About Dr Larson

Dr LarsonWilliam 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.


These five new books are out in 2019!

Books: Analysis and Approaches
Books: Common Core, Applications and Interpretation

Other publications include an 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
Click each one to read or download and save – PDF format
TI skills for Higher Level TI skills for Standard Level TI skills for Maths Studies

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