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MS. ISHARA RATHNAYAKE
BSc. (FM) (Hons), Reading M.Sc. by Research
Research Assistant
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

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

Professional Qualifications

  • Associate Member of Institute of Facilities Management Sri Lanka (AMIFMSL)
  • Diploma in Information and Communication Technology – Aquinas University College, Sri Lanka
  • Certificate in Banking and Finance – Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (IBSL)
  • Certificate in Accounting and Business – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka 

Professional Activities

  • Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (April 2019 - Present)
  • Research Assistant at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (April 2019 - Present)

Teaching Areas

  • Project Planning and Management
  • Professional Practice
  • Services III
  • Law and Delict
  • FM Project Study III
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Human Rights 

Research Interests

  • Sustainability in Built Environment
  • Energy Management
  • Performance Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Smart Cities and Smart Mobility 

Google Scholar Profile:https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2mOTm8kAAAAJ&hl=en

Publications : Journal Papers

Publications : Conference Papers

  • Rathnayake, R.M.D.I.M., Sridarran, P. and Abeynayake, M.D.T.E., 2020. Factors Contributing to Building Fire Incidents: A Review, In proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10-12 March 2020, ISSN: 2169-8767 ISBN: 978-1-5323-5952-1. (Indexed in Scopus). Available at: http://www.ieomsociety.org/ieom2020/papers/138.pdf
  • Rathnayake, R.M.D.I.M., Jayawickrama, T.S. and Melagoda, D.G., (2019). The Feasibility of Establishing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Public Hotspots in Sri Lanka, In proceeding of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 3-5 July 2019, pp 510-514. DOI: 10.1109/MERCon.2019.8818775. (Indexed in Scopus). Available at: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8818775
  • Herath, A.G.T.L., Mallawarachchi, H. and Rathnayake, R.M.D.I.M., 2019. Service Consistency Improvement of Facilities Management Service Providing Organizations in Sri Lanka, In: Sandanayake, Y.G., Gunathilake, S. and Waidyasekara, A. (eds). Proceeding of the 8th World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8-10 November 2019, pp 513-523.  DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.51. (Indexed in Scopus). Available at: https://2019.ciobwcs.com/downloads/papers/WCS2019_51.pdf
  • Samaranayake, R.A.D.I.U., Jayawickrama, T.S., Melagoda, D.G. and Rathnayake, R.M.D.I.M., 2019, Decision Making on Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings in Sri Lanka, In: Sandanayake, Y.G., Gunathilake, S. and Waidyasekara, A. (eds). Proceeding of the 8th World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8-10 November 2019, pp 239-247.                      DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.24. (Indexed in Scopus). Available at: https://2019.ciobwcs.com/downloads/papers/WCS2019_24.pdf

Rearch Awards

  • Vidya Jyothi Prof. Dayantha S. Wijeyesekara Award for the Most Outstanding Graduand of University of Moratuwa, 2019
  • Gold medal for Facilities Management Graduand who has obtained highest overall Grade Point Average of 3.8 or above at the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in Facilities Management Examinations, donated by Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 2019
  • Prof. Gemunu Fernando Memorial Award for the Graduand who has obtained the highest dissertation marks for the Dissertation of over 70% at the final year B.Sc. Facilities Management Degree examination: Highest dissertation marks of 4.2 with Grade A+ pass for producing the Best Dissertation, 2019