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Mr. N. Edwin Linosh

B.Sc. (Hons) (AMC) (Jaffna), M.Sc. (Moratuwa)

Senior Lecturer Gr.II


Optimization Transportation and Scheduling


Academic Records
  • M.Sc (University of Moratuwa)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Special in Applied Mathematics and Computing (Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna)


Professional Certification

  • Induction Program for Academic Staff, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 2013.
Admin Roles


  • Senior Lecturer (Grade II): From 2018
  • Lecturer: 2011-2018
  • Assistant Lecturer: 2010-2011
  • Tutor: 2009 -2010


Visiting Lecturer/Inter-Faculty Teaching

  • Visiting Lecturer for Business Mathematics (MGT1123) at Faculty of Business Studies 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Visiting Lecturer for ICT Skills (CSE3150, CSC3251, CSU1149 and CSU1152) at Open University of Sri Lanka, 2014 -.2015
  • Visiting Lecturer for ICT at Northern Provencal Cooperative Training Institute Vavuniya, 2013-2020.
  • Visiting Lecturer for Intensive Training Course on MS Office Applications at IT Centre Vavuniya Campus-2017
  • Inter Faculty Teaching for Introduction to Business Mathematics (MGT1123) at Faculty of Business Studies-2016
  • Inter Faculty Teaching for Business Mathematics (BPM1133) at Faculty of Business Studies-2016
  • Inter Faculty Teaching for Computing for Technologies (EST315SE2) at Faculty of Technology 2020
  • Inter Faculty Teaching for Advanced Mathematics (TICT2123) at Faculty of Technological Studies 2020


Admin Roles

  • Coordinator, IT Centre- University of Vavuniya, from 2021
  • Activity Coordinator AHEAD Project ELTA-ELSE Faculty of Applied Science, from 2019
  • Faculty Representative for Strengthening the Soft Skills for UDG- HETC Project, Faculty of Applied Science 2014-2016
  • Student Counsellor, Faculty of Applied Science, 2012, 2013, 2014,2016 and 2019
  • Senior Treasurer, Students’ Union (Faculty of Applied Science) 2021
  • Chairman, Action Committee- Inaugural Ceremony of University of Vavuniya
  • Member, Vavuniya Campus Development Committee 2020/2021
  • Member, Institutional Review Committee of the Vavuniya Campus- 2018/19
  • Member, Career Guidance Advisory Board, Vavuniya Campus 2016/2017
  • Member, Career Fair Organizing Committee, Vavuniya Campus 2016 and 2017
  • Member, Sports Advisory Board, Vavuniya Campus 2015 and 2016
  • Secretary, Vavuniya Campus Teachers’ Association – 2020
  • Treasurer, Vavuniya Campus Teachers’ Association – 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Member of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Applied Science, from 2013
  • Member, Land and Building Management Committee, Faculty of Applied Science, from 2020.
  • Member, Web Committee, Faculty of Applied Science, from 2018
  • Member, Well-being cell, Faculty of Applied Science, from 2018
  • Chairman, Program Review Sub Committee Criteria-7, Student Assessment and Awards of the Department of Physical Science, 2019/20
  • Member, Program Review Sub Committee Criteria-5, Teaching and Learning of the Department of Physical Science, 2019/20
  • Member, Curriculum Development Committee, Department of Physical Science 2015-2017
  • Academic Tutor, Department of Physical Science 2012/13
  • Resource Person to Cultural Food Festival at Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka- 2010
  • Linear and non-linear Optimization (AMA2113, AMA3122, AMA2212, AMA2231)
  • Operational Research (ICT2212)
  • Linear Algebra (PMA2112, PMA2121)
  • Modelling (AMA3113)
  • System Analysis and Design (CSH4112)
  • Theory of Computation (SCOS 4223, CSH3242)
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design (SCOS4143)
  • Web Application Development (CSC3132)
  •  Internet Programming (COS3123)
  • Software Engineering (COS3113)
  • Regression Analysis and Time Series (STA3113)

Research Interest

  • Optimization
  • Transportation and Scheduling


  • N.E. Linosh, S. Krishnakumar , “A user friendly tool to analysis various types of discrete systems relater to Applied Science and Engineering using Finite Element Techniques” 3rd international symposium Sabaragamuva University of SriLanka, 2010, pp 154.
  • Linosh NE, Priyatharshan U, “Modeling and solving timetabling problems of the academic departments using linear programming techniques”, Wayamba University International Conference (WINC-2016) proceedings, pp 129.
  • Musfira F.A and Linosh NE “Augmented Reality and its Possibilities (in Agriculture in Sri Lankan Context)”, Kelaniya International Conference on Advances in Computing and Technology (KICACT-2016) Proceedings, Kelaniya, pp 36.
  • Dhammage, Sanduni. J and N.E Linosh“Together: Peace Building through Social Networking”, Vavuniya Campus International Research Conference 2017 proceedings, pp 39
  • Priyatharshan U, Sarawana PH and Linosh NE, “Use of semi-supervised learning to improve the perfomence of E-book recommendation system”, Wayamba University International Conference (WINC-2018) proceedings, pp 136
  • Priyatharshan U,P. Hemija Sarawana and and Linosh NE, “A New Method for Authentication System Using Face Recognition Based on Future Extraction”, Asia International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research 2019, pp 42
  • Bavaram, K; Kartheeswaran, T; Edwin Linosh, N, “Counterfeit Arduino Board Detection Using Image Processing”, Vavuniya Campus, Faculty of Applied Science, First Annual Research Session – 2020, 02 December 2020.
  • Priyatharsan , P. Hemija Sarawana and N. E. Linosh “A Novel Face Recognition Authentication System based on One-Dimensional Statistics”,3rd South Asia Conference on Interdisciplinary Research 2021,18 – 19 June 2021 Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Herath, H.M.A.K. and Linosh, N.E., “An automated translation of SQL to relational algebra: A lexical analysis and rule-based approach”, The 2nd Faculty Annual Research Session Faculty of Applied Science University of Vavuniya, Sri Lanka September 15, 2021
  • Prof. A. Thurairajah Gold Medal for all round Performance at the Faculty Level of the Faculty of Applied Science, University of Jaffna, 2009
  • Best Oral Presentation in the Science and Technology Forum at the Third International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2010