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Millicent Afrifa Opoku


PhD Student

Millicent Afrifa Opoku completed a BSc. Mathematics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. Her passion for the subject led her to serve as a teaching assistant in the mathematics department. Driven by her commitment to furthering her knowledge, Millicent pursued an MSc. in Mathematical Sciences at AIMS-Ghana from 2018 to 2019. Her academic pursuits continued as she was admitted to study MPhil. in Scientific Computing and Industrial Modelling at the National Institute for Mathematical Sciences. Concurrently, she served as a graduate assistant at the Department of Mathematics, KNUST, showcasing both her academic prowess and dedication to contributing to the academic community.

Currently, Millicent is enrolled as a PhD student funded by the AIMS/Quantum Leap Africa PhD Program in Data Science. Collaborating with  Prof. Nick Monk (University of Sheffield, UK & AIMS-Ghana), Dr. David Richards (University of Exeter, UK), and Dr. Stephen Moore (University of Cape Coast, Ghana), she is immersed in developing mathematical models of the early stages of the human embryos. Her research area is in the field of mathematical and computational biology.

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