Tutoring Resources

Tutoring Services and Study Centers

Services and Support for Chemical Engineering Students

Chevron Tutoring Program 

The Department of Chemical Engineering offers FREE tutoring in key courses offered in the first three years of curriculum in the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering majors.

The courses we offer tutoring for generally include ECH 5, 51, 60, 140, 141, 142, 143, 145A, 145B, 152A, and 152B. Tutors are selected from the best junior and senior level students and must have already achieved excellent scores in any course they tutor. The program offers students the opportunity to ask questions in a friendly, informal setting in which they can learn with and from their peers.

For the Fall 2020 Quarter, tutoring will be conducted via Zoom. Please click on the link next to the tutor's availability. You will not be able to join unless the tutor has logged in already. You will be placed in the waiting room until the tutor lets you into the Zoom meeting. If you have any issues, please contact ech-advising@ucdavis.edu.

ECH 51 - Material Balances
w/Dylan Kay & Yalan Wu



2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

ECH 140 - Mathematical Methods in biochemical & Chemical Engineering
w/Sachit Nagella 


Monday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm 
Tuesday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm 
Wednesday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

ECH 152A - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
w/Nichole Yacoub & Kyla Leacox 


Monday 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Friday 8:00 am to 10:00 am


The Department of Chemical Engineering gratefully acknowledges the generous financial support from Chevron for our tutoring program. Read more about this unique program.

ChE Programming Geek Squad

The Department of Chemical Engineering is offering a new program called the ChE Programming Geek Squad. The purpose of the program is to provide non-course specific programming support to undergraduate students, with the intent of helping students to develop their programming skills as they encounter difficulties in their courses by coaching them on how to implement their ideas using programs such as Matlab, Python, Aspen Plus, and SuperPro Designer. Geek Squad tutors will primarily serve students in the Department of Chemical Engineering but the support will also be extended to all students in the College of Engineering. 

Zoom Tutoring (For Fall 2020, Geek Squad will be accessible via Zoom)
Just sign in with your questions, our tutors will be available via Zoom during the hours listed below. Please note, these sessions will NOT be recorded.

Jiawei Guo (Python, Matlab)
Available for email help or scheduled appointments @ ech-progtutors@ucdavis.edu. Please contact Jiawei with any questions you have on the Python tutorial videos, or see any of your Python tutors during their scheduled hours! 

Anika Varma (Aspen, Matlab)
Zoom Meeting Room: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/94663849480?pwd=VGZvSWdENXhSdzljUWNnTEdKL3pmUT09
Passcode: ammonia

Day Time


11am - 12pm && 4pm - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 11am && 4pm - 5pm
Friday 11am - 12pm && 4pm - 5pm

Anthony Oreshkov (Python, Matlab)
Zoom Meeting Room: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/5103257186?pwd=dVl2U0ZhbGU2WEFoak5KNmQ2NDZMZz09

Day Time


11am - 1pm
Thursday 11am - 1pm
Friday 2pm - 3pm

Thomas To (Python, Matlab)
Zoom Meeting Room: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/93139187274?pwd=bERHRHpJRTlZT2J1RkR5WjdzRkt2dz09

Day Time


4pm - 6pm
Thursday 6pm - 8pm
Friday 5pm - 7pm