Konara 
MRS. GAYANI KONARA
B.Sc. (FM) Hons, Reading for Master in Research
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications 

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Facilities Management, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Reading for Master in Research (Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering)

Professional Qualification

  • Former SecretaryInstitute of Facilities Management
  • Former SecretaryFacilities Management Alumni Association

Subject Areas

Performance Management, Energy Management, Intelligent Building Management System, Work SpacePlanning and MaintenancManagement 

Research Interests

  • Building performance
  • Sustainable development
  • Energy management

Publications : Books

1 Green Building Council of Sri Lanka, 2012. GREENSL® Labelling System for Sustainable Building Materials and Products, Green Building Council of Sri Lanka

 

Publications  : Conference papers

1 K.M.G.K. Konara, T.S. De Zoysa, P.A.D. Rajini and M.G.D.T. Vijerathne. (2015). Multidimensional Framework for Procurement Selection Criteria for Warehouse Management in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Business & Information (ICBI) - 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22 November 2015
2 Kalpage, G.K. and Konara,K.M.G.K. (2014). Applicability of reliability centered maintenance approach for maintenance optimization of thermal power plants in Sri Lanka. The Third  World Construction Symposium 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 20 – 22 June 2014
3 Ekanayake, E.M.K.S.,   Rajini,   P.A.D.   and   Konara,   K.M.G.K.   (2013).   The applicability of performance based employee share ownership plans for the motivation of junior management level employees in service sector organizations in Sri Lanka. International Conference on Business & Information, Colombo, Sri Lanka. SBN 978-955-4563-17-9.
4 Wijesooriya,   S.D.,   Sandanayake,   Y.G.   and    Konara,    K.M.G.K.,   (2012). Sustainability Evaluation Framework for Energy Power Plants in Sri Lanka. World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 29th – 30th June 2012.
5 Konara, K.M.G.K, Sandanayake, Y.G. and Oduoza, C.F., (2011). Framework for Multidimensional Evaluation of Building Performance. 19th International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM2011), Taiwan, 26th-29th June 2011.
6 Sandanayake, Y.G, Sayani, V. and Konara, K.M.G.K., (2011). Evaluation of Patient’s Requirements of Hospital Building Facilities. 8th International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 27th may 2011.
7 Konara, K.M.G.K. and Sandanayake, Y.G., (2011). The evolution of building performance evaluation: past development and a new research agenda. 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22nd - 27th July 2011.
8 Konara, K.M.G.K, Jayasinghe, J.P.V. and Rameezdeen, R. (2011). Solid waste generation and handling in different types of facilities in Sri Lanka. 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22nd - 27th July 2011.
9 Premarathne,  P.A.W.K.,  Sandanayake,  Y.G.  and  Konara,  K.M.G.K.,  (2011). Evaluation of Guest Requirements of Facilities in Five-Star Hotels. 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22nd - 27th July 2011.
10 Konara, K.M.G.K. and Sandanayake, Y.G., (2010). Building Post Occupancy Evaluation Framework. 5th  International Research Conference on Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10th December 2010.

 

Awards

  • Professor H.S.P. Caldera Memorial Award’ for the best undergraduate thesis in Facilities Management in 2010

Consultancy and Services Outside University

  • Sound Level Measurement Project for Hilton Residencies, Colombo, 2014.
  • Worked as a member in the Documentation and Technical Evaluation Committee in Green Building Council of Sri Lanka in developing GREENSL® Labeling System for Sustainable Building Materials and Products
  • Worked as a consultant in measuring noise level and other building performance parameters following OSHAS and NIOSH standards in Jaic Hilton Residencies, Union Place, Colombo 02 in 2012 and 2013