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PI Olson is the William Steur Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, with joint appointments in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and Biomedical Engineering. She is currently serving as Department Head of Mathematical Sciences.


Office: Unity Hall 484, Email:, Phone: 508-831-4940

Research Areas

  • Mathematical Biology

  • Biofluid Dynamics

  • Scientific Computing

Current Research Projects

  • Micro-swimmer Models

  • Mechanisms of Centrosome Movement in Mitosis

  • Development of Agent-Based Models in Heterogeneous Environments

  • Parameter Estimation 

Mailing Address: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Stratton Hall, 100 Institute Rd, Worcester, MA 01609

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