Chandani
DR.(MRS.) CHANDANIE HADIWATTAGE
B.Sc. (QS) Hons,  PhD(SL), SEDA (UK)
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications 

  • Ph.D. University of Moratuwa
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying, Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa 

Professional Qualification

  • A Graduate Member of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors (IQSSL)

Professional Qualification

  • Visiting lecturer at Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka (IQSSL)

Subject Areas

Conduct lectures on Building Design and Construction, Project Study and Construction Economics for undergraduate level in Department of Building Economics (currently on study leave) 

Research Interests

  • Construction management research practice
  • Construction procurement
  • Construction quality
  • Construction technology
  • Construction costing

Publications  : Conference papers

1 Chandanie, H., Fernando, N.G., and Senaratne, S.S., (2014), “Merging Academic Research & Construction Industry Development Requirements: A Conceptual Framework”, In the Proceedings of the World Construction Symposium 2014 - Sustainability and Development in Built Environment: The Way Forward, Jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (BEMRU) on 20th,21st  and 22nd June 2014 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2 Hiroshan, S.A.R.C. and Chandanie, H., (2014), “Factors Affecting Construction Costs in Sri Lanka”, In the Proceedings of the World Construction Symposium 2014 - Sustainability and development in Built Environment: The Way Forward, Jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) , Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (BEMRU) on 20th,21st  and 22nd June 2014 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
3 Kandemulla,  L.  and  Chandanie  H.,  (2013).  “Cost  Benefits  of  Steel  Building Construction in Sri Lankan Construction Industry”.In Proceedings of the FARU 2013 Research symposiumorganised by Faculty of Architecture Research Unit, December 2013, at Hambantota, Sri Lanka.
4 Heenkenda, H.M.N.S.B. and Chandanie, H., (2013). “Minimising Conflicts in Building Construction through Proper Procurement Arrangements”. In the Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Business Management - 2013, 28th February and 01st March 2013,University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
5 Chandanie, H. and Denagama, J., (2013). “Development Supportive Novel Trends and Practices for Construction Sector”,  In the Proceedings of the 2ndWorld Construction Conference 2013, 14th and 15th June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
6 Randunupura,   S.N.   and   Chandanie,   H.,   (2013),   “Plant   and   Equipment Management to Minimise Delays in Road Construction Projects”. In the Proceedings of the 2ndWorld Construction Conference 2013, 14th and 15th June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
7 Chandanie, H., Fernando, N.G., and Senaratne, S.S., (2013). “Role of Academic Research in Sustainable Construction Practice”.  In  the  Proceedings  of  the 2ndWorld Construction Conference 2013, 14th  and 15th  June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
8 Chandanie, H. and Senaratne, S., (2012). “Dissemination of Academic Research Knowledge to the Construction Industry, Insights from Knowledge Management Literature”. In Proceedings of the FARU 2012 Research symposium organised by Faculty of Architecture Research Unit, 2012, Galle, Sri Lanka.
9 Chandanie, H. and Senaratne, S. (2012). “A Literature Synthesis: Is Construction Industry Low Responsive to Change and Development?”. In the Proceedings of the World Construction Conference 2012, 29th and 30th June 2012, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
10 Kanagarathnam, H., De Silva, M.L. and Chandanie, H., (2011). “Quality Assurance of Low Cost Building Constructions”. In the Proceedings of the 15th  Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Conference, 25th  and 26th  July 2011,Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
11 Chandanie, H. and Senaratne, S., (2011). “A Literature Synthesis: Merging Academic Research and Industry Development Requirements for a Better Responsive Construction Sector”. In the Proceedings of the 15th  Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Conference, 25th  and 26th  July 2011,Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
12 Ranatunga, R.P.M., De Silva M.L. and Chandanie, H., (2010). “Stakeholder management in relocation and reconstruction of public school buildings affected by Tsunami disaster”. International research conference on sustainability in built environment, 18th – 19th June at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Jayaratne, M.D.O. M. and Chandanie, H.(2015).“Role Of Technology In Providing Better Basic Facilities For Condominium Properties”.In the Proceedings of TheWorld Construction Symposium 2015 – Sustainable Development in the Built Environment: Green Growth and Innovative Directions, 12th - 14thJune 2015, at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Publications  : Conference papers

1        

Chandanie, H. and Kandemulla, L. (2014). “Cost Benefits of Steel Building Construction in Sri Lankan Construction Industry”. FARU Journal 2014, 06 (01), pp.268-283.

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Chandanie, H. and Senarathna, S. S. (2012). “Dissemination Of Academic Research Knowledge To The Construction Industry, Insights From Knowledge Management Literature”,  FARU Journal 2012, 04. pp.48-65.