Jose has background in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science in engineering, with multiple achievements throughout his career including graduate and postgraduate scholarships, Honoris Causa degree, patent applications and academic publications, among others. He has 4+ years of experience as engineer in fields such as robotics, data science and engineering design. He’s also led different classrooms, teaching quantitative subjects including programming, engineering physics and mathematics, while providing guidance and mentoring for senior students and undergrads. His interest in learning and curiosity led him to master English, Spanish, French and some German. In his spare time, Jose enjoys reading and practicing sports with friends such as soccer and basketball. In his teaching career he has always been interested in sharing with his students how practical tricks, habits and framing can help students master difficult subjects and succeed.
Divya recently graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Geoscience, GIS, and Psychology. She completed a teaching assistant position at the University of Toronto in the Earth History, Mineralogy, and Petrology. During the summer months, Divya has worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Toronto, providing students as well as professors assistance with creating visuals, simplifying articles, editing scientific articles. She has an open perspective, and is adaptive in her methods of solving problems. She is currently working towards expanding her technical skill set by participating in a data science program.She enjoys collecting minerals, 3D printing, reading, and swimming. Along with an affinity for science, Divya has a passion for math, taking electives in calculus, statistics, and linear algebra. She has also participated in several of the University of Waterloo Mathematical Competitions.