Gino D.


Gino grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and attended the University of Notre Dame, where he majored in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Computational Engineering. While at Notre Dame, he achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA and was one of the fifteen candidates for valedictorian of his class. Presently, Gino attends Harvard University as an MS/PhD student, where his research involves soft robotics and actuators. Gino has been awarded multiple grants for his research and has spent summers working for engineering companies like Doland Engineering and Fusion Engineering.

Gino has been a Teaching Assistant multiple times throughout his undergraduate and graduate student experience. He has helped students from a wide range of ages - he finds his engineering background gives him a solid foundation for tutoring a variety of topics within mathematics and the sciences.

In his free time, Gino loves playing sports. He helps organize graduate student sports at Harvard and can be found regularly playing basketball, volleyball, baseball, ping pong, and more. He also loves watching sports, is an avid reader, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Education & Qualifications
  • Harvard University, PhD Candidate in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering
  • Harvard University, MS in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering
  • University of Notre Dame, BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Software