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Dr. (Ms.) D. S. K. Karunasinghe

Senior Lecturer

Office Address: 

Department of Engineering Mathematics,
University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

+94 081-239 3354
Personal Website: 

Biography :


Educational Qualifications :

  • • PhD : Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2006)
  • • BScEng : Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (1998)

Professional Qualifications :

  • Research Fellow, Tropical marine Science Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore (07/04/2011 - 06/04/2012)
  • Visiting Research Associate, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong (01/04/2007 - 30/06/2007).
  • Reviewer in International Journals
    • Journal of hydrology
    • Neurocomputing
    • Journal of hydroinformatics
    • Continental Shelf research
  • Member, Hydroinformatics society of Singapore.
  • Member, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society.
  • Associate Member, Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka.
  • Invited participant, Institute on &quot;The Asian Mosoon System: Prediction of Change and Variability&quot; at The East West Center and the Uniersity of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. January 2-21,2008.
  • Invited participant, Targeted Training Activity (TTA): Seasonal predictability in tropical regions followed by Workshop on multi-scale predictions of the Asian and African Summer Monsoon. 4th August – 15th August 2008 held at ICTP, Italy.

Appointments (Selected) :


Members & Awards :

Keynote/Invited Papers :

  • Liong, S.Y., Doan, C.D., and Karunasinghe, D.S.K. (2005). Role of Hydroinformatics in Integrated water resources management. MTERM International Conference, 06 - 10 June 2005, AIT, Thailand.

Research Intersests :

  • Hydro-informatics
  • Data mining
  • Neural networks
  • Support vector machines
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Time series analysis
  • Ecohydrological modeling