36th Annual Brossman / Frisbie Science Lectureship

Thursday, October 27, 2022
Doors: 6pm | Performance: 6:30pm

GET IN THE GAME:  MATH AND SPORTS ANALYTICS

Dr. Tim Chartier is the Joseph R. Morton professor of mathematics and computer science at Davidson College who specializes in data analytics. He consults with ESPN, the New York Times, the US Olympic Committee and teams in the NBA, NFL, and NASCAR. Chartier has overseen a sports analytics group that can number upwards of one hundred student researchers each year who proudly supplies analytics to Davidson College’s sports teams.

Beyond authoring books such as X Games in Mathematics: Sports Training that Counts!, Chartier has worked on Google and Pixar educational initiatives. His authorship, research, and scholarship have been recognized with national leadership positions in the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and multiple awards, including an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, The MAA’s SE Distinguished Teaching Award, and the MAA’s Euler Book Award.

From March Madness to national media broadcasts, analytics are becoming increasingly indispensable. During his presentation this evening, Dr.  Chartier will discuss outlooks that help with successful analytics, and the variety of questions which can be answered. Learn how to get in the game as a sports analyst!

SPONSORED BY
The Mr. and Mrs. William F. Brossman Charitable Foundation