pavithra
MS. PAVITHRA GANESHU
BSc. (QS) (Hons), Reading M.Sc.
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying University of Moratuwa

Professional Qualification

  • Graduate Member of Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka (IQSSL)
  • Student Member of RoyaInstitution of ChartereSurveyrs (RICS)
  • Student Member of AustraliaInstituteof QuantitSurveyrs (AIQS)

Professional Activities

  • Quantity Surveyor at CML MTD Construction Ltd in Tendering and Estimating division  2016-2017
  • Quantity surveyor at Maga Engineering (Pvt) Ltd in Grand Hyatt Colombo Hotel 2014 - 2016

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Construction economics, Human Resource management, structure and QS project study for Undergraduate level students in the Department of Building Economics.

Research Interests

  • Projecmanagement
  • Organization cultures
  • Estimation practice
  • Claims
  • Arbitration

Publications : Conference Papers

1

Ganeshu, P., Vijitha, D., & Francis, F. (2015). “Comprehensive study about Sri Lankan Contractors’ Estimating Practice”. In Proceedings of the 4th World Construction Symposium, (pp 181-191). Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

 

 

Ganeshu, P., Vijitha, D., & Francis, F. (2015). “Comprehensive study about Sri Lankan 
 sonalip
MS. T.P.W. SONALI PANDITHAWATTA
BSc. (QS) (Hons)
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualification

  • Student Member of Institute of Quantity Surveyors - Sri Lanka (IQSSL)
  • Student Member of Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors – UK (RICS)

Professional Activities

  • Temporary Lecturer at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, June 2018 onwards

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Measurement, Economics, Law of Property, Construction Economics, Services and Statistics for Undergraduate level students in the Department of Building Economics.

Research Interests

  • Construction Law and Dispute Management
  • Construction Economics
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Lean Construction
  • Green Constructions
  • Project management

Publications : Conference papers

  •  
Pandithawatta,T.P.W.S.I., Zainudeen, N, & Perera, C.S.R. (2018).“Integrating Lean and Green Concepts: Sri Lankan Construction Industry PerspectiveIn Proceedings of the 7th World Construction Symposium. Colombo,Sri Lanka
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Dissanayake, D.M.A.B., Abeynayake, M.D.T.E., Pandithawatta T.P.W.S.I. (2018). “Perception of Contractors on Usage of Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods in Construction Industry of Sri Lanka”. In Proceedings of the 11th International Research Conference. Galle, Sri Lanka

Consultancy and Services outside University:

  • Quantity Surveyor at VFORM Consultants Pvt Ltd.
  • Trainee Quantity Surveyor at CLAG Consultancy Pvt Ltd.
  • Trainee Quantity Surveyor at RN Constructions Pvt Ltd  
Biyanka 
MS. BIYANKA EKANAYAKE
BSc. (FM) (Hons), READING M.Sc
Research Assistant
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • Reading M.Sc (by research) at University of Moratuwa
  • Postgraduate student (full time) at University of Moratuwa
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Facilities Management, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualification

  • Associate Member of Institute of Facilities Management Sri Lanka (AMIFMSL)
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Advanced Certificate Level in Human Resource Management
  • CIMA- Certificate Level in Business Accounting

Professional Activities

  • Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka since May 2017
  • Full time research assistant at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka since May 2017
  • Currently involve as a research assistant in the international collaborative research project led by University of Salford, United Kingdom which is titled as “Developing a Digital Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction: Defining case studies of the MOBILISE project” since May 2018

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Building Materials, Services III, Sustainable Development, Construction Economics III, Building Construction Technology for Undergraduate students in the Department of Building Economics.

Research Interests

  • Carbon footprint
  • Ecological footprint
  • Value management
  • Embodied energy
  • Disaster management
  • Augmented reality

Publications : Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

1 Madushika W.H.S., Perera B.A.K.S., Ekanayake B.J. and Shen G.Q. (2018), Key performance indicators for value management in the Sri Lankan construction industry. International Journal of Construction Management. (Accepted for publication) https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1484556
2 Ekanayake B. J. and Sandanayake Y. G. (2017), Applicability of Ecological Footprint for Environmental Sustainability Evaluation in Sri Lankan Apparel Sector Built Environments, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 12(22), pp. 12707-12715. 

Publications : Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings

1

Ekanayake B.J., Sandanayake Y.G. and Ramachandra T. (2018), Application of Value Management to Refurbishment Projects: A Sri Lankan Case Study. 34th Annual ARCOM Conference (2018), Association of Researchers in Construction. Management, September 3-5, 2018 at Queens University, Belfast, UK. (Accepted for publication)

2

Wickramarachchi H.R., Sandanayake Y.G. and Ekanayake B.J. (2018), Total Quality Management Implementation in Sri Lankan Construction Industry: A Study of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. 4th International Multidisciplinary Engineering Research Conference. On 29 – 31 May, 2018 at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. 

3

Ekanayake B.J., Sandanayake Y.G. and Ramachandra T. (2018), Challenges in Hotel Building Refurbishment Projects in Sri Lanka. In proceedings of The Seventh World Construction Symposium 2018- Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking Design, Construction and Operations, jointly organised by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. On 29 June – 1 July 2018 in Colombo Sri Lanka. 

4 Ekanayake B.J., Karunathilaka S.K. and Perera B.A.K.S. (2018), Leadership Assessment Tools that can be used in Managing Health and Safety in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry in Sri Lanka, Construction in the 21st Century, 10th International Conference (CITC-10), On 2-4 July 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
5 Bandara D.G.B.S, Sandanayake Y.G. and Ekanayake B.J. (2018), Application of Value Engineering Concept to MEP Works in Sri Lankan Construction Industry: A Case Study, Construction in the 21st Century, 10th International Conference (CITC-10), On 2-4 July 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 
6

Ekanayake B.J. and Sandanayake Y.G. (2017), Ecological Footprint to Evaluate Environmental Sustainability of Apparel Sector Built Environments: The Sri Lankan Perspective, In Proceedings of The Sixth World Construction Symposium 2017- What’s New and What’s Next in the Built Environment Sustainability Agenda? (pp. 169-177). jointly organised by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 30 June - 02 July 2017 in Colombo. 

Awards

  • Professor Gamunu Fernando memorial award for the graduand who has obtained the highest marks for the dissertation of over 70% which is submitted for the completion of Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in Facilities Management Degree examinations (April, 2017)
Kanchuka 
MR. KANCHUKA THILAKSHANA WITHANAGE
BSc. (QS) (Hons)
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualification

  • Student Member of Institute of Quantity Surveyors - Sri Lanka (IQSSL)
  • Student Member of Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors – UK (RICS)

Professional Activities

  • Project Quantity Surveyor – Maga Engineering (Pvt) Ltd, Towns East of Colombo District Water Supply Project (Package II), From Feb 2018 to June 2018
  • Temporary Lecturer -DepartmentofBuilding Economics,UniversityofMoratuwa,July 2018 onwards

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Services I, Business Statistics, Business Law and Bidding and Pricing for Undergraduate level students in the Department of Building Economics.

Research Interests

  • Contract Administration
  • Procurement Management
  • Quantity Surveying Education
  • Project management

Consultancy and Services outside University:

  • Trainee Consultant Quantity Surveyor at Cost Management Services Pvt Ltd.
  • Trainee Contractor Quantity Surveyor at Nawaloka Construction Company Pvt Ltd
nimesha 
MS. NIMESHA JAYASENA
BSc. (FM) (Hons), READING M.Sc
Research Assistant
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • Reading for M.Sc. at University of Moratuwa
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Facilities Management, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Professional Qualification

  • Student Member of Institute of Facilities Management- Sri Lanka (IFMSL)
  • Student Member of Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors – UK (RICS)

Professional Activities

  • Research Assistant at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (May 2018 – present).
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (May 2018 – Present).

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Professional Practice, Civil Engineering Construction and Services Integration for Undergraduate level students in the Department of Building Economics.

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Planning
  • Smart Cities
  • Risk Management
  • Green Procurement
  • Performance Management
  • Health and Safety

Publications : Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings

1

Jayasena N., Mallawaarachchi H. and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S., (2018). Initiating Smart City Concept for Sustainable Urban Development: A Litertaure Review, in the Tenth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-10). pp 469-477.

2

Jayasena N. and Mallawaarachchi H., (2018). Environmental Sustainability Assessment for Facilities Management: Apparel Sector in Sri Lanka, in the 7th World Construction Symposium 2018: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking Design, Construction and Operations. pp 223-232.

3

Herath H.M.P.K., Rajini D., Rathnayake U. and Jayasena N., (2018). Customer Relationship Management in Facilities Management: A Study of Office Buildings in Sri Lanka, in the 7th World Construction Symposium 2018: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking Design, Construction and Operations. pp 185-194.

4 Manoj S., Mallawaarachchi H., Soorige S.D.A. and Jayasena N., (2018). Accessibility of Emergency Evacuation for Differently Abled People in Public Hospital Buildings in Sri Lanka: The National Policy Enhancements, in the 7th World Construction Symposium 2018: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking Design, Construction and Operations. pp 13-22.  
5 Jayasena N.S., Mallawaarachchi, H. and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S., (2018). Stakeholder analysis for smart city development: a project based framework, in the IConBEE2018. (Accepted)