Dr. Sumith Gunasekera has been a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga since 2009. He received his doctorate in mathematics with a concentration in statistics from The University of Nevada at Las Vegas in 2009. He received his BSc (Honors) in Physics from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and has completed the Engineering Council Examination I (Formerly Council of Engineering Institute (CEI) Examination, London, England. Engineering Council is jointly owned by ECUK and City&Gulids. Dr. Gunasekera’s fields of specialization and research interest include statistical inference, reliability and Survivability, and experimental design.