Meet our Faculty
Dewei (David) Meng
Areas of Expertise: Computer Science.
More about David Accordion Closed
Hi, I’m Dewei (David) Meng, your Instructor for this lesson. I attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated in 2015 with a Doctorate degree in Civil Engineering. After I worked as a research engineer for 2.5 years, I started my Masters study in Computer Science at Georgia Tech, and I am graduating this fall! I used to be a teaching assistant during my Ph.D., and this is my first-semester teaching CIT courses at NAU. I am looking forward to working with you through this program.
Courses Taught: Computer Information Technology
Hobbies: I enjoy playing tennis and hiking.
Personal Anecdote: I’m from northeastern China and went to college in Shanghai. I crave all Chinese food!
Statement of Educational Philosophy: I believe the purpose of education is to make one a better person. And I believe there is more than one path to success. My role is to provide all the necessities to the students and let them enjoy their personalized learning experiences. I also expect the students to share their experiences with me so that we can grow together.
Areas of Expertise: Statistics and Mathematics
More about Anson Accordion Closed
Hi, I’m Anson Xuan, your Instructor in this lesson. I am happy to meet with you here. In addition to working for Personalized Learning at NAU, I am also an adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University where I teach Mathematics and Statistics.
Courses Taught: Statistics, Mathematics, and Data Analytics
Hobbies: In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, and reading.
Personal Anecdote: Yellowstone, Boston, and Ireland are some of my favorite places where I have traveled.
Statement of Educational Philosophy: I love history and am a continuous learner.