Training Program :Advanced Course in SPSS20

A set of workshops were conducted for ‘SPSS20′ (Designs of Experiments, Generalized linear Models, Multivariate Data analysis, Survival Analysis, Time Series Models and Quality Control).

Client : Bharti Airtel Lanka (PVT) Ltd, Department of Census and Statistics, University of Kelaniya, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Ceylon Tea Services, Gislaved Gummi Lanka(Private) Ltd and American College of Higher Education

Consultants:
Dr. J.H.D.S.P. Tissera (Statistics)
Ms. A.A. Sunethra (Statistics)
Ms. Nadeeka Dilini Weerasinghe (Statistics)
Ms. D.B.U.S. de Silva (Statistics)
Mr. E.R.A.D. Bandara (Statistics)

Coordination:
Ms. S.R.M.S.P. Rajapaksha

Training Program :Advanced Course in R

A set of workshops were conducted for ‘R’ (Non-parametric Methods, Generalized linear Models, Multivariate Data analysis, Survival Analysis, Monte Carlo simulations, Time Series Models, Quality Control and Case Studies)

Client : Dialogu Axiata (PVT) Ltd, Sri Lanka Tourist Board, University of Kelaniya, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Department of Census and Statistics, MAS Active (PVT)Ltd, President’s Office, Information and Communication Technology Agency Sri Lanka, Ideal Two Wheelers (PVT) Ltd, SGS Lanka(PVT) Ltd, Institute of Human Resource Advancement, CEAT Kelani Tires (PVT) Ltd, Holcim Lanka (PVT) Ltd, Kent Ridge (PVT) Ltd, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Hyperjet Technologies (PVT) Ltd and Master Hellie’s Engineering Consultant (PVT) Ltd

Consultants:
Dr. C.H. Magalla (Statistics)
Ms. A.A. Sunethra (Statistics)
Ms. D.B.U.S. de Silva (Statistics)
Ms. Nadeeka Dilini Weerasinghe (Statistics)

Coordination:
Ms. S.R.M.S.P. Rajapaksha

Workshop :International Forum for Mathematical Modeling (IFMM)

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Dr. Oliver Tse at IFMM Workshop

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Guests at the IFMM

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Dr. S.S.N. Perera at IFMM

The first ever International conference on Mathematical Modeling, hosted by the Research & Development Center for Mathematical Modeling, Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The conference was partly sponsored by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) partnership program and with few other collaborators, the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, Kathmandu University, Nepal and Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia. The modelling week consisted of a number of workshops conducted by academics from the partnering universities and local experts also participated in this modelling week to make it a success. The Cell handled the financial aspect of IFMM.

Collaboration : DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) partnership program, University of Kaiserslautern Germany, Kathmandu University Nepal and Institute of Technology Bandung Indonesia

Consultants:
All Academics of Department of Mathematics

Coordination:
Dr. S.S.N. Perera

Training Program :Training the Trainers in Statistical Data Analysis

This training program was planned for senior officers in the Sri Lanka Police Department. The project commenced under the supervision of consultants from Dept. of Statistics, Faculty of Science and this was a 45 hours course which concentrated on the practice of statistics as a tool for identifying and analyzing patterns and trends of data/ information related to the Sri Lanka Police Department.

Client : Asia Foundation

Consultants:
Dr. M.D.T. Atygalle (Statistics)
Dr. K.P.A. Ramanayake (Statistics)

Coordination:
Ms. S.R.M.S.P. Rajapaksha

Training Program :Training Program on Basic Data Analysis using SPSS & R

A set of training programs were conducted under basic ‘SPSS’ (Data management, Surveys and Sampling Methods, Descriptive analysis, Statistical Inference, Probability and distributions, Relationships among variables) and basic ‘R’ (Data Management, statistical Inference, Descriptive analysis, Relationships among variables – I, Writing functions, Relationships among variables – II, Probability and distributions, Case Studies)

Client : Tropical Findings (Pvt) Ltd, Emirates Air Lines, Hyperjet Technologies (Pvt) Ltd, University of Peradeniya, Research Consultancy Bureau, Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC, South Asia Partnership Sri Lanka, Ceylon Grain Elavators PLC, Presidential Secretariat, Nations Trust Bank, Ascot Holdings PLC, Leisha Modern and Natural Clinic and South Asia Institute of Technology & Medicine

Consultants:
Dr. J.H.D.S.P. Tissera (Statistics)
Ms. L.K.N. Wijesekara (Statistics)
Mr. E.R.A.D. Bandara (Statistics)

Coordination:
Ms. S.R.M.S.P. Rajapaksha

Training Program :Training Program on statistical data analysis

This program concentrated on the practice of statistics as a tool for identifying and analyzing Experimental Data and was specially designed for the researchers at Industrial Technology Institute.

Client : (Industrial Technology Institute) ITI

Consultants:
Dr. K.P.A. Ramanayaka (Statistics)
Dr. J.H.D.S.P. Tissera (Statistics)
Mr. E.R.A.D. Bandara (Statistics)
Dr. C.H. Magalla (Statistics)
Prof. W.N. Wickremasinghe (Statistics)
Dr. Rasika Jayatillake (Statistics)

Coordination:
Ms. S.R.M.S.P. Rajapaksha

Training Program :Statistics for nonscientific researchers

The training program was targeted towards the researchers who are interested in pursuing research projects in the area of statistics but having lack of knowledge in advanced mathematics.

Client : HETC Project

Consultants:
Dr. KPA Ramanayaka (Statistics)
Dr. MDT Attygalle (Statistics)
Dr. JHDSP Tissera (Statistics)
Mr. HASG Dharmarathne (Statistics)

Coordination:
Ms. S.R.M.S.P. Rajapaksha

Teachers Training Program on Science for technology Chemistry Practices

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Doing practical at the pharmacy laboratory at Teachers training program June 08,2015

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Dr. Hasini Perera explaining theory behind the practical at Teachers training program June 09, 2015

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Participants doing a laboratory experiment Teachers training

program June 10, 2015

Colombo Science and Technology Cell received a request from NIE to train selected batch of Science Teachers to improve their practical skills. The workshop held from 3rd June to 19th June with the 200 participants.

Client : National Institute of Education (NIE) – Sri lanka

Consultants:
Dr. Sashi Vithanarachchi

Coordination:
Dr. MN Kaumal

Mr. E.C.J. Perera

CDS :Inauguration Event of Center for Data Science

The Center for Data Science affiliated to the Department of Statistics is established with the purpose of carrying out research and development in the emerging area of Data Science. The objective of the center is to establish itself as the center of excellence in Data Science by collaborating with local and foreign experts, facilitating research at postgraduate and undergraduate level, and disseminating knowledge by conducting workshops, seminars and conferences.

Teachers Training Program on Science for technology Chemistry Practices Phase Two

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Doing practicals at the Inorganic Laboratory

on June 22, 2016

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Explaining practicals to the participants

on June 24, 2016

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Participants of the NIE workshop

Colombo Science and Technology Cell received another request from NIE to train selected batch of Science Teachers to improve their practical skills. The workshop held from June 21, 2016 to July 01, 2016 with the 200 participants.

Client : National Institute of Education (NIE) – Sri lanka

Consultants:
Dr. Sashi Vithanarachchi

Coordination:
Dr. MN Kaumal

Mr. M.S.P. Wickramasinghe

Mr. E.C.J. Perera