Yuri Ashrafyan is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow working with Professor Diogo Gomes at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Education and Early Career

Yuri graduated from Yerevan State University with a Ph.D. in Mathematics in 2018. After that, he worked as Assistant Lecturer before joining KAUST in 2019 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Prof. Dominik Michels in the Visual Computing Center (VCC). He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Professor Diogo Gomes in the CEMSE division.

Research Interest

He’s interested in his research in Spectral Theory, Inverse Problems, and Isospectral operators.


Education Profile




  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Yerevan State University, Armenia, 2018
  • M.S., Differential Equations, Yerevan State University, Armenia, 2015
  • B.S., Mathematics and Mechanic, Yerevan State University, Armenia, 2013