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Undergraduate Students

Meet our Tutor-Mentors

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) tutor-mentors are experienced tutors that help with program development, while acting as regular tutors. If you are interested in being a tutor-mentor, email

Nicholas Lim
Nicholas Lim

Hey everyone! My name is Nicholas Lim. I was born in Singapore and am currently a sophomore majoring in microbiology, business and chemistry. I am the study group leader for CHM 131/132 and also one of the walk-in hours tutors. I love eating, playing badminton and swimming. Feel free to contact me with any questions!


A portrait of Ashley Nielsen
Ashley Nielsen

Hey everyone! My name is Ashley Nielsen, and I am a member of the class of 2020. I am a neuroscience major, and I am perusing minors in health psychology, and gender, sexuality, and women's studies. Before coming to Rochester, I lived in Salt Lake City, Utah my entire life, and I still consider it the most beautiful place in the world. I mainly tutor CHM 131 and 132, and I am the drop-in tutor for both subjects, Sundays 4 to 6 pm in the Tutoring Zone.


Ab Salazar
Ab Salazar

My name is Ab Salazar, and I am a senior studying Computer Science (B.S) and Economics (B.A) at the university. I want to use CS and Econ to lead a team of innovators dedicated to providing the best software solutions on the market. I enjoy playing pool, ping pong and basketball. Feel free to reach out with any questions! 


Patrick Ferner

I am a computer science major (BS) in the class of 2019.  I tutor CSC 171 and 172 as well as MTH 150, 141, and 142.  I have also been a workshop leader for CSC 171 and 172.  Outside of CS, I play trumpet in the Symphony Orchestra and take lessons at Eastman.

(Studying abroad spring semester of 2018)


 Chris Sun smiling while holding a cat.Chris Sun

Hi everyone! My name is Qiuyue Sun, also go by Chris. I am majoring in Computer Science. Currently, I am tutoring several CS courses such as CSC 171,172, 173 and 214. I love to play video games and watch superhero movies in my spare time. If you have any questions about CS course materials, feel free to make an appointment with me!


Fatou Baka Diop

My name is Fatou Baka Diop.  I'm a B.S. candidate in Chemical Engineering with a business minor (class of 2020).  I'm from Senegal and I currently tutor for chemistry and speak French, one of my first languages.  In my spare time, I dance (belly dance and African dance).  If you want to improve your French or talk about Francophone cultures, you're welcome to contact me. 



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Tanvir Singh

Hi everyone! My name is Tanvir Singh and I am from New Delhi, India. I am currently a junior pursuing a B.S. degree in Business with concentrations in finance and accounting. I tutor financial management, financial accounting and calculus I. Feel free to reach out with any questions.


 Rodriguez in a tie

Raul Rodgriguez

Hi everyone! My name is Raul Rodriguez, I’m from Portland, Oregon. I am a senior pursuing a double major in computer science and economics and also tutor subjects in both disciplines with (my favorites being CSC 172 and ECO 207). I plan on eventually using my skills to develop financial technology. Please reach out with any questions or book an appointment!


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Julie Woodward

Julie Woodward

Hi there! My name is Julie Woodward, and I'm a junior at the U of R. I'm originally from Massachusetts, and my interests include martial arts, law, and the outdoors. I'm double majoring in Political Science and Linguistics, but also have passions for logic and the German language. If you're interested in any of these subjects and need support, don't hesitate to schedule a session! I look forward to getting to know you and helping you achieve your goals. 

Mechanical Engineering

Sammy Haq

Hey guys!
I’m from Greenville, Delaware and am pursuing a double major in Mechanical Engineering (BS) and Computer Science (BA). I generally tend to tutor students in General Chemistry, Physics, and Math. Outside of the classroom, I like to compose on my piano, read books, play video games, and make dad jokes.