Mr. T. Mayooran


Lecturer (Probationary)
( On Study leave for PhD research at Massey University, New Zealand)
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies


B.Sc (Hons) in Statistics at University of Jaffna , MSc (USA)


Research interests : Computational Statistics, Copula Theory with Regression, Extreme value theory and SpatialTemporal Statistics, Machine learning-Data mining, Climate Change, Bayesian analysis, Statistical applications in Engineering, Distribution Theory and Robust statistics, Industrial statistics with Quality control


  mayooran@eng.jfn.ac.lk
 +94-21-206-0160


Mr T. Mayooran is currently the Lecturer (Probationary) of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Engineering from January 2019 onwards. He got his Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Statistics at University of Jaffna in 2011 and then received his Master of Science at the Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA in Mathematics and Statistics on May 2018. After receiving his BSc, Mayooran was an Instructor and Temporary Lecturer at Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Jaffna.


  • Member of Royal Statistical Society (RSS).
  • Member of New Zealand Statistical Association (NZSA).
  • Member of Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).
  • Member of COLOSS (Prevention of honey bee COlony LOSSes) Honey Bee Research, Association, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Club officer and Member of Palmerston North Toastmasters Club, Palmerston North, Manawatu 4414, New Zealand


His research interests are:

  • Computational Statistics
  • Copula Theory with Regression
  • Extreme value theory and SpatialTemporal Statistics
  • Machine learning-Data mining
  • Climate Change, Bayesian analysis
  • Statistical applications in Engineering
  • Distribution Theory and Robust statistics
  • Industrial statistics with Quality control


International Journals
3 results
2019
[3]Regression Analysis Based on Copula Theory- by Using Gaussian family Copula ( and ), In International Journal of Statistics and Reliability Engineering, Vol. 6(1), pp. 24-28, (ISSN (P): 2350-0174; ISSN (O):2456-2378), .
2017
[2]Simulated Tests for Normality ( and ), In International Journal of Statistical Sciences (IJSS). 15, .
2016
[1]Applying the Successive Over-relaxation Method to Real World Problems ( and ), In American Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, PP 113-117, volume 4, no. 4, .
International Conference and Workshop Papers
2 results
2019
[2]Recent Developments in Data Science: Comparing Linear, Ridge and Lasso Regressions Techniques Using Wine Data ( and ), In F. Hidoussi (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Image & Signal Processing (1 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 1-6). [217] UK: University of Oxford, .
[1]Assessing Robustness of Regularized Regression Models with Applications ( and ), In Xu J., Ahmed S., Cooke F., Duca G. (eds) Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management. ICMSEM2019 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol 1001. Springer, Cham, .
National Conference and Workshop Papers
2 results
2014
[2]The Statistical Distribution of Annual Maximum Rainfall in Colombo DIstrict ( and ), In Sri Lankan Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol 14-2, .
2011
[1]Choice of distribution model for fitting annual extreme rainfalls in Colombo District (), In Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, .
International Abstracts
2 results
2018
[2]Copula Theory and Regression Analysis (), In Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA., .
2012
[1]Modelling a probability distribution for extreme rainfall events in Colombo, Sri Lanka (), In Proceeding of the Jaffna University International Research Conference 2012, PP 192, .

Teaching - Undergraduate level Courses

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA - January 2016- May 2018.
    • Elementary Statistics - STAT 154-4 Credits.
  • University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka - November 2011- December 2015.
    • Statistical Quality Control, Statistical Application, Non Parametric Method.
    • Statistical Modeling, Analysis of Variance, Stochastic process, Design of Experiments.
    • Statistical Methods for Planning, Basic Statistics for Allied Health Science.
  • Open university Sri Lanka- Jaffna regional Center -Academic Year 2015/2016.
    • MCU1207 & MCU3209- Quantitative techniques for Management I & II.

Working Papers

  • "Assessing Robustness of Regularized Regression Models with Applications".
  • "Copula based Logistic Regression Model” - Extended topic from MSc Thesis".
  • "Bayesian inference for extremes temperatures (Low) and Annual Maximum Snow levels in Minneapolis/St Paul Region in Minnesota by using SAS and R".

Scholarships/Grants

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship - Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA -01/2016 to 05/2018. The stipend of $9000 per Academic Year and Fully tuition waived for MSc Program.