Sirani K. M. Perera is an assistant professor at the department of mathematics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She has obtained her Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Connecticut, United States, MASt (Master of Advanced Study – Tripos Part III) in Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and B.Sc.(special hons.) in Mathematics at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Her research interest specially focuses on numerical linear algebra, structured matrices, matrices with displacement structure, fast algorithms, generalization of algorithms, discrete Fourier transform, discrete cosine transform, discrete sine transform, signal processing, and image processing.