Tim Chartier is an applied mathematician with a focus in computer science, who frequently works in data analytics with a specialty in sports analytics. He has worked with the NBA, ESPN's Sport Science, NASCAR teams, and fantasy sports sites. He also directs and works with a team of about two dozen student researchers to provide analytics to Davidson College sports teams.
In addition to teaching and research, he coauthored Numerical Methods: Design, Analysis, and Computer Implementation of Algorithms with Anne Greenbaum and authored Math Bytes: Google Bombs, Chocolate-Covered Pi, and Other Cool Bits in Computing, which was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. Both books were published by Princeton University Press. He also authored When Life is Linear: From Computer Graphics to Bracketology, published by the Mathematical Association of America, which won the Beckenbach Book Prize as a distinguished, innovative book.
He is a recipient of a national teaching award from the Mathematical Association of America. In addition to teaching at the college level, he has worked with Google and Pixar on their K-12 educational initiatives.
He also received an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship for my research, and served as an expert resource for a variety of media inquiries, including appearances with Bloomberg TV, NPR, the CBS Evening News, USA Today, and The New York Times.