Mathematics and Science Tutor

Toowoomba and surrounds
Queensland, Australia

Phone 0410 475 447

About Me

I'm Eric Tavenner and I actively research advanced materials development, namely in the field of electronically conductive polymers (plastics). I have the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physics (USA)
  • Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Australia)
  • Master of Science in Materials Science (USA)
  • PhD in Condensed Matter Physics (Australia)

I have over ten years experience tutoring and teaching introductory science and engineering courses to undergraduate students. In addition I have counselled and supervised undergraduate, hounours and postgraduate students with their studies and research. I started private tutoring of secondary and tertiary students during the first term of 2014.

I am Queensland Blue Card registered and a registered teacher through the Queensland College of Teachers.

What I Do

I tutor secondary and tertiary students in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
    • Calculus
    • Matrix (Linear) Algebra
    • Vector Analysis
    • Differential Equations
  • Science/Engineering
    • Physics
      • Astronomy
      • Introductory (algebra based or calculus based)
      • Mechanics
      • Electrodynamics
      • Optics
      • Modern Physics
    • Materials
      • Introductory Materials Science/Engineering
      • Structure of Solids
      • Semiconductor Devices
      • Experimental Design
      • Physical Characterisation


  • Single student: $50/hour
  • 2-5 students: $40/hour/student
  • 5-10 students: $30/hour/student

I am available by appointment seven days a week. Phone: 0410 475 447