Professor Zachary, nicknamed Professor Z, is the science teacher at Blake Holsey high. He took the position after the previous science teacher disappeared through the vortex.
Professor Zachary is a very intelligent science teacher who knows science far beyond that of a high school science teacher. Professor Z had an internship at Paradyne industries when he was young and he also obtained a scholarship from Paradyne industries.
In the series, Professor Zachary helps the science team manage with the various phenomenon that occurs throughout the series. He provides much of the science knowledge needed.
In the series finale it is found out that Professor Z did not grow up with a father.