CH.QS.Anuradha

CH. QS. DR. (MRS.) ANURADHA WAIDYASEKARA
BSc. (QS) (Hons),  MSc. (Civil Eng.), PhD  (SL)  A.I.Q.S.L. SL, A.AIQS,  AP.GBCSL, SEDA(UK)
Senior Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D University of Moratuwa
  • M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Research), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualification

  • Corporate member of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Sri Lanka (IQSSL)
  • Associate member of  the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
  • Associate professional (AP) of Green Building Council, Sri Lanka  (GBCSL)

Professional Activities

  • Undergraduate Coordinator  of B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree programme Since 2016
  • Undergraduate Coordinator  of B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree programme from 2009 to 2012
  • Industrial Training Coordinator of B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree Programme from 2007 to 2008
  • Industrial Training Coordinator  of  B.Sc. (Hons) Facilities Management degree Programme from 2007 to 2008
  • Member of Project Consultancy Unit, Faculty of Architecture , 2009 Onwards
  • Coordinator of Industrial Training and Extension Programme (ITEP) Department of Building Economics  from 2007 to 2008
  • Committee member of Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), Sri Lankan Chapter Since 2015
  • Board Member of Professional Affairs Board Institute of Quantity Surveyors , Sri Lanka (IQSSL) 2014/2015
  • Board member of Public Relation and Welfare Committee of Institute of Quantity Surveyors , Sri Lanka (IQSSL) 2012/2013, 2013/2014
  • Visiting Lecturer, College of Quantity surveying, Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka , 2005 onwards

Research Interests

  • Watermanagement
  • Sustainable construction
  • Green Buildings
  • Quantitysurveying
  • Facilities management

Teaching Areas

  • Buildingand Civil Engineering Measurements
  • Tendering and Estimating
  • Procurement methods

Publications : Journal papers

1 Kumara, W.H.C.D, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Weerasinghe (2016), Building Management System for Sustainable Built Environment,  Built Environment Project and Asset Management , vol.6(3), p. 302-316
2 Perera, T., and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. (2015). Sustainable Responses to Minimise Recessionary Effects in the Sri Lankan Construction Industry. International Journal of Technology and Engineering Studies, vol. 1, no. 3, p. 87-97 
3 Perera, T., and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. (2015).  A Survey on Sustainable responses to Economic Recession in the Construction industry of Sri Lanka, Journal of construction Indusry Development authority (CIDA), Ministry of Housing and Construction,  December ,  Vol XIII, pp 01-16
4 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S,  De Silva M.L and  Rameezdeen,  R  (2014).  “Industry stakeholder perceptions on water management in construction Industry in Sri Lanka : Preliminary survey”, Journal of Institute of Contractors Training and Development (ICTAD), November, Vol XII, pp 63-73
5 Harichchandra M.R.M , Waidyasekara K.G.A.S and Mathusha F. (2014) “Design and Build procurement arrangement in government projects in Sri Lanka”, Journal of Institute of Contractors Training and Development (ICTAD), November, Vol. XII, pp 30-42
6 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, Thilini, P.G.I D and Dhanayake, K.W.D.K.C (2013). “Fire risk in high rise buildings: Inspection Strategies Framework”, Journal of ICTAD, December Vol. XI, pp 88-96
7 Gunawardena N.D and Samarajeewa K.G.A (2006), Towards better understanding of occupants’ perceptions of residential apartments, The Journal of Built Environment Sri Lanka. ,Vol 06,October. 

Publications : Conference Papers

1 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, De Silva M.L and Rameezdeen, R (2016), 3R.6R Extended water hierarchy model for Sustainable use of water during Construction , The 5th World Construction Symposium: Greening Environment, Eco Innovations and Entrepreneurship, p. 1-12, 29th – 31st July, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2 Chamara W.H.L, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Mallawaarchhi, H. (2015), Evaluating sub contractor performance in Construction Industry, 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2015, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 11th-13th December
3 Kumara, W.H.C.D, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Weerasinghe (2015), Application of Building Management system for sustainable Built environment, , Future sustainability, Governance and Ethics, 12th International conference on Business Management, The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 1-24, 7th and 8th December , Colombo.
4 Perera, T., and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. (2015). Sustainable responses to minimise recessionary effects in the Sri Lankan construction industry. The International Conference on Regional Challenges to Multidisciplinary Innovation (RCMI). Dubai, UAE: Global illuminators.
5 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, De Silva M.L and Rameezdeen, R (2015), Water efficiency techniques and strategies for sustainable use of water during construction phase of building projects, The 4th world International Conference on Sustainability and development in Built environment: The way forward, p. 547-559 , 12th – 14th  June , Colombo, Sri Lanka.
6 Silva, S.N., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, and Dissanayake, D.M.P.P (2015), Comparative study of water efficiency in green and non-green buildings in apparel industry in Sri Lanka, The 4th world International Conference on Sustainability and development in Built environment: The way forward, p. 170-180 , 12th – 14th  June , Colombo, Sri Lanka
7 Roshan, A.G.R. and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S., “ Issues in small sector housing construction in Sri Lanka, Case of Services Installations”, p 191-198,Practice Based Research: Exploring Built Environment through evidence, 8th  Faculty of Architecture Research symposium, Vol. 06, Issue 01, 22nd - 23rd  December  2014. 
8 Fernando, R. , Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Mallawaarachchi, H. (2014),  Driving factors for Facade Rainwater Harvesting in High-Rise Buildings, 5th International conference on sustainable built environment, pp- 131-138, 12th -15th December 2014 Kandy.
9 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, De Silva M.L and Rameezdeen, R (2014), “A critical review of water studies in construction industry”, The 3rd world International Conference on Sustainability and development in Built environment: The way forward, p. 01-12 ,20th to 22nd June , Colombo, Sri Lanka
10 Wijayamali D.M.D., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. and Dahanayake K.W.D.C.K. (2014), “Living in Low Income Condominiums: End Users’ Perspectives”, The 3rd world International Conference on Sustainability and development in Built environment: The way forward, p. 356-364 ,20th to 22nd June , Colombo, Sri Lanka.
11 Perera K.T.P.K. and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2014), “Sustainable Responsiveness for Recessionary Effects in the Construction Industry: A Study on Appraising Benefits”, The 3rd world International Conference on Sustainability and development in Built environment: The way forward, p. 01-12 ,20th to 22nd June , Colombo, Sri Lanka.
12 Fernando, R. , Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Mallawaarachchi, H. (2014), “Driving factors for Facade Rainwater Harvesting in High-Rise Buildings”, 5th International conference on sustainable built environment, 12th -15th December 2014 Kandy.
13 Mithila M.J.N.M, Waidyasekara K.G.A.S and Rajani P.A.D (2013), “Wastewater treatment , utilization and management in Sri Lankan Healthcares Sector”, 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction ManagementProceedings of the Special Session on Green Buildings pp- 32-42, 14th -16th December 2013 at Kandy, Sri Lanka
14 Perera K.T.P.K and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2013), “How Construction Sector respond to the Economic Recession: Identification of the Adverse Effects and Sustainable Responsiveness”, 7th Faculty of Architecture Research symposium, 13th and 14th December , pp 64-79 Hambantota, 2013
15 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S, De Silva M.L and Rameezdeen, R (2013), “Comparative Study of Green Building Rating Systems: In Terms of Water Efficiency and Conservation”. International Conference on Socio-economic sustainability in construction: practice, policy and research, pp. 108-117, Colombo, Sri Lanka, June, 2013.
16 Kumara, W.H.C.D and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S., (2013). “Contribution of Building Management System towards Sustainable Built Environment”. International Conference on Socio-economic sustainability in construction: practice, policy and research, pp. 118-128, Colombo, Sri Lanka, June, 2013.
17 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Fernando W.N.J.K., (2012). “Benefits of Adapting Green Concept for Construction of Buildings in Sri Lanka”.2nd  International conference on Sustainable Built environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka, December 2012.
18 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S, De Silva, M.L and Rameezdeen, R., (2012). “Importance of Water as a Construction Commodity”. Young water professional symposium, Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 2012.
19 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S, De Silva M.L and Rameezdeen, R., (2012). “Value of Sustainable Use of Water in Construction Industry”.2nd International conference on Sustainable Built environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka, December 2012.
20 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Sandamali, R. L. N., (2012), “Impact of Green Concept on Business Objectives of an Organisation”.CIOB World Construction Conference, 28th - 30th June, Colombo, Sri  Lanka.
21 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Thilini, P.G.I.D. (2011). “Imperative Aspects of Fire Safety Management in High Rise Buildings in Colombo cities”. International Conference on Building Education and Research, July 2011.
22 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S., Neydroff, S.C., and Thurairajah, N., (2011). “Application of Passive Solar Building Design Techniques in Apparel Buildings”.Resilience, International Conference on Building Education and Research, July 2011.
23 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Janaka, W.R.G.C., (2011). “Evaluating Contractor Pre-Qualification Process in Sri Lankan Construction Industry”. 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress, Cost Management in a World Emerging from Adversity, International Conference, July 2011.
24 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Karthika, P., (2011). “Sri Lankan Contractors’ Involvement in International Contracts: Risk Perspective”. 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress, Cost Management in a World Emerging from Adversity, International Conference, July 2011.pp. 255- 264.
25 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Nimanthi, G.W.K., (2011). “The Impact of ISO 14001 Certification on Performance of Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka”. InternationalConference on Business & Management, October 2011.
26 Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Elegoda, N. L., (2010). “Application of Modular Coordination Concept in Construction Industry: Case of Material ManagementProcess”. The Seventh International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, on 14th May 2010 at Waters Edge, Sri Lanka, pp.252 - 262.
27 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. and Jayamal W.R.P.S (2008), Opinion Study on Garbage Disposal System for Condominiums Using Quality Function Deployment, Building Resilience, CIB International Conference on Building Education and Research, February, Kandalama 2008.
28 Samarajeewa K.G.A, Rameezdeen. R, Manewa R.M.A.S, (2006), ‘Towards Environmental sustainability through Project Evaluation Techniques”, Third International Conference on Business Management, The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayawardenepura,  Sri Lanka, March 2006.
29 Manewa R.M.A.S,  Rameezdeen R, Samarajeewa K.G.A , (2006), ‘Energy Consumption in Sri Lankan Residential Apartments’ Third International Conference on Business Management, The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, March 2006.
30 Gunawardena N.D and Samarajeewa K.G.A. (2005), A Study on Quality Gaps in Private and Public Sector Residential Apartments, 11th Annual Symposium, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa. September 2005.

 

Publications : Symposium and Other publications

1 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2015), Appraisal of water efficiency in green building rating systems,  pp 17-19, Society of Sri Lankan Quantity Surveyors, Qatar , December 4th
2 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2014), Water management practice in Sri Lankan Construction Industry: Project Managers’ perspective, pp 41-42, Society of Sri Lankan Quantity Surveyors, Qatar, November 27th
3 Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2007), Meeting Customer Needs through Quality Function Deployment (QFD) in Residential Apartments, 1st Research Symposium, Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka ,October 2007 (Abstract Only)

Awards

  • Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM) Highly Commended Paper Award for the paper titled “3R.6R Extended water hierarchy model for Sustainable use of water during Construction” by Emerald Group Publishing at, The 5th World Construction Symposium Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 2016.
  • The best paper award was received on paper title “Water efficiency techniques and strategies for sustainable use of water during construction phase of building projects” in the 4th World construction symposium June 2015 awarded by The Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB)
  • The best paper award was received on paper title “Sustainable responses to minimise recessionary effects in the Sri Lankan construction industry”, Track : Engineering and Technology Studies in the international conference “Regional Challenges to Multidisciplinary Innovation (RCMI-2015)” held at Hotel Grand Flora Dubai, UAE on October 05-06, 2015.
  • Outstanding Research  performance for years 2011,2012,2013, and 2014 awarded by the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, at Annual Convocation
  • Asian Development Bank Scholarship award to follow Master of Science in Civil Engineering- 2003

Consultancy and Services Outside University

  • Consultant Quantity Surveyor of proposed five Storied Office Building For Commission to Investigate Allegation of Bribery or Corruption at No.336,Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 07–From 2011 to 2014
  • Consultant Quantity Surveyor of proposeconstruction of four storied building for Studio Compleand Office Premises for Independent Television Network Ltd, at Wickramasinghepura, Battaramulla From 2010 to 2012.
  • Consultant Quantity Surveyor of Proposed Replacement of Existing Roof of University Grant Commission (UGC) , Ward Place, Colombo 07. Completed 2008
  • Consultant Quantity Surveyor of proposed Redesigning of Finance Department of the University Grant Commission (UGC) , Colombo 08. From 2008 to  2009
  • Consultant Quantity Surveyor of proposed Building of Nature Field Center for Central Environment Authority at Roomassala. From 2007 to 2008
  • Consultant Quantity surveyor of Repair and Renovation of Sumanadasa Building Canteen , Funded by  World Bank , under Improving Relevant & Quality of Undergraduate Education (IRQUE) , From  2007 to 2008
  • Member of preparation of Project Procedure Manual for Red Cross Society, 2006
  • Member of Preparation of Bills of Quantities for Rehabilitation & Renovation of National and Nawodya Schools in Sri Lanka and report submitted to National Construction Association of Sri  Lanka -  2005