Peter Engel Science Center
Saint John's University (please park in Parking Lot P2 or P4)
Dr. Chartier is an applied mathematician with a focus in computer science and
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 his teaching and research, Dr. Chartier 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. Dr. Chartier
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.
Dr. Chartier 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 his research,
and has 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.
Dr. Chartier also serves as vice president of the Mathematical Association of America,
and he served as the first chair of the Advisory Council for the National
Museum of Mathematics.
Upcoming Conference Speakers
Former Conference Speakers
Lectures will be geared toward a general audience