Aravindi
MS. ARAVINDI SAMARAKKODY
BSc. (QS) (Hons), Reading MSc (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 Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualifications

  • Student Member of Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka (IQSSL)
  • Student Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA) 

Professional Activities

  • Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (February 2019 - Present)
  • Research Assistant at the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (February 2019 - Present)
  • Sub-committee Member of the Professional Affairs Board of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka 

Teaching Areas

  • Management Accountancy
  • Construction Economics
  • Economics/ Principles of Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Management
  • Financial Management

Research Interests

  • Performance Management
  • Risk Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Building Performance
  • Smart Cities
  • Real-Virtual Synchronization in Construction
  • Sustainability  

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

Publications : Journal Papers

  • Perera, B.A.K.S., Samarakkody, A.L. and Nandasena, S.R. (2020), "Managing financial and economic risks associated with high-rise apartment building construction in Sri Lanka", Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Vol. 25 No. 1, pp. 143-162. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-04-2019-0038

Publications : Conference Papers

  • Samarakkody, A.L., Kulatunga, U. and Bandara, H.M.N.D., 2019. What differentiates a smart city? A comparison with a basic city. 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. 618 -627. DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.61. Available at: https://2019.ciobwcs.com/papers
  • Ariyachandra, M.R.M.F., Samarakkody, A. and Perera, B.A.K.S., 2019. Real-virtual synchronisation: A review on the state-of-the-art geometric digital twinning of infrastructure. 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. 502-512. DOI: doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.50. Available at: https://2019.ciobwcs.com/papers
  • Samarakkody, A.L., Bandara, H.M.N.D., and Kulatunga, U. (2020), A Systematic Review of Performance Measurement Models for Smart Cities, In proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) in Dubai, UAE during March 10-12, 2020, pp. 616-624. Available at: http://www.ieomsociety.org/ieom2020/papers/233.pdf

Publications : Magzine Article

  • Samarakkody, A.L., Perera, B.A.K.S. and Jayalath, C. (2019), Adaptability of Soft Landings for Building Projects in Sri Lanka, CCI Bulletin February 2019, 15(47), 8,10.