- Ph.D. 1996, Stanford University
- M.S. Mathematics 1992, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- M.S. Mechanical Engineering 1991, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1987, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Charley co-founded HeartFlow, Inc. in 2007 where he serves as the Chief Technology Officer and leads the technology development and scientific efforts. Prior to that he was an Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Surgery at Stanford University, having joined the faculty in 1997. Charley pioneered the field of image-based modeling by performing the first computer simulations of blood flow in patient-specific models derived from medical imaging data. He has published 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers in internationally refereed journals, more than 250 peer-reviewed conference abstracts and has more than 300 issued or pending patents.
Charley is an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University, a Part-time Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and an Adjunct Professor of Computational Engineering and Sciences at the University of Texas, Austin.
Charley currently lives in Menlo Park, CA with his family and enjoys the vibrancy of Silicon Valley and nature and outdoors of Northern California.