Prof. N. D. Gunawardena

Contact information

Extension
6501
Residence
Primary Email
ndg@uom.lk
Other Emails
dean-fob@uom.lk

Teaching and Administrative Activities

Administrative Activities
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Moratuwa (March 2006 -November 2011)
Head of Department, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, (June 2001 – February 2006).
Director, Northshore College of Business and Technology (December 2011 – January 2014)

Education and Training

Education
B.Sc. Engineering (Hons.) University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1986.
M.Sc. - Loughborough University of Technology, UK, 1987.
Ph.D. - Loughborough University of Technology, UK, 1991.

Career

Positions Held
Consultant to CH2MHill, Identification of Training Needs for Tsunami Reconstruction Projects undertaken by USAID (from 2005 to 2006)
Actg. Dean/ Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
Actg. Dean/ Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa
Professional Activities
Consultant (Technical Analysis) of HNB-DFCC- Fleming (HDF) Securities (Pvt) Ltd., (1993 – 1995).
Consultant, Development of HDF Tracker- Stock Market Index for HDF Securities (Pvt) Ltd. (1993 – 1995).
Consultant, Study on the Labour Market of Construction Craftsmen in the Mawanella Divisional Secretariat Area, ICTAD, (1994).
Consultant, Development of Labour Market Information System for the Construction Labour Force in Sri Lanka, ICTAD, (1995 – 1996).
Consultant, Development and Implementation of Quality Assurance System to ISO 9001 Quality Standard for the Ready Mixed Plant of Sanken Lanka (Pte.) Ltd, (1997 – 1999).
Consultant, Renovation of General Courts in Sri Lanka, Legal & Judiciary Reforms Project and World Bank, (1999 – 2001).
Consultant, Training Needs Assessment of the Construction Industry, ICTAD, (1999 – 2001).
Consultant, Identification of Modernisation Requirements of Post Offices in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with Nordic Trust Foundation, Sweden, (1999).
Consultant, Renovation of the Office of Judicial Services Commission, Labour Tribunal Building & Company Registrar’s Office, Legal & Judiciary Reforms Project and World Bank, (2000 – 2001).
Consultant, Feasibility Study on the proposed Wastewater Disposal Systems in the Moratuwa/Ratmalana and Ekala/Ja-ela areas, World Bank funded project, (2000 – 2001).
Consultant, Appraisal Study on Service Netware Project proposed by Colombo Plan Secretariat on behalf of Royal Norwegian Embassy, Colombo, (2003).
Consultant, Appraisal Study on Service Netware Project proposed by Colombo Plan Secretariat on behalf of Royal Norwegian Embassy, Colombo, (2003).
Consultant, Assessment of Immediate Rapid Training Needs of Construction Workers to Meet the Urgent Demands of Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Consequent to the Recent Tsunami Disaster for ILO (2005).
Consultant to CH2MHill, Identification of Training Needs for Tsunami Reconstruction Projects undertaken by USAID (from 2005 to 2006)

Publications*

Publications

PUBLICATIONS:BOOKS

1.Gunawardena, N.D. and Jayawardane, A.K.W. Assessment of Training Needs- A Case Study of
Sri Lanka, in: Ogunlana, S.O. (Ed.) Training for Construction Industry Development, AIT
and CIB Joint Publication, CIB Report No. 282, (2002). ISBN 974-8208- 52-4.
2. Gunawardena, N.D. Quality Management in Construction: Understanding ISO 9000 Quality
Management System Requirements, published by The Institute of Project Managers Sri Lanka,
(2005). ISBN 955-1313- 00-3
3. Gunawardena, N.D. External Standardisation as a Company Strategy, in: Hesser, Feilzer, and de
Vries (Eds.) Standardisation in Companies and Markets, Helmut Schmidt University,
Hamburg, (2006). ISBN -10:3- 00-01- 018522-4