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Our Team

Our tutors, engineers, and team members

Zack Nawrocki (RPI 2020)

Zack Nawrocki (RPI 2020)

Founder of Troy Tutors, CS Tutor, CS Lecturer

Zack graduated from RPI in 2020, with a degree in CS and dual concentrations in AI & data and systems & software (HVAC/Lighting research). He was one of the first engineers at a successful environmental blockchain startup. He owns 3 software companies and is the founder of an engineering University. He is also employed full-time at a company that is making breakthrough innovations with blockchain, ML, and data, to help solve climate change. He’s been tutoring for over a decade and dedicates some weekly availability on Troy Tutors.

Matthew Y. (RPI 2022)

Matthew Y. (RPI 2022)

CS Tutor, ECSE Tutor, and Software Engineer

Matthew is a former RPI CS Mentor and a Masters Computer and Systems Engineering Co-Term RPI alumni, who graduated in 2022. They have years of experience tutoring students in CS subjects, both as a mentor and as the default CS resource for members of RPI Swim & Dive. Matthew is a Software Engineer at Capital One and the Chief Technology Officer of an educational software startup.

Diallo M. (RPI 2024)

Diallo M. (RPI 2024)

Biomedical Engineering Tutor, Biomedical Engineering Intern, and The BME Pro

Diallo is a Biomedical Engineering student at RPI. In addition to tutoring on Troy Tutors, he was a Biomedical Engineering Intern for Troy Tutors during the summer of 2022. Diallo developed BME Pro.

Chloe N. (RPI 2024)

Chloe N. (RPI 2024)

Chemistry Tutor

Chloe is an Industrial Chemistry Major at RPI, specializing in physical chemistry and chemical engineering. She has been tutoring chemistry for 5 years now, including the IPERSIST mentoring program at RPI. She is well versed in both conceptual understanding and hands-on lab experience.

Eric C. (RPI 2024)

Eric C. (RPI 2024)

CS and Math Tutor

Eric is a RPI student majoring in ITWS, Electrical, and Computer and Systems Engineering. He has prior tutoring experience through Varsity Tutors and has years of experience tutoring math.

Colin C. (RPI 2024)

Colin C. (RPI 2024)

Physics Tutor

Colin is a Physics and Economics Major at RPI and has been an RPI I-persist Physics 1 mentor and a Physics 2 facilitator.

Nicholas C. (RPI 2023)

Nicholas C. (RPI 2023)

CS, ECSE, and HASS Tutor

Nick is a Computer & Systems Engineering and Computer Science dual major at RPI. He has tutored CS1 and Data Structures for ALAC and has been a UGSA for Computer Hardware Design. Nick is pursuing a master's in ECSE with a focus on machine learning. Along with his mathematical and programmatic skills, he has a passionate interest in music and its combination with technology.

Noah M. (RPI 2024)

Noah M. (RPI 2024)

ECSE Tutor

Noah is a junior at RPI pursuing a dual major in Computer & Systems Engineering and Electrical Engineering. He has multiple semesters of experience as an ALAC tutor for Data Structures.

Trevor B. (RPI 2023)

Trevor B. (RPI 2023)

CS Tutor

Trevor is a dual major in computer science and cognitive science. He is skilled in firmware development, RTOS development, Java, C++, and C programming.

Cal (Mary) H. (RPI 2025)

Cal (Mary) H. (RPI 2025)

CS and Math Tutor

Mary is a Mathematics and Computer Science dual major at RPI. They are especially interested in math and computer science theory, and have previous experience mentoring high school students in calculus.

James L. (RPI 2023)

James L. (RPI 2023)

Computer Science Tutor

James is tutor #2 at Troy Tutors, and the first tutor to join the platform. He graduated from RPI in 2023.

William A. (RPI 2023)

William A. (RPI 2023)

CS Tutor

William graduated from RPI in 2023. He was the primary developer of Lichen, Submitty's plagiarism detection module. He is currently an R&D Engineer at Kitware Inc. in Clifton Park, NY.

Maya T. (Rutgers 2023)

Maya T. (Rutgers 2023)

Science Tutor

Maya graduated from Rutgers in May 2023 with a B.A. in Biological Sciences. She is currently working as a Research Assistant at the Hospital for Special Surgery and has had several tutoring experiences throughout undergrad.

Alina Z. (Rutgers 2026)

Alina Z. (Rutgers 2026)

Engineering and Math Tutor

Alina is a Rutgers student pursuing a Mechanical Engineering degree with a concentration in Aerospace and a Math minor. She was an electromechanical systems instructor for SLAAM 2023 at Rutgers and has experience tutoring for SAT, Math, English, and Arabic to elementary-high school students. She is currently doing research on robotics and plasma generation. She loves running and being outside!

Dan W. (Rutgers 2026)

Dan W. (Rutgers 2026)

CS and Math Tutor

Dan is a Rutgers computer science and math major.

Santiago M. (Rutgers 2025)

Santiago M. (Rutgers 2025)

CS Tutor

Santiago is a computer science major at Rutgers.

Ariyana R. (BU 2026)

Ariyana R. (BU 2026)

BME Tutor

Ariyana is a BME major at Boston University. In addition to tutoring, she is an IT Support Specialist for BU.

Zachary S. (Rutgers 2025)

Zachary S. (Rutgers 2025)

Mechanical Engineering Tutor

Zach is a mechanical engineering major at Rutgers-SOE. He is passionate about helping students get through the early hurdles of the Rutgers engineering program.

Raymond R. (RPI 2023)

Raymond R. (RPI 2023)

Chemical Engineering Tutor and Process Sustaining Engineer

Raymond is a Masters Chemical Engineering Co-Term RPI alumni, who graduated in 2023.  He is currently a Process Sustaining Engineer at Analog Devices Federal. They were also a member of the RPI Track and Field Team.

Matt N. (RPI 2023)

Matt N. (RPI 2023)

Engineering and Math Tutor

Matt earned a B.S. and M.E. in Civil engineering at RPI in 2023. While at RPI, he was an ALAC tutor at RPI, a I-Persist Mentor in Calculus, and a member of the RPI Swim and Dive team. Currently, he is working at CDM Smith as a Geotechnical Engineer.

Devam P. (Rutgers 2024)

Devam P. (Rutgers 2024)

CS, Math, and Data Science Tutor

Devam is a CS major and Data Science minor at Rutgers University. He has experience as a Software Engineer Intern and Data Science Intern at Bank of New York Mellon and Paramount Global (Paramount+) in New York City. He spent a summer as a data analyst in Cape Town, South Africa, building impactful probability models and improving data infrastructures and efficiencies. Outside of Troy Tutors, he is a Research Assistant at Rutgers’ Aresty Research Center.

Seth Halpern (RPI 2020)

Seth Halpern (RPI 2020)

ECSE Tutor

Seth graduated from RPI in 2020 with B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering through the RPI Co-Term program. He is currently a Firmware Engineer at Lockheed Martin and has former RPI TA and tutoring experience.

Kevin M. (RPI 2022)

Kevin M. (RPI 2022)

ECSE Tutor

Kevin graduated from RPI in 2022 with a Dual B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer and Systems Engineering. He is currently a Power Engineer at Avangrid Renewables.

Jacob D. (RPI 2024)

Jacob D. (RPI 2024)

Aeronautical Engineering Tutor, Mechanical Engineering Tutor, and Aeronautical Engineering Intern

Jacob is an Aeronautical Engineering student at RPI. In addition to tutoring on Troy Tutors, he was an Aeronautical Engineering Intern for Troy Tutors during the summer of 2022.

Noam B. (RPI 2025)

Noam B. (RPI 2025)

Computer Science and Math Tutor

Noam is a sophomore Computer Science and Math dual major at RPI. His
primary coding experience is in Python and C/C++. Noam has been an
undergrad mentor for CS1, and he is a member of UPE.

Daegan F. (RPI 2023)

Daegan F. (RPI 2023)

ESCE Tutor

Daegan is a Dual Electrical Engineering and Mathematics Major at RPI. He has been tutoring since high school, has been working in the field of electronics for over a decade, has completed two design-based internships, and has completed undergraduate research under Dr. Rees in bioelectronics.

Jacob T. (RPI 2022)

Jacob T. (RPI 2022)

Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering Tutor

Jacob received a B.S. in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at RPI in 2022. He is currently a Masters student in the RPI MANE department.

Henry O. (RPI 2024)

Henry O. (RPI 2024)

Chemical Engineering Tutor

Henry is a chemical engineering major at RPI, enrolled in the Accel program. His favorite classes were Transport Phenomena I and II. He is involved in RPI research for Zha lab, in which he has worked on projects from sustainable plastic alternatives to analysis of solution phase protein data, to optimize formation of biodegradable coatings, which could be used in biomedical devices. His hobbies include going to the gym and cooking.

Tyler B. (RPI 2022)

Tyler B. (RPI 2022)

Economics Tutor

Tyler dual majored in Mechanical Engineering and Economics at RPI. He graduated in 2022, with two bachelor of science degrees.

Sravan P. (RPI 2025)

Sravan P. (RPI 2025)

CS Tutor

Sravan is a computer science major who has a year of experience working
as a CS1 mentor at RPI. He has a great understanding of how to study for the exams in CS1, FoCS and Comp Org.

Cassie V. (RPI 2022)

Cassie V. (RPI 2022)

Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering Tutor

Cassie is an RPI student who dual majored in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering and graduated in May 2022. She is now continuing her education at RPI as an Aeronautical Engineering co-terminal student. Cassie has been tutoring for several years and has gained engineering experience through her various internships in engineering test and design.

Zephan D. (RPI 2023)

Zephan D. (RPI 2023)

Mechanical Engineering Tutor

Zephan is a Mechanical Engineering alumni at RPI. He is tutor #3 at Troy Tutors.

Sonya W. (RPI 2023)

Sonya W. (RPI 2023)

Physics and Math Tutor

Sonya is a Physics and Math major at RPI. She is a former Bridge and I-Persist mentor, so she is confident in not just her knowledge but people skills.

Nicole L. (Rutgers 2026)

Nicole L. (Rutgers 2026)

CS Tutor

Nicole is currently an assignment writer and recitation instructor at Rutgers, New Brunswick for Data Structures (cs112) and Intro to CS (cs111), respectively. Pursuing a dual degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Nicole also has years of experience tutoring algebra, geometry, calculus, and physics. Besides tutoring, Nicole works as a research assistant and an ambassador for the School of Engineering, and has completed internships at Picatinny Arsenal in the Printed Electronics Technologies Branch (PETB) and at Merit Controls, a company that designs control systems for solar energy farms. Nicole is passionate about studying pedagogy, motivating students, and helping her tutees reach their full potential.

Timothy P. (Rutgers 2025)

Timothy P. (Rutgers 2025)

Engineering and Math Tutor

Timothy is an Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers University with a minor in Mathematics. He is a popular choice for friends who needed help with homework, having earned top marks in Physics and Probability, and is an orientation leader responsible for welcoming, preparing, and engaging incoming Rutgers students in preparation for their first semester at Rutgers.

Nicholas L. (Rutgers 2024)

Nicholas L. (Rutgers 2024)

CS Tutor

Nick is currently pursuing a bachelor’s in Computer Science and Philosophy. He is passionate about teaching and helping others. In his spare time he teaches kids Brazilian jiu jitsu. Teaching children has aided in his development as a tutor, as children tend to need very simple and concise explanation. Nick’s favorite class at Rutgers is Discrete Structures I.

Peter C. (BU 2022)

Peter C. (BU 2022)

PT Tutor

Peter is a third-year graduate student undergoing Boston University's Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. He is a PT Aide at Boston University's Center for Neurorehabilitation and is involved with the Adaptive Sports program at Franciscan Children's Hospital as a volunteer/coach.

Julian H. (Rutgers 2023)

Julian H. (Rutgers 2023)

CS Tutor

Julian graduated from Rutgers in 2023 with a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics. He has experience tutoring independently for 5 years and also worked for Stevens Institute of Technology’s Math Department to educate and inspire local elementary school students in mathematics in an after-school program. Julian loves sharing knowledge and finding new ways to breakdown complex subjects. Additionally, he greatly enjoys learning new programming languages, studying algorithms, and understanding how software/computer systems work under the hood.

Mathew U. (Rutgers 2025)

Mathew U. (Rutgers 2025)

CS, Math, and Meteorology Tutor

Mathew is a Meteorology and Computer Science double major at Rutgers University. He has taken various courses in math, applied math, computer science, and meteorology. His main interests are forecasting, AI, and the intersection of the two.

Daniel N.

Daniel N.

CS Tutor

Daniel is a computer science major at RPI with experience working as a Data Structures mentor at RPI. His primary coding experience is in Javascript and C++.

David F. (RPI 2024)

David F. (RPI 2024)

CS Tutor

David is a Computer Science major with mentoring experience for Intro to ECSE and previous software engineering experience at Amazon doing full-stack development. He's been able to break down difficult concepts to help teach my friends in various study groups, including many Data Structures students.

Ed Chambers (RPI 2018)

Ed Chambers (RPI 2018)

Director of Operations

Ed makes sure things don't get too crazy here. He helps manage the platform, communications, services, billing, tutor compensation, secret projects, and appointments at Troy Tutors.

Stephanya Moran (RPI 2022)

Stephanya Moran (RPI 2022)

Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering Tutor

Stephanya is an RPI 2022 graduate with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a concentration in Biomaterials. She completed the pre-medical advising track and spent 3 years as an I-Persist mentor and senior mentor for chemistry. She also tutored as an RPI ALAC mentor for chemistry, biomaterials, and bioimaging/bioinstrumentation. Currently, she is working as a process engineer for WL Gore in medical products.

Luke W. (RPI 2023)

Luke W. (RPI 2023)

CS and Engineering Tutor

Luke is a former RPI TA in Data Structures and Embedded Control, and a CS and CSE student at RPI. He has multiple years of one-on-one tutoring and RPI mentoring experience. He has held three internships and a couple part-time jobs in areas ranging from silicon fabrication to data engineering/science. He currently has a full-time post-graduation offer at Palantir Technologies. He also has RPI undergraduate research experience in deep learning and computer vision under Dr. Charles Stewart.

Dylan S. (RPI 2024)

Dylan S. (RPI 2024)

Physics and Computer Science Tutor

Dylan is a Computer Science and Physics major at RPI. His main interests are theoretical computer science and quantum physics.

Akshay B. (RPI 2023)

Akshay B. (RPI 2023)

Math and Physics Tutor

Akshay is a RPI student majoring in Math and Physics. They are currently a senior mentor for the I-PERSIST program and has multiple years of tutoring experience in both math and physics, so they are comfortable working with a variety of different learning styles.

Jonathan A.  (RPI 2025)

Jonathan A. (RPI 2025)

CS Tutor

Jonathan is a current RPI sophomore, majoring in Computer Science. His
interests are software engineering and CS theory, and his primary
programming skills are in Java and C++.

Michael A. (RPI 2022)

Michael A. (RPI 2022)

Mechanical Engineering Tutor

Michael received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at RPI in 2022. He is currently obtaining a Masters of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering at RPI. He has had private tutoring experience teaching chess and math to high schoolers and younger kids. He enjoys playing basketball and watching Naruto in his free time.

William L. (RPI 2025)

William L. (RPI 2025)

CS Tutor

William is a Computer Science and ITWS dual major at RPI. He has experience as an ALAC tutor, where he taught Data Structures and CS1, but is also very knowledgeable in courses such as Calculus 1 and 2, Multivariable Calculus, and Foundations of Computer Science. On his free time, he likes to play guitar and lift weights.

Emmanuel D. (RPI 2025)

Emmanuel D. (RPI 2025)

CS Tutor

Emmanuel is a dual major in computer science and cognitive science. He has been a mentor for CS1 and Computer organization for over a year. He is an active member of RCOS and is currently working on a project about Neural Radiance Fields.

Nyx G. (RPI 2025)

Nyx G. (RPI 2025)

CS Tutor

Nyx is a game design and cognitive science major at RPI, who has extensive experience working in Unity and Godot, as well as coding in C++, C#, Python, and Java.

Johnathan M. (RPI 2024)

Johnathan M. (RPI 2024)

Chemical Engineering Tutor

Johnathan is a chemical engineering student who will graduate from RPI’s 3-year ACCEL program in 2024 with a bachelor’s degree. He has a few years of tutoring experience and tutors chemical engineering and math.

Runmin L. (RPI 2023)

Runmin L. (RPI 2023)

CS Tutor

Runmin graduated from RPI in 2023 with a degree in computer science. He is tutor #4 at Troy Tutors.

Morgan P. (RPI 2024)

Morgan P. (RPI 2024)

Mechanical Engineering Tutor

Morgan is a Mechanical Engineering RPI alumni who graduated in 2023.

Kevin L. (Rutgers 2026)

Kevin L. (Rutgers 2026)

Engineering, Science, and Math Tutor

Kevin is a Mechanical Engineering major at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He has over seven years of tutoring experience, mainly with mathematics and physics, and has also worked in a contract capacity for the Rutgers Learning Centers. He uses a variety of pedagogical techniques like metacognitive analysis, mental models, and simulated test-taking to most effectively help students learn and succeed. Outside of tutoring, he also has extensive experience working on high-impact engineering projects from his time as a Mechatronics Intern at Aersys Incorporated and a Junior Lead at the AIAA-Rutgers Rocket Propulsion Laboratory.

Kristina P. (Rutgers 2024)

Kristina P. (Rutgers 2024)

Science Tutor

Kristina is a Rutgers University student majoring in biology and minoring in South Asian Studies. She is a pre-med student who hopes to attend medical school in the near future. She loves to cook and travel in her free time!

Rishi P. (Rutgers 2026)

Rishi P. (Rutgers 2026)

Math Tutor

Rishi is a Computer Engineering student at Rutgers with a minor in Mathematics. He has an interest working on product in tech with experience from Microsoft. He is open to many different learning and teaching styles. Has experience tutoring for a few years.

Eric G. (BU 2025)

Eric G. (BU 2025)

CS Tutor

Eric is a Computer Science and Statistics major at Boston University and is pursuing a minor in Gender Studies. He has previous experience in education as a teacher intern at a preschool, working as a one-on-one computer science instructor, a course assistant for CS111, and instructing his own tech camp.

Abigail F. (RPI 2026)

Abigail F. (RPI 2026)

CS and GSAS Tutor

Abi is a sophomore GSAS major who's primary experience is in Python, C++, C#, and Unity. She has independently tutored for data structures and is excited to offer tutoring for GSAS-specific courses.

Nush A. (RPI 2023)

Nush A. (RPI 2023)

Applied Physics and Music Tutor

Nush is an RPI 2023 graduate with a dual major in Applied Physics & Music. He has teaching experience with independent private tutoring, teaching classes with Concorde Education, and he has been a Bridge Scholar Mentor at RPI, assisting in teaching Physics 1.

Josh M. (RPI 2024)

Josh M. (RPI 2024)

CS Tutor

Josh is a Computer Science major with former software engineering experience at Amazon and Walmart Global Tech. His favorite programming languages are Java, Python, and Golang. His main interests are Software Engineering and web development.

Shreyas Seethalla (RPI 2024)

Shreyas Seethalla (RPI 2024)

Physics, Computer Science, and Math tutor

Shreyas is a senior Physics and computer science dual major at RPI. He has been a BRIDGE, ALAC, and I-PERSIST mentor for Physics 1, and has facilitated Physics 2. His current research is about plasma physics and computational nuclear fusion and is currently doing research with Princeton University. In his spare time, he enjoys doing street and landscape photography, along with playing tennis.

Troy T.

Troy T.

"CEO of Troy Tutors"

Everyone loves Troy T. He is like Troy Tutors' mascot. Troy T claims to be the CEO of Troy Tutors.

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