March Madness logo


Tim Chartier

Tim Chartier is a 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 was the first chair of 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 New York Times and ESPN. He also wrote for the Science blog 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. After graduation, he worked as an Economic Consultant at Analysis Group in Washington, DC while still collaborating with Dr. Chartier. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in the Operations, Information and Technology program at Stanford University.

Andrew Liu

Andrew Liu graduated from Davidson College in 2014 with a degree in biology. He now works as a software developer. His interests include programming, design, and building web sites, forms, and apps such as the one available at March MATHness.