About me

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
PhD in Mathematics, University of Connecticut, United States, Aug 2008 – Aug 2012
Part III Tripos in Mathematics (Honors), University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, Oct 2005 – Jun 2006
B.Sc. Special Degree in Mathematics(First Class Honors), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, Sep 1999 – Jan 2004
Diploma in British Computer Society, United Kingdom, Oct 2006

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Assistant Professor in Mathematics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, United States, Fall 2015 – To date
Associate Professor in Mathematics, Daytona State College, United States, Fall 2012 – Spring 2015
Teaching Assistant in Mathematics, University of Connecticut, United States, Fall 2008 – Spring 2012
Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb 2007 – Jul 2008
Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics, Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), Sri Lanka, Nov 2007- Jul 2008
Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, Feb 2004 – Sep 2005

AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIPS
Early Career Travel Funds, 20th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society and Elsevier, Belgium, 2016
Faculty Innovative Research in Science and Technology Grant, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA, 2016
Nomination for Outstanding Junior Research Faculty Award, Daytona State College, United States, Academic years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015
Professional Development Grants, Daytona State College, United States, 2013, 2015
Women in Mathematics Travel Grant, Laurier Center for Women in Science, Canada, 2013
Advanced Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematics, University of Connecticut, United States, Summer 2012
Doctoral Travel Grant, University of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, United States, Spring 2012
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Mathematics, University of Connecticut, United States, Spring 2012
Summer Predoctoral Fellowship in Mathematics, University of Connecticut, United States, Summer 2010
Industrial Research Scholarship, City University London, United Kingdom, 2008
Shell Centenary Scholarship, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2005-2006

ACHIEVEMENTS
Very high Teaching Evaluations, Department Mathematics, University of Connecticut, United States, 2009-2012
Chevening Colors, British Council, Sri Lanka, 2005-2006
Top most Number of A’s in Mathematics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 1998/1999 batch
Highest Performance for the subsidiary subject Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 1998/1999 batch
Top Candidate selected for the Chemistry Special Degree, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 1998/1999 batch

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Co-Chair, The International Industrial Mathematics Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepua, Sri Lanka, 2016
Session Chair, 39th Annual SIAM Southeastern Section Conference , University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States, 2015
STEM Mentor, Spring 2015 cohort of the STEM Community Scholars Program, NSF Award(DUE-0968970) at Daytona State College, USA, 2015
Organizer, Mathematics Faculty Seminar, Daytona State College, United States, 2014-2015
Faculty Representative, Instructional Program Review Committee, Daytona State College, USA, 2014-2015
In charge of creating Survey in Mathematics course, Daytona State College, United States, 2014
Session Chair, 37th Annual SIAM Southeastern Section Conference , Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, United States, 2013
Membership, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics(SIAM) Linear Algebra and Image Science Groups: 2015 – To date, American Mathematical Society: 2009 – To date
Teaching Assistant Mentor, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut, United States, 2009 – 2012
Golden Member, British Computer Society, United Kingdom, 2004 – 2008
Chief Coordinator, Sri Lankan Mathematics Olympiad Awards Ceremony, Sri Lanka, 2007
Coordinator, Sri Lankan Mathematics Olympiad Competition, Sri Lanka, 2007
Student Organizer, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 199-2004