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Dr. J. A. Weliwita
 
Office Address : 

Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Science,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya (20400),
Sri Lanka .

Email : 
   anushiw@pdn.ac.lk
   anushiyb@yahoo.com
  jaweliwita@gmail.com
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Educational /Professional Qualifications :

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Leeds, UK (2012)
  • Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Cambridge, UK (2008)
  • Summer Studentship, University College London, UK (2006)
  • B.Sc. (First Class Hons) in Mathematics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2006)
  • Positions Held (Selected) :

  • Secretary: University of Peradeniya Science Teachers Association (UPSTA) 2016
  • Secretary: Board of Study in Mathematics, PGIS
  • Senior Student Counsellor- University of Peradeniya (2014-2017)
  • Coordinator- M.Sc. program in Science Education, Postgraduate Institute of science, PGIS
  • Member- Curriculum Development Committee , Curriculum Revision Committee, English Language
  • Teaching Committee, Rag prevention committee Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya
  • Max Planck Institute for Solar system Research, Germany- Research Scientist (2012-2013)
  • Resource person - GCE (A/L) Mathematics teacher training, Workshop on Scientific writing for high school teachers
  • Editorial committee - iPURSE Conference 2016; PGIS Research Congress 2016, 2017.
  • Membership & Awards (Selected) :

  • USA -Best Presenter, Red Sock Award, SIAM (2011 )
  • Germany -Max Planck Society Fellowship (2012-2013)
  • UK -Overseas Research Student Award (2008-2011)
  • UK -Tetley & Lupton Scholarship, University of Leeds (2008-2011)
  • UK School of Mathematics Scholarship, University of Leeds (2009-2011)
  • UK -Cambridge Commonwealth scholarship (2007-2008)
  • UK -EPSRC scholarship for Summer Research Studentship: University College London (2006)
  • Sri Lanka -University scholarship for Academic Excellence: University of Peradeniya (2002-2006)
  • Research Interests (Research Fields/ Projects)::

  • Convection modeling, Mathematical modeling on Flow and Heat transfer in fluid with aggregated spheres, Computer simulations on turbulent flow modeling, Stability analysis on partial Differential equations New Teaching methodologies to develop Mathematics education in the country, Dynamical systems.
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