# Miraj Chamara Samarakkody

I am a doctoral student at Texas Tech University, passionate about mathematics and eager to share my knowledge with others.

##### I am

##### Education

**B.Sc.(Hons) First Class, Special in Mathematics**, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

2021 -2026

2014 -2018

**Ph.D. (Reading)**, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway Lubbock, Texas, 79410.

Supervisors:** Dr. Hung Tran** and

__Dr. Alvaro Pampano__Supervisor: **Dr. Shelton Perera **

2021 - 2022

##### I worked & taught

**Graduate Teaching Assistant**, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway Lubbock, Texas, 79410.

2019 - 2021

**Lecturer(Probationary)**, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

2021 - 2021

**Visiting Lecturer**, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.

**Visiting Lecturer**, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka.

2022 - up-to-date

**Graduate Research Assistant**, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway Lubbock, Texas, 79410.

2020 - 2021

2019 - 2019

**Visiting Lecturer**, Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.

2018 - 2018

**Temporary Tutor**, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

### MAT3013 - Group Theory

MAT3122 - Complex Analysis I

MAT3023 - Real Analysis III

MAT4033 - Functional Analysis

### Mathematics for IT

### IS 3202 - Discrete Mathematics

### MA3013 - Ordinary Differential Equation

MA3022 - History of Mathematics

### MA2024 - Calculus

MA4144 - Neural Networks & Fuzzy Logic

### MATH-1452 - Calculus II with Applications (Fall, 2021)

### Minimal Surfaces project with

__Dr. Hung Tran__### Generalized Elastic curves project with

__Dr. Alvaro Pampano__

Differential Geometry, Algebraic Topology, and Mathematical Analysis.

##### I am interested in

Dr. Shelby Hildebrand Graduate Math Fellowship - Texas Tech University. (2023-2024)

AT&T Graduate Fellowship - Texas Tech Unversity. (2021-2025)

Create Possible Scholarship - Texas Tech University. (2022)

University Prize for Academic Excellence - University of Peradeniya. (2018)

Peradeniya University Alumni Australia Victoria Chapter Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Mathematics. (2015)

##### Scholarships, Fellowships, and Academic Awards

# Miraj Samarakkody

Department of Mathematics & Statistics,

Texas Tech University,

Lubbock, Texas, 79410.

Graduate Student,