Kanchuka 
MR. KANCHUKA THILAKSHANA WITHANAGE
BSc. (QS) (Hons)
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

 

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualification

  • Graduate Member of Institute of Quantity Surveyors - Sri Lanka (IQSSL)

Professional Activities

  • Lecturer, Department of Building Economics, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka since July/2018 to date
  • Quantity Surveyor (Part time), Faculty of Architecture Consultancy Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka since July/2018 to date
  • Visiting Lecturer, College of Quantity Surveying1, Faculty of Industrial & Vocational Technology, University Of Vocational Technology2, Faculty of Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura3 and Department of Architecture, University of Moratuwa4 since July/2018 to date
  • Project Quantity Surveyor , Maga Engineering (pvt) ltd - Towns East of Colombo District Water Supply Project – Package II since Feb/2018 to June/2018

Department Level

  • Lecturer, Department of Building Economics July/2018 to date

Teaching Areas

  • Construction Economics
  • Measurement
  • Bidding & Pricing
  • Management Accounting
  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Building Design & Construction

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Urban Development & Smart Cities
  • Sustainable Constructions
  • Procurement Management

Publications : Journal Papers

  • Sampath M.A.D., De silva N., Withanage K.T., (2019). Entrepreneurial Potentials in Sri Lankan Quantity Surveyors, International Journal of Construction Management

Publications : Conference Papers

  • Withanage K.T., De silva N., (2018). Implementation of RIBA Plan of Work (2013) at Pre-Contract Phase to Minimize Conflicts of Construction Projects in Sri Lanka. In proceedings of 11th International Built Environment Research Conference of Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU) 2018. Galle: Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • Ishan J.R.P., De silva N., Withanage K.T., (2019). Use of Shipping Container Housing Concept as a Low Cost Housing Solution for Resettlement Projects in Urban Areas. In proceedings of 8th World Construction Symposium 2019. Colombo: The Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • Ranga M.K.G.T., Mallawarachchi H., Withanage K.T., (2019). Effective Joint Venture Partner Selection for Construction Joint Ventures in Sri Lanka. In proceedings of 8th World Construction Symposium 2019. Colombo: The Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • Rasanjali A., Disaratna V., Withanage K.T., (2019) Assessing the Possibility of Integrating Enterprise Resource Planning System with Lean Principles to Minimise Waste in Sri Lankan Construction Industry. In proceedings of 12th International Built Environment Research Conference of Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU) 2019. Colombo: Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Research Supervision

Completed supervisions:

  • Research Assistant Supervisor for 09 number of undergraduate dissertations in 2019

On-going supervisions:

  • Research Assistant Supervisor for 19 number of undergraduate dissertations in 2020

Research Activities

  • Contributed as Symposium Secretariat at the 8th World Construction Symposium 2019

Consultancy Services

  • Provided QS consultancy services for the below projects.
  • Construction of Executive Director's Quarters at National Police Academy, Katana
  • Proposed Renovation and Landscape Work at National Science Foundation, Colombo 07
  • Proposed Residence for Mr. Darshana, Nawala