PhD Candidate


Samudra Madushani (University of NSW)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Statistics and Operations Research
Masters of Science in Industrial Mathematics

Samudra graduated from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka with First Class Honours from a B.Sc. in Statistics and Operations Research. She also completed her M.Sc. in Industrial Mathematics in 2021 at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka with a GPA of 3.93/4.00. Her Master’s thesis involved forecasting dengue incidence in Sri Lanka using the spatial and temporal hierarchical structure of dengue incidence. As a DARE PhD candidate, her research interest is on time series analysis, Bayesian Inference, hierarchical modeling, and data visualisation.