About Us

About Us

Sri Lanka Olympiad Mathematics Foundation

Sri Lanka Olympiad Mathematics Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to popularizing mathematics among Sri Lankans.It was established in 2004 by a group of academics from University of Colombo and University of Kelaniya. It is headquartered at the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo and is run by lecturers and undergraduates on a voluntary basis.

Our Vision

For Sri Lanka to be a mathematically strong country producing high class mathematicians at international level; to retain their best mathematical talent in the country; to have a culture appreciative of mathematics; and to apply mathematics for its economic and intellectual development.

Our Mission

For us to hold a Sri Lankan Mathematical Olympiad annually, and discover mathematical talent in the country and nurture them; to send a team to the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) annually; to produce Gold medal winners at the IMO; to have good mathematical competitions for school children and the general public through print and electronic media; to encourage and support math societies and math days at schools; and to publish books and other material to promote general mathematical interest at school level.