Doctor Tharindu Wickramaarachchi

Mathematical Modeller


Dr Tharindu Wickramaarachchi is a health modeller specialising in infectious diseases. He has over 8 years of experience in modelling vector borne diseases, with focus on the transmission of dengue. Dr Wickramaarachchi joined the Burnet Institute in 2020 to support COVID-19 modelling in lower-middle income country settings.

Dr. Tharindu has a background in mathematics and computing with expertise in non-linear differential equations, mathematical formulation of real-world systems, and uncertainty quantification in multi-factor driven systems and computing.


  • Mathematical Modeller in Public Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia, 2020 to present
  • Lecturer in Mathematics, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 2015 to 2020
  • Research Assistant in Mathematical Modeling, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2012 to 2015


  • PhD in Mathematical Modeling, University of Colombo, 2015
  • BSc Hons, First Class, Mathematical Finance, University of Colombo, 2011

Projects (1)

Current (1)

  • COVASIM: Modelling COVID-19

Contact Details


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