Ch.QS Suranga Jayasena's profile

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CH.QS. SURANGA JAYASENA
B.Sc. (Hons) QS, MSc (Building), Dip. (Arbitration)
Senior Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications 

  • Reading for PhD (Building Information Modeling)
  • M.Sc. in Building (Research), National University of Singapore
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa
  • Diploma in Commercial Arbitration
  • Diploma in Interior Designing

Professional Qualification 

  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor holding AIQS.SL of Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka.
  • Chartered Construction Manager holding MCIOB status of Chartered Institute of Building, UK.

Professional Activities

  • Curriculum Evaluation and Development Unit (CEDU) Coordinator
  • Faculty/ Department Student Counsellor
  • Immediate past president of the Quantity Surveying Alumni Association of University of Moratuwa
  • Chair of the Sri Lankan Centre of Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB) United Kingdom
  • Member of Bard of QuantitSurveyinPublications (BQSP), Institute of QuantitSurveyrs SriLanka
  • Panel member of Judges for the National Construction Excellence Award since 2006 to date. Main duty is to evaluate and score construction projects for the Construction Excellence Award, especially in terms of Quantity Surveying aspects.
  • Member of National Industrial and Training Advisory Committee since 2006 to date. Main duties include: offer expert advice on development of National Skill Standards (NVQ) for Level 5 and 6 occupations in construction sector and assess and validate National Skill Standards developed for construction occupations.
  • Resource person for the workshop on MOODLE for the staff members on 05th and 9th March 2014.
  • Invited speech at the International QS BIM Conference - 2013 organised by Quantity Surveying Division of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors on 9th November 2013 at Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Pre-contract Management, procurement Methods, Development Economics and Research Methodology for undergraduate level and Construction Procurement, Statistics and Research Methodology for postgraduate level at the Department of Building Economics.

Research Interests

  • BuildingProcurement
  • Building Information Mdelling
  • ConstructionIT
  • ConstructionDisputeResolution
  • Construction Economics

Publications : Journals

1 Jayasena, S. (2012). Integrated Project Delivery - A novel procurement method. ICTAD Journal, 10, 41 - 45.
2 Tan, W., & Suranga, H. (2008). Winner's Curse in the Sri Lankan Construction Industry. The International Journal of Construction Management, 8 (1), 29-35.
3 Zainudeen, N., Senaratna, S., Jayasena, S., & Rameezdeen, R. (2006). Horizontal housing property market. Built-Environment Sri Lanka, 7 (1), 16-22.

Publications : Conference Papers

4 Suventhiny, J., & Jayasena, H. S. (2015). Effect of Accuracy and Timeliness of Information on Performance of Contractors. The 4th World Construction Symposium 2015: Sustainable Development in the Built Environment (pp. 239-250). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
5 Rogers, J., Chong, H.-Y., Preece, C., Lim, C. C., & Jayasena, H. S. (2015). BIM Development and Trends in Developing Countries: Case Studies: Bentham Science.
6 Dissanayake, T. L., Jayasena, H. S., & Abeynayake, M. (2015). The Legal Framework for Design Liability in Building Information Modelling. The 4th World Construction Symposium 2015: Sustainable Development in the Built Environment (pp. 493-502). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
7 Kahandawa, K., & Jayasena, H. S. (2015). Partnering to Bridge the Gap Between Conventional and BIM Based Project Procurement. The 4th World Construction Symposium 2015: Sustainable Development in the Built Environment (pp. 382-390). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
8 Faber, M. H., Giuliani, L., Revez, A., Jayasena, S., Sparf, J., & Mendez, J. M. (2014). Interdisciplinary Approach to Disaster Resilience Education and Research. Procedia Economics and Finance, 18, 601–609. doi: 10.1016/S2212-5671(14)00981-2
9 Jayasena, H. S., & Weddikkara, C. (2014). BIM Software Environment for Projects in Sri Lanka. The 3rd World Construction Symposium, Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.Jayasena, H. S., & Weddikkara, C. (2013). Assessing the BIM Maturity in a BIM Infant Industry. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 62-69). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
10 Amarapathy, P., Jayasena, H. S., & Ranadewa, K. A. T. O. (2013). E-Tendering Framework for Public Procurement in Sri Lanka. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 218-225). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
11 Abeyratne, A., & Jayasena, H. S. (2013). The Reshuffle of Risks from Implementing BIM Based Integrated Project Delivery in Sri Lankan Construction Industry. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 441-450). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
12 De Silva, R., & Jayasena, H. S. (2013). The Need for an Integrated Cost Modelling Framework for Building Information Modelling. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 427-434). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
13 Jayasena, H. S., Seram, G. G., & Johnson, J. (2013). Frequently Challenged Determinations of the Engineer in Sri Lankan Construction Contracts. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 235-243). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
14 Gunasekara, K., & Jayasena, H. S. (2013). Identification of a Technological Framework for Implementing Building Information Modelling In Sri Lanka. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 244-252). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
15 Gnanarednam, M., & Jayasena, H. S. (2013). Ability of BIM to Satisfy CAFM Information Requirements. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 12-21). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
16 Kulasekara, G., Jayasena, H. S., & Ranadewa, K. A. T. O. (2013). Comparative Effectiveness of Quantity Surveying in a Building Information Modelling Implementation. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 101-107). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
17 Madusanka, I. K., & Jayasena, H. S. (2013). The Reshuffle of Contractual Liabilities by Implementing Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) in Building Information Modelling (BIM) Based Construction. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 435-440). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
18 Nagalingam, G., Jayasena, H. S., & Ranadewa, K. A. T. O. (2013). Building Information Modelling and Future Quantity Surveyor's Practice in Sri Lankan Construction Industry. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 81-92). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
19 Wijayakumar, M., & Jayasena, H. S. (2013). Automation of BIM Quantity Take-Off to Suit QS's Requirements. The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio-Economic Sustainability in Construction (pp. 70-80). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka.
20 Jayasena, H. S., & Weddikkara, C. (2012). Building Information Modelling for Sri Lankan Construction Industry. World Construction Conference 2012 - Global Challenges in Construction Industry (pp. 196-201). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka. Mirror Link
21 Jayasena, H. S., & Senevirathna, N. S. (2012). Adaptability of Integrated Project Delivery in a Construction Industry. World Construction Conference 2012 - Global Challenges in Construction Industry (pp. 188-195). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka. Mirror Link
22 Baduge, S., & Jayasena, H. S. (2012). Application of Concurrency in Delay Claims. World Construction Conference 2012 - Global Challenges in Construction Industry (pp. 69-78). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka. Mirror Linka. Mirror Link
23 Jayasena, H. S., & Kavinda, Y. H. (2012). Most Appropriate Dispute Resolution Strategy for Sri Lankan Construction Industry. World Construction Conference 2012 - Global Challenges in Construction Industry (pp. 180-187). Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders - Sri Lanka. Mirror  Link
24 Jayasena, S., & Alwis, P. (2011). Disruption Claims in Sri Lankan Construction Industry. Disruption Claims in Sri Lankan Construction Industry (pp. 94-101). Colombo: PAQS.
25 Ahamed, A. R., Karunasena, G., Jayasena, S., Senevirathne, I., & Perera, S. (2010). Exploring status of e-procurement: A case of construction industry in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (pp. 456-465). PA: The Pennsylvania State University.
26 Gunatilake, S., Liyanage, C., & Jayasena, H. S. (2010). Investigating the adaptability of relational contracting (RC) practices - the Sri Lankan context. CIB 2010 world congress (pp. 663-674). Salford, United Kingdom: CIB. Mirror Link
27 Yatanwala, S., Gunatilake, S., Jayasena, S. and Liyanage, C. (2009). Use of PFI as a tool for delivering transport infrastructure in developing countries: The Sri Lankan Context. 13th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress, Kuala Lmpur, Malaysia. Mirror Link
28 Fernando, M. N., & Jayasena, H. S. (2008). Practising energy efficient design for commercial buildings in Sri Lankan industry. International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience (pp. 144-145). Kandalama, Sri Lanka: CIB. Mirror Link
29 Gunathilake, S., & Jayasena, H. S. (2008). Developing a relational approach to contracting: the Sri Lankan context. International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience (pp. 280-281). Kandalama, Sri Lanka: CIB. Mirror Link
30 Jayasena, H. S., & Uhanowitage, R. (2008). The Effect of Winner's Curse on Post-Contract Management. International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience (pp. 284-285). Kandalama, Sri Lanka: CIB. Mirror Link
31 Jayawardena, H. K., Senevirathne, K., & Jayasena, H. S. (2008). Skilled Workforce in Sri Lankan Construction Industry: Production Vs. Acceptance. International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience (pp. 82-83). Kandalama, Sri Lanka: CIB. Mirror  Link
32 Joseph, A. L., & Jayasena, H. S. (2008). Impediments to the Development of Design and Build Procurement System in Sri Lanka. International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience (pp. 286-287). Kandalama, Sri Lanka: CIB. Mirror Link
33 Yatanwala, Y. W., & Jayasena, H. S. (2008). Failure of Applying PFI in Colombo Katunayake Expressway Project. International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience (pp. 286-287). Kandalama, Sri Lanka: CIB. Mirror Link
34 Johnson, J., Peansupap, V., & Jayasena, S. (2007). Balanced scorecard performance measurement and contractor selection using a web-based system. 5th International Conference on Construction Project Management - 2nd International Conference on Construction Engineering and Management. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
35 Jayasena, H. S. (2006). Bid-price variability in the Sri Lankan Construction Industry. Singapore: Unpublished MSc Thesis, National University of Singapore.
36 Johnson, J., Jayasena, H. S., & Johnson, S. (2005). The role of balanced scorecard in a performance based procurement system. International Symposium of the Working Commission CIB W92 (pp. 485-494). Nevada, USA: PBSRG.
37 Johnson, J., & Jayasena, H. S. (2003). Performance measurement and management: How to use a Balanced Scorecard approach. 7th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress (pp. 260-269). Tokyo: Building Surveyors Institute of Japan.
38 Perera, R. S., Siriwardena, M. L., & Jayasena, H. S. (2001). Establishing a web based information centre for the Sri Lankan construction industry. International postgraduate research conference in the Built and Human Environment (pp. 696-704). Salford, United Kingdom: University of Salford.

Awards

  • Outstanding Research Performance Award 2010 and 2012 awarded by University of Moratuwa.