Kirthi Premadasa

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Kirthi Premadasa

Associate Professor
Mathematics

Umhoefer Bldg, A70

kirthi.premadasa@uwc.edu
(608) 355-5204
Office Hours / Schedule 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday from 10.10-10.50

Publications 

 

Bhatia K., Premadasa, K., & Martin , P.(2013). Teaching Integration Applications using Manipulatives PRIMUS (Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies), January 2014

Premadasa, K., & Bhatia,K. (2013).  Real life applications in mathematics: what do students prefer? International Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, July, 2013

Premadasa, P.,& Samaranayake, G.(2012). Using "1=2" to inspire and learn. American Mathematical Association for Two Year Colleges Review May 2012.

Martin, P.,& Premadasa, K. (2011). "Student Project for Reducing Home Utility Costs". Journal of College Mathematics of the Mathematical Association of America, March 2012)

Bhatia, K., & Premadasa, K. (2011). Using Think Alouds to Remove Bottlenecks in Mathematics. RUME XIV Conference Proceedings, Volume IV 2011.

Martin ,P.,& Premadasa, K.(2010). Effective use of Wikis in college mathematics classes. Accepted for publication at the Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. Ø  Amarasinghe, R., & Premadasa, K. (2008). Conducting a mathematics professional development workshop across the world over video conference facilities.  Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference.

Amarasinghe, R., & Premadasa, K. (2008). Conducting a mathematics professional development workshop across the world over video conference facilities.  Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference.

Education 

PhD, Purdue University  (Alegebraic Topology)

MS, Purdue University (Pure Mathematics) 

BSc (1st Class Honors in Mathematics),University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Recent Awards and Recognitions

UW System’s The Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award 2013

UW Colleges Chancellor Award for Teaching Excellence 2012

Wisconsin Teaching Fellow 2010-2011

Arthur M Kaplan Award winner 2010-2011