Ms. M.P. Dhanushika

Contact information

Address

Dept. of Computational Mathematics, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Moratuwa

10400

Office
Extension
8205
Primary Email
dhanushikam@uom.lk

Teaching and Administrative Activities

Teaching

Level 1 Courses:

  • CM 1110 – Fundamentals of Mathematics and Statistics (Section: Statistics only)
  • CM 1130 - Elements of Statistics

Level 2 Courses:

  •   CM 2130 – Statistical Distributions and Estimation
  •   CM 2110 – Calculus and Statistical Distributions (Section: Statistical Distributions only)

  Level 4 Courses:

  •   CM 4140 - Operational Research
  •   CM 4120 – Advanced Topics in Statistics 

Research Activities

Key Research Areas
Statistical Computing
Statistical Quality Control
Operational Research

Education and Training

Education
B.Sc. (Special-First Class Honours) in Statistics (SJP)
M.Phil in Statistics (SJP)
CTHE (CBO)
SEDA Certified Teacher in Higher Education (UK)
Training / Work Experience
 Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE), Staff Development Center, University of Colombo, (2014)
 Certificate of Accreditation as a Teacher in Higher Education, Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) in UK for Learning, Teaching and Assessing , (2014)

Career

Positions Held
Department News Officer
Academic Advisor

Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards
Semi Finalist in the SLAYS 3-Minutes Thesis Competition jointly organized by Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS) and National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (NSF) in collaboration with COSTI
1st Runner-Up Award of the competition for the Best Oral Presentation for the presentation on "Use of Johnson Transformation for Individual and Moving Range Control Charts in Crepe Rubber Manufacturing Process" at 1st RISTCON 2014
Physical Science Award - 2011 in Statistics for the undergraduate research, titled “Some guidelines for the existing methods and a new method to fit boundary line for biological data” by Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS).

Publications*

Publications

Journals

Dhanushika, M. P. (2015),  SWOT Analysis as an Effective Tool for Creating an Effective Academic in the Higher Education System in Sri Lanka,  International Research Journal for Quality in Education 2 (9): p. 8-11.

Banneheka, B. M. S. G., Dhanushika, M. P., Wasana Wijesuriya, Keminda Herath (2013), A linear programming approach to fitting an upper quadratic boundary line to natural rubber data, Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 41(1): p. 13-20.

 

International Conferences

Dhanushika, M. P., Banneheka, B. M. S. G., Herath, H. M. L. K (2017), Statistical Computing for Statistical Process Control: Rwui Web Application for I-MR Control Charting in Rubber Manufacturing Process, Proceeding of the International Conference on Computational Modeling and Simulation 2017, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. p.225-228.

Dhanushika, M. P., Banneheka, B. M. S. G., Keminda Herath (2014), Use of Johnson Transformation for Individual and Moving Range Control Charts in Crepe Rubber Manufacturing Process, Proceeding of 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference 2014, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. p.57.

Banneheka, B. M. S. G., Dhanushika, M. P., Wasana Wijesuriya, Keminda Herath (2011), A novel method to fit boundary line model for evaluating the maximum response, Proceedings of International Statistics Conference 2011, Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka. p.88.

 

Local Conferences

 

Dhanushika, M. P. (2018), Development of A Teaching Philosophy to Meet and Improve Teaching Practices Suited for Effecting Positive Change, Proceedings of the 14th Annual SLAIHEE Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness and Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Innovation (CETLI) of the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC), p.46-50

Dhanushika, M. P. (2017), Setting a More Effective and Supportive Learning Environment for Small Classes, Proceedings of the 13th Annual SLAIHEE Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, Staff Development Center, Open University of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness,  p.41-45.

 

Local Symposiums

 

Dhanushika, M. P., Banneheka, B. M. S. G., Keminda Herath, Susantha Siriwardene (2012), Use of Statistical Software to Construct I-MR Control Charts for Non Normal Data, Proceedings of ITRU Research Symposium 2012, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. p.1.

 

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