March MATHness

Authors

Tim Chartier

Tim Chartier is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Davidson College. In 2014, he was named the inaugural Mathematical Association of America¹s Math Ambassador.He is a recipient of a national teaching award from the Mathematical Association of America. Published by Princeton University Press, Tim coauthored Numerical Methods: Design, Analysis, and Computer Implementation of Algorithms with Anne Greenbaum. As a researcher, Tim has worked with both Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories and his research was recognized with an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship.

He serves on the Editorial Board for Math Horizons, a mathematics magazine of the Mathematical Association of America. He chairs the Advisory Council for the Museum of Mathematics, which opened in 2012 and is the first museum of mathematics in the United States. Tim has been a resource for a variety of media inquiries which includes fielding mathematical questions for the Sports Science program on ESPN. He also writes for the Scienceblog of the Huffington Post.

Greg Macnamara

Greg Macnamara graduated Magna Cum Laude from Davidson in 2012 with a degree in Mathematics and a minor in Economics. At Davidson, he was a two time Captain of the varsity soccer team, Academic All-American, and 1st Team All-Southern Conference Selection. He was a Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Nominee as well. His senior year, Davidson awarded him the Rostan Family Scholarship and nominated him for Fulbright and Marshall Scholarships. He finished his Davidson graduation requirements in the fall of his senior year in order to pursue a career in professional soccer that spring. After playing with the Charleston Battery for three weeks, however, he decided pro soccer was not for him, and returned to Davidson to finish his honors economics thesis, which he presented at the Duke Annual Economics Undergraduate Research Symposium, and work with Dr. Chartier on ranking research. He now works as an Economic Consultant at Analysis Group in Washington, DC while still collaborating with Dr. Chartier.

Andrew Liu

Andrew Liu is a senior at Davidson College pursuing a degree in biology. His interests include programming, design, and building web sites, forms, and apps such as the one available at March MATHness. He is currently available for hire and commission, please inquire by email