Mrs. P.M.S.S. Kumari

Lecturer (Probationary)



Contact:

Colombo Regional Center, Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka,

Office: 0112881000, Ext: 721 Mobile: +94 713641025

Email: pmkum@ou.ac.lk


I graduated with B.Sc. Special Degree in Statistics from the University of Peradeniya. After working about two years as a Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Computer science at the University of Peradeniya, at the end of the year 2019, I joined The Open University of Sri Lanka as a Temporary Lecturer in Statistics. On March 2020, I appointed as a Lecturer (Probationary) in the Department of Basic Sciences at the OUSL.

Areas of Specialization:

Multivariate Analysis, Regression Analysis, Actuarial Statistics, Big Data Analysis, Data Science

Research interests:

Species diversity analysis associated with environmental factors. Identifying primary factors that affect the Chronic Kidney Disease and Heavy metal analysis in drinking water. Flood frequency analysis. Developing web application tools

Course Coordination:

BSU5335, BSU5230

Awards:
  • University Award for Academic Excellence
  • Department of Statistics and Computer Science Alumni Prize for Excellence in Statistics
  • Juror’s Distinction Award for the Category of Environment & Green Energy in e-Swabhimani Digital Social Impact Awards
Publications:

Journal Publications

  • Wickramasinghe, U., Punchihewa, R. W. K., Kumari, P. M. S. S., & Marikar, F. M. M. T. (2020). Relationship of earthworm biomass with temperature and rainfall in cultivated coconut and cinnamon lands in Sri Lanka. Acta  Agriculturae Serbica25(50), 129 132. https://doi.org/10.5937/AASer 2050129W
  • Kumari, P.M.S.S., & Wijekoon, P. (2019). Distribution of Butterfly Species Associated with Environmental Factors in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology, 9(3), 1-18. DOI: https://doi.org/10.9734/ajee/2019/v9i330093

 

Abstracts and Extended Abstracts in the International Conferences

  • Kumari, P.M.S.S., & Wijekoon, P. Identifying primary factors that affect the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with a Comparative analysis of Heavy Metals in Drinking Water. International Conference on Environmental and Medical Statistics 2020 – January.

 

Abstracts and Extended Abstracts in the national Conferences

  • Kumari, P.M.S.S., Wijekoon, P. An R-Shiny Web Application to Determine the Butterfly Species Interaction and Changing Diversity with Environmental Factors. Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, ATBC Asia-pacific Chapter Meeting 2019 September – Sri Lanka.
  • Kumari, P.M.S.S., Wijekoon, P. Butterfly Species Diversity Associated with Environmental Factors in Sri Lanka. Faculty Research Congress (FacSciResCon), 10th May, 2019, Volume 1, Page: 61.

 

Web Applications

  • M.S.S.Kumari, Supervised by Prof.P.Wijekoon.– BUSA:Butterfly Species AnalyzerUsing R, e-Swabhimani (2018) Digital Social Impact Awards in the category Environment & Green Energy. (Link: https://shamali.shinyapps.io/shiny-app/)
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