Zachary Charles

Zachary Charles
Mathematical machine learning and applications of algebra and geometry to data science.

Years at WID

2015 - present


Zachary Charles was born in Boston, Massachusetts but grew up in a wide variety of countries, including Ethiopia, Bangladesh, and the Philippines.


  • B.A., Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania

Research Description

My current research involves developing and analyzing machine learning algorithms using mathematical theory. In particular, I focus on using geometric and algebraic perspectives to understand problems in machine learning, optimization, and data science.