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) in Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education, University of Colombo, 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)
  • Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), UK
  • AIQS, Certified Quantity Surveyor (CQS)

Professional Activities

  • Undergraduate Coordinator  of B.Sc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying degree programme Since 2016
  • Undergraduate Coordinator  of B.Sc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying degree programme from 2009 to 2012
  • Industrial Training Coordinator of B.Sc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying degree Programme from 2007 to 2008
  • Industrial Training Coordinator  of  B.Sc. (Hons) in Facilities Management degree Programme from 2007 to 2008
  • Member of Project Consultancy Unit, Faculty of Architecture , 2009 on wards
  • 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

  • Sustainable construction
  • Green Buildings
  • Quantity Surveying Practice
  • Facilities Management
  • Waste Management
  • Innovative Technologies in Construction

Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=WzAI1hEAAAAJ

Scopus Profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57190027619

Orcid :https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7202-6977

Teaching Areas

  • Building and Civil Engineering Measurements
  • Bidding and Price Analysis
  • Procurement methods
  • Research Methodology

Professional Activities

At Department Level

  • Undergraduate Coordinator of BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying program since August 2016 to date
  • Student Counsellor since 2018 to date
  • Senior Treasurer, Building Economics Student Society (BESS) March 2018 to date
  • Coordinator of construction of proposed new building for Department of Building Economics since 2017 to date.
  • Coordinator of short course certificate on Bill of Quantities (BOQ) preparation for Building Works in 2016
  • Coordinator of Student Learning Environment Facilities (SLEF) Programme since August 2016 to date
  • Member of Curriculum Evaluation and Development Unit (CEDU) of the Department of Building Economics since 2008 to date
  • Carrying out other academic and administrative works as and when instructed by the Head/Senior staff of the Department of Building Economics (Visit of External Examiner/RICS/AIQS) since 2008
  • Undergraduate coordinator for B.Sc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying degree   programme from 2009 to 2012
  • Industrial Training Coordinator of B.Sc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying degree programme in 2007-2008.
  • Industrial Training Coordinator of B.Sc (Hons) in Facilities Management degree programme: 2007-2008.
  • Coordinator of Industrial Training and Extension Programme (ITEP) in 2007-2008.
  • Level Coordinator for level 2 of B.Sc in Quantity Surveying degree programme in 2005-2007

At Faculty Level

  • Member of Faculty Board, Faculty of Architecture since 2012 to date
  • Member of Faculty Academic Committee (FAC) since 2018 to date
  • Member of Project Consultancy Unit since 2008 to date
  • Member of Building Progress Review Committee since 2017 to date
  • Student Counselor, Faculty of Architecture, since March 2018 to date
  • Member of the Faculty Inauguration committee in 2017
  • Member of Sub Committee of reviewing new Undergraduate degree programs since 2018 to date

At University Level

  • Member of Project Progress Review Committee since August 2016 to date
  • Member of Planning and Development (P & D) since August 2016 to fate
  • Served as the Project QS Client role of many projects in University since 2005 to date
  • Act as the Chairperson/Member of Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) for evaluating bidding documents for more than twenty five projects in University since 2016 to date
  • Member of Committee of Inquiry for one incident at Girls Hostel in 2018

At Industry Level

  • Assessor of Institute of Quantity Surveyors , Sri Lanka (IQSSL) for Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) since 2019 to date
  • Member, Board of Quantity Surveying Education and Training (BQSET), Institute of Quantity Surveyors , Sri Lanka (IQSSL)
  • Assessor of Sri Lanka Division of International Chapter of AIQS for Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) since 2017 to date
  • Panel member, National Awards for construction Excellence, Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA) since 2016 to date
  • Panel member, Reviewing of National Competency Standards in the construction Industry sector , for Occupation of Quantity Surveying prepared by the TVEC in 2016
  • Member, Board of Membership Affair Board (MAB) Institute of Quantity Surveyors , Sri Lanka (IQSSL) in 2017/2016
  • Member, Board of Professional Affairs Board Institute of Quantity Surveyors , Sri Lanka (IQSSL) in 2016/2015
  • Committee member of Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), Sri Lankan Chapter Since 2015 to date
  • Board member of Public Relation and Welfare Committee of Institute of Quantity Surveyors , Sri Lanka (IQSSL) from 2012 to 2014
  • Visiting Lecturer, College of Quantity surveying, Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka , since 2005 to date
  • Visiting Lecturer, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) in B.Sc. in Quantity Surveying (Module – Measurement and Costing )in 2016,2017,2018 and 2019
  • Examiner, City and Guilds, Level 6 Quantity Surveying since 2013 to date
  • Visiting Lecturer for B.Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering Department of Civil Engineering (Module -Engineering and Cost Estimating for Level II) 2010-2011
  • Visiting Lecturer for M.Sc in Construction Project Management, Department of Civil Engineering (Module -Building and Civil Engineering Measurement) in 2013
  • Visiting Lecturer at the International College of Business and Technology (ICBT) in 2005-2006 (Module – Building Measurement)
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Centre for Housing Planning & Building (CHPB) (On invitation) –Building Measurement using SMM7 and SLS 573 in 2005-2006

Research 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 minimize 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 OfficBuilding 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 OfficPremises for Independent Television Network Ltd, aWickramasinghepuraBattaramulla 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 

Publications : Edited Proceedings

  • Sandanayake Y.G., Gunatilake S. and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. (2019), “The Eighth World Construction Symposium 2019”, Edited Proceedings of the Conference jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 08 to 10 November 2019 at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISSN: 2362-0919.
  • Sandanayake Y.G., Gunatilake S. and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. (2018), “The Seventh World Construction Symposium 2018”, Edited Proceedings of the Conference jointly organized by Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 29 June - 01 July 2018 at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, ISSN: 2362-0919. 

Publications : Indexed Journal papers

  • LiyanageK.L.A.K.T.,WaidyasekaraK.G.A.S.andMallawaarachchiH., (2019) ,Enablers and Barriers to Adopt Zero Waste Concept in the Construction Industry. Malaysian Construction Research Journal, Vol. 8, No. 03 pp. 41-49
  • Rosayuru, H.D.R.R, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Wijewickrama, M.K.C.S. (2019) Sustainable BIM based integrated project delivery system for construction industry in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Construction Management [Online] 31 July 2019 doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2019.1645263
  • Tennakoon, G.A., Waidyasekara, A. and Ekanayake, B.J. (2019), "Revisiting the role of professionals in designing buildings with low embodied and operational energy", Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Vol. 10 No. 1, pp. 110-123
  • Jayasena N.S., Mallawaarachchi, H. and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S., (2019). Stakeholder analysis for smart city development: a project based framework, MATEC Web of Conferences, 266, p.06012 [online[ 20.02.2019],doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201926606012
  • Liyanage K.L.A.K.T., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. and Mallawaarachchi H., Adopting the Zero Waste Concept for Eliminating C&D Waste in the Construction Industry. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 266, p. 02008) [online] January 2019, EDP Sciences. EDP Sciences.doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/2019 I 2018 266 26602008 (Scopus Index)
  • Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, De Silva M.L and Rameezdeen, R (2017).  “Application of ‘R’ principles to enhance water use efficiency on construction sites,” Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Vol. 07 (4), pp. 400-412.
  • Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, De Silva M.L and Rameezdeen, R (2016).  “Water use efficiency and conservation during construction: drivers, barriers and practices”, Built Environment Project and Asset Management, vol.6 (5), pp. 553-566.
  • Kumara, W.H.C.D, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Weerasinghe R.P.N.P. (2016), Building Management System for Sustainable Built Environment,  Built Environment Project and Asset Management , vol.6(3), p. 302-316

Publications : Refereed Journal papers

  • Selvarajah R.Q.A. and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2019), Investigation of Mobile Device Applications in Construction Industry: A Case Study of  Sri Lanka, Journal of Construction Industry  Development Authority (CIDA), December, Vol XVII, pp 55-67, ISSN: 2012-8509
  • Gunasena E.V.A.V, Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, and Melagoda, D.G  (2018). “Positive and Negative Impacts f Non-standard Practices in Construction Industry: Case of Quantity Surveyours,JournalofConstruction Industry  Development Authority (CIDA), December, VolXVI, pp 60-72.ISSN: 2012-8509
  • Waidyasekara K.G.A.S, and Gamage K.M.P (2017). “Applicability of panelized wall systems for Building Projects in Sri Lanka,JournalofConstruction Industry  Development Authority (CIDA), December, VolXV, pp 13-24.ISSN: 2012-5809
  • WaidyasekaraK.G.A.S, Fernando, R and Mallawaarchchi, H. (2016). “Investigating drivers for implementing façade rainwater harvesting in High rise buildings in Sri Lanka,JournalofConstruction Industry  Development Authority (CIDA), December, VolXIV, pp 45-57.
  • 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 
  • 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 Industry Development authority (CIDA), Ministry of Housing and Construction,  December, Vol XIII, pp 01-16
  • WaidyasekaraK.G.A.S,  DeSilvaM.Land  Rameezdeen,  R  (2014). “Industry stakeholderperceptionson watermanagementinconstructionIndustryin Sri Lanka: Preliminarysurvey,JournalofInstitute ofContractorsTrainingand Development(ICTAD),November, VolXII, pp63-73
  • HarichchandraM.R.M,WaidyasekaraK.G.A.SandMathushaF.(2014)“Design andBuildprocurement arrangement ingovernment projects inSriLanka, JournalofInstituteofContractorsTrainingandDevelopment(ICTAD),November, Vol. XII, pp 30-42
  • WaidyasekaraK.G.A.S,Thilini,P.G.IDandDhanayake,K.W.D.K.C(2013).“Fire riskin highrisebuildings:InspectionStrategiesFramework,Journalof ICTAD, December Vol.XI, pp 88-96
  • 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 : Indexed Conference Papers

  • Ganegodage, L.H and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S, (2020). Overview of Grid-Tied PV Technology: A Review, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM). Dubai, UAE. March 10-12, pp328-338.
  • Kaluarachchi, M.S., Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Rameezdeen, R., 2019. Workers’ behaviour towards noise pollution control on construction sites. In: Sandanayake, Y.G., Gunatilake, S. and Waidyasekara, A. (eds). Proceedings of the 8th World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8-10 November 2019,pp. 628-638, DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.62. Available at:                            https://2019.ciobwcs.com/papers
  • Rajamanickam, T., Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Pandithawatta, T.P.W.S.I., 2019. Conceptual framework for green supply chain practices in construction industry. In: Sandanayake, Y.G., Gunatilake, S. and Waidyasekara, A. (eds). Proceedings of the 8th World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8-10 ,November 2019, pp. 200-209. DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.20. Available at: https://2019.ciobwcs.com/papers
  • Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S, Gamlath , M.  andPanditawatta, S.  (2019). Application of Robotic Technology for the Advance of construction Technology in Sri Lanka: A Review, 10th International Conference on Engineering , Project and Production Management (EPPM) , 2-3 September 2019, Germany, Berlin.
  • Jayasena N.S., Mallawaarachchi, H. and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S., (2019). A Critical Review on the Drivers and Barriers for Enabling Smart Cities, in the Ninth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM 2019)
  •  Liyanage K.L.A.K.T., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S., Mallawaarachchi H. and Pandithawatta T.P.W.S.I (2019)., Origins of Construction and Demolition Waste Generation in the Sri Lankan Construction Industry. In the World Conference on Waste Management (WCWM 2019). Vol.1, pp.1-8. https://doi.org/10.17501/26510251.2019.1101 (Scopus Index)
  • Tennakoon, G., Waidyasekara, A. and Ekanayake, B. (2019). A conceptual framework to optimize the impact of embodied energy and operational energy in buildings during the design stage. In: 9th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) . Bangkok.
  • Tennakoon, G., Waidyasekara, A., Ekanayake, B. and Nazeer, S. (2019). Strategies for simultaneous embodied energy and operational energy reductions in buildings during the design stage. In: IOP Conference Series Earth and Environmental Science 290:012063. Prague.
  • Liyanage K.L.A.K.T., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. and Mallawaarachchi H., (2019), Towards the Adoption of Zero Waste Concept in the Construction Industry. A Review of Existing Strategies. Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management(IEOM)  Bangkok. pp 2414-2424 (Scopus Index)
  • Liyanage K.L.A.K.T., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S., Mallawaarachchi H. and Pandithawatta T.P.W.S.I., (2019), Origins of Construction and Demolition Waste Generation in the Sri Lankan Construction Industry (2019). In the World Conference on Waste Management (WCWM 2019). Vol.1, pp.1-8. https://doi.org/10.17501/26510251.2019.1101 (ScopusIndex)
  • Hemal, R.M.N, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Ekanayake, E.M.A.C (2017), Intergrating Design Freeze into large scale construction projects in Sri lanka, 3rd International Moratuwa Engineering Research  conference (MERCon), pp. 259-264, 978-5090-6491-5/17/$31.00 @2017IEEE
  • Rosayuru, H.D.R.R, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Wijewickrama, M.K.C.S. (2018), Current Practices of Sustainable Procurement in the Sri Lankan Construction Industry, 4th International Moratuwa Engineering Research  conference (MERCon), Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. Pp. 144-149, 30th  May to 1st  June
  • Hemal, R.M.N, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Ekanayake, E.M.A.C (2017), Integrating Design Freeze into large scale construction projects in Sri lanka, 3rd International Moratuwa Engineering Research  conference (MERCon), pp. 259-264, 978-5090-6491-5/17/$31.00 @2017IEEE

Publications : Refereed Conference Papers

  • Dhanapala E.R.G.E.M., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. and Liyanage K.L.A.K.T.,(2019), Biogas as a Sustainable Energy Management and Solid Waste Management Solution for Residential Apartments(2019). In the 12th International Research Conference Proceedings: Re-evaluating Space across Disciplines. pp316-323
  • Liyanage K.L.A.K.T., Waidyasekara K.G.A.S. and Mallawaarachchi H (2018)., Enabling Zero Waste Concept in the Construction Industry: A Literature Review. In the 7th World Construction Symposium 2018: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking Design, Construction and Operations.pp.213-222
  • NimeshaJayasena, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and HarshaniMallawaarchchi (2018), Initiating Smart City Concept for Sustaianable Urban Development: A literature Review , Construction in the 21st Century, 10th International Conference (CITC-10), pp. 469-477, on 2-4 July 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • K.L.A.K.T. Liyanage, Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Harshani, Mallaawarachchi, (2018), Enabling Zero waste in the Construction Industry: A literature Review , The 7th World Construction Symposium: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking design , Construction and operations, p. 213 - 222, 29th June – 01st July, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • C.S.Suriyarachchi, K.G.A.S.Waidyasekara and NandunMadhusanka (2018), Integrating Internet of Things (IoT) and Facilities Manager in Smart Buildings:  A Conceptual Framework , The 7th World Construction Symposium: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking design , Construction and operations, p. 326 - 334, 29th June – 01st July, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • P.K. Nethmini ,  K.G.A.S. Waidyasekara and D.G. Melagoda (2018), Evaluation of Marketing Practices and Marketing Performance Measurements Undertaken by Quantity Surveying Consultancy Firms in Sri Lanka, The 7th World Construction Symposium: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking design , Construction and operations, p. 233 - 243, 29th June – 01st July, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Thadsagini, P. and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S (2018), Oppurtunities, challenges, and threats of th quantity Surveying profession: The case of Sri Lanka, proceedings of Annual technical session : “Next generation technology for quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering Documentation” Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 25th January 2018, pp. 41-46 ( Peer reviewed)
  • Rosayuru, H.D.R.R,  Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and Wijewickrama, M.K.C.S (2018), The requirement of Sustainble BIM based integrated project delivery system for construction industry, proceedings of Annual technical session : “Next generation technology for quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering Documentation” Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 25th January 2018, pp. 76-82 ( Peer reviewed)
  • H.D.R.R.Rosayuru, K.G.A.S.Waidyasekara and M.K.C.S.Wijewickrama, (2017), Sustainable BIM-Based Integrated Project Delivery System for Construction Industry: TheoriticalFRAmework, In Proceedings of the 10th FARU International Research Conference 2017 – “Design that cares”. (pp.176-186). Colombo, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Architecture Research Unit. 
  • Manathunga, M.M.C.D.B.  and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S.(2017), Evaluating Innovative Technologies in Construction Industry: The Case of High Rise Buildings, The 6th World Construction Symposium: what’s new and what’s next in the built Environment sustainability agenda?, p. 197-209, 20th June – 02nd July, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Mendis, K.S.L.,. Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S and. Ekanayake, E.M.A.C (2017), Hybrid Renewable Energy as a Solution for Energy Crisis in Sri Lanka, The 6th World Construction Symposium: what’s new and what’s next in the built Environment sustainability agenda?, p. 232-242, 20th June – 02nd July, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • 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 5thWorldConstruction Symposium: Greening Environment, Eco Innovations and Entrepreneurship, p. 1-12,29th – 31st July, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Roshan, A.G.R. and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S.,(2014) “ 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.
  • 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, p 131-138, 12th -15th December 2014 Kandy.
  • WaidyasekaraK.G.A.S,DeSilvaM.LandRameezdeen,R(2014),“Acritical reviewof water studiesinconstructionindustry,The 3rdworldInternational Conference onSustainability anddevelopmentinBuiltenvironment: The way forward, p. 01-12 ,20th to 22nd June, Colombo,SriLanka
  • WijayamaliD.M.D.,WaidyasekaraK.G.A.S.andDahanayakeK.W.D.C.K.(2014), “LivinginLowIncomeCondominiums:EndUsers’Perspectives,The 3rd worldInternationalConference onSustainability anddevelopmentinBuilt environment:Thewayforward,p.356-364,20thto22ndJune,Colombo,SriLanka.
  • PereraK.T.P.K.andWaidyasekaraK.G.A.S(2014),SustainableResponsiveness for RecessionaryEffects inthe ConstructionIndustry: A StudyonAppraising Benefits,The3rdworldInternational ConferenceonSustainabilityand developmentinBuiltenvironment: The way forward,p.01-12,20thto22ndJune , Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • MithilaM.J.N.M,WaidyasekaraK.G.A.SandRajaniP.A.D(2013),“Wastewater treatment,utilizationandmanagementinSriLankanHealthcaresSector,4th InternationalConferenceonStructuralEngineeringandConstructionManagementProceedingsoftheSpecialSessiononGreenBuildingsp-32-42,14th-16th December 2013 at Kandy,SriLanka
  • PereraK.T.P.KandWaidyasekaraK.G.A.S(2013),“HowConstructionSector respondto the EconomicRecession: Identificationofthe Adverse Effectsand SustainableResponsiveness”,7thFacultyofArchitectureResearchsymposium, 13th and 14th December, p 64-79 Hambantota, 2013
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S,De SilvaM.LandRameezdeen,R(2013),“Comparative StudyofGreenBuildingRating Systems:InTermsofWater Efficiencyand Conservation.InternationalConference onSocio-economic sustainabilityin construction:practice,policyandresearch,pp.108-117,Colombo,SriLanka,June, 2013.
  • Kumara, W.H.C.D and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S., (2013). “Contribution of BuildingManagementSystem towardsSustainableBuiltEnvironment. InternationalConferenceonSocio-economicsustainability inconstruction: practice, policyand research, pp. 118-128, Colombo, SriLanka, June, 2013.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.SandFernandoW.N.J.K.,(2012).“BenefitsofAdapting GreenConceptforConstructionofBuildingsinSriLanka”.2ndInternationalconferenceon SustainableBuiltenvironment, Kandy, SriLanka, December2012.
  • Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S, DeSilva,M.LandRameezdeen,R.,(2012).“Importance ofWater asaConstructionCommodity.Youngwaterprofessionalsymposium, GaladariHotel, Colombo, SriLanka, November 2012.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S,DeSilvaM.LandRameezdeen,R.,(2012).Valueof SustainableUseofWaterinConstructionIndustry”.2ndInternationalconference on SustainableBuiltenvironment, Kandy, SriLanka, December2012.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.SandSandamali,R.L.N.,(2012),“ImpactofGreenConceptonBusinessObjectivesofanOrganisation”.CIOBWorldConstructionConference,28th- 30thJune, Colombo, Sri  Lanka.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S.andThilini,P.G.I.D.(2011).“ImperativeAspectsofFire SafetyManagementinHighRiseBuildings inColombocities.International Conferenceon Building Education and Research, July2011.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S.,Neydroff,S.C.,andThurairajah,N.,(2011).“Application ofPassive Solar BuildingDesignTechniquesinApparelBuildings”.Resilience, InternationalConferenceon Building Education and Research, July2011.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S.andJanaka,W.R.G.C.,(2011).“EvaluatingContractor Pre-QualificationProcessin SriLankanConstructionIndustry.15th Pacific AssociationofQuantity SurveyorsCongress, CostManagementinaWorld Emerging from Adversity, InternationalConference, July2011.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S.and Karthika, P., (2011).“Sri Lankan Contractors’ InvolvementinInternationalContracts: RiskPerspective.15thPacific AssociationofQuantity SurveyorsCongress,CostManagementinaWorld Emerging from Adversity, International Conference, July2011.pp. 255-264.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S.andNimanthi,G.W.K.,(2011).“TheImpactofISO14001CertificationonPerformanceofHotelSectorinSriLanka.InternationalConferenceon Business&Management, October2011.
  • Waidyasekara,K.G.A.S.andElegoda,N.L.,(2010).“ApplicationofModular CoordinationConceptinConstructionIndustry:Caseof Material ManagementProcess.The SeventhInternationalConference onBusiness Management,University ofSriJayewardenepura,SriLanka,on14thMay 2010at Waters Edge, SriLanka,pp.252-262.
  • 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, Kandalama2008.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 : Magazines

  • Tennakoon, G., Waidyasekara, A. and Ekananayake, B. (2019). Designing energy efficient buildings: Barriers in the Sri-Lankan context. FOCUS - Quarterly E-Journal of Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka, 8(1).
  • Manathunga M.M.C.D.B.  and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2017), Strengths, weaknesses, oppurtunities and threats [SWOT] analysis for adopting innovative technologies in High rise building, pp 63-65, Society of Sri Lankan Quantity Surveyors, Qatar, December 2017
  • Hemal, R.M.N.  and Waidyasekara K.G.A.S (2016), Importance of Integrating “Design Freeze” into Large Scale Construction Projects, pp 41-42, Society of Sri Lankan Quantity Surveyors, Qatar, December 2016
  • Selvarajah, R.Q.A and Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S (2016), Significance of mobile devices in construction industry, proceedings of Annual technical session : societal responsibility of young quantity surveyors” Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 03rd November 2016, pp. 30-31
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 

Editorial and Refereeing Activities

  • Lead Guest Editor of the Special Issue on ““Revamping Design, Construction, and Operations for Boosting Built Asset Sustainability “published in Volume 10, Issue 2 of Built Environment Project and Asset Management Journal, 2020 ( Indexed in Scopus and ESCI)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the World Construction Symposium from 2018 to date
  • Reviewer of Environment Project and Asset Management since 2016 to date (Indexed in Scopus and ESCI)
  • Reviewer of International Journal of Construction Management Since 2017 to date (Indexed in Scopus and ESCI)
  • Reviewer of Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management since 2019 to date (Indexed in Scopus and ESCI)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 5th World Construction Symposium (WCS) in 2016
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 6th World Construction Symposium (WCS) in 2017
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st International Symposium of Sustainable Rural Built Environment, At Deakin University, Australia, 2019
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of International Research Symposium organized by University of Vocational Technology in 2018 and 2019
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the FARU International Conference organized by Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU) in 2018 , 2019 , 2020
  • Member of the Scientific Committee  of Annual Technical Sessions, Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka (IQSSL) in 2016, 2017,2018 and 2019

Resource Person in CDPS, Workshops and Invited Speeches

  • Served as a Resource person at the training Programme on Standard Method of Measurement SLS 573, Organized by Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA), Sri Lanka, on 18th and 19th January 2019, At Kadawathsathra AG Office , Galle .
  • Served as a Resource person at the public consultation on Establishing Licensing Framework for the Electricians, Organized by Public Utilities Commission, Sri Lanka, At BMICH, Banquet Hall on 22nd Thursday March 2018.
  • Served as a Resource person at the Training Workshop on Preparation of Bidding Documents for Quantity surveyors. Technical Officers, and Senior supervisors those who are handling construction projects at middle technical level , organized by the Advanced Construction Training Academy (ACTA) at Pellawatta on 08th February 2018 at 1.30 p.m to 4.30 p.m
  • Served as a Resource person at the short course on “preparation of BOQs for building works” conducted by the department of Building Economics From 28th January to 11th March 2017.
  • Served as a Resource person “Importance of Consistency for Quantity Surveying Works and New Techniques and Technologies” for NVQ4 assessors on 24th January 2017 at National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) , Narahenpita, Colombo 08
  • Served as a Resource person at the BEMRU Workshop on Advancement in Academic Career and Enhancing Research on the theme of “Ultimate goal of being an Academic” conducted for the academic staff members of the department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa on 20thDecember, 2016 at Board Room, Faculty of Architecture.

Professional Services as a Quantity Surveyor to the University

  • Member of Client Project Management Team, Proposed building for Material Department, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa Since 2019
  • Member of Client Project Management Team, Proposed building for Textile Department, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa 2018-2019
  • Member of Client Project Management Team, Proposed new building for Department of Building Economics, Faculty of Architecture, since 2017-monitoring activities during Pre contract and Post contract
  • Member of Client Project Management Team, Internal Partition work for New administration Building, University of Moratuwa 2016-2018
  • Act as the Chairperson/Member of Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) for evaluating bidding documents of University projects since 2016 to date 

Consultancy Services as a Quantity Surveyor at Project Consultancy Unit , outside the University

  • Member of Technical Evaluation Committee of Proposed Renovation and Landscape Work at National Science Foundation in 2019.
  • Member of Technical Evaluation Committee of Refurbishment of Ran Viyana at Sri DaladaMaligawa, Kandy in 2017-2018
  • Member of Rate Approval Committee, proposed international sport complex at Diyagama, Homagamasince 2018 to date
  • Construction of Quarters for Executive Director, Director, Inspectors and Other ranks at the National Police Academy, Katana from 2017 to 2019
  • Construction and completion of proposed landscape development for Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo from 2017 to 2019
  • Project of Refurbishment of Tourist Information Centers (TICs) for Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau at BIA, Katunayake : 2017-2018
  • Assist the Presidential Commission of Inquiry with the ongoing investigation: 2017-2018
  • Interest Calculation as per the Arbitration Award on Design and Construction Supervision of Building for Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University in Year 2016-2017
  • Member of Technical Evaluation Committee of proposed project of prepare a land inventory management system (land bank)and analysis of land uses for future development, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) :2017-2018
  • Chairman of Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) of Proposed Sub Wardens Quarters I for Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka- 2017
  • Chairman of Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) of Repairing of Third Floor Main Hall of the Colombo Premises of Buddhist &Pali University of Sri Lanka- 2017
  • Advisor of Renovation project for design and Build project of the renovation of Urban Council Conference Hall, Maharagama Urban Council -2017
  • Interest Calculation as per the Arbitration Award on Design and Construction Supervision of Building for Faculty of Agricultural Science Sabaragamuwa University in Year 2015
  • Interest Calculation as per the Arbitration Award on Design and Construction Supervision of Building for Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University in Year 2016-2017
  • Proposed five Storey Office Building For Commission to Investigate Allegation of Bribery or Corruption at No.336, MalalasekaraMawatha, Colombo 07 , 2011-2014
  • Proposed construction of four storey building for Studio Complex and Office Premises for Independent Television Network Ltd, at Wickramasinghepura, Battaramulla. 2010-2011
  • Proposed Replacement of Existing Roof of University Grant Commission (UGC), Ward Place, Colombo 07. 2007-2008
  • Proposed Redesigning of Finance Department of the University Grant Commission (UGC), Colombo 08. 2008- 2009
  • Proposed Building of Nature Field Center for Central Environment Authority at Roomassala. in year 2008
  • Preparation of BOQs and cost estimates for Proposed Renovation and Refurbishment of National and Navodya Schools Project in Sri Lanka, funded by Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka (2005).
  • Involved with preparation of Project Procedure Manual for Red Cross Society – 2006
  • Preliminary Estimate for Repair and Renovation of Existing AuditoriumSeethawakaMahaVidyalaya (National School) , Avissawella – 2006