Shanika Wickramasuriya

PhD, Monash University. BSc (Hons), University of Colombo

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Shanika Wickramasuriya received her PhD in Statistics at the Monash University, Australia in May 2017. After the completion of doctorate Shanika spent nearly 6 months at the Monash Business School as a research fellow, before joining the University of Auckland as a lecturer in February 2018.

Teaching | Current

Semester 1, 2018: STATS 779

Semester 2, 2018: STATS 380, 726


2013-2016: Postgraduate Research Scholarship from the Business School, Monash University, Australia.

2013-2016: Monash Graduate Scholarship from the Monash University, Australia.

2007-2011: Studentship for academic performance in physical science stream from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Areas of expertise

Time series analysis, Forecasting, Computational statistics

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Wickramasuriya, S. L., Athanasopoulos, G., & Hyndman, R. J. (2018). Optimal forecast reconciliation for hierarchical and grouped time series through trace minimization. Melbourne, Australia: Monash University. Related URL.
  • Perera, A., Sooriyarachchi, M. R., & Wickramasuriya, S. L. (2016). A goodness of fit test for the multilevel logistic model. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation, 45 (2), 643-659. 10.1080/03610918.2013.868906

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Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 3, Room 303
New Zealand