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Matthew Dearing | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 21, 2014

Matthew Dearing

Science and Technology with Clarity and Creativity
   United States
  |   Springfield, IL
  |  3:05 am Local Time

Overview

My broad range of experiences and professional expertise include experimental physics research, business development and management, CAD and 3-D modelling, teaching physics and mathematics, and live theatrical performance.

I focus much of my technical writing on informal science educational opportunities, citizen science and the latest developments in neurotechnologies.

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Portfolio

Wrote a review article in 2012 on the current state of open access scientific...
http://www.science20.com/dynamic_patterns_research_journal/rise_open_access_scientific_publishing-86745
A technical review written in 2005 of the science and mathematics behind the...
http://research.dynamicpatterns.com/edu/planet-hunting-techniques/
Wrote an article describing an interesting neurological phenomenon where your brain...
http://research.dynamicpatterns.com/2012/05/27/optical-illusions-our-neurons-working-out-of-our-control
Wrote a blog post for H+ Magazine featuring the latest advancements in repairing spinal...
http://hplusmagazine.com/2010/08/17/mice-walk-again-exploring-alternative-approach-spinal-cord-injuries/

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Tested
Science Writing
Informal Science Education
Research
Teaching
CAD
Jewelry Design
Management
Social Media
Theatre
Editing

Service Description

I am a technically-inspired individual who writes about science and technology with clarity and creativity. Through my non-traditional and deeply interdisciplinary professional experiences spanning physics research, higher education, business development, designing customer experiences and live theatrical performance and production, I bring a fresh approach to communicating technical ideas to a broad range of audiences.

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Employment

Illinois Wesleyan University
Instructor in Physics
2014 - Present
Instruct laboratory courses of introductory physics for both majors (Physics 105) and non-majors (Physics 101), 1.5 course units. Providing constructive teaching that guides learners to discover on...
Central Bank Illinois
Independent Consultant
2004 - Present
Annually develop Excel spreadsheets using sophisticated formulas and conditions to calculate expected incentive compensation based on current performance results customized for each employee.
dynamic patterns theatre
Producer and Co-founder
2012 - 2014
The Dynamic Patterns Theatre company was created by Michelle Dearing and Matthew T. Dearing to expand on our previous expertise with offering creative services and bring them to the stage. We...
Dynamic Patterns Pottery Studio
Financial and Operations Manager, Co-owner
2001 - 2007
Developed and operated a paint-your-own-pottery studio in Downtown Ithaca, New York with an online presence that sold personalized pottery designs to clients across the United States. Directed...
Wells College
Lecturer
2004 - 2005
Developed entire course outlines, lecture notes, exams, solution sets and lectured for the following courses, totaling 7 credit hours: MATH 111: Calculus I MATH 211: Calculus III
Tompkins Cortland Community College
Adjunct Instructor
2003 - 2005
Developed entire course outlines, lecture notes, exams, solution sets and lectured for the following courses, totaling 29 credit hours: MATH 100: Intermediate Algebra MATH 122: Technical...
Nucleic Assays Corporation
Contract Research Consultant
2003 - 2004
Performed excimer laser materials testing under a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR).
Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc.
Senior Design Engineer
2003 - 2003
Developed, computer modeled and planned an updated vacuum system.
Cornell University, Nanobiotechnology Center
Industrial Support Specialist
2001 - 2002
Supported the establishment the new Excimer Laser Microfabrication User Facility with responsibilities including installation, operation, testing and user training. Developed Excimer Laser...
Argonne National Laboratory
Research Assistant
2000 - 2000
Worked in the Advanced Photo Source group DND-CAT (DuPont-Northwestern-Dow Collaborative Access Team) with Dr. John Quintana, Northwestern University developing an automated stage to control a...
Central Bank Illinois
Teller and Special Projects
1997 - 1997

Education

Cornell University
Master's Degree Work in Physics
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The Gemmological Association of Great Britain
Foundation in Gemmology, Cert GA
- 2012
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bachelor's of Arts in Physics
1996 - 2000
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Keywords

informal science education
citizen science
neuroscience
technology
physics education
CAD
theatre
small business
customer service
physics research
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