Uthpala
MRS. UTHPALA RATHNAYAKE
BSc.(FM) Hons , Reading MPhil
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • Reading for MPhil at University of Moratuwa
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Facilities Management, University of Moratuwa 

Professional Qualifications

  • Associate Member, Institute of Facilities Management
  • Assistant Secretary, Institute of Facilities Management Sri Lanka

Professional Activities

  • Career Guidance and Field Visit Coordination – Level IV, Department of Building Economics

Subject Areas

  • Conducts lectures on Services
  • Energy Management
  • Information Technology
  • Maintenance Management
  • FM project study
  • Building Materials

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Waste management
  • Sustainability
  • Occupational health andsafety

Publications: Coference Papers

  • Karunasena G.I., Rathnayake, R.M.N.U & Karunarathna M. 2015. “Conflict Waste Management: Context of Post Conflict Reconstruction”. In the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (pp. XX). Kandy, Sri Lanka.  
  • Karunasena G.I., Jayathilake, W.M.D.M & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2015. “Comparison on Disposal Strategies for Clinical Waste: Hospitals in Sri Lanka”. In the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (pp. XX). Kandy, Sri Lanka.  
  • Rathnayake, R.M.N.U & Karunasena G.I. 2015. “Business Ethics in Apparel Manufacturing: Literature Review”. In the proceedings of 12th International Conference on Business Management (PP.68-87). Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Ranjan, H., Karunasena, G.I & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2014. “Construction and Demolition Waste Management Gaps in the Construction Industry”. In the proceedings of 8th FARU International Research Symposium (pp. 97-104.). Galle, Sri Lanka.
  • Rathnayake, R.M.N.U De Silva, De Silva, N. & Nawarathne. R.A.G. 2014. “Under-reporting of Construction Accidents in Sri Lanka”. In the proceedings of 8th FARU International Research Symposium (pp. 80-87.). Galle, Sri Lanka.
  • Rathnayake, R.M.I.P, Karunasena, G.I & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2014. Zero waste management in Textile and Apparel industry: Preliminary study. In the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (pp. 101-108). Kandy, Sri Lanka.  
  • Senarathne, W.D.D.A., Karunasena, G.I & Rathnayake, R.M.N.U. 2014. Enhance the value in construction via integration of sustainable construction to value planning. In the proceedings of the 3rd world construction symposium (pp. 192-203). Colombo, Sri Lanka.  
  • Rathnayake, R.M.N.U & Karunasena G.I. 2013. Industrial hazardous waste management: Avenues for collaborations. In the proceedings of 7th FARU International Research Symposium (pp. 340-355). Hambanthota, Sri Lanka.

Publications: Journals

  • Karunasena, G., Rathnayake, R. M. N. U. and Senarathne, D. (2016). “Integrating Sustainability Concepts and Value Planning for Sustainable Construction”. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, (Accepted for publication)