Miss Jayani C. Hapugoda

Lecturer (Probationary)

Organizational Studies
Faculty of Management Studies
Contact:

Central Campus,

Office: , Ext:

Email: jchap@ou.ac.lk chathudbv@yahoo.com


Reading for PhD in Statistics (Colombo), MFE (Colombo), B.Sc. (Statistics with Computer Science) (Colombo), CIMA (Passed Finalist). Currently on study leave.

Area of Specification:

Statistics

Research Intrests:

Statistical Modeling, Business Statistics, Open and Distance Learning

Affiliations:
  • Member of Young Social Scientists Forum in National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka (from 2018)
  • Member of Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka (from 2018)
  • Member of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (Section E1) (from 2013)
Contributions:

Editorial Assistant – Sri Lanka Journal of Applied Statistics (1st January 2015 – 20th February 2018)

Programmes Coordination:

Academic Coordinator – MBA in HRM (1st September 2014 to 31st January 2016)

Course Coordination:

MCC1103 – Basic Mathematics and Statistics, MCU1207 – Quantitative Techniques for Management I, MCU3209 – Quantitative Techniques for Management II, MCU4202 – Operations Research

Awards:
  • Silver medal for the Best Postgraduate Research awarded by the Institute of Applied Statistics Sri Lanka (2017)
  • Best Student Paper at the 5th Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics (ORS 2017), Singapore
  • Conference fund for developing countries award at 37th Annual Conference of International Society of Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB 2016), Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Gold Medal for the Best Final Year Research Project in Statistics with Computer Science – University of Colombo (2013)
Researches:

JOURNAL PAPERS

  1. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2017). A Comparative Study of Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling and Artificial Neural Network approach for the joint modeling of survival and incidence of Dengue patients. Journal of Physics Conference Series 890(1): 012135 (DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/890/1/012135) (Indexed in SCOPUS)

 

FULL PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2018). Joint Modeling of Discrete Time Hazard Model with Poisson Regression Model: A Simulation Study. Proceedings of Jaffna University International Research Conference 2018.
  2. Hapugoda, J. C., Sooriyarachchi, M. R., Kalupahana, R. S. & Satharasinghe, D. A. (2017). Joint Modeling of Mixed Responses: An Application to Poultry Data. Proceedings of 5th Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics (ORS) 2017, Singapore

 

ABSTRACTS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

  1. Hapugoda, J. C.,Sooriyarachchi, M. R. & Kithsiri, C. (2018). Joint Model for Study Programme Completion and Performance of Students in Distance Education in Sri Lanka.  Proceedings of the Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities 2018, Vietnam
  2. Senevirathne, W. A. R., Hapugoda, J. C. & Katupulla, D. (2018). An Empirical Study to Assess the Service Quality Aspects on the Student Satisfaction in Sri Lankan ODL Setting.  Proceedings of the Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities 2018, Vietnam
  3. Heenkenda, J., Hapugoda, J. C., Senevirathne, W. A. R. & Weerasekara, C. P. (2018). Innovation Capability of Distance Learners: Case of Entrepreneurship Students in Sri Lanka.  Proceedings of the Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities 2018, Vietnam
  4. Weerasekara, C. P., Heenkenda, J., Hapugoda, J. C. & Senevirathne, W. A. R. (2018). Mapping the Distance Learners’ Intelligence Type, Learning Habits and Intended Learning Outcomes. Proceedings of the Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities 2018, Vietnam
  5. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2018). Joint Modeling of Mixed Responses with Bayesian Modeling and Neural Networks: Performance Comparison with Application to Poultry Data. Proceedings of  Asian Universities Alliance Postgraduate Academic Forum 2018, China
  6. Weerasekara, C. P., Heenkenda, J., Hapugoda, J. C. & Senevirathne, W. A. R. (2018). Financial Literacy of Retail Investors: Evidences from Colombo Stock Exchange. Proceedings of the 1st  International Conference of Sanasa Campus of Sri Lanka
  7. Heenkenda, J., Hapugoda, J. C., Senevirathne, W. A. R. & Weerasekara, C. P. (2018). Innovation Capability of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Owners in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st  International Conference of Sanasa Campus of Sri Lanka
  8. Senevirathne, W. A. R., Hapugoda, J. C. & Kuruppuarachchi, Y. D. R. (2018). Impact of financial socialization agents towards financial literacy among public in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Wayamba International Conference (WinC) 2018, Sri Lanka
  9. De Zoysa, H.N.P.S., Hapugoda, J.C., Jayasekera, P.P. & Kalupahana, R.S. (2018). Possible influences of management practices on microbiological quality of bulk milk produced by small scale dairy farmers. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Sri Lanka.
  10. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2017). Bivariate modeling of Survival and Count. Proceedings of the International Conference of Institute of Applied Statistics Sri Lanka
  11. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2017). Bivariate modeling of Discrete Time Hazard Model with the Poisson Regression Model: A case study on Poultry Data. Proceedings of the International Conference of Institute of Applied Statistics Sri Lanka
  12. Jayasekara, P. P., Hapugoda, J. C. & Kalupahana, R. S. (2017). Potentials of improving microbiological quality and safety of fermented dairy products manufactured by small-scale processors in Kandy district, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, South Africa.
  13. Jayasekara, P. P., Hapugoda, J. C., Kuruppu, K.., Abeykoon, A. M. H., Kalupahana, R. S. & Fletcher, A. S.  (2017). Preliminary assessment of microbiological and compositional quality of ready -to-drink milk products in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, South Africa.
  14. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2017). A Comparative Study of Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling and Artificial Neural Network approach for the joint modeling of survival and incidence of Dengue patients. Proceedings of the International Conference of Applied & Industrial Mathematics and Statistics, Malaysia
  15. Jayasekara, P. P., Hapugoda, J. C., Subhasinghe, S. A. I. C. & Kalupahana, R. S. (2017) Antimicrobial resistance of contaminating bacteria of curd and yoghurt produced by small-scale processors in Kandy district. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Sri Lanka
  16. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2016). Joint Modeling of Survival and Counts: Joining the Discrete Time Hazard Model with Poisson Regression Model. Proceedings of the conference of International Society of Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) 2016, United Kingdom
  17. Jayasekara, P. P., Hapugoda, J. C. & Kalupahana, R. S. (2016) Identification of Possible Contamination Points in Small Scale Yogurt Processing in Kandy District. Proceedings of iPURSE 2016, Peradeniya
  18. Hapugoda, J. C. & Sooriyarachchi, M. R. (2015). Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE) for Modeling Correlated Data and Its Future Potential: A Review. Proceedings of the University of Colombo Research Symposium
  19. Hapugoda, J. C., Perera, D. B. U. S. De S., Deshani, K. A. D. (2013). A Comparative Study of Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE) & General Regression Neural Networks (GRNN) to Assess the Production of Poultry Breeders. Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for The Advancement of Science (SLAAS) Annual Conference
Ongoing Research:

Joint Modeling of Survival and Count Variables

Research Supervisions:

BMS degree programme

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