Prof. K.A.M.K. Ranasinghe

B.Sc.Eng. Hons (UoM), M.A.Sc (UBC), Ph.D (UBC), CEng, Int PE (SL), FIE (SL), FNAS (SL), FIPM (SL)



Contact Information:
        
Address (Office): 
Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Moratuwa, 
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

 
e mail:  malik@uom.lk

Telephone: +94-11-2651259
Fax:     : +94-11-2651671
 

    
       PROFILE
       PERSONAL DETAILS
       ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
       AWARDS
       ACADEMIC, ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
       MAIN CONSULTANCY ASSIGNMENTS
       RESEARCH PROJECTS
       PUBLICATIONS
       OTHER ACTIVITIES

        

PROFILE

Professor Malik Ranasinghe is a Senior Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Moratuwa (UoM). He is an International Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, Sri Lanka and Fellow of the Institute of Project Managers, Sri Lanka. He is also an independent non-executive Director of Sampath Bank PLC, Textured Jersey Lanka PLC, Access Engineering PLC and United Motors Lanka PLC.

Prof. Ranasinghe is the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa. He is past Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) of Sri Lanka, a former Council Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), past Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and former Chairman, Centre of Excellence in Project Management at the UoM. He is also a former Fellow of the National University of Singapore, a former independent non-executive Director of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Hemas Power PLC and Lanka IOC PLC.

Prof. Ranasinghe who graduated in Civil Engineering from the UoM (1984), obtained his MASc (1986) and PhD (1990) from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in Civil Engineering Economics as a Canadian Commonwealth Scholar. In 1993 he attended a postgraduate certificate program in Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis at the Harvard Institute for International Development of the Harvard University, U.S.A.

Prof. Ranasinghe’s research focus is to combine civil engineering economics and environmental economics with project management. He has published over 120 research publications, of which 70 are international refereed publications.


In 1999, the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) honoured Prof. Ranasinghe with the General Research Committee Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sri Lankan Science. The University Grants Commission and Hiran Tillekaratne Research Fund recognised his research with the award for Outstanding Postgraduate Research – 2000 in the academic discipline of Engineering for the period 1975 to 1999. In 2000, he was awarded the Prof. E O E Pereira Award for the Best Paper presented at the Annual Sessions 1998/99 of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka. The UoM recognised his outstanding research contributions with nine (09) annual awards for Appreciation for Outstanding Research. The National Science Foundation honoured him with a SUSRED Award under PhD category in 2012. The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) of Sri Lanka awarded its biennial Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in Technology and related Sciences including Engineering, Architecture, Quantity Surveying and Information Technology award in 2012. In 2014 Emerald Literati Network recognized his publication with the Highly Commended Paper Award 2014 for Built Environment Project and Asset Management journal.

Prof. Ranasinghe was awarded the Trinity Prize for Engineering for 2004 in recognition of the outstanding contributions made to his chosen profession. The World Education Congress 2012 held in Mumbai, India honoured him with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Education. At the 4th Asia’s Best B-School Awards 2013 held in Singapore, Prof. Ranasinghe was honoured with the prestigious Education Leadership Award.

Since 2003 he has been involved with the corporate sector as an Independent non-Executive Director of Public Listed Companies (PLCs). At present he is an Independent non-Executive Director of Sampath Bank PLC, Textured Jersey Lanka PLC, Access Engineering PLC and United Motors Lanka PLC. He was a former non-executive Director of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Hemas Power PLC and Lanka IOC PLC.


PERSONAL DETAILS

Name                          : Prof. Kulatilleke Arthanayake Malik Kumar Ranasinghe.

 

Address (Office)         : Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

                               Telephone:  +94-11-2651259;                 Fax:  +94-11-2651671.

 E-mail : malik@uom.lk

 

(Residence)                : 18, Layards Road,  Colombo 5,  Sri Lanka.

                                      Telephone :     94-1-2500538.

                                       Mobile:             94-777688876

 

Position                        : Senior Professor in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa

   Independent Non-Executive Director, Sampath Bank PLC,

   Access Engineering PLC,Textured Jersey Lanka PLC, United Motors Lanka PLC

 

Specialities                  : Engineering Economics, Environmental Economics, Project Management

 

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ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

1. Ph.D. - The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1990.

2. M.A.Sc. - The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1986.

3. B.Sc. (Eng.) (Hons.) - University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1983.

4. Professional Part I - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, U.K.

5. PG Certificate on Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis, Harvard University, Harvard Institute for International Development, Cambridge, U.S.A, 1993.

6. International Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer and Fellow Member, Institution of Engineers,     Sri Lanka.

7. Fellow Member, National Academy of Sciences, Sri Lanka.

8. Fellow Member, Institute of Project Managers, Sri Lanka.

9. Member, Sri Lanka Institute of Directors.

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AWARDS

1.2014 Highly Commended Paper Award for Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Emerald Literati Network, September 2014.

2. Education Leadership Award 2013, 4th Asia’s Best B-School Awards, Singapore, July 2013.

3. CVCD Excellence Award 2012 for the Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in Technology and related Sciences including Engineering, Architecture, Quantity Surveying and Information Technology, Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD), November 2012.

4. Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education, World Education Congress 2012, Mumbai, India, June 2012.

5. SUSRED Award under PhD category, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka, 2012

6.Best Technical Papers on Infrastructure for Sustainable Development of Water and other Natural Resources presented at Session 2009/2010 of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka – Over 35 years of age – second place.

7. Trinity Prize for Engineering 2004 – awarded once in four years in recognition of the contributions made to the chosen profession by an old boy of Trinity College, Kandy.

8. Award for Outstanding Postgraduate Research – 2000 in the academic discipline of “Engineering” during the period 1975 to 1999 – University Grants Commission and Hiran Tillekaratne Research Fund.

9. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) - 1999 General Research Committee (GRC) Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sri Lankan Science.

10.Prof. E O E Pereira Award for the Best Paper presented at the Annual Sessions 1998/99 of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka.

11. 8 Outstanding Research Personnel Award, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka - award for outstanding research by academic staff during the three years up to the end of 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,2004, 2005, 2012.

12.Outstanding Research Personnel Award, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka - award for outstanding research by academic staff members with over 15 years of continuous service up to end of 1999.

13.Fellow, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1996-98.

14.NAREPP/USAID Award for Environmental Economics, to Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A., 1993.

15. ILO Fellow for Construction Management, to Loughborough University of Technology, UK, 1991.

16.Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship to pursue doctoral studies, at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1985 90.

17. Prof. D.S. Wijeyesekera Award for Best All round Student, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1983.

18.Rex Croos Moreas Memorial Award for Best Student in Civil Engineering Construction, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1983.

 


ACADEMIC, ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Aug 2008 to date -

Senior Professor in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa

Jul 2014 to date   Independent Non-Executive Director, United Motors Lanka PLC
Aug 2011 to date - Independent Non-Executive Director, Sampath Bank PLC
Jul 2011 to date - Independent Non-Executive Director, Access Engineering Ltd
Apr 2011 to date - Independent Non-Executive Director, Textured Jersey Lanka PLC
Jul 2009 to date - Independent Non-Executive Director, Hemas Power PLC
Nov 2005 to Nov 2011 - Vice-Chancellor, University of Moratuwa
Aug 2000 to Aug 2008 - Professor in Civil Engineering (promoted on merit)
May 2006 to Jul 2009 - Independent Director, Colombo Stock Exchange
Dec 2004 to May 2006 - Independent Non-Executive Director, Lanka IOC Ltd
Mar 2001 to Mar 2004 - Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
Apr 2000 to Mar 2001 - Head, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa
Jun 1996 to Aug 2000 - Associate Professor in Civil Engineering (promoted on merit)
Dec 1996 to Dec 1998 - Fellow (during sabbatical), School of Building and Real Estate, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Oct 1990 to Jun 1996 - Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa
Aug 1990 to Sep 1990 - Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Aug 1985 to Aug 1990 - Commonwealth Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Jan 1984 to Aug 1985 - Assistant Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa

MAIN CONSULTANCY ASSIGNMENTS

 

1.Chairman, Committee to advise on "Skills Development of Personnel in the Capital Markets", Securities Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka., 2003.

2.Main consultant to Jardine Fleming HNB Capital (Pvt) Ltd. to value Asia Power Producers Ltd.

3.Consultant to the Ministry of Finance/Ministry of Housing on "restructure of domestic water tariff".

4.Resource person in infrastructure viability and financing courses to Singapore-UNDP Technical Co-operation to Developing Countries training programmes on Urban Management, and Urban Management course under the Singapore Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Development.

5.Resource person to conduct the residential workshop on "Professional Development Programme in Infrastructure Management for Senior Managers" organised by the Secretariat for Infrastructure Development and Investment (SIDI) (currently Bureau of Infrastructure Investments) of Sri Lanka, on privatisation of infrastructure projects, in particular power sector projects.

6.Main consultant to develop the strategy and revenue proposals for private sector financing for Colombo Katunayake Expressway as a BOT project for the private sector consortium.

7.Main consultant to develop the financial viability, cash flow forecasts and a competitive tariff for private sector investment in the Broadlands hydropower project in Sri Lanka as a BOT project for the private sector consortium.

8.Main consultant to investigate the feasibility to invest in the 40 MW thermal power plant at Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka to be constructed by KHD Great Britain Ltd. for Jardine Fleming HNB Securities (Pvt) Ltd.

9.Consultant to conduct the feasibility study for private sector financing and develop financing strategies for private sector participation in the Southern Expressway as a BOT project for Road Development Authority of Sri Lanka.

10.Main environmental economist to conduct the extended benefit cost analysis for the Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project for Ceylon Electricity Board and CNEC Joint Venture Ltd. (Japanese consortium).

11.Main environmental economist to conduct the extended benefit cost analysis for Batticoloa Potuvil Railway Line Extension Project for Sri Lanka Railways.

12.Permanent consultant for over two years (1993-1995) to Jardine Fleming HNB Securities (Pvt) Ltd., for advice on research in securities and investment analysis.

13.Consultant to develop JF Tracker, new market-index for the Colombo Stock Exchange for Jardine Fleming HNB Securities (Pvt) Ltd.

14.Main consultant to develop a risk analysis framework for CTC Eagle Insurance of Sri Lanka.

15.Consultant to investigate the representation of the Colombo Stock Market by the Forbes Colombo Index for Forbes Research Ltd.


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RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

1.Three year project on "risk analysis of the maintainability of buildings", University of Moratuwa Output -7 publications and Ph.D thesis completed.

2.Three year project on "Educated Trade-offs and stakeholder consultation for decision making in development projects" funded by Economy and Environment Programme for South East Asia (EEPSEA). Output -9 publications and Ph.D thesis completed.

3.Three year project to study "economic value of built heritage" funded by the ADB Science and Technology Personnel Development Project, University of Moratuwa. Output -Ph.D thesis under preparation.

4.One year project to study "private sector participation in infrastructure projects, policies, regulation and implementation", University of Moratuwa. Output - two M.Sc thesis completed and 4 publications.

5.One year project to study "environmental management systems in project management and construction sites", University of Moratuwa. Output - one M.Eng thesis completed, Three research papers published.

6.One year project to study "stakeholder participation in natural resource project management", University of Moratuwa. M.Eng thesis completed.

7.Two year project to study and develop an "Expert System for better management of solid waste composting by Pradeshiya Sabhas" funded by the National Research Council, EA1P and University of Moratuwa was completed in July 2002 for University of Moratuwa. Output - 2 M.Sc theses and 15 research papers.

8.One year project to study "private sector participation in the rehabilitation of irrigation systems" was completed in July 2002 for University of Moratuwa. Output - a M.Eng thesis and two research papers.

9.One year project to study "recovery of abandoned paddy lands" was completed in March 2002 for University of Moratuwa. Output - one research paper.

10.One year project to study "domestic water tariff in Sri Lanka" was completed in May 2001 for University of Moratuwa. One research paper.

11.Two year project to study "implementation of environmental management systems in construction project management organisations in Singapore", funded by the National University of Singapore was completed in July 1999 for the Centre of Building Performance and Construction (CBPC), National University of Singapore. Output - one report to CBPC and two research papers.

12.Two year project to develop "value-for-money based approach to analyse viability of build operate transfer (BOT) for new infrastructure projects", was completed in May 1998 for the CBPC, National University of Singapore. Output - one report to CBPC, one book by the Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka and four research papers.

13.Two year project to develop "a methodology to value and analyse unique natural environmental and/or cultural assets threatened by development projects", was completed in July 1998 for the CBPC, National University of Singapore. Output - one report to CBPC, one book by the Institute of Policy Studies and five research papers.

14.Two year project to explore "financing and risk analysis of overseas infrastructure projects", University of Moratuwa and National University of Singapore. Output - four research papers.

15.One and half year project to study "contingency management for project cost", funded by the National University of Singapore was completed in December 1998 for the CBPC, National University of Singapore. Output - one report and one research paper published.

16.Two year project to analyse the "treatment of correlation and induced correlation between variables in the estimation of project cost of buildings" was completed in June 1998 for the CBPC, National University of Singapore. Output - one report to CBPC and two research papers published.

17.One and half year project to investigate "willingness to pay for urban water supply in Sri Lanka" was completed in June 1997 for the University of Moratuwa. Output - a M.Eng thesis and three research papers.

18.One and half year project to investigate "privatisation of water supply in Sri Lanka" was completed in December 1996 for the University of Moratuwa. Output - a M.Eng thesis and two research papers.

19.Six month project to develop "financing options for Colombo Katunayake Expressway (CKE)", was completed in December 1996. Output - one research paper published.

20.One and half year project to study "feasibility and environmental impacts of clay mining in Sri Lanka" funded by the Economy and Environment Program for South East Asia (EEPSEA) was completed in October 1995. Output - research report to EEPSEA and six research papers published including three in Engineer .

21.Two-year project to develop "an innovative management structure for special construction projects of the construction and management division of the Roads Development Authority" was completed in November 1994 for the University of Moratuwa. Output - a M.Eng thesis.

22.Six-month project to incorporate "environmental costs and benefits to the economic feasibility of the Kukule Ganga Hydropower Project" was completed in July 1993 for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy Project of Sri Lanka. One research paper.

23.Two-year project to study "the role of industry support institutions in the technology capability enhancement of construction contractors in Sri Lanka" was completed in January 1993 for the University of Moratuwa.

24.Two-year project to develop a new "method for contingency allocation and management for project cost and duration" was completed in December 1992. Output - M.Eng thesis, five research papers.


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PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

1. M RANASINGHE, A Method to Analyze Viability of Private Sector Participation in New Infrastructure Projects in Sri Lanka , Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka, Feb. 1998, ISBN 955-9122-67-3.

2. M RANASINGHE, Analysis of unique natural, environmental and/or cultural assets threatened by development projects: the case of Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project , Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka, April 1999, ISBN 955-9122-72-X.

International Publications

1. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1990), Analytical alternative to simulation for economic risk analysis of large engineering projects, Proceedings, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Hamilton, Ontario, 3, pp. 311 330.

2. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1990), Elicitation of subjective probabilities for risk analysis in engineering construction, Managing Projects, Edited by V Ireland and T Uher, 4, pp. 376 387.

3. A D Russell and M RANASINGHE (1990), Decision framework for fast track construction, Managing Projects, Edited by V Ireland and T Uher, 4, pp. 400 411.

4. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1991), Economic risk analysis of large engineering projects, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 18(3), pp. 416 427.

5. A D Russell and M RANASINGHE (1991), Decision framework for fast track construction: deterministic analysis, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 9, pp. 467 479.

6. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1991), Analytical method for quantification of economic risks during feasibility analysis, Management, Quality and Economics in Building, Edited by A.Bezelga and P.Brandon, E&FN Spon, London, U.K., pp. 1311 1321. (invited paper).

7. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1992), Analytical approach for economic risk quantification of large engineering projects: validation, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 10, pp. 45 68.

8. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1992), Treatment of correlation for risk analysis of engineering projects, Journal of Civil Engineering Systems, Gordon & Breach Science Publishers, U.K, 9, pp.17 39.

9. A D Russell and M RANASINGHE (1992), Analytical approach for economic risk quantification of large engineering projects", Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 10, pp.207 301.

10. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1993), Elicitation of subjective probabilities for economic risk analysis : an investigation, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 11, pp. 326 340.

11. M RANASINGHE (1994), Quantification and management of uncertainty in activity duration networks, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K, 12, pp. 15 29.

12. M RANASINGHE (1994), Contingency allocation and management for building projects, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 12, pp. 233 243.

13. M RANASINGHE (1994), Extended benefit cost analysis: quantifying some environmental impacts in a hydropower project, Project Appraisal, Beech Tree Publishing, U.K., 9(4), pp. 243 251.

14. M RANASINGHE (1995), CALM: an innovative approach for contingency allocation and management for buildings, Journal of Real Estate and Construction, Singapore University Press, 5, pp. 83 97.

15. M RANASINGHE (1996), Mine restoration bond for clay mining and its impact on the prices of building materials in Sri Lanka, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K, 14, pp. 165-174.

16. M RANASINGHE (1996), Total project cost under inflation: a simplified model for decision makers, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 14, pp. 497-505.

17. M RANASINGHE (1997), Reconciling private profitability and social costs: the case of clay mining in Sri Lanka, Project Appraisal, Beech Tree Publishing, U.K., 12(1), pp.31-42.

18. M RANASINGHE (1997), Bounds on the value of waterfalls: a case study from a hydropower project, Project Appraisal, Beech Tree Publishing, U.K., Vol. 12(3), pp. 185-192.

19. P N Seneviratne and M RANASINGHE (1997), Transportation infrastructure financing: evaluation of alternatives, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, 3(3), pp. 111-118.

20. M RANASINGHE (1997), A case study on the value of waterfalls threatened by the construction of a hydropower project in Sri Lanka, 1st International Conference on Construction Industry Development: Building the Future Together, Singapore, December 1997, 1, pp. 215-224.

21. M RANASINGHE (1997), Theme A2: Broad Issues Relating to the Industry, 1st International Conference on Construction Industry Development: Building the Future Together, Singapore, Dec. 97, Sup. Vol., pp. 36-41.

22. M RANASINGHE and P Wanigasundara (1997), The policy implications of private sector projects for water supply in Sri Lanka, 1st International Conference on Construction Industry Development: Building the Future Together, Singapore, December 1997, 1, pp. 225-231.

23. M RANASINGHE (1998), Risk management in the insurance industry: insights for the engineering construction industry, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 16(1), pp. 31-39.

24. M RANASINGHE (1998), Thoughts on a methodology to analyze viability of private-sector participation in new infrastructure projects in developing countries, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, Beech Tree Publishing, U.K., 16(3), pp. 203-213.

25. M RANASINGHE (1998), Opportunities for Financing Overseas Infrastructure Projects, Congress Proceedings, The Third International Congress on Construction, Singapore, May, pp. 119-124.

26. M RANASINGHE and Lum Sau Kim (1998), Risk Analysis in Financing Overseas Infrastructure Projects, Congress Proceedings, The Third International Congress on Construction, Singapore, May 1998, pp. 139-144.

27. M RANASINGHE, K S Mathur and A D Russell (1998), Lease or Build: A Case Study on the use of Risk Simulation, ASCE Fifth Congress on Computing on Civil Engineering Information Technologies in Civil Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, October 1998, pp. 224-234.

28. M RANASINGHE, K S Mathur and C Leong (1998), Computer-Aided Project Control Approach Based on Risk Analysis, ASCE Fifth Congress on Computing on Civil Engineering Information Technologies in Civil Engineering, Boston, MA, October 1998, pp. 259-268.

29. C Briffett, G Ofori, M RANASINGHE and Gu G (1998), ISO 14000 Practical Implications for the Construction Industry: Case Study in Singapore, Total Quality Management in Construction: Towards Zero Defect, Edited by T C Haupt, G Smith and O J Ebohon, Peninsula Technikon, Cape Town, South Africa, November 1998, pp. 2-15.

30. M RANASINGHE (1999), Private sector participation in infrastructure projects: A methodology to analyze viability of BOT, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 17(4), pp. 613-623.

31. M RANASINGHE, Goh B-H and T Barathithasan (1999), Estimating willingness to pay for urban water supply: a comparison of artificial neural networks and multiple regression analysis, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, Beech Tree Publishing, U.K., 17(4) , pp. 273-281.

32. M RANASINGHE (1999), Perception of risk in financing overseas infrastructure projects, Civil and Environmental Engineering Conference (C&EEC), Bangkok, Thailand, November 1999, 3, pp. V91-V100.

33. M RANASINGHE (1999), Value-for-money based method to analyze viability of new infrastructure projects, Civil and Environmental Engineering Conference (C&EEC), Bangkok, Thailand, November 1999, 3, pp.V81-V90.

34. M RANASINGHE, Goh B-H and T Barathithasan (1999), A comparative study of artificial neural networks and multiple regression analysis in estimating willingness to pay for urban water supply, 2nd International Conference on Construction Industry Development, and 1st International Conference of CIB TG 29 on Construction in Developing Countries: Construction Industry Development in the new Millenium, Singapore,, October 1999, pp. 270-280.

35. M. RANASINGHE (2000), Impact of correlation and induced correlation on the estimation of project cost of buildings, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 18(4), pp. 395-406.

36. Ong, S E and M. RANASINGHE (2000), Portfolio Variance and Correlation Matrices, Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, USA, 6(1), pp. 1-7.

37. Ofori, G., Briffet,C., Gu, G. and M. RANASINGHE (2000), Impact of ISO 14000 on construction enterprises in Singapore, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 18(8), pp. 935-947.

38. M RANASINGHE (2000), Analysis of uncertainty in the valuation of cultural and natural assets, Cities and Sustainability: Sustaining our Cultural Heritage, Chapter 4, pp. 4-62-4-69.

39. Fischer, T F and M. RANASINGHE (2001), Culture and foreign companies’ of entry mode: the case of Singapore building and construction industry, Construction Management and Economics, E&FN Spon, U.K., 19(4), pp. 343-353.

40. M RANASINGHE (2001), Risk and uncertainty analysis of unique natural, environmental or cultural assets threatened by infrastructure projects, 3rd International Conference on Construction Project Management, Singapore, pp. 327-336.

41. M RANASINGHE (2001), Risk analysis of an insurance firm: insights for decision-makers For investments in engineering projects, Conference Proceedings, 5th Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association Annual Conference, Bangalore, India, July 2001, 1(B), pp. 19-25.

42. M RANASINGHE, D. M. Sooriyaarachchi, A. H. Siribaddana and O. W. W. De Silva (2001), Environmental management systems in construction sites in developing countries: case study from Sri Lanka, 3rd International Conference on Construction Project Management, Singapore, pp.159-169.

43. M RANASINGHE (2002), Risk and uncertainty analysis of natural environmental assets threatened by hydropower projects: case study from Sri Lanka, Energy for Sustainable Development, VI(1), pp. 56-63.

44. L C Jayawardhana, A Manipura, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena (2002), Knowledge based management of solid waste for Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 6thWorld Congress on Integrated Resources Management, Geneva, Switzerland, February 2002.

45. A Manipura, L C Jayawardhana, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena, (2002), Analysis and development of high rate composting system using MSW in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 6thWorld Congress on Integrated Resources Management, Geneva, Switzerland, February 2002.

46. L C Jayawardhana, A Manipura, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena (2003), BESTCOMP: Expert System for Sri Lankan Solid Waste Composting, Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, 24(3).

47. M RANASINGHE and M S U Perera (2003), Private Sector Participation in the Rehabilitation of Water Resources Projects, Knowledge Construction – Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55, W65 and W 107, Singapore, October 2003, pp. 636-645.

48. M RANASINGHE and S D L Tilak (2003), Host Country Requirement Index: Decision Making Model For Investments In Infrastructure Projects, Knowledge Construction – Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55, W65 and W 107, Singapore, October 2003, pp. 626-635.

49. N De Silva, C De Silva, C Leong and M RANASINGHE (2003), RBF Model for Contingency Allocation to Construction, Knowledge Construction – Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55, W65 and W 107, Singapore, October 2003, pp. 695-706.

50. L C Jayawardhana, A Manipura, A de Alwis, M RANASINGHE, I Abeygunawardena and S Pilapitiya (2004), In need of solutions – experiences in managing solid waste in Sri Lanka, Waste Management World, Journal of the International Solid Waste Association, March-April 2004, pp. 66-70.

51. K D S Gunathilaka and M RANASINGHE (2005), Toll Highways to Sri Lanka for Economic Development, 2nd International Conference on Business Management in the Third World (ICBM 2005), March 2005, Colombo, pp. 511-519.

52. K D S Gunathilaka and M RANASINGHE (2005), Reality Check of Financing Toll Highways to Sri Lanka, 7th World Congress on Recovery, Recycling and Re-integration, September 2005, Beijing, China.

53. M Perera and M RANASINGHE (2006), Prompt List for Risk Management in Sri Lankan Software Industry, 2nd International Conference on Information and Automation 2006, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2006.

54. B Thoradeniya M RANASINGHE and Wijesekera N T S, (2007), Social and environmental impacts of a mini-hydro project on the Ma Oya basin in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the International Conference on Small Hydropower, October 2007, Sri Lanka, pp 331 – 341.

55. M RANASINGHE (2008), Stakeholder Consultation in the Decision Making for Development Projects using Educated Trade-offs (Keynote Address), CIB International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience, Ed. Richard Haigh and Dilanthi Amaratunga, Heritance Kandalama, Sri Lanka, February 2008, pp 5-22.

56. B Thoradeniya and M RANASINGHE (2008), Educated trade-offs for sustainable resource development through stakeholder participation, CIB International Conference on Building Education and Research, Building Resilience, Ed. Richard Haigh and Dilanthi Amaratunga, Heritance Kandalama, Sri Lanka, February 2008, pp 862-873.

57. N de Silva and M RANASINGHE (2010), Maintainability risks of condominiums in Sri Lanka, Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 15(1), pp. 41-60.

58. N de Silva and M RANASINGHE (2010), Maintainability of reinforced concrete flat roofs in Sri Lanka, Structural Survey, 28(4).

59. M RANASINGHE (2012), University Research and Commercialization? Experience of the University of Moratuwa, International Symposium on Improving the Quality of Life through Science, The Inaugural General Assembly of AASSA, Colombo, Sri Lanka, October 2012.

60. N De Silva, M RANASINGHE, C.R. De Silva, and M. Thurairajah (2012), Architecture of Ensemble Neural Networks for Risk Analysis, ASC 48th Annual International Conference Proceedings , April 2012, Birmingham City University, U.K.

61. N De Silva, M RANASINGHE and C.R. De Silva (2012), Maintainability Approach for Lean Maintenance, CIOB World Construction Conference 2012, June 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

62. N De Silva, M RANASINGHE and C.R. De Silva (2012), Risk Factors Affecting to Building Maintenance under Tropical Conditions, Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 17(3), pp.235-252.

63. N De Silva, M RANASINGHE and C.R. De Silva (2013), Use of ANNs in Complex Risk Analysis Applications, Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 3(1), pp 123-140.

64. S M Tanabe and M RANASINGHE (2013), Viability of private sector involvement in infrastructure project development in developing country, Proceedings, The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio Economic Sustainability in Construction, June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 483-491.

65. S Weerapperuma, N de Silva, M Kumaraswamy and M RANASINGHE (2013), Relationally integrated value networks for sustainable procurement, Proceedings, The Second World Construction Symposium 2013: Socio Economic Sustainability in Construction, June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 358-367.

66. M RANASINGHE (2013), Evidenced based decision making in university education - case of the University of Moratuwa, International Conference on “Evaluation for Change”, July 2013, Mt. Lavinia, Sri Lanka.

67. N De Silva, K.A.T.O. Ranadewa, M Coomaraswamy and M RANASINGHE (2014), Better values and characteristics in relationally integrated value networks to enhance total asset management, The Third World Construction Symposium 2014: Sustainability and Development in Built Environment, June 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

68. D.A.K. Chathuranga, N De Silva, K.W.D.K.C. Dahanayake and M RANASINGHE (2014), Impact of aesthetic appearance to facilitate corporate business objectives in organizations, The Third World Construction Symposium 2014: Sustainability and Development in Built Environment, June 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

69. S.M.Tanabe, M.A Shelbourn and M RANASINGHE (2014) PPP – An Expected Approach for Infrastructure Development In Developing Country, Australian Journal of Asian Country Studies, Australian Society for Commerce Industry & Engineering Journals, 1(2), pp 89-100

70. N De Silva, M RANASINGHE and C.R. De Silva (2015), Risk Analysis in Maintainability of High-Rise Buildings under Tropical Conditions Using Ensemble Neural Network, Facilities, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd (accepted for publication)

 

Local Publications

1.M RANASINGHE (1991), Elicitation of expert knowledge for engineering risk analysis: myth and reality, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 19(3), pp.28 40.

2. M RANASINGHE and A D Russell (1991), Analytical approach for economic risk analysis of large engineering projects in developing countries, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 19(1), pp. 39 46.

3. M RANASINGHE (1992), Management of uncertainty in project duration networks: a case study, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Vol. 1, pp. 39-57.

4. M RANASINGHE (1993), Simulation of engineering systems: some important requirements", Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 21(1), pp. 44 53.

5. M RANASINGHE (1993), Correlations for engineering systems, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 21(2), pp. 15 22.

6. M RANASINGHE (1994), Environmental bond for clay mining in Sri Lanka, Golden Jubilee Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Sciences, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 1994.

7. M RANASINGHE (1994), Quantification and Management Uncertainty of Project Costs, National Conference on Project Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 1994.

8. M RANASINGHE (1995), A model for project cost, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October, 1995, 1, pp. 96 105.

9. M RANASINGHE (1996), Clay mining for building materials: analysis framework, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 24(1), pp. 45 55.

10. M RANASINGHE (1996), Clay mining for building materials: feasibility and environmental costs, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 24(2), pp. 5 13.

11. M RANASINGHE (1996), Public private partnerships: case study of the power sector projects, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October, 1996, 1, pp. 84 91.

12. M RANASINGHE and P Wanigasundara (1996), BOT/BOO projects for water supply: the policy implications, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 1996, 1, pp. 70 83.

13. M RANASINGHE (1997), Clay mining for building materials: future land use, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 25(2), pp. 42-49.

14. M RANASINGHE, T Barathithasan and ND Gunawardena (1999), Willingness to pay for urban water supply, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, XXX(3), Sep 1999, pp. 27-33.

15. M RANASINGHE (1999), Why we should not implement projects like the Upper Kotmale hydropower project: risk and uncertainty perspective, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 1(B), October 1999, pp. 83-92.

16. M RANASINGHE (1999), Risk and uncertainty analysis of the decision to implement the Upper Kotmale Hydropower project, Annual Sessions, Sri Lanka Environmental Assessment Association (SLEAA), Colombo. Sri Lanka, November 1999.

17. M RANASINGHE (2000), Private sector participation in existing water supply projects: a model to analyse the viability, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2000, 1(B), pp. 19-25.

18. M RANASINGHE and S C Pilapitiya (2000), Domestic water tariff in Sri Lanka: have we got it right, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2000, 1(B), pp. 10-18.

19. M RANASINGHE (2000), Environmental economics of planting teak trees in abandoned paddy lands: a case study from North Western Province, Proceedings of Sixth Annual Symposium on Forestry and Environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka, December 2000, I, pp. 38.

20. L C Jayawardhana, A Manipura, M RANASINGHE, S Pilapitiya, A de Alwis and I Abeygunawardena (2001), Development of an expert system for better management of solid waste composting by Pradeshiya Sabhas, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2001, 1(B), pp. 138-146.

21. L C Jayawardhana, A Manipura, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena (2001), Decision support tool for solid waste management in Pradeshiya Sabhas of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 57th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Sciences, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, November 2001, pp. 130.

22. A Manipura, L C Jayawardhana, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, S Pathinather, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena (2001), Analysis of municipal solid waste (MSW) generation and waste characterization in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 57th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Sciences, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, November 2001, p.129.

23. M. RANASINGHE (2002), Recovery of Abandoned Paddy Lands: A Case Study from North Western Province, Engineer, Journal of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, XXXV(2), 47-54.

24. L C Jayawardhana, A Manipura, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena (2002), IT for solid waste management: knowledge bases for data poor environment, Proceedings of the 21st International IT Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 2002, pp. 173-176.

25. L C Jayawardhana, A Manipura, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena (2002), An Information Technology (IT) approach in developing a solution to Local Environmental Problem, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Symposium of the Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, August 2002.

26. A Manipura, L C Jayawardhana, A de Alwis, S Pilapitiya, M RANASINGHE and I Abeygunawardena, (2002), BIOCOM – MSW: A composting system for Sri Lankan solid waste management, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Symposium of the Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, August 2002.

27. M S U Perera and M RANASINGHE (2003), Private Sector Participation in the Rehabilitation of Irrigation Projects, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, XXXVI(2), pp. 35-45.

28. M RANASINGHE and J M S J Bandara (2003), Implementing Modular based Semester System at the Faculty of Engineering University of Moratuwa, International Seminar on Economic Advancement based on the Knowledge Society – Role of the Engineer in a Developing country, 97th Annual Sessions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2003, pp 37-43.

29. Bandara, J M S J and M RANASINGHE (2003), Student Administration in Modular Based Semester System: Experience in the Faculty of Engineering University of Moratuwa, International Seminar on Economic Advancement based on the Knowledge Society – Role of the Engineer in a Developing country, 97th Annual Sessions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2003, pp 44-47.

30. S D L Tilak and M RANASINGHE (2003), Host Country Index for Investments In Infrastructure Projects, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2003, 1(B),, pp. 38-45.

31. H B Hemadasa and M RANASINGHE (2003), Is the Environment the Fourth Construction Objective? A Sri Lankan Perspective, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2003, 1(B), pp. 196-201.

32. J Edirisinghe and M RANASINGHE (2003), Conservation of historical buildings in urban settings, 9th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, November 2003, pp. 120.

33. K D S Gunathilaka and M RANASINGHE (2005), Reality of Financing Toll Highways in Sri Lanka, 11th Annual Symposium, Research for Industry, University of Moratuwa, September 2005, Colombo, pp. 333-353.

34. K D S Gunathilaka and M RANASINGHE (2005), Financing of Toll Highways in Sri Lanka; Reality Check, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Oct 2005, 1(B),

35. RANASINGHE, M (2006), Economic Aspects of Clay Mining along the Maha Oya – Impacts on the Environment and Employment, CCI Bulletin, Chamber of the Construction Industry, June 2006, pp 5-8.

36. B Thoradeniya and M RANASINGHE (2006), Environment Value of Project Impacts for Sustainable River Basin Development Projects, Incorporated Engineer Volume 6(1), Institution of Incorporated Engineers, Sri Lanka.

37. B Thoradeniya and M RANASINGHE (2006), A Methodology for Effective Stakeholder Participation through Educated Trade-Offs, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2006, 1(B), pp. 49-55.

38. Dharmapala, D and M RANASINGHE (2006), Public Private Partnerships for Water Supply to Urban Poor, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, October 2006, 1(B), pp. 1-10

39. B Thoradeniya and M RANASINGHE (2006), Framework for Educated Trade-offs for Sustainable Water Resource Development, 32nd WEDC International Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2006

40. B Thoradeniya and M RANASINGHE (2007), Responsibility of Stakeholders; Case of Ma Oya. Incorporated Engineer, Institution of Incorporated Engineers Sri Lanka, 7(1), pp 5 – 9.

41. B Thoradeniya, M RANASINGHE and Wijesekera N T S, (2007), Approach for grass-root stakeholder consultations: case of Ma Oya river, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Symposium, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Ed: Vathsala Wickramasinghe, 10 October 2007, Colombo, pp 81 – 83.

42. B Thoradeniya, N T S Wijesekera and M RANASINGHE (2007), Identification of issues in Ma Oya river basin towards developing educated tradeoffs through stakeholder involvement, Annual Transactions, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, 1(B), pp 84 – 92.

43. B Thoradeniya, M RANASINGHE and Wijesekera N T S, (2007), Grass–root stakeholder involvement for identifying causes for natural disasters in riverine environment: Ma Oya case study, Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Sessions, Part 1 – Abstracts, Ed. H. Goonatilake, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 3 –8 December 2007, pp 53.

44. N de Silva, M RANASINGHE and R Rameezdeen (2008), Maintainability risk factors of flat roofs in multi-storey buildings in Sri Lanka, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, XXXXI(4), pp. 22-31.

45. B Thoradeniya, M RANASINGHE, N T S Wijesekera (2011), Economic analysis of water infrastructure: Have we got it right?, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, XXXXIV(3), pp. 57-66.

46. N de Silva and M RANASINGHE (2011), Use of ANN in risk analysis. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Symposium, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Ed: Ranga Rodrigo, 22 December 2011, Colombo.

47. B Thoradeniya, M RANASINGHE, N T S Wijesekera (2012), A decision support tool for stakeholder involvement in sustainable water resource development, Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, XXXXV(4), pp. 41-50.

48. M RANASINGHE (2014), Evidenced based decision making in project management - case of the University of Moratuwa, Seminar on The Role of the Project Manager in National Development Projects, 7 February 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka

 


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OTHER ACTIVITIES

 

1.      President, Rural Development Society, Yogiyana,

2.      President, Dayaka Sabha, Jayasundaramaya, Yogiyana.

3.      Founder Chairman, Ray Wijewardena Charitable Trust

4.      Secretary, Paulis Silva Buddhist Educational Trust (Trust established by an Act of Parliament)

5.      Member, Board of Governors, Mahapola Trust Fund, 2009 -

6.      Member, Board of Governors, Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies, 2005 - 2011.

7.      Member, National Council for Economic Development - Construction Sector, 2004

8.      Member, Land Survey Council of Sri Lanka, 2003.

9.      Ministry Coordinator, Improving Relevance & Quality of Undergraduate Education (IRQUE) Project, 2003.

10.  Member, Committee to develop the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) roadmap for Sri Lanka 2003.

11.  Member, National Water Tariff Policy Committee 2000.

12.  Member, Editorial Board, Construction Management and Economics, an International Journal since 1995.

13.  Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Construction Management, an International Journal since 1999.

14.  Member, Working Group on Environmental Economics 1996.

15.  Referee: Construction Management and Economics; Engineering Construction and Architectural Management; and Journal of Construction Procurement; The Engineering Economist; International Journals from UK and USA.

16. Resource Person and Co-ordinator: Professional Development Programme in Infrastructure Project Management, SIDI, 1995; Risk Management for Professionals, 2004; NUS-UoM Joint Executive Hemas Power PLC, November 2004; May 2005; May and November 2006; and September 2007); NUS-UoM Joint Executive Development Program in Real Estate Development and Management in Singapore, May 2005.

17. Resource Person: CEA Advisory Committee on Environmental Impacts of Unplanned Clay Mining, 1995; Workshop on Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts, NAREPP, 1996; Executive course on International Construction Management, NUS, May 1997; Executive course on Construction Project Management, NUS, 1997; Singapore-UNDP TCDC Training course on Urban Management, NUS, Sep 1997; Seminar on Infrastructure Development for Next Millennium, PSIDC, March 1998; Urban Management course under the Singapore Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Development (STAPSD), NUS, April 1998; Singapore-UNDP Caribbean Training Course on Urban Management, NUS, July 1998; Singapore-UNDP TCDC Training course on Urban Management, NUS, Aug 1998; Project Appraisal and Risk Analysis, CIMA, Feb 1999; Small Hydro Development, 2004.

18.  President, Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association (SLUSA), 1992-95.

19.  Chairman, Sports Advisory Board, University of Moratuwa, 1992-1996.

20.  Chairman, Organising Committee for the 5th Sri Lanka University Games at Moratuwa, 1994-95.


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