Dr. Thanuja Paragoda obtained her B.Sc. (Special) Degree in Mathematics with First class Honors from University of Kelaniya. She completed M.Sc. in Mathematics in 2014 at Texas Tech University, USA and worked as a graduate part time instructor from 2011 to 2016 at department of Mathematics at Texas Tech University. She obtained her Ph.D in Mathematics in August, 2016 at Texas Tech University. Her research interests include Willmore Energies and Applications in Differential Geometry.