Recitation Instructor & Grader

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Jul 2019 – Present New Jersey


  • Recitation of various Calculus I and Calculus II courses in various semesters.
  • Tutoring of undergraduates including MATLAB and related computer assisted learning.
  • Grading of examinations, problem sets and projects.
  • Sole faculty member in charge of configuration of online course via Canvas platform, including quizzes, problem sets, pdf presentations and other online learning materials.
  • Online, converged and in person lessons to over 40 concurrent students using online meeting software, prepared slides and live coding of mathematics on Latex to answer student questions in real time.

Chief Technology Officer

Reclaim Energies, Keller Center for Entrepreneurship, Princeton University.

Jun 2018 – Sep 2019 New Jersey


  • Ensuring N+2 redundancy of all systems and full compliance with industry leading regulations e.g. ISACA, FISMA and HIPAA.
  • Authoring method of operations procedures, code of conduct, technical and other documentation.
  • Negotiating new business opportunities with local, state and federal governments.

Datacenter Administrator


Mar 2000 – Jan 2018 Puerto Rico


  • Managed data center with 500+ server racked installations.
  • Authored method of operations procedure documentation and led their corresponding various interdepartmental projects cradle to grave.
  • Implemented Real time incremental and full backup solutions.
  • Tier 4 highest level escalation contact for troubleshooting carrier grade telecommunications equipment.


N.J.I.T. Mathematical Sciences nominee for Microsoft Ada Lovelace Fellowship

Nominated by our faculty as a candidate for this fellowship.

National Hispanic Scholarship Finalist

Certificate signed by the President of the United States of America, William Jefferson Clinton.

American High School Mathematics Examination(A.H.S.M.E.), now known as American Mathematical Competitions (A.M.C.) - qualified for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination(A.I.M.E.).

Competitive olympiad environment, top scorers awarded participation into the Invitational.

Recent Posts


These are the worked examples from Previous Ph.D. Preliminary Exam Exercises with solutions.

Teaching courses

Some of the courses I have taught.


Some of the work I have written.

Our work seeks to build upon existing hydrodynamics models for collective behaviour by adding 2D and 3D force interactions including slender body flow theory and vortex sheets.


Connect with me

  • jlp43 (at) njit (dot) edu
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology, Office 606, Cullimore Hall, 323 M.L.K. Boulevard, University Heights, Newark, New Jersey 07102 USA
  • Office hours by appointment.