Rick Martinelli
Rick Martinelli is the founder of Upcountry Tutoring. He
holds a
bachelors degree with honors in chemistry, and a masters degree in
mathematics,
both from San Jose State. His postgraduate studies include
mathematics at Stanford University and computer science at the
University of Hawaii. He has taught
mathematics at Maui Community College, and at Kapiolani Community
College and
the University of Hawaii on Oahu. He has 19 publications in the
open
literature, in pure mathematics, chemistry, polymer physics, computer
science
and stockmarket analysis. Prior to teaching, he worked for many
years at the
Stanford research Institute in California where he invented several
scientific
instruments and holds a U.S. patent on one of them. After working
for the Army
and Navy on Oahu, he was brought to Maui by the Air Force to be site
programmer
for the GEODSS project atop Mount Haleakala. He is now
owner of Haiku Laboratories, and tutors
students in math and science.
