IASSL Research Project Awards 2020


Undergraduate research projects of four students of the Department of Statistics & Computer Science won a Gold Medal, a Silver Medal and two Merit Awards at the Best Undergraduate Research Project Award 2020 awarded by the Institute of Applied Statistics Sri Lanka (IASSL).

Winner – Mr. M.A.K Kushan for the research titled ‘Identification of factors and classifying the accident severity in Colombo- Katunayake expressway, Sri Lanka' supervised by Dr. N.V. Chandrasekara.

1st Runner up -  Miss. K.D. Kaushalya for the research titled ‘Identifying the level of investment risk of companies registered in Colombo stock exchange using cluster analysis’ supervised by Dr. U.P. Liyanage.

Merit Award – Miss. W.H.H. Fernando for the research titled ‘Optimizing Experimental Design in Coconut Research: Reduction of Experimental Error by Choosing Propper Data Analysis Techniques’ supervised by Dr. D.D.M. Jayasundara & Dr. Pramuditha Waidyarathne.

Merit Award – Miss. B.H.H. Lakshika for the research titled ‘Time Series Analysis and Forecasting of Sector Wise Electricity Prediction and Consumption in Sri Lanka’ supervised by Dr. D.M.P.V. Dissanayaka.

The Awards were presented at the 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka(IASSL) was held on 05th of March, 2021 at OPA, Colombo.


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