates Martin hopes to become a Software Engineer.
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