Maheshi 
MS. MAHESHI TENNAKOON
BSc. (QS) (Hons), Reading MSc (by research)
Research Assistant
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications

  • MSc (by research) at University of Moratuwa
  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualifications

  • Student Member of Institute of Quantity Surveyors - Sri Lanka (IQSSL)
  • Student Member of Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors – UK (RICS)
  • Student Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Professional Activities

  • Research Assistant at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa (Since March 2019)
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa (Since March 2019)

Teaching Areas

Conducts lectures on QS Project Study, Development Economics, Building Materials, Modern Procurement Systems and Services for Undergraduate level students in the Department of Building Economics

Research Interests

  • Project Planning and Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Quantity Surveying Education
  • Building Information Modelling

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=T.M.M.P.Tennakoon&btnG=

Publications : Conference Papers

  • Tennakoon, T.M.M.P. and Kulatunga, U., 2020. Liveability Concept for Development of Urban Built Environment: Case of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Dubai, UAE, March 10-12, 2020, pp.136-147. 
  • Tennakoon, T.M.M.P. and Kulatunga, U., 2019. Understanding liveability: Related concepts and definitions. 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. 578-587. DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.57. Available at: https://2019.ciobwcs.com/papers
  • Perera, G.P.P.S., Tennakoon, T.M.M.P., Kulatunga, U., Jayasena, H.S. and Wijewickrama, M.K.C.S., 2019. Factors affecting the selection of a procurement method for steel building construction. 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. 340-349.
  • Punnyasoma, J.A.G., Jayasena, H.S. and Tennakoon, T.M.M.P., 2019. Use of BIM solutions to facilitate value management. 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. 598-607.
  • Tennakoon T.M.M.P., Wijewickrama M.K.C.S., F., Kulatunga U., and Jayasena H.S. 2018. Influence of organisational culture on knowledge management in a BIM enabled environment. In Proceedings of FARU 2018, the 11th International Research Conference on Sustainability for People; Envisaging Multi-Disciplinary Solution

Consultancy and Services Outside University

  • Trainee Quantity Surveyor at Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau
  • Trainee Quantity Surveyor at Sino Lanka Hotels and Spa (Pvt.) Ltd.