Dr S. Sanjeewa Nishantha Perera

SENIOR LECTURER – GRADE I

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT

Research & Development Center for Mathematical Modelling
Department of Mathematics
University of Colombo
Colombo 00003
Sri Lanka

Office: 101, FM Building / Head’s Room, Department of Mathematics
Email: ssnp@maths.cmb.ac.lk, sanjeewa.perera@sci.cmb.ac.lk

Tel: +94 11 2507010, +94 11 2058139

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD 2008

    PhD in Optimal Control

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (DAAD Sandwich P.hD. Scholarship Program with TU Kaiserslautern, Germany)

  • MSc 2004

    MSc (Thesis) in Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Simulation

    ICTP/SISSA, Trieste, Italy

  • PG Diploma 2003

    PG Diploma (GPA = 3.92) in Modeling & Complex Realities

    ICTP, Trieste, Italy

  • BSc 1999

    BSc (Hons) – (First class) in Mathematics

    University of Colombo

  • Part Qualified

    Society of Actuaries, USA

  • Member

    Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka

Professional Affiliation

  • Life Member International Association of Engineers (IAENG)

    • Life Member IAENG Society of Industrial Engineering

      • Life Member IAENG Society of Operations Research

        • Life Member IAENG Society of Scientific Computing

          • Life Member Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka (IASSL)

            • Life Member Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

            Research Interests

            • Mathematical Modeling

              Epidemiological Modeling/Infectious Modeling/Dengue Modeling

              Computational Biology

              Epidemiological Models application in Actuarial and Financial fields

              Optimization / Optimal Control/Fuzzy Logic based Modeling

            Research Publications

            • Publications Refereed Journal

              65 Journal Publications

            • Conference Proceedings Full Papers

              39 Publications

            • Conference Proceedings Abstracts

              81 Abstracts

            • Books Author

              2 Books

            • Book Chapters

              7 Book Chapters

            • Edited Books

              1 Book

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            • Magazine General

              2 Articles

            • Thesis M.Sc. & P.hD.

              2 Theses

            Research Projects/Grants

            • P.hD. Students/Projects Completed

              7 Ph.D.s

            • P.hD. Students/Projects On Going

              2 Students

            • M.Phil. Students/Projects Completed

              2 M.Phil.s

            • M.Phil. Students/Projects On Going

              4 Students

            • M.Sc. Students/Projects Completed

              10 M.Sc.s

            • Undergraduate Students/Projects

              83 Projects

              Completed

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            • Grants Research

              4 Research Grants - Completed, 2 Research Grants - On Going

            • Other Grants

              5 Grants

            Conferences/Symposiums/Workshops

            • KEYNOTE SPEAKER Conferences

              5

              • PLENARY SPEAKER Conferences/Symposiums

                5

                • INVITED SPEAKER Conferences/Symposiums

                  15

                  • RESOURCE PERSON Conferences/Symposiums/Workshops

                    17

                  Teaching

                  • POSTGRADUATE MSc in Financial Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo

                    MFM 5021 Applied Finance (2010 to Present)

                    MFM 5028 Corporate Finance (2010 to Present)

                    MFM 5031 Financial Decision Theory (2010 to Present)

                    • POSTGRADUATE M.Sc. in Actuarial Science, Department of Statistics, University of Colombo

                      MACS 5101 Financial Mathematics Core Technical (2015 to Present)

                      • POSTGRADUATE M.Sc. in Financial Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Moratuwa

                        MA 5115 Corporate Finance (2011 to 2017)

                        MA 5116 Economics for Finance (2011 to 2017)

                        • POSTGRADUATE M.Sc. in Financial Economics, Department of Economics, University of Colombo.

                          MFE 11 Financial Statistics (2013 to 2017)

                          MFE 03 Econometrics & Mathematics (2011 to 2017)

                          • POSTGRADUATE MA in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Colombo.

                            MECON 503 Mathematics for Economics (2012 to 2013)

                            • POSTGRADUATE M.Sc. in Mathematics Education, Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo

                              MME 5007 Laboratory on Mathematical Software and Manipulative (2010 to Present)

                              • POSTGRADUATE PG Diploma in Actuarial Science, Faculty of Actuarial Science, UwaWellassa University

                                ACS 531-4 Economics for Actuarial Science (2009 to 2010)

                                ACS 523-4 Actuarial Models (2009 to 2010)

                                ACS 561-2 Introduction to MATLAB and Project Management (2009 to 2010)

                                • POSTGRADUATE M.Sc. in Industrial Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Sri Jayawardenapura

                                  Mathematical Modeling (2017)

                                  • POSTGRADUATE M.Sc. in Environment Science, Department of Zoology, University of Colombo

                                    Risk Assessment Methods (2010 to 2011, 2017 to Present)

                                    • UNDERGRADUATE Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo

                                      FM 1001 Financial Mathematics (2008 to Present)

                                      FM 2002 Actuarial Mathematics I (2008 to Present)

                                      MS 3001 Introduction to Game Theory (2008 to 2013)

                                      FM 4003 Case Studies in Financial Mathematics (2009 to Present)

                                      AM 4013 Case Studies in Mathematical Modeling (2009 to Present)

                                      AM 4005 Theory of Interest & Cooperate Finance (2012, 2013, 2017, 2018)

                                      AM 2002 Linear Programming (2008 to 2009)

                                      AM 2003 Numerical Analysis (2005)

                                      AM 2004 Optimization (2004)

                                      • UNDERGRADUATE Department of Statistics and Computer Science, University of Kelaniya

                                        STAT 44044 Actuarial Mathematics (2011 to 2016, 2018 to Present)

                                        STAT 44045 Selected Topics in Statistics (Decision and Utility Theory) (2014)

                                        • UNDERGRADUATE Department of Mathematics, University of Jaffna

                                          MMT 402XS3 Actuarial Mathematics (2015 to Present)

                                          • UNDERGRADUATE Department of Mathematics, South Eastern University

                                            Financial Mathematics (2018 to Present)

                                            • UNDERGRADUATE Faculty of Management, Uwa Wellassa University

                                              IAC 321-2 Introduction to Insurance & Actuarial Science (2009 to 2011)

                                              IAC 312-2 Financial Mathematics (2009 to 2011)

                                              IAC 325-2 Financial Risk Management I (2009 to 2011)

                                            • EXTERNAL/ONLINE DEGREES B.Sc. in Financial Engineering, Open Distance Learning Centre, University of Colombo

                                              FE 1005 Applied Finance (2015 to Present)

                                              FE 2004 Corporate Finance (2016 to Present)

                                              FE 2008 Investment Analysis I (2016 to Present)

                                              FE 3001 Investment Analysis II (2017 to Present)

                                              • EXTENSION COURSES Diploma in Corporate Finance, Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo

                                                DEF 01 Introduction to Financial Mathematics (2011)

                                                DEF 10 Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics (2011)

                                                • EXTENSION COURSES Diploma in Shipping Transport & Logistics Management, IHRA, University of Colombo

                                                  DTLM 1009 Business Statistics (2015)

                                                  • EXTENSION COURSES Diploma in Labour Education, IHRA, University of Colombo

                                                    Mathematics (2008)