About Dr Larson

Dr Larson

William Larson has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California at Riverside for his work at CERN.

Teaching Experience

For the last 25 years he has taught maths, physics, astronomy and SAT preparation at the middle school, high school and first year university levels. This includes teaching the IB Diploma Program, IGCSE and US high school syllabuses at many different schools from grade 7 to 13, but mostly in the maths department at the La Grande Boissière campus of the International School of Geneva.

Other Achievements

He has been an IB Maths HL Assistant Examiner and received an Educator of Distinction award in 2010 from the National Society of High School Scholars.


His publications include two mathematics textbooks for the IB HL Option syllabus, one astronomy lab manual and a series of guides to the TI-84 calculator.


Guide to TI-84 for IB Higher Level Maths Guide to TI-84 for IB Standard Level Maths Guide to TI-84 for IB Maths Studies

Both of the books pictured below can be ordered online from the publishers, Ibid.

To order a book, click the book-cover. 

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Dr Larson is an avid hiker, mountaineer, skier and bicycler. He has two sons and lives in Nyon, Switzerland.

Contact options: • DrL@MathsTutorGeneva.ch • 079 373 46 86 • 022 361 25 77