Nadun Dissanayake Kulasekera Mudiyanselage

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Hello, I'm Nadun. I'm currently an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. In 2021, I finished my Ph.D. in Mathematics at Michigan Technological University (MTU). I grew up in a beautiful city called Kandy, in Sri Lanka. I received a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from the University of Peradeniya, Kandy Sri Lanka.

My research focuses on using the Radial basis function method to solve partial differential equations numerically. I use the RBF-FD method to discretize PDEs.  I'm specifically interested in applications in Geoscience fields.

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Mathematics Teaching & Education

Teaching math is my favorite hobby.  I'm interested in flipping our classrooms into a student-centered class. My teaching research focuses on using technology to enhance student engagement and success. Apart from Mathematics, I enjoy traveling and photography. Making math videos is one of my favorite hobbies! I have two YouTube channels about Mathematics.

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Check out my YouTube channel for English speaking students from here

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  • I will be giving a talk at AMS 2023 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
  • I attended JMM 2023 and my undergraduate research student presented a poster
  • I became the new Honors Program Director of the math department at App State
  • Newly Published Paper - "Parareal - Radial Basis Function-Finite Difference (RBF-FD) Framework for Solving Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations"

Contact Information

  • Office: Fisher 327A
  • Address: Mathematical Sciences
    1400 Townsend Drive
    Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295
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