Vice President

Gihanee Senadheera is your 2021-2022 International Student Council Vice President of International Affairs. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics at SIUC. Her research interests are in computability theory, machine learning, and big data analysis. Gihanee is originally from Sri Lanka where she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Finance, Business and Computational Mathematics from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, and with a Bachelor’s in Information Technology from Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka. She acquired her master’s in Mathematics from SIUC in 2019. She is a member of the American Mathematical Society, (AMS) and currently the secretary of the student chapter of AMS at SIUC, and member of Sigma Xi society. She was the secretary of the Sri Lankan Student Association at SIUC for the term 2018-2019. Gihanee hopes to share the experiences of different cultures and backgrounds she had when she arrived in SIUC with the other international students who will be part of the Carbondale community in the future.