Suzanne L. Weekes, PhD


Department of Mathematical Sciences

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Office: Stratton Hall 202D


Phone: (508) 831-5267

Address: 100 Institute Road

Worcester, MA 01609-2280

Suzanne Weekes holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Indiana University, a PhD in Mathematics and Scientific Computing from the University of Michigan and did her post-doctoral work at Texas A&M University. Her research work is in numerical methods for differential equations including applications to spatio-temporal composites and cancer growth. She also spends a lot of time involved in various initiatives connecting the academic mathematics community to mathematics and statistics work done in business, industry, and government. Prof. Weekes is the recipient of the 2019 Humphreys Award for Mentoring from the Association for Women in Mathematics.

Prof. Weekes co-directs the national PIC Math (Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematical Sciences) Program, and she is a founding co-director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Undergraduate Program (MSRI-UP).

Prof. Weekes is the Chair of the Education Committee of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).