- University Of Miami, Miami
University of MiamiMarine Chemistry
Undergraduate Analytical & Instrumental Laboratory Teaching AssistantUMass Chemistry Department
Research AssistantDr. Richard Vachet
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A college-level chemistry and mathematics tutor based in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Benjamin DiTrolio offers his students extensive expertise. Mr. DiTrolio earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with summa cum laude honors in 2008. Subsequently, he conducted research at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. While there, Benjamin DiTrolio served as a Teaching Assistant for undergraduate courses.
Since 2010, Benjamin DiTrolio has coached college students in calculus and statistics as well as in numerous chemistry courses, including physical, inorganic, organic, general, and analytical. He also assists students with instrumental analysis. He maintains memberships in the American Chemical Society, the American Geophysical Union, and the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Since the summer of 2006, Benjamin DiTrolio has held several laboratory posts, assisting academicians with research. He served as a Research Assistant, conducting literature searches regarding the toxicological phenomenon of hormesis. During the summer of 2007, he conducted analytical and physical chemical studies of novel methods for the detection of biotoxins produced by algal blooms in natural waters. Subsequently, he acted as a Teaching Assistant to undergraduates engaged in analytical and instrumental labs. In 2009, Mr. DiTrolio gave a presentation to the American Chemical Society’s national conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. He shared the findings of research on spectroscopic measurements of pH in NaCl brines.
In his free time, Benjamin DiTrolio enjoys scuba diving, hiking, and cycling.