Dr. Chamila Kalpani Dissanayake, is currently working as an Instructor at the Industrial, Manufacturing, & Systems Engineering Department (IMSE) of the Texas Tech University (TTU), Lubbock, TX. She has successfully completed her doctoral degree at the IMSE department of TTU with a major in Systems and Engineering Management and a GPA of 4.00 in August 2017. Before joining the IMSE department at the Texas Tech University, Kalpani earned her Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Major: Production Engineering), and the Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. She has also completed the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) in 2016.
Kalpani has won several awards including the ‘Best Dissertation Award’ at the American Society of Engineering Management(ASEM) conference 2018, the ‘Merl Baker Award for the Best Student Paper’ at the ASEM Annual Conference 2015, the ‘J.T. and Margaret Talkington Fellowship Award 2015/2017’ from TTU, and the ‘Doctoral Degree Scholarship Award from the Ministry of Higher Education in Sri Lanka, 2013’. Kalpani was also honored as the “Banner Bearer for the Graduate School” at the commencement ceremony, August 2017, for her best all-around achievements during the Ph.D. program.
About the Engineering Management Best Dissertation Award
To annually recognize the Ph.D. dissertation that makes the most significant contribution to the engineering management field.
More information about the award is available here:
Engineering Management Best Dissertation Award
A list of past recipients is available here:
List of Past Recipients
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