Yasangika
DR. (MRS.) YASANGIKA SANDANAYAKE
BSc.(Quantity Servaying) (Hons), PhD (UK)
Head of the Department
Senior Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka  

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Diploma in Computer System Design, National Institute of Business Management (NIBM), Sri Lanka

Professional Qualification

  • Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), UK
  • Graduate Member, Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka (IQSSL) 

Professional Activities

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Building Economics, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka since 2009
  • Probationary Lecturer, Department of Building Economics, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka from 2002 to 2009
  • Temporary Lecturer, Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa from 2001 to 2002
  • Head, Department of Building Economics since 2015
  • Director, Postgraduate Studies Division, Faculty of Architecture from 2013 to 2015.
  • MSc / PG Dip in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution Degree Programme Director since 2012
  • Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU) Coordinator of the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa from January 2013
  • Quality and Accreditation Coordinator of the Department of Building Economics from January 2008 to January 2014
  • Research Coordinator of the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa from January 2011 to December 2012.
  • Undergraduate Coordinator of B.Sc. (Hons.) in Facilities Management degree program from 2009 to 2012
  • Member of the Senate of University of Moratuwa since 2013
  • Member of the Senate Higher Degrees Committee (Ex-officio) of University of Moratuwa from 2013 to 2015
  • Member of Board of Graduate Studies (Dean Nominee) of University of Moratuwa since 2015
  • Member of Senate Research Committee (Senate Nominee) of University of Moratuwa since 2013
  • Member of Board of Residence and Discipline (Ex-officio) of University of Moratuwa since 2015
  • Member of By-Laws Committee (Senate Nominee) of University of Moratuwa since 2015
  • Architecture Faculty Representative of the Staff Development and Advisory Board since 2011
  • Architecture Faculty Representative in the Industrial Training Advisory Board (Dean Nominee) from 2011
  • Member of Library Committee (Senate Nominee) of University of Moratuwa from 2014
  • Member of Standing Committee on Transcripts and Certificates (Ex-officio) of University of Moratuwa since 2013
  • Member of Standing Committee on Dual/Joint Postgraduate Degrees (Ex-officio) of University of Moratuwa since February 2013
  • Member of Research Advisory Committee to Director-Research of University since 2015

Teaching Areas

  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Construction Economics
  • Building Performance Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methodology  including Quantitative Research Methods, Multi-Criteria decision making tools, academic writing and referencing

Research Interests

  • Performance Management
  • Collaborative Facilities Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Lean Construction
  • Quick responseconstruction practice
  • Total QualityManagement
  • Operations Management

 Publications : Journal Papers

1 Sandanayake, Y. G. and Oduoza, C. F. (2009), “Dynamic Simulation for Performance Optimization in Just-in-Time Enabled Manufacturing Process”,International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 42, pp. 372 – 380.
2 Sandanayake, Y. G. and Oduoza, C. F. (2008), “JIT Performance Measurement in a Small and Medium Non-Automotive Industry Environment”, CONRADI Research Review, 5 (2), pp. 21 - 34
3 Sandanayake, Y. G., Oduoza, C. F. and Proverbs, D. G. (2008), “Systematic Modelling and Simulation Approach for JIT Performance Optimization”,Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 24, pp. 735 – 743.
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Sandanayake, Y. G. and Oduoza, C. F. (2007), “Design of a Performance Measurement System for Just-in-Time Production: A Methodological Framework”, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 10 (2/3), pp. 276 – 293.

Publications : Books, Book Chpters and Edited Proceedings

1 Sandanayake Y. G., Fernando N. G. and Karunasena G. I. (2015), “The Fourth World Construction Symposium 2015”, Edited Proceedings, Conference jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 12-14 June 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISSN: 2362-0919.
2 Sandanayake Y. G., Fernando N. G. and Karunasena G. I. (2014), “The Third World Construction Symposium 2014”, Edited Proceedings, Symposium jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 20-22 June 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISSN: 2362-0919.
3 Sandanayake, Y.S. and Fernando, N.G., (2013). “Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction: Practice, Policy and Research:The Second World Construction Symposium 2013”.Edited Proceedings, Conference jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISBN 978-955-4516-03-8.
4 Sandanayake, Y.S. and Fernando, N.G., (2013).“Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction: Practice, Policy and Research: The Second World Construction Symposium 2013”. Edited Programme and Abstract Book, Conference jointly organized by Ceylon Institue of Builders (CIOB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISBN 978-955-4516-04-5.
5 Senaratne,S. and Sandanayake, Y.G., (2012).“World Construction Symposium2012”. Edited Proceedings, Conference jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-W107) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 28 – 30 June 2012 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISBN:978-955-4516- 021.
6 Rameezdeen, R., Senaratne, S. and Sandanayake, Y.G., (2011).“The 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Conference”. Edited Conference Proceedings, conference jointly organized by the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors, Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 23rd to 26th July 2011 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISBN: 978-955-0713-01-1.
7 Rameezdeen, R., Senaratne, S. and Sandanayake, Y.G. (2010). “International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment”. Edited Conference Proceedings, Conference jointly organized by Commonwealth Association of Surveyors and Land Economy (CASLE), UK and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, ISBN: 978-955-9027-33-1.

 Publications : Conference Papers 

1 Ranadewa, K. A. T. O., Sandanayake, Y. G., and Siriwardena, M. (2015), “Capacity Building in Construction SMEs: A Proposal through Enabling Lean”. The 8th International Conference of Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU), on 11-12 December 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka., pp 519-531. 
2 Nishadi Anuruddika and Sandanayake Y. G. (2015), “An Investigation into Skilled Labour Requirement in Sri Lankan Building Construction Industry”, The Fourth World Construction Symposium 2015, 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 12-14 June 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp.90-98.
3 Nilmini Weerasinghe, Sandanayake Y. G. and Prathibhani Bandusena (2014), “Collaborative Facilities Management in Urban Regeneration Projects: Problems and Potentials”, The Second International Urban Design Conference (ICCPP-2014),  31st October – 02nd November 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 316 – 329.
4 Samaraweera A. U. A. A., Sandanayake Y. G. and Sepani Senaratne (2014), “Conceptual Framework for Understanding Construction Project Culture: A Literature Review”, The Third World Construction Symposium 2014, 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 20-22 June 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp.116- 126.
5 Dissanayake D. M. D. T. B., Sandanayake Y. G. and Wijekoon K. A. D. N. C. (2014), “Risk of Catastrophic Events on Construction Supply Chain”, The Third World Construction Symposium 2014, 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 20-22 June 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 482 - 489.
6 Bandusena, P. and Sandanayake, Y.G., (2013). “Multidimensional Model for Feasibility Assessment of Urban Development Projects”. International Urban Design Conference, Organised by University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 14 – 17 October 2013 at Foundation Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp.282 – 293.
7 Weerasinghe, R.P.N.P.  and Sandanayake,  Y.G.  (2013). “Integrated Facilities Management Practices in Sri Lanka: A Preliminary Investigation”. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013, jointly organised by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-SB13) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 14 – 15 June 2013 at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 307 – 318.
8 Weerasinghe, R.P.N.P.  and Sandanayake,  Y.G.,  (2013).“An  Investigation  of Integrated Facilities Management Functions in Sri Lanka”. FARU International Research Symposium 2013, Organised by the Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 13 – 15 December 2013 at Hambantota, Sri Lanka.
9 Wijekoon, K.A.D.N.C.  and Sandanayake,  Y.G.,  (2013).  “Quick  Response Facilities Management: A Preliminary Investigation”. The 8th Annual International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF), organised by the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka on 13 December 2013 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
10 De Silva, M.N.K. and Sandanayake Y.G. (2012), “Building Energy Consumption Factors: A Literature Review and Future Research Agenda”. World Construction Symposium 2012, organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-W107) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 28 – 30 June 2012 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 90 – 99.
11 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 2012, organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-W107) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 28 – 30 June 2012 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 417 – 426.
12 Sandanayake Y.G., Sayani, V. and Konara K.M.G.K., (2011), “A Study of Patient’s Requirements on Hospital Building Facilities”. The Eighth International Conference on Business Management organized by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, on 08th  and 09th  December 2011 at Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, pp. 635 – 643.
13 Konara, K.M.G.K. and Sandanayake, Y.G., (2011). “Evolution of Building Performance Evaluation Techniques: Synthesizing Current Knowledge towards a Future Research Agenda”. The 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Conference (PAQS), organized by the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors, Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 23rd to 26th July 2011 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 170 – 179.
14 Premarathne, W., Sandanayake, Y.G. and Konara, K.M.G.K., (2011).“Evaluation of Guest Requirements on Hotel Building Facilities in Sri Lanka”. The 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Conference (PAQS), organized by the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors, Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 23rd to 26th July 2011 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 276 – 284.
15 Konara, K.M.G.K., Sandanayake, Y.G. and Oduoza, C.F., (2011).“Framework for Multidimensional Evaluation of Building Performance”. The 21st International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), 26th – 29th June 2011 at Taiwan, Paper ID – ES2, pp.101 – 108.
16 Konara, K.M.G.K. and Sandanayake, Y.G., (2010). “Building Post Occupancy Evaluation Framework”. The 5th International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF), organized by the University of Colombo, 10th December 2010 at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Sri Lanka, pp. 218 – 228.
17 Iddamalgoda, I.T.L.P., Sandanayake, Y.G. and Wadugodapitiya, R.R.M.M.K., (2010).“Multidimensional Model for Contractor Selection in Private Sector Construction Projects”. The International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment, Jointly organized by Commonwealth Association of Surveyors and Land Economy (CASLE), UK and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 18th - 19th June 2010 at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. pp. 50 - 59.
18 Sandanayake,   Y.G.   and   Dissanayake,   D.M.S.C.,   (2010).“Evaluation   of Stakeholder Satisfaction in Tsunami Damaged School Reconstruction Projects in Sri Lanka”. International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment, Jointly organized by Commonwealth Association of Surveyors and Land Economy (CASLE), UK and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 18th - 19th June 2010 at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 238 – 247.
19 Sandanayake, Y.G. and Mapa, R.M.M.U.A., (2010).“Quantifying Critical Factors Affecting Construction Quality”. The Seventh International Conference on Business Management organized by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, on 14th May 2010 at Waters Edge, Sri Lanka, pp. 262 – 277.
20 Wadugodapitiya, R.R.M.M.K., Sandanayake, Y.G. and Oduoza, C.F., (2010). “A Multi-Dimensional Model for Performance Evaluation in the Construction Industry”. The 20th  International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), 12th - 14th July 2010, California, USA.
21 Wadugodapitiya,   R.R.M.M.K.,   Sandanayake,   Y.G.   and   Thurairajah,   N., (2010).“Building Project Performance Evaluation Model”. CIB 2010 World Congress, Organized by the CIB on 10th - 13th May 2010 at Salford Quays, UK. Paper ID-967

 Publications : Conference, Symposium and Other Publications (Non Refereed)

* Nishadi Anuruddika and Sandanayake Y. G. (July 2015), “Is There a Skilled Labour Force Shortage in Sri Lankan Construction Industry?”, Construction Review: The Monthly News Bulletin of Chamber of Construction Industry, 15(04), pages 28 & 33.
* De Silva M. N. K. and Sandanayake Y. G. (2012), “Realised Energy Potential of Energy Management Systems in Sri Lanka”, Faculty of Architecture Research Symposium 2012 organised by the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU), 24 – 25th August 2012 at Galle Fort, p. 36.
* Wadugodapitiya R. R. M. M. K. and Sandanayake Y. G. (2009), “Extended Balanced Scorecard for Building Project Performance Assessment”, Third Research Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU), 17th December 2009 at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, p. 13.
* Nayanthara De Silva and Sandanayake Y. G. (2009), “FM Higher Education and Industry Focus”, fm symposium*09: Value Addition of FM and QS to Economic Development, 11th June 2009 at BMICH, Sri Lanka, pp. 760 – 768.

Research Activities

  • Scientific Committee Co-Chair of The Fourth World Construction Symposium 2015, jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 12-14 June 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Scientific Committee Co-Chair of The Third World Construction Symposium 2014, jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 20-22 June 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Scientific Committee Co-Chair of The Second World Construction Symposium 2013, jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-SB13) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 14-15 June 2013 at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Scientific Committee Co-Chair of World Construction Symposium 2012, organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders and co-organized by International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-W107) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka from 28 – 30 June 2012 at Colombo. 
  • Publication and Technical Director of Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress 2011, organized by Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka and co-organized by Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka from 22nd – 27th July 2011.
  • Scientific and Technical Committee Co-Chair of Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress 2011, organized by Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka and co-organized by Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka from 22nd – 27th July 2011
  • Scientific Committee Co-Chair of International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment, Jointly organized by Commonwealth Association of Surveyors and Land Economy (CASLE), UK and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka – 18th and 19th June 2010.
  • Conference Co-Coordinator of International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment, Jointly organized by Commonwealth Association of Surveyors and Land Economy (CASLE), UK and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka – 18th and 19th June 2010.

Awards

  • Outstanding Research Performance Award 2010, 2011 and 2012 awarded by University of Moratuwa.
  • University of Wolverhampton scholarship to pursue PhD in 2003
  • Presidential Scholarship for the Children’s of State Sector Employees in the year 2002 – Scholarship is awarded by the Sri Lankan President, Her Excellency Mrs. Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, on 2nd of July 2002.
  • Third Place in competition of Ordinary Level Category of Productivity Awareness Programme (1993) organized by the National Institute of Business Management

Consultancy, CPDs and Services Outside University

  • Visiting Lecturer at the Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka (IQSSL) since 2009
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Centre for Housing Planning & Building (CHPB) (On invitation) – Procurement  methods and measurement using SMM7 and CESMM3) in 2001 and 2002
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) (On invitation) – Building Economics in 2002.
  • Visiting Lecturer at University of Wolverhampton, UK – Post Contract Studies (CN1179) and QS Practice Building (CN2249) in 2006
  • Visiting Lecturer at the National Institute of Education (On invitation) to educate agriculture teachers on how to prepare BOQs and Estimates for Farm Houses and Green Houses since 2015
  • Administrative Assistant of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka (Voluntary Service) during 2001-2003
  • Member of Sub Committee of Board of Quantity Surveying Education & Training (BQSET) of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka (Voluntary Service) from January 2013
  • Committee Member of developing “Roadmap towards Construction Industry Master Plan for Sri Lanka 2014-2024” by Ministry of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities
  • Resource person for Conducting Professional Development (CPD) on the topic “Are you competent? Competencies of professional Quantity Surveyor” on 12th December 2014 for the members of Sri Lankan Quantity Surveyors (SLQS-UAE), a professional Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lankan expatriates in United Arab Emirates at Radisson Blu Hotel Deira- Dubai.