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STAFF

Dr. Gamini Weerasinghe (Head of the Department)

B.Sc. (B.E.) Hons., M.Sc. (Arch.), PhD (Calgary), AIA (SL),
Senior Lecturer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622
Email: gamini.weerasinghe@gmail.com

Academic specialization:
Green buildings and rating systems, Project management

Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect

Further information on publications and research work

Prof. Samitha Manawadu

D.Eng. (Kyoto/Japan); M.Sc(Arch); B.Sc (BE); FIA (SL), Chartered Architect
Senior Professor

Office: +94 112 655791,   + 94 112 650301 ext 7104   Fax: +94 112 650 622
Email: samithama@uom.lk

Academic specialization:
Architectural Design; Heritage Conservation; History of Cities

Relevant professional activities:
Fellow member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects;
International Expert on Conservation of Historic Cultural Routes;
Coordinating Project Consultants for several Public Sector Projects in Sri Lanka;
Member of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Cultural Routes;

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Archt. D. P. Chandrasekera

B.Sc.(Built Environment), University of Moratuwa,1983
M.Sc.(Architecture),University of Moratuwa,1986
Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Revitalization and Heritage Management, Institute of Housing and Urban Studies, Rotterdam, Netherlands,1998
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Sociology, University of Colombo,2004
Senior Lecturer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7110   Fax:+94 112 650622
Email: dpcha@uom.lk

Academic specialization:
History of Sri Lankan Architecture
Social implications on built environment

Relevant professional activities:
Associate Member (Chartered Architect), Institute of Architects, Sri Lanka.(since 1991) 
Director, DCTI Associates, Chartered Architects, 4/9,1/1, Vijitha road, Nedimala, Dehiwala,(since 2001)
Settlement Development Consultant, Program Support  Group ( for Plantation Housing and Social Welfare Trust),
49B,  Ward Place, Colombo 7, (1998 -2001)

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Dr. R.M.K.U. Rajapakshe

PhD(Arch) Qld, MSc(Arch), BSc(BEnv), AIA (SL), RAIA
Senior Lecturer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650534, +94 112 2650531 Ext: 7110   Fax:+94 112 650622
Email: upendra@uom.lk & rajapaksha_upendra@yahoo.com

Academic specialization:
Low energy architecture, architectural physics and aerodynamics

Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect and practitioner

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Dr. (Ms.) lndrika Rajapakshe

Dr. Eng. equivalent to PhD (Nagoya, Japan), M.Sc. (Architecture), B.Sc. (B.Env.) 1st Class Honours (Moratuwa), AIA(SL), RIBA, MAIJ
Senior Lecturer Grade I

Academic specialization:
Architectural Science

Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect

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Dr. B.M.G.W. de Silva


PhD Architecture (UK), M.Sc (Architecture), B.Sc (Built Environment)
Senior Lecturer Grade 1

Academic specialization:
Architectural theory, philosophy, phenomenology, landscape and traditional Settlements Sri Lanka

Relevant professional activities:
Associate member SLIA, Sri Lanka.
Sole practitioner, Architecture.

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Archt. N.H. Damith de Silva


M.Sc.(Arch.), B.Sc.(BE), AIA (SL), ASID (Allied Practitioner) USA, MIM (SL)
Senior Lecturer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622   Mobile:+94 777 363139
Email:damithnh@gmail.com

Academic specialization:
Housing, Interior Design, Profession

Relevant professional activities:
AIA (SL) - Associate Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects since 1997(Membership number A0371)
RIBA - Chartered Member of Royal Institute of British Architects since 1997
SLIA Individual Practice registration for year 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Chartered Architect, Architects Registration Board of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects(Registration number CA 98008)
Allied Member, ASID American Society of Interior Designers Since 1995(Membership number 097133)
Life Member at Professional Association of Sri Lanka. ( Membership no: 1242)
Member at Institute of Environmental Professionals ( Sri Lanka) – Membership no 181
Institute of Management of Sri Lanka ( IMSL) – Member MIM(SL)
Institute of Certified Professional Managers – MCPM 00486 

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Archt. Varuna de Silva


M.Sc (Architecture), B.Sc(BE), AIA (SL) RIBA
Senior Lectuerer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622

Academic specialization:


Relevant professional activities:
Consultant Chartered Architect

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Archt. Amanda Rajapakse


B.Sc(BE) (Hons), M.Sc. (Architecture), MA (Arch)
Senior Lectuerer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622

Academic specialization:
Architecture, Urban Design, Sustainable Heritage Conservation

Relevant professional activities:
AIA (SLIA)

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Dr. Narein Perera

PhD (Architecture), M.Sc.(Arch.), B.Sc.(BE), AIA (SL)
Senior Lecturer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101 Fax:+94 112 650622 Mobile:+94 0777 364638
Email: nareinperera@gmail.com

Academic specialization:
Architecture; urban climate; climate sensitive design (urban and building scale); energy efficient design and lighting

Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect

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Archt. Janaka Dharmasena


Masters in Urban Design & Development (UNSW), M.Sc.(Arch.), B.Sc.(BE), AIA (SL),
Senior Lecturer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622
Email: jdarch@stlnet.lk

Academic specialization:
Architecture / Urban Design / Planning

Relevant professional activities:
Fellow Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects
Chairman, Professional Affairs board, Sri Lanka Institute of Architects
Partner, Janaka & Daitha Dharmasena Associate, chartered Architects


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Dr. Janaka Wijesundara


PhD (Germany), MSc(Arch), PGDpl(ACOMAS), BSc(BE)
Senior Lecturer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7110   Fax:+94 112 650622
Mobile: 071 8266155:
Email: djwijesundara@uom.lk

Academic specialization:
Urban Design, Heritage conservation, Urban Planning

Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect – Fellow of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects
Corporate Member – Sri Lanka Town Planners Institute
Full Member- Canadian Institute of Planners

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Dr. (Mrs.) Anishka Hettiarachchi


PhD, M.Sc.(Arch.), B.Sc.(BE), SEDA (UK), CTHE (Colombo), AIA (SL)
Senior Lectuerer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622
Email: anishka_h@yahoo.com

Academic specialization:
Colour Psychology, Architecture, Higher Education, Society, Culture.

Relevant professional activities:
Director – Undergraduate Studies
Student Counsellor
Year Person- B. Arch Level 5

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Archt. W.P.S. Boteju

BSc, MSc. M.Arch
Senior Lectuerer Grade 1

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:
Design

Relevant professional activities:

Further information on publications and research work


Dr. (Mrs.) Shaleeni  Bernadette  AjanthI  Coorey

PhD,  M.Sc (Architecture) B.Sc  (B.E)(Hons)
Senior Lecturer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622
Email:

Academic specialization:
Housing - Low Income / High-rise Living
Urban Design - Public Space

Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect

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Dr. Milinda Pathiraja

PhD in Architectural Design 
Senior Lecturer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:
Architectural design, Construction and design labour, Robust technology,
Intellectual dimension of building

Relevant professional activities:
Architect

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Archt. D.S.N. Gunawardene

M.Sc (Architecture) B.Sc  (B.E)(Hons)
Senior Lecturer Grade 2 (On contract basis)

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:


Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect

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Archt. K. Kolitha S. Perera

BSc(BE),  MSc(Arch), AIA(SL), RIBA 
Senior Lecturer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:

Relevant professional activities:
Principal Architect - Robust Architecture Workshop

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Archt. (Ms.) R. S. D. Wickramanayake

M.Sc ( B. Arch), B.Sc. (Built Environment)
Senior Lecturer Grade 2 ( On contract basis)

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:
General Design

Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect

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Archt. (Ms. ) Nadeeka Jayaweera

MPhil (Cantab), MSc(Arch), BSc(BE) (Moratuwa)
Lecturer (Probationary)

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:
Climate studies

Energy efficiency in buildings


Relevant professional activities:
Chartered Architect – Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects

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Archt. E.A.T. Suresh

B.Sc.(B.E.)Hons , M.Sc.(Arch)
Senior Lecturer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:
Architectural Design, Working Drawings

Relevant professional activities:
Practicing Architect , SLIA Committee Member, SLAAS Life Member

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Dr. M.N.R.Wijetunge

PhD, M.Sc. in Architecture, M.A. in Architecture & Interior Design,
P.G. Diploma in Research Practice, B.Sc. (B. E.)
Senior Lecturer Grade 2

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:
Architectural Design, Architectural History

Relevant professional activities:
AIA (SL), Member of Board of Architectural Publications, Sri Lanka Institute of Architects,
Member of Professional Affairs Board, Sri Lanka Institute of Architects

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Archt. H.M.K.D. Herath

B. Arch (Hons)
Lecturer (Probationary)

Office: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7101   Fax:+94 112 650622


Academic specialization:
Perspective and Sciography
Free hand drawings
Design

Relevant professional activities:
Associate Member of the SriLanka Institute of Architects
Chartered Architect , Architectural registration Board

Further information on publications and research work