Uthpala
MRS. UTHPALA RATHNAYAKE
BSc.(FM) Hons , Reading MPhil
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

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

Professional Qualifications

  • Associate Member, Institute of Facilities Management
  • Assistant Secretary, Institute of Facilities Management Sri Lanka

Professional Activities

  • Career Guidance and Field Visit Coordination – Level IV, Department of Building Economics

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Services, Energy Management, Information Technology, Maintenance Management, FM project study, Building Materials for undergraduate level in Department of Building Economics. 

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Waste management
  • Sustainability
  • Occupational health andsafety

Publications: Coference Papers

1 Karunasena G.I., Rathnayake, R.M.N.U & Karunarathna M. 2015. “Conflict Waste Management: Context of Post Conflict Reconstruction”. In the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (pp. XX). Kandy, Sri Lanka.   
2 Karunasena G.I., Jayathilake, W.M.D.M & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2015. “Comparison on Disposal Strategies for Clinical Waste: Hospitals in Sri Lanka”. In the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (pp. XX). Kandy, Sri Lanka.   
3 Rathnayake, R.M.N.U & Karunasena G.I. 2015. “Business Ethics in Apparel Manufacturing: Literature Review”. In the proceedings of 12th International Conference on Business Management (PP.68-87). Colombo, Sri Lanka.
4 Ranjan, H., Karunasena, G.I & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2014. “Construction and Demolition Waste Management Gaps in the Construction Industry”. In the proceedings of 8th FARU International Research Symposium (pp. 97-104.). Galle, Sri Lanka.
5 Rathnayake, R.M.N.U De Silva, De Silva, N. & Nawarathne. R.A.G. 2014. “Under-reporting of Construction Accidents in Sri Lanka”. In the proceedings of 8th FARU International Research Symposium (pp. 80-87.). Galle, Sri Lanka. 
6 Rathnayake, R.M.I.P, Karunasena, G.I & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2014. Zero waste management in Textile and Apparel industry: Preliminary study. In the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (pp. 101-108). Kandy, Sri Lanka.   
7 Senarathne, W.D.D.A., Karunasena, G.I & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2014. Enhance the value in construction via integration of sustainable construction to value planning. In the proceedings of the 3rd world construction symposium (pp. 192-203). Colombo, Sri Lanka.   
8 Rathnayake, R.M.N.U & Karunasena G.I. 2013. Industrial hazardous waste management: Avenues for collaborations. In the proceedings of 7th FARU International Research Symposium (pp. 340-355). Hambanthota, Sri Lanka.

Publications: Journals

1

Karunasena, G., Rathnayake, R. M. N. U. and Senarathne, D. (2016). “Integrating Sustainability Concepts and Value Planning for Sustainable Construction”. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, (Accepted for publication).