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 June 3, 2016 Friday
Time Speaker
08.00 – 08.30 am Registration and opening session
08.30 – 08.40 am Welcome speech by the Head of the Dept. of Mathematics
08.40 – 08.50 am Address by The Dean / Faculty of Applied Sciences
08.50 – 09.00 am Address by the Dean / Faculty of Graduate Studies
09.00 – 09.15 am Address by the Vice Chancellor / Univ. of Sri Jayewardenepura
09.15 – 09.45 am TEA
Chair: Prof. Sunethra Weerakoon
09.45 – 10.45 am Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) approximations for large scale imaging problems – Prof. James Nagy Abstract
10.45 – 11.20 am Estimation of the Quantity – Dr. Dilum P. de Silva Abstract
11.20 – 11.55 am Realizing the Potential of Mathematics in Problem Solving –Engr. Sanath Panawennage Abstract
11.55 – 12.40 pm LUNCH
Chair: Dr. Menaka Liyanage
12.40 – 01.15 pm Symmetry Classes of Tensors Associated with Brauer Characters – Dr. Avantha I. Kodithuwakku Abstract
01.15 – 02.15 pm Computational Discovery and Experimentation in Mathematics – Prof. Ilias Kotsireas Abstract
02.15 – 02.50 pm Approximate-DFT: Theory and Applications in Digital Multi-Beam Antenna Arrays –
Dr. Arjuna Madanayake Abstrac
02.50 – 03.20 pm TEA
Chair: Dr. Sirani M. Perera
03.20 – 04.20 pm The clay institute millennium prize problem in mathematical fluid dynamics – Dr. Sivaguru S. Sritharan Abstract
04.20 -04.55 pm Applications of Mathematics and Statistics in Finance and Insurance Sectors in Sri Lanka
Dr. Milanthi Sarukkali Abstract
04.55 – 05.30 pm Developing mathematical structures for integrals to enhance the applicability of integral equations and integro-differential equations – Dr. Naleen C. Ganegoda Abstract

 

 June 4, 2016 Saturday
Time Speaker
Public Universities:
Present status and the Way forward
(In Sinhala with simultaneous interpretation in English)
Chair: Prof. Emeritus M. M. Karunanayake
08.30 – 09.00 am Opening Remarks/Satus report/Objectives of the session – Prof. Sunethra Weerakoon Abstract
09.00 – 09.35 am Improving the performance of government universities: Insights from reforms in similar sectors
Prof. Rohan Samarajiva Abstract
09.35 – 10.25 am Discussant: – Prof. Narada Warnasuriya / Mr. Anuruddha Pradeep Karnasuriya
10.25 – 10.50 am TEA
10.50 – 11.25 pm Thorough theoretical understanding should be non-negotiable in academic curriculums –
Dr. Sanka Muthu Poruthotage Abstract
11.25 – 12.15 pm Discussant: – Prof. B. M. S. G. Banneheka
12.15 – 01.00 pm LUNCH
Chair: Prof. Emeritus Lalitha Mendis
01.00 – 01.35 pm Accountability and openness : key to higher education reforms – Dr. Sujata Gamage Abstract
01.35 – 02.25 pm Discussant: – Prof. Sunethra Weerakoon
Chair: Prof. Emeritus Lalitha Mendis
02.25 – 03.10 pm University governance and student unrest – Prof. Narada Warnasuriya Abstract
03.10 – 04.00 pm Discussant: Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri
04.00 – 04.25 pm TEA
04.25 – 05.30 pm Way Forward: Panel discussion with audience participation

Panelists: – Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe , Mr. D.C. Dissanayake, Secretary/MOHE,
Prof. Emeritus Marcus M. Karunanayake, Prof. Emeritus Lalitha Mendis

 

 June 5, 2016 Sunday
Time Speaker
Chair: Dr. Naleen C. Ganegoda
08.00 – 08.35 am Quasiseparable Approach to A Fast Schur-Euclidtype Algorithm – Dr. Sirani M. Perera Abstract
08.35 – 09.10 am Is General Relativity Pure Mathematics? – Dr. Sivaguru S. Sritharan Abstract
09.10 – 10.10 am Computation, Simulation and Visualization of Pulverizing Aircraft Mountain Prof. Goong Chen  Abstract
10.10 – 11.00 am Closing Ceremony
(TEA)
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