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)