For questions about the program, please contact:
Chair of Applied Mathematics
Ira Allen 319 | 617-989-4368
Mami Wentworth, Ph.D.
Mami Wentworth earned her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University in 2015 and a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2008. Her research is focused on Mathematical Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification and Parameter Estimation for HIV models. Originally from Japan, Wentworth spent her childhood in Brazil, and lived in New York, Utah and North Carolina before coming to Massachusetts. She is excited to join the Wentworth community and start working with her students.
Youssef Qranfal, Ph.D.
Youssef Qranfal completed his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. He has a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from University of Orleans, and M. Eng., and a M.S. from Joseph Fourier University, France. He taught at post-secondary institutions and worked in industry. His research deals with inverse problems using convex analysis, a sub field of optimization. He emphasizes applications while exploring tools from other disciplines such as statistics, graph theory, differential equations, and optimal control. He experiments with the application of optimization techniques to solve problems in medical imaging and data assimilation. He collaborates with Mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, and medical doctors in the process.