I am currently a faculty member at the Statistics Department at Penn State. In addition to teaching and research, I also serve as the assistant director of online programs.
Before joining Penn State faculty, I served as an Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Rhode Island. I earned my PhD in Statistics from Penn State in 2014.
- PhD in Statistics (Pennsylvania State University, 2014)
Thesis: Estimation & Model Selection for Block Clustering with Mixtures: A Composite Likelihood Approach
Co-advisors: Bruce Lindsay & Francesca Chiaromonte
- M.Sc in Statistics (Pennsylvania State University, 2011)
Thesis: Evolution characteristics of ensemble forecasts through clustering
Advisor: Francesca Chiaromonte
- B.Sc. in Statistics (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2005), First Class Honors