Alma Ghafari

Alma Ghafari

grad student, Northeastern University

Alma Ghafari is a doctoral student in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University, based in Boston. She is advised by Soheil Behnezhad.

Alma joined Khoury College in 2023 to pursue a doctorate in computer science, focusing on clustering and graph algorithms. She is passionate about research and loves to solve theoretical problems that contain real-life applications. Ghafari is due to complete her doctorate in 2028.

Before joining Khoury College, Alma worked as a research intern at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria, working on algorithms and computational geometry. Alma also worked as a research intern at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, working on fairness in clustering. She was awarded the gold medal in the 37th Iranian National Mathematical Olympiad in 2018.

Program Visits

Sublinear Algorithms, Summer 2024, Visiting Graduate Student