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Randall J. Patton

Math and Science Tutoring

I am a retired physical scientist offering high school and lower division college students tutoring in mathematics, statistics and physics.


Tutoring experience

I have tutored with the company Tutor Doctor since March 2014 with over 200 hours of tutoring experience. My main subjects are calculus, physics and statistics, including both AP and college levels. The local (Palos Verdes) company website is


I have also passed the math and statistics qualification tests for the tutoring company Wyzant, although I am not currently affiliated with them.


I have tutored a special needs college student (CSU Fullerton) in various classes (history, geography, personal finance).


Overview of Professional Career


Sr. Research Scientist/Program Manager: Applied Signal Technology, Inc (AST)

in Torrance CA

  • November 1981 to May 2008


Research and development projects included:

  • Development and field testing of advanced sonar system
  • Detection of covert ship operations
  • Marine particle size instrumentation: development and deployment
  • Ocean biolumninescence modeling
  • Vibrations in Arctic ice flows




M.S.           Physical Oceanography         Massachusetts Institute of Technology                        1981

B.A.            Applied Mathematics            University of California, Berkeley                                 1976




Retired in Los Angeles area. Married with adult daughter. I enjoy outdoor activities, volunteering as an Advanced Mathematics Expert on the All Experts website and studying German.


5 Silverleaf Drive

Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

310-630-9521(cell) 310-750-6514 (home)

email:,  website:

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