Robert Nguyen

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Robert Nguyen

ABE Lab Technician & Site Coordinator,

Robert Nguyen received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. After college, Robert worked in Houston as an environmental chemist and as a laboratory supervisor, overseeing the department that handled organics extractions and testing.

Before joining the ABE LA team, he worked as a math & science teacher at a private high school in the San Gabriel Valley. Nguyen taught biology, AP biology, chemistry, physics, and all levels of math up to AP calculus. His greatest joy is witnessing students develop an interest in a subject they previously found difficult or intimidating.

In addition to 23+ years of teaching, Nguyen also assisted with college counseling and appreciated the opportunity to help students apply to and get accepted into some of their dream schools.

Nguyen’s hobbies include tennis, hiking, and oil painting. He is a member of the Pasadena Society of Artists and enjoys painting scenes of urban realism. His favorite book is The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.