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Dr. Tharanga Wijetunge
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.Sc., University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Ph.D., Central Michigan University
Office 206 in the Derby Center for Science and Mathematics
Dr. Tharanga Wijetunge joined Lyon College in fall 2013, soon after graduating from Central Michigan University. He is originally from Sri Lanka and completed his Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
His research concentrates around the use of educational technologies in learning and teaching Mathematics. His dissertation research was focused on the role of student response systems on pre-service teachers’ learning, engagement, and classroom communication.
Dr. Wijetunge’s teaching areas are Mathematics and Elementary & Secondary Mathematics Education.
He enjoys hiking, photography, and playing tennis and cricket in his leisure time.