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Statistics & Computer Science

Name

Prof. Roshan D. Yapa

Professor in Statistics & Computer Science

B.Sc. (SJP), M.Sc. (CMB), D.Eng. (Hiroshima, Japan)

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Positions Held

Visiting Fellow: School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Australia  - (2015 - 2016)

Director, Science Industry Interaction Cell, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya  - (2011-2013 & 2016-todate)

Head, Department of Statistics & Computer Science - (2013-2015)

Secretary, Board of Study in Statistics & Computer Science, PGIS - (2009-2012)

Member, Board of Study in Statistics & Computer Science, PGIS - (2009-2015 & 2016-todate)

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Senior Student Councilor - (2009-2011)

Senior Treasurer, Statistics Circle, University of Peradeniya (2011/2012, 2012/2013) Senior Treasurer, Buddhist Brotherhood Society, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya  - (2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012)

Senior Treasurer, Statistics Circle, University of Peradeniya  - (2011/2012, 2012/2013)

Editorial Board Member – Institute of Applied Statistics of Sri Lanka  - (2012/2013, 2013/2014)

Assistant Secretary  – Institute of Applied Statistics of Sri Lanka  - (2011, Dec – to 2012, Dec)

Executive Committee Member – Institute of Applied Statistics of Sri Lanka  - (2011, 2012, 2013)

Organizing Committee Member & Editorial Board Member – Conference on Sri Lanka Japan Collaborative Research - (2012, 2013, 2014, 2017)

Local Organizing Committee Member – International Statistics Conference, Sri Lanka - (2011)

Member – Course Unit Committee, Faculty of Science – University of Peradeniya - (2010/2011)

Member – Ragging Prevention Committee, Faculty of Science – University of Peradeniya - (2010)

Member – Audio and Visual Committee, Peradeniya University Research Sessions (PURSE) - (2010, 2011, 2017)

Member – Organizing Committee, Paradeniya University Research Sessions (PURSE) - (2009)

Ongoing Research and Projects

SL-CIDSS: Sri Lanka -Crime Investigation Decision Support System

Design, Development and Implementation of decision support system for the Sri Lanka Police.

Development of CAD tool for screening digital mammograms for early detection cancer cells.

Memberships & Awards

Membership-Award

Member, Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka

Membership-Award

Full Scholarship for the Second International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS-2007) towards the registration fees for the conference

Membership-Award

Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO) Scholarship for Postgraduate Research Studies in 2005.

Membership-Award

ADB Scholarship for M.Sc. studies in Computer Science at University of Colombo, School of Computing in 2002.

Teaching