Kalpani Dissanayake

Kalpani Dissanayake
Assistant Professor, Business and Economics
Main Building, 207E
25 Yearsley Mill Road
Media, PA 19063

Dr. Kalpani Dissanayake received her Ph.D. in Systems and Engineering Management from the Texas Tech University (TTU). Kalpani has more than thirteen years of university teaching experience as well as prior industry experience. She is currently teaching in the Project and Supply Chain Management degree program teaching SCM 301-Introduction to Supply Chain Management, SCM 460-Procurement and Material Management, SCM 445-Operations Planning and Control, SCM 455- Logistics, and BA 421- Project Management.

Kalpani Dissanayake, PhD, MBA, BSc, PMP, EIT | LinkedIn

Tertiary Education/ Professional Accreditations:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Major: Systems and Engineering Management), Industrial Manufacturing and Systems Engineering Department, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Certification, NCEES Texas Board
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT), Texas Board of Professional Engineers
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Peradeniya
  • B.Sc. Engineering (Hons), University of Peradeniya
  • Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics- Currently following-Penn State -World Campus, USA

Current Research Interests

  • Use of analytics (predictive and prescriptive) and statistical tools for problem solving in supply chains, and health care systems
  • Teaching pedagogy
  • Application of Lean Manufacturing in Supply Chain
  • Integrating and Project and Supply Chain Management Tools for Improved Organizational Performance