Our staff is built to teach each student individually, to develop the skills they need to thrive in mathematics, and to foster a love of learning.

Tina Torre

Assistant Center Director
Tina is double-majoring in Mathematics BS and Adolescent Math Education 7-12 BS with Students with Disabilities at Long Island University Post. She has been tutoring for over four years in middle and high school mathematics. Tina has also volunteered at enrichment camps, where she assisted in teaching educational programs. She enjoys cooking, baking and trying new foods, as well as reading, going to the gym, and watching TV. Her favorite math joke - What do you call friends who love math? Algebros!

Samridhi Bajaj

Samridhi attended Brooklyn Technical High School for grades 9-12. She is a student at Stony Brook University majoring in Biomedical Engineering. She tutored fellow students in high school and taught classes in different subjects as a summer camp volunteer. Samridhi enjoys reading and listening to music in her free time. Dancing is another one of her favorite hobbies. Her favorite math joke - What did the triangle say to the circle? You're pointless.

Chirag Handa

Chirag received his high school diploma from Townsend Harris High School. He is currently attending New York Institute of Technology. His major is Life Sciences BS/Osteopathic Medicine DO program. He started teaching at Mathnasium of New Hyde Park in August of 2022. Chirag enjoys working out and playing sports. His favorite sport is basketball, and his favorite player is Kyrie Irving. Chirag's favorite math joke - You know what I find odd? Numbers that can't be divided by two!

Ishani Raghunathan

Ishani went to Bronx Science for High School and attends Hofstra, where she majors in psychology. Ishani has been working at Mathnasium for over eight months. She likes to create art and spend time with her cat. Ishani's favorite joke - Are vampires good at math? Only one, Count Dracula!

Rajiv Singh

Rajiv attended New Hyde Park Memorial High School. He has served as a community service tutor for high school mathematics and SAT math since 9th grade. Rajiv started working at Mathnasium in August, 2023. His hobbies are weight lifting and playing chess. Rajiv's favorite joke - Parallel lines have so much in common. It's a shame they'll never meet.

Cole Stellman

Cole attends Long Island University. He is studying Mathematics and Adolescent Education in Mathematics. Outside of tutoring at Mathnasium, Cole studies education and has observed several high school teachers instructing different math classes. In his free time, Cole goes to the gym and runs frequently. He has done track and field for several years. His favorite math joke - Why did the obtuse angle go the beach? Because it was more than 90 degrees.

Ritwik Roy

Ritwik has an MS in Mathematics and an MBA in Human Resources. He worked in a school in India up to tenth grade. Ritwik enjoys watching cricket. His favorite math joke is - What do baby parabolas drink? Quadratic formula!

Joshua Wang

Joshua is a high school student. Prior to working at Mathnasium, Josh has tutored high school geometry and chemistry. Josh enjoys playing video games and board games. He used to play the violin, and he has a black belt in Taekwondo. Josh's favorite math joke - Why did the student get upset when her teacher called her average? It was a mean thing to say.

Anjali Macwan

Anjali attended New Hyde Park Memorial High School. Anjali is majoring in biology at Adelphi University to become a high school science teacher. Prior to Mathnasium, Anjali tutored students in chemistry and living environment. She began teaching at Mathnasium in December, 2023. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, talking to friends, and spending time with her family. Favorite math joke - What is a butterfly's favorite subject in school? Mothematics!

Rayan Dewan

Rayan attended New Hyde Park Memorial High School. He has been tutoring for over a year. Rayan loves Manchester United, long bike rides, and he is a huge foodie. Rayan's favorite math joke - Why was the math book sad? Because it had too many problems.

Nafisa Tabassum

Nafisa is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a minor in math at CUNY Hunter College. Nafisa has worked at Mathnasium since March, 2023. She has also served as a Wildlife Conservation Society Discovery Guide at the Queens Zoo. Nafisa enjoys listening to music on long walks, baking, and playing video games. Her favorite math joke - What is the derivative of Amazon? Amazon prime.

Azwad Islam

Azwad graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a concentration in Chemistry. Azwad has spent most of his time at Hofstra tutoring calculus and other math courses in the Math Tutoring Center. He has previously volunteered tutoring children in the library. Azwad has enjoyed making origami since he was a child. He also likes to read web comics and watch animated shows. Favorite math joke - Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 7 8 9.

Feride Cosar

Feride attended Manhattan Hunter Science High School. Feride has previously served as a Teen Mentor at Turkish Cultural Center in Ronkonkoma, Long Island. Feride loves photography and painting. She was born in Turkey and has lived in three different states. Favorite math joke - Why is 6 afraid of 7? Because 7, 8, 9.

Our Mathnasium Mission

Teach children math so they understand it, master it, and love it. Math can change their lives, and they can change the world.

What I love about Mathnasium is the ability to teach problem-solving skills and make math make sense, while also making a student smile.
Amber W., Mathnasium Instructor

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