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MS. KALINDU MENDIS
BSc. (FM) (Hons)
Research Assistant
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka.

Academic Qualifications

  • Reading MSc at University of Moratuwa
  • BSc (Hons) in Facilities Management, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualifications

  • Student Member of Institute of Facilities Management- Sri Lanka (IFMSL)
  • Student Member of Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors – UK (RICS)

Professional Activities

  • Research Assistant at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (February 2020 – present).
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (June 2020 – Present).

Teaching Areas

  • Conducts lectures on Business Statistics for Undergraduate level students in the Department of Building Economics.

Research Interests

  • Waste Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Values, Attitudes, and Behaviours
  • Irrigation and Water Management 

Publications : Conference Papers

  • Mendis, A.P.K.D., Samaraweera, A., Kumarasiri, D.M.G.B.T., Rajini, D. and Madhuwanthi, H.A.S., 2019. A culture-based solution for construction and demolition waste management in Sri Lanka: A literature review. 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. 13-22. DOI: doi.org/10.31705/wcs.2019.2. Available at: http://2019.ciomwcs.com/papers
  • Sirimewan, D.C., Manjula, N.H.C, Samaraweera, A. and Mendis, A.P.K.D., 2019. Issues in sustainable water management of irrigation systems in Sri Lanka. In: Sandanayake, Y.G., Gunatilake, S. and Waidyasekara, A. (eds). Proceedings of the 8th World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 2019, pp. 390-399. DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.39. Available at: http://2019.ciobwcs.co m/papers

Publications : Conference Papers

  • Mendis A.P.K.D., Thayaparan M., 2019. Managing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) through a cultural perspective in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 12th FARU International Research Conference, Sri Lanka

Rearch Activities

  • Currently working on a research project funded by Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Scheme and London South Bank University, UK on 'Gender and disability inclusion in post-disaster rebuilding 'Build Back Better' programmes - A pilot case study in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka' (Feb 2020 – Present).
  • Currently working on a research project funded by Northumbria University, UK on ‘Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) of physical defences against natural hazards (May 2020 – Present).