Dr. I. Thilini S. Piyatilake

Contact information

Address

Department of Computational Mathematics

Faculty of Information Technology

University of Moratuwa

Moratuwa

10400

Extension
8210
Primary Email
thilinisp@uom.lk

Teaching and Administrative Activities

Teaching
  • Level 1 - CM 1110 - Fundamentals of Mathematics & Statistics
  • Level 1 - CM 1120 - Essentials of Mathematics
  • Level 2 - CM 2110 - Calculus & Statistical Distributions
  • Level 2 - CM 2120 - Calculus
  • Level 3 - CM 3110 - Computational Mathematics
  • Level 4 - CM 4110 -  Advanced Topics in Mathematics
  • Level 4 - CM 4130 -  Mathematical Modeling

Research Activities

Key Research Areas
Numerical Methods for Differential Equations
Computational Mathematics
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Fuzzy Modeling
Mathematical Modeling

Education and Training

Education
B. Sc. (Special) Degree in Mathematics (First Class Honours) - University of Ruhuna
PhD in Mathematical Modeling - University of Colombo
Training / Work Experience
CIMPA Research School on Current Trends in Computational Methods for PDEs, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 24th June - 19th July, 2013.
5th Women in Mathematics Summer School on Mathematical Theories Towards Environmental Models, International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, 27th May - 1st June, 2013.
DAAD Workshop on Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Stochastic Differential Equations, Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia, 8th April - 19th April, 2013.
DAAD International Workshop on Biomathematics and Mathematics of Finance, Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia, 25th May - 5th June, 2015.
International Forum for Mathematical Modeling, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10th March - 21st March, 2014.
International Forum for Mathematical Modeling, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10th March - 21st March, 2014.
One Day Workshop on Mathematics in Industry (WMI 2013), University of Ruhuna, 23rd March, 2013
One Day Workshop on Financial Risk Management, University of Colombo, 11th January, 2014.

Career

Professional Affiliations
Life Member of National Science Foundation (NSF)
Life Member of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards
HETC QIG/W3 grant (World Bank) to follow the PhD degree from year 2012-2015.
Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) accreditation for Learning, Teaching and Assessing, July 2017, England.

Publications*

Publications

Journal Publications

  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Developing a Decision Support Index to Quantify Air Quality: A Mathematical Modeling Approach", Journal of Basic Applied Research International, 2016, Vol.13(2), pp. 120-136.
  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Mathematical Model to Quantify Air Quality: Indirect Measurement Approach", British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 2015, Vol.11(5), 1-14. DOI: 10.9734/BJAST/2015/20415.
  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Sensitivity Analysis of Pollutant Dispersion From Petroleum Refining Process Using Advection Diffusion Equation: A Mathematical Modeling Approach", International Journal of Current Research, 2016, Vol.8(4), pp. 29264-29270. 

 

Conference Proceedings

  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Rank the Cities Based on Air Quality: A Decision Support Modeling Approach", 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Mathematics, Computational Geometry & Statistics (CMCGS 2015), page 82, Global Science and Technology Forum, Singapore. DOI: 10.5176/2251-1911CMCGS15.15 (January 2015).
  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Sensitivity of Pollutant Dispersion in Air with Respect to External Variables", proceeding of International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics and Its Applications in Physical and Biological Sciences (CNDAPBS-2014), page 39, Darjeeling, India (November 2014).
  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Modeling Pollutant Dispersion from Petroleum Refining Process in Sri Lanka", proceeding of 4th International Symposium, page 409, South Eastern University (August 2014).
  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Wavelet Analysis of the Concentration of Air Pollutants in Colombo Fort, Sri Lanka", proceeding of Annual Research Symposium 2013, page 153, University of Colombo (October 2013).
  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Boralugoda S.K., Perera S.S.N., "Analyzing Pollutant Dispersion from Petroleum Refining Process in Sri Lanka: A Mathematical Modeling Approach", proceeding of HETC Symposium, page 55, HETC Project (July 2014).
  • Lakjayani H.P., Piyatilake I.T.S., "Ranking the Zones in Urban Colombo According to Air Quality: A Statistical Modeling Approach", proceeding of 3rd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA) 2016, page 97, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (October 2016).
  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Jayasekara L.A.L.W., Samarasinghe A.I.P., Fonseka P.H., "Identifying Risk Fac-tors of Childhood Asthma Among 5-12 Years Old Children in the Colombo Municipal Council Area", proceeding of 9th Academic Sessions, page 26, University of Ruhuna (February 2012).
  • Prasangika K.D., Jayasekara L.A.L.W., Piyatilake I.T.S., Samarasinghe A.I.P., Fonseka P.H., "Risk Factors of the Childhood Asthma in the Colombo Municipal Council Area: Bayesian Approach on Logistic Regression Model", proceeding of 9th Ruhuna Science Symposium, page 26, University of Ruhuna (January 2013).

 

Posters

 

  • Piyatilake I.T.S., Perera S.S.N., Boralugoda S.K., "Quantifying Air Pollution Due to Petroleum Refining Process in Sri Lanka and Identify Its Impact on Health: A Mathematical Modeling Approach", 5th Women in Mathematics Summer School on Mathematical Theories Towards Environmental Models, International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy (May 2013).

 

Presentations

  • Developing and Validating a Mathematical Model to Quantify Air Quality in Colombo, DAAD Partnership Program, Graduate Students Symposium, Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia (June 2015).
  • Developing a Mathematical Model to Quantify Air Quality in Sri Lanka, DAAD Partnership Program, Graduate Students Mini Symposium, Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia (April 2013).

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