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Prof. J.M.S.J. Bandara

Professor in Civil Engineering

Ph.D. (Calgary, Canada)
B.Sc. (Hons) in Engineering (Moratuwa, Sri Lanka)

Email: bandara@civil.mrt.ac.lk, bandaras@sltnet.lk
Office: Transportation Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering
University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka
Phone: +94112650567, +94112650492, +94777688900
Fax: +94112651216

 

  • Teaching & Background
  • Experience
  • Research & Publications
  • Awards

Teaching
Professional Memberships

 

Teaching


Highway & Transportation Engineering
Airport Planning
Systems Engineering

 

Professional Memberships


Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
Member, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka
Member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
Member, Sri Lanka Evaluation Association
Member, Highway Engineering Society

 

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Academic Experience
Training & Experience
Service Outside University
Consultancy Services
Software Developed

 

Academic Experience


July 2003 – to date – Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa.

August 2005 – July 2008 – Head, Department of Transport & Logistics Management, University of Moratuwa

March 2001 to February 2004 – Director, Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa.

August 1991 to July 2003 – Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa.

January 2000 - December 20000 – Research Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

September 1984 to August 1991 – Research/Teaching Assistant

December 1983 to August 1991 (on leave from September 1984) - Assistant Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa.

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Training and Experience


Participated in professional development workshop “What’s New in Real World Evaluation”, Sri Lanka Evaluation Association, 3rd International Conference June 2011.

Participated in the study visit on “Use of Construction & Demolition Waste as Road Construction Material”, Hamburg, Germany, October 8-14, 2007.

Participated the USAID Introductory Workshop on Incident Command Systems for Disaster Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka, January 2006

Participated in the international Course on “Transportation Planning & Road Safety”, IIT, New Delhi, India, December, 08-14, 2003

Participated in the international workshop “Advanced Modelling for Transit Operations and Service Planning” December 9-13, Hong Kong, 2002.

Participated in the regional workshop “Reducing Vehicle Emissions, Fuel quality and alternative fuels” May 2-4, New Delhi, India, 2001.

Participated in the "Advanced International Training Programme in Environmental & Public Transport Management" in Sweden April 14 - May 20, 1998.

Participated in the Workshop on "Improving Methods for Environmental Impact Assessment", conducted by NARESA/CEA at Galadari Hotel, Colombo July, 1997.

Participated in the 8tht Intensive Workshop on "Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)" conducted by NAREPP/CEA/CES at Angunukolopalessa, 26 Sept. - 05, Oct. 1996.

Participated in a workshop conducted by IIT Delhi, on "Safety Control & Injury Prevention", December 1995.

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Services Outside University


Chairman, Advisory Council, Sri Lanka Central Transport Board, June 2011 to date

Vice President, Highway Engineering Society, Sri Lanka 2010- to date

Member, Advisory Council, Sri Lanka Central Transport Board, 2006 to 2010

University Coordinator, International Institute for Infrastructure Renewal & Rehabilitation, May 2005 to date

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2004 to date

Chairman, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Sri Lanka, 2005-2007

Coordinator, University of Moratuwa Committee for Disaster Relief & Reconstruction 2003-2005

President, Section C, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2005.

Member, Board of Directors, Sri Lanka Central Transport Board, August 2004 to October 2005.

Member, Transport Cluster, National Council for Economic Development, August 2004 to date.

Member, National Council for Road Safety (1995 -1996), (2004-2005) and 2006 to date.

Chairperson, Environment Committee, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2004.

Vice President, Section C, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2004.

Executive Committee Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, 2004, 2008 to date.

ember, Motor Traffic Advisory Council, Western Province, May 2002- to date

Vice Chairperson, Environment Committee, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2003

Member, Prime Minister Appointed Committee on the Development of Bandaranayake International Airport 2002-2003

Secretary, Environment Committee, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2002

Committee member, Section C, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science 2001, 2003, 2006

Member, Board of Directors, Road Construction & Development Co. Pvt. Ltd. (1995 - 1999)

Traffic Planning Committee, Colombo Municipal Council. (1997 - 1999)

Member Traffic Advisory Committee, Colombo Municipal Council (1997 - 1999)

Member, H.E. President Appointed Committee on the Development of Bandaranayake International Airport (1997-1998)

Member Specialist Study Group on Road Works, Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (1995).

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Consultancy Services


Team Leader, Road Safety Audit for Kantake Trincomalee Road Section, for Road Development Authority, January 2011- March 2011.

Socio-economic expert, Sector Assistant Programme Evaluation – Transport, for Asian Development Bank, February 2011- May 2011.

Transport Economist, Project Performance Evaluation, Road Sector Development Project, for Asian Development Bank, December 2010- April 2011.

Principal Consultant, Sri Lanka Trade & Logistics Assessment- Assessment for the Eastern Province, for World Bank, October- November 2010.

Team Leader, Economic Feasibility Study, Extension of Southern Railway to Beliatta, for Ministry of Transport, August 2010.

Team Member, “Investigation of Surface Distresses in Kandy-Colombo Road-CP2”, for World Bank Funded Road Projects, RDA May 2010- August 2010.

Team Member, “Investigation of Surface Distresses in Medawachchiya-Mannar Road-CP8”, for World Bank Funded Road Projects, RDA, May - July 2010.

Consultant, Township Development Component, Greater Colombo Urban Transport Development Project, GreenTech Consultants, May 2010 – to date.

Team Leader, Economic analysis of Provincial Roads using HDM4, for Cardno, Australia, December 2009.

Team member, Feasibility study Padeniya-Anuradhapura Road development, for Road Development Authority, Sept. 2009 – December 2010.

Consultant, Preparation of Traffic and Transportation Plan for Kottawa Area, for Urban Development Authority, Sept 2009 – Jan 2010.

Team member, Investigation of failures on concrete roads in Uva Province, for Uva Provincial Road development Department. August 2009 – December 2009.

Consultant, Infrastructure Specialist, Strategic Environment Assessment for Hambantota Development Plan, for Central Environmental Authority, Jan 2010-May 2010.

Member, Preparation of second national communication on climate change – Thematic group; mitigation, for Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources, ongoing.

Consultant, Economic analysis of Provincial Roads using PREM, for Cardno, Australia, March 2009 – August 2009.

Team member, Investigation of Surface Rutting at Bandaranayake International Airport, for Taisei-Mitsubishi Joint Venture, March –April 2009.

Consultant, Infrastructure Specialist, Strategic Environment Assessment for proposed Dedduwa Lake Resort Tourism Development Plan, MG Consultants for Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, December 2009-March 2009.

Team Member, Study of Junctions to Identify Suitable Treatments, for Road Development Authority, 2008 – 2009.

Team Leader, Feasibility study for Hikkaduwa By-pass, for Sri Lanka Tourist Board, Sept 2007-Oct 2008.

Team Leader, EIA & Economic feasibility study of proposed Panadura-Horana Railway extension, for Ministry of Transport, April 2008 - on going.

Team Leader, EIA & Economic feasibility study of proposed Kelani Velly Railway extension, for Ministry of Transport, April 2008 - on going.

Consultant, Infrastructure Specialist, Strategic Environment Assessment for proposed Trincomalee Development Plan, for Central Environmental Authority, 2008.

Team Leader, EIA & Economic feasibility study of proposed Matara-Kataragama Railway extension, for Ministry of Transport 2006-2008.

Team Leader, Southern Transport Development Project – Bus Traffic Study, for Road Development Authority. June 2008 – April 2009.

Consultant, Economic feasibility study extension of Southern Expressway, for Road Development Authority, 2006-2007.

Consultant, Feasibility study of Horana Export Processing Zone for BOI.

Consultant EIA for Hambantota Port Development for Central Engineering Consultancy Beuro,

Team Leader, Pre-feasibility study, Amendments to the Selected Road Traces Colombo – Kandy Alternate Highway & Outer Circular Highway, for Road Development Authority, 2005-2006.

Team Leader, Initial Environmental & Social Assessment, Amendments to the Selected Road Traces Colombo – Kandy Alternate Highway & Outer Circular Highway, for Road Development Authority,  2005-2006.

Transport Specialist, “EIA for the proposed waste collection operation at Kaduwela” for Abans, 2006.

Team leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for Four development Projects, Arch-Triad Consultants (Pvt.) Limited, 2006.

Team Leader, Off Shore Sand Extraction for the Construction Industry, Transport Inputs for the EIAR, for Sri Lanka Land Reclamation & Development Corporation, February 2006.

Consultant, Study on Axle Load & Overloading on Highways in Sri Lanka, For SIDA, October 2005.

Team Leader, Preparation of Training Module on Labor Based Technology for rural road construction, for ILO, 2005

Consultant Transport, EIA Colombo Port South Harbor Development Project for Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick. 2004-2005.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment of Havelock City Development for Mireka Capital Land (Pvt) Limited. May 2005.

Team Leader, “Preparation of Training Manual for Reducing Vehicle Emissions” for AIRMAC, Sri Lanka, July 2004.

Consultant, Screening & Ranking of National Roads to be selected for World Bank funding, for Road Development authority/World Bank, Feb – April 2004.

Team Leader, Technical feasibility study for Canal Transit Project, for Infoconsult Inc. Canada. January 2004.

Consultant, Preparation of a Physical Plan for Southern area, Surath Wickramasinghe Associates, for National Physical planning Department, January 2004.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for Building complex at Sri Sangaraja Mawatha for Research & Development International Consultants Feb 2004.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for Celestial Towers for Ceylinco Homes Pvt. Ltd. January 2004.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for Crescat Monarch Development, January 2004.

Consultant, Preparation of a Physical Plan for Eastern Province, EML consultants for National Physical planning Department, October 2003.

Team member, High Mobility Network Master Plan for Road Development Authority, 2003-2004.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for Proposed Iceland Residencies & Proposed Empire Apartments residential complexes, for the Design Group Five, December 2003.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for Gateway International School, December 2003.

Consultant, Transport, Environmental Improvement Master Plan for Kaduwela Pradeshiya Sabha Area, September 2003.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for a multi-storied apartment complex at No.4, Alfred House Gardens, Colombo 3, Pioneer Homes & Resorts (Pvt.) Limited, August 2003.

Team Leader, Traffic Impact Assessment for former Wellawatte Weaving Mill site development in Colombo 6, for Pan Arch Pvt. Ltd., August 2003.

Team member, Assessment of Impact on Bentota Beach Hotel due to construction of new bridge at Bentota, for Keels Hotel Management Services Ltd., July 2003.

Transport Specialist, Environment Impact Assessment for Biolan Colombo Organic Waste Treatment Plant, for SLLRDC, 2003.

Transport specialist, UDLIHP road improvement project in Anuradhapura for Design Consortium Limited. January  2003 – May 2003.

Transport specialist, UDLIHP road improvement project in NuwaraEliya for Design Consortium Limited. January 2003-May 2003.

Transport/Infrastructure Specialist, Preparation of Environmental Improvement Master Plan for Kaduwela Pradheshiya Sabha Area, For Ministry of Urban Public Utilities. 2003.

Transport Specialist (Team leader), “Pre-feasibility of Colombo Canal Commuter Transit Project” January 2003.

Transport Consultant, “Traffic Impact Analysis for a proposed police central welfare centre” for Ach International, January 2003.

Transport Consultant, “Traffic Impact Analysis for the Proposed Entertainment Complex at Dharmapala Mawatha”, for Pan Arch (Pvt) Ltd. December 2002.

 Transport Consultant, “Traffic Impact Analysis for a proposed school development” for Stafford International School Pvt. Limited, October 2002.

Transport Specialist, EIA for Baseline road Phase III extension for Road Development Authority, 2002-2003.

“Feasibility Study and Design of Kandy Multi-Storeyed Car Park” For DCL, Traffic Engineer, July-Dec. 2001.

Technical Evaluation Committee - EIA report for Colombo- Kandy Alternate Highway. For Central Environmental Authority, Transport Consultant (Nov 2001- Feb 2004).

Transport Specialist, “Trincomalee Development Plan” For DCL, Transport Consultant, March- June 2001.

“Traffic Flow Estimates for Colombo Katunayake Expressway” for Daewoo-Keangnam Joint venture, Traffic Engineer, Jan.2001-June 2001.

“Existing Traffic Surveys for Colombo Katunayake Expressway” for Daewoo-Keangnam Joint venture, Traffic Engineer, Jan.2001-March 2001.

Technical Evaluation Committee - EIA report for Outer Circular Road Project. For Central Environmental Authority, Transport Consultant (Dec 2000 – Jan. 2001).

Traffic Forecasts for Colombo-Kandy Expressway, for EURO INFRA group, Transport Planner,  Dec. 2000-Jan. 2001.

“Light Rail Transit Link to Calgary International Airport”, for Calgary Airport Authority, Calgary, Canada, (Principal Investigator) Transport Planner, July – Dec. 2000.

TransPlan IV – Transport Planning software development with GIS interface 1999 – to date.

“Traffic circulation & Parking Study for the Asiri Hospital Development project” for Gunaratne Associates, Transport Consultant, June 1999-Dec. 1999.

“Preparation of Business Plans for 11 Regional Transport Companies and a Consolidated Plan”, TEAMS Consultants. (Team Member) Road Safety Specialist, July 1999- Dec.1999.

 “CDL, Millennium City Housing Project” for Promec Consultants, Transport Consultant May 1999- Dec. 1999.

Technical Evaluation Committee - EIA report for Southern Highway Project. For Central Environmental Authority, Transport Consultant, June 1999 – Dec. 1999.

“Signal Design Adjustments and Signal Coordination at Olcott Mawatha”, for Road Development Authority, (Team Member) Traffic Engineer, May 1999.

CUTS II project, WS Atkins International, (Team member) Road Safety Specialist, Oct. 1998-June 1999 (WB funded).

Preparation of GIS maps for CUTS II project for WS Atkins.

 “Evaluation of Transportation Impacts for the proposed Diyawanna Uyana Development Project” for National Building Research Organization, Transport Consultant, 1998-1999.

Team Leader, UNDP/GPE Climate change Project: preparation of National Action Plan, Ministry of Forestry & Environment, (Transport Sector); 1998-1999.

"Traffic Demand Estimate for Bandaranayake International Airport" - University Research Project (Principal Investigator) Airport Planner, 1998-2000.

"Preliminary Analysis for proposed LRT system for Colombo Metropolitan Region" for SLADIC (Pvt.) Ltd., (Team member) Transport Planner 1997 (3 months).

Member, Technical Evaluation Committee - EIA report on Colombo - Katunayake Expressway Project, For Central Environmental Authority, Transport Consultant .

"Economic Feasibility of Southern Highway" for Road Development Authority, (Team member) Transport Planner, 1996.

"Design of Signalized Pedestrian Crossing for Disables" in collaboration with RC&DC, (Team member) Traffic Engineer, 1997.

"Signalized Roundabouts" in collaboration with RC&DC, (Team member) Traffic Engineer, 1996/97.

"Traffic Model for Greater Colombo Region", for RC&DC, Transport Planner, 1996.

“Contour surveys for KURU min-hydro project”, Bopath Ella, August 1996.

“Contour surveys at Hartley Estate Agalawatta, August 1996.

“Land surveys & designs for roadway reconstruction Biyagama Factory Complex”, for Pure Beverages Co. Ltd. 1996.

Road Safety Study, ADB funded Road Safety - 4th Road Improvement Project Ministry of Highways.  Consultant - SWEROAD, Sweden, (Team Member) Traffic Engineering Specialist, 1995-1996.

Development of UNIROAD Traffic Signal System, university of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, in collaboration with RC&DC. , (Team member) Traffic Engineer, 1993-1995.

"Railway Time Table for Off-peak Period", for Sri Lanka Railways, (Principal investigator) Transport Planner, 1995-1999.

"Highway Maintenance Problems in Sri Lanka" University Research Project, Principal investigator, 1994.

Road Trace Identification, Design & Land Surveys for proposed CEB microwave towers at Ballapennumgala, Suriyakanda & Gongala, for Kapila ARG Engineers Pvt. Ltd. 1994.

"Colombo Municipal Area Transport Study" development of TRANSPLAN computer Program for Urban Development Authority & Colombo Municipal Council, Team member, 1994.

“Bus operating cost study” for National Transport Commission, Team member, 1993.

"Study and Evaluation of the Alternative Routing of Matara - Kataragama Railway Extension", for the Sri Lanka Government Railway, Team member, May - August 1992.

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Software Developed


TransPlan III, IV Transport planning software with GIS interface with Dr. Amal Kumarage 1999, 2002.
TRANSPLAN Software developed for Colombo Municipal area transport study 1994.
ROADNET Road work monitoring program for Promec Project Management & Engineering Consultants, 1994
RAILSIM An optimization & simulation program to develop a new train timetable for Sri Lanka Railways
GSPCS A program to study performance & future development of City of Calgary + 15 pedestrian circulation systems 1991.
AIRSIM Walking distance within different types of airport terminals for the Ph.D. thesis 1989.
TEST  A computer program to test knowledge of traffic rules 1997.
Blink 2005   Computer program to select best phasing scheme & signal timing for signalized intersection design 2005.

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Journals (Referred)
Referred Conference Full Papers
Referred Conference Abstracts
Other Publications (Monographs/Research Reports/Discussion Papers)
Presentations (Conferences and Meetings of Professional Associations)

 

Journals (Referred)


2008

Vinod, T.L.C, Chandrasekera, C.M.K.T., Abeysinghe, A.M.K.T, Ranasinghe, C.A.B.V., Bandara, J.M.S.J., “A methodology to identify an optimum rail network for Colombo Metropolitan Region”, Special Issue on Geoinfomatics Applications, Engineer Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Vol. XXXXI, No. 5, October 2008.

2003

Bandara, J. M. S. J. and Ekanayake, I. A. B. “Train Scheduling Simulation that Minimizes Operation Conflicts due to Service Constraints”, Journal of Advanced Transportation, V37, No. 2, pp 211-230, 2003.

2001

Jayalath, J.T.D, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Future of Colombo Airport as an Airline Hub”, Paper Accepted for publication, Journal of Air Transportation World Wide, Vol. 6, No2, pp117-128, 2001.

1998

Kumarage, A.S., Bandara, S., et al “Derivation of a signal timing scheme for an externally signalized roundabout”, Journal of the Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka. Vol xxvii, #2, August 1998, pp37-45.

1995

Bandara, S., Wirasinghe, S.C., Gurofsky, D., Chan, P., "Grade-Separated Pedestrian Circulation Systems", Transportation Research Record 1438, 1995, PP. 59-66.

1992

Bandara, S., Wirasinghe, S.C., "Optimum Geometries for Pier-Type Airport Terminals", ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 118, 1992, pp 187-206.

Wirasinghe, S.C., Bandara, S., "Planning of Parallel Pier Airport Terminals with Automated People Mover Systems Under Constrained Conditions", Transportation Research Record 1373, 1992, PP. 35-45.

Bandara, S., Wirasinghe, S.C., "Walking Distance Minimization for Airport Terminal Configurations", Transportation Research, Vol. 26A, 1992, pp. 59-74.

1990

Wirasinghe, S.C., Bandara, S., "Airport Gate Position Estimation for Minimum Total Cost ‑ Approximate Closed Form Solution", Transportation Research, Vol. 24B, No. 4, 1990, pp. 287-297.

1989

Bandara, S., Wirasinghe, S.C., "Airport Gate Position Estimation under Uncertainty", Transportation Research Record 1199, 1989, PP. 41-48.

1986

Bandara, S., Wirasinghe, S.C., "Parameters of Moving Sidewalks for Airport Terminal Pier-Fingers", Transportation Planning and Technology, Vol.11, 1986, pp 137‑147. 

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Referred Conference Full Papers


2005

Damith, S.H., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Safe and efficient pedestrian crossing facilities for urban environments”, Proceedings of the 11th International Student Seminar On Transport Research Symposium, December, 2005, Chiba, Japan, pp172-181

Sirisoma, R.M.N.T., Bandara J.M.S.J.,  “Re-Planning Bus Route Networks To Meet Growing Changes In Urban Environments”, Proceedings of the 11th International Student Seminar On Transport Research Symposium, December, 2005, Chiba, Japan, pp69-76

Pathiranage, Y.L., Bandara J.M.S.J., “An Analytical Approach for Traffic Incident Analysis”, Proceedings, 11th Annual Symposium, Research for Industry, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa. September 2005, pp 109-128.

2004

Sirisoma, R.M.N.T. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Methodology for Fine Tuning Primary Route Network for Regional Bus Route Network in the Western Province.” IESL Transactions 2004

2003

Bandara, J. M. S. J. and Katugampola, P.I. “ Use of Mathematical Modeling for Planning Regional Solid Waste Management Systems”, Proceedings of the workshop on Sustainable Landfill Management, Anna University Chennai, India, pp 319-326, December 2003.

Ranasinghe, K. A. M. K. and Bandara, J. M. S. J., “ Implementing Modular Based Semester System at the Faculty of Engineering University of Moratuwa”, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Economic Advancement based on the Knowledge Society – Role of the Engineer in a Developing Country, Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka, pp. 37-43, October 2003.

Bandara, J. M. S. J. and Ranasinghe, K. A. M. K., “Student administration in Modular Based Semester System Experience in the Faculty of Engineering University of Moratuwa”, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Economic Advancement based on the Knowledge Society – Role of the Engineer in a Developing Country, Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka, pp. 44-47, October 2003.

2002

Wirasinghe, S. C., Quain, G. J., Vandebona, U., Bandara, J. M. S. J., “Optimum Terminus Location for a Rail Line with Many to Many Travel Demand”, Transportation & Traffic Theory in the 21st Century, Proceedings of the 15th ISTTT, Pergamon Press, pp 75-98, July 2002

Bandara, J. M. S. J., Sirisoma, R. M. N. T., “Methodology for Planning Primary Route Network of a Regional Bus Service in a Developing Country” Workshop proceedings Advanced modelling for Transit Operations and Service Planning, pp E1-E12, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong 2002.

Judith., H. L. D. M. A., Bandara, J. M.S. J., “Causes for the failure by movement of asphalt concrete road surfaces in Sri Lanka”, IESL Transactions Vol. 1, Part B, pp 73-78, 2002.

Judith, H. L. D. M. A., Bandara, J. M.S. J., “Optimum Quantities of Materials to be Used for Surface Dressings in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings, 8th annual symposium, Research for Industry, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa. August 2002.

Sirisoma, R. M. N. T., Bandara, J. M. S. J., Kumarage, A. S., “Development of a Methodology for Bus Route Network Analysis for the Western Province”, Proceedings, 8th annual symposium, Research for Industry, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa. August 2002.

2001

Bandara J.M.S.J., Wirasinghe, S. C., “Selection of a Suitable LRT Access to Calgary International Airport”, Transportation Planning & Management in the 21st Century, Proceedings of the sixth conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, pp 262-273, December 2001.

Bandara J.M.S.J., Amarasekera, R.M., “Changes in Geometric Standards to Minimize Deterioration of Gravel Roads in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of ERU Seminar, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, November 2001.

Judith HLDMA, Bandara J.M.S.J. “Effect of the Properties of Bituminous Emulsions to Surface Treatments for National Roads in Sri Lanka” Proceedings of ERU Seminar, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, November 2001.

1999

Kumarage, A.S., Bandara, J.M.S.J. et al. “TransPlan V2: A Regional Traffic Estimation Model, ERU Seminar, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, December 1999.

1996

Bandara, S., Kumarage, A., "Use of Network Theory in Transportation Planning in Colombo City", Proceedings of the Symposium on Mass Transit System for Colombo Metropolitan Region, Sept. 1996, OUR Engineering Technology, Vol.2,#4 part 1 Open University of Sri Lanka,pp.26-32

1990

Bandara, S., "Optimum Geometries for Satellite Type Airport Terminals", Transportation and Traffic Theory (Proceedings of the eleventh International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, Yokohama, Japan), Masaki Koshi Editor, Elsevier, New York, July 1990, pp. 409-428.

1987

Wirasinghe, S.C., Bandara, S., Vandebona, U., "Airport Terminal Geometries for Minimal Walking Distances", Transportation and Traffic Theory (Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium of Transportation and Traffic Theory, Boston, Massachusetts), Gartner and Wilson Editors, Elsevier, New York, July 1987, pp. 483‑502.

1985

Kumarage, A.S., Bandara, J.M.S.J., Wirasinghe, S.C., "Some Basic Demand Models for Intercity Rail Travel in Sri Lanka" Proceedings of the 2nd Sri Lanka Transportation Forum, University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka, 1985, Vol.2, pp.22‑48.

Ratnayake, L.L., Bandara, J.M.S.J., "Reliability Study of Two Bus Routes (No.154 & 155) in Colombo South Transport Region" Proceedings of the 2nd Sri Lanka Transportation Forum, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1985, Vol.2, pp.320‑342.

1983

Bandara, J.M.S.J., Ratnayake, L.L., Wirasinghe, S.C., "Preliminary Study of Bus Service on a Major Street with Many Overlapping Bus Routes and Operators", Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Transportation Forum, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 1983, pp.437‑464.

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Referred Conference Abstracts


2011

De Silva, P.C.P., Hewawasam, C.P., Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Level of ICT Involvement to Reduce the Traffic Congestion in Colombo City Area”, 11th International Congress, Asian Planning School Association, 19-21 September 2011, Tokyo, Japan.

Bandara, J.M.S.J, “Need for an Integrated Highway Management System: Developments in Sri Lanka”, IESL-SSMS Joint International Symposium on Social Management Systems, 14-16 September 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Piyathilake, L.W.D., Priyadarshani,  G.A.C., Bandara, J.M.S.J., “A Revisited Model Estimation for International Passenger Demand at Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka”  International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering & Transportation Systems”, 26th July 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dias T.W.K.I.M., Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Pedestrian Facilities in Urban Environments Using Walkability Measures”, International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering & Transportation Systems”, 26th July 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., Silva, S.A, Rajapaksha, R.P.G.K.S., “Accommodating Road Accident Records in a Comprehensive Highway Management System”, International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering & Transportation Systems”, 26th July 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Rajapaksha, R.P.G.K.S, Bandara J.M.S.J., “An Approach to Evaluate Horizontal Alignment of Highways Using Curvature Index and Operating Vehicle Speed”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Lodwick, N., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Selection Criteria for Minor Road Crossings for Expressways”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Hettiarachchi, H.H.N.A., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Cost Overruns of Foreign Funded Highway Projects in Sri Lanka”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Pilanavithana, U.S., Bandara J.M.S.J, “Dynamic Travel Time Estimation Model for Real Time Travelers”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Prabath, W.A.K., Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Evaluation of Flood Risk of Transport Infrastructure Using GIS Technology”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Kamalrajh, A., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Effectiveness of Vehicle-Actuated Signals for at Grade Four Legged Intersections in Sri Lanka: A Comparison Study Against Existing Fixed-Time Traffic Signals”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Koggalahewa, M.P., Wimalasena, M.K.K.D., Dasanayaka, M.G.C.B.,  Bandara,  J.M.S.J., “Development of Transport Infrastructure Master Plan for Long Distance Travel” Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

De Silva, P.C.P., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Comparison of Transport-Land Use Models”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Sahantha, J.G.C., Rathnayaka, R.M.H.P.K, Weerakkody, W.H.M.P,Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Improvements Need in Evaluation of Road Rehabilitation Projects”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

Weerakoon,  J., Bandara J.M.S.J.,  “Evaluation of Parameters Influencing Delays for Road Users at Railway Level Crossings in Sri Lanka”, Transport Research Forum 2011, University of Moratuwa, 25th July 2011.

2010

Silva A.S., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Manage Accident Data and Monitoring Emission Levels on National Roads in Sri Lanka Using GIS”, Proceedings of the 66th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Colombo, December 2010.

Silva A.S., Bandara J.M.S.J., “GIS tool to Optimize Route Planning to Improve Energy Efficiency of Motor Vehicles in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the 15th International Forestry and Environment Symposium: 26-27 November 2010, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Dias, T.W.K.I.M, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Contribution of a Walkable Community Towards Saving Energy”, Proceedings of the 15th International Forestry and Environment Symposium: 26-27 November 2010, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Ambalavaner, J, Bandara, N.J.G.J., Bandara J.M.S.J., “A Tool for Initial Environmental Assessment of Road Rehabilitation Projects”, Proceedings of the 15th International Forestry and Environment Symposium: 26-27 November 2010, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Perera, K.P.H., Bandara, J.M.S.J, Wirasinghe, S.C., ‘Methodology to select the Optimum Location for new facilities and Server Systems for Disaster Risk Reduction’, International Conference on Disaster Management – ICDM 2010, University of Hawaii, November 2010.

Perera, K.P.H., Bandara, J.M.S.J., ‘Methodology for Optimum Location for New Facilities and Server Systems to Disaster Risk’, Second National Symposium on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation, Colombo, Sri Lanka, October 2010.

Silva, S.A., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Improvements to Traffic Assignment Strategies using GIS Based Network Analysis”, South Asia Regional Conference on Transport & Logistics Systems (SAARCTALS), University of Moratuwa, August 2010.

Perera, K.P.H., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Determination of the Optimum Location and the Optimum Distribution Pattern for Multiple Facilities & Server Systems”, South Asia Regional Conference on Transport & Logistics Systems (SAARCTALS), University of Moratuwa, August 2010.

De Silva, S.C.P., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Development of Content Management System for Survey Reports”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010. 

Wannige E.P., Abeywardena H.S.T., Haththotuwa H.M.D.S., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Guideline for the Selection of Appropriate Specifications for Low Volume Roads, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Thenuwara H, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Rail Bus Integration for Commuter Traffic in Colombo City”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Edirimanna I.A.G., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Critical Issues on Motor Insurance Claims”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Dias, I., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Develop an Evaluation Criterion to Assess Pedestrian Facilities in Urban Environments at Micro Level”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Silva, S.A., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Methodology to find Alternate Paths using GIS”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010. 

Duminda, J.M.S., Bandara J.M.S.J. “Strategies to Minimize User Inconvenience During Road Rehabilitations”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Liyanage U.P., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Selection Criteria for Provincial Road Development”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Ambalavaner, J., Bandara N.J.G.J, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Tool for Initial Environmental Assessment of Road Rehabilitation Projects”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.
Priyadharshani, G.A.C, Bandara J.M.S.J. “Freight Vehicle Movement Pattern on National Roads in Sri Lanka”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Perera, K.P.H., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Methodology to Determine the Optimum Logistics Cost Cluster Size of Multiple Facility and Server System”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Malkanthi, L.P.S., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Methodology to Identify the Optimum Network for an Integrated Urban Rail System”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Sumugan V.S., Kulasooriya K.A.S.A., Bandara J.M.S.J. “Identification of Suitable Decision Support System for Planning Programming and Economic Evaluation of Road Investment Projects for Sri Lanka”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

Jayawardena, G.J.U, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Method to identify Potential Safety Deficiencies at Identified Accident Black Spots”, Transport Research Forum 2010, University of Moratuwa, July 2010.

2009

Bandara J.M.S.J., Priyadarshini G.A.C., “Analysis of Railway Accessibility in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Kelaniya, December 2009.

Bandara J.M.S.J., Piyathilaka L.W.L., “Behavioral Patterns of Airline Passenger and their Travel Choice: The Case of Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Kelaniya, December 2009.

Bandara J.M.S.J., Siriwardana P.D.J.S., “Minimizing Errors in Travel Demand O-D Matrices Developed using Origin-Destination Survey Data”, Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Kelaniya, December 2009.

Bandara J.M.S.J., De Silva S.P.C., “Development of Traffic Information Database for Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Kelaniya, December 2009.

Adikariwattage V.V, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Assessment Methodology for Network Connectivity of Nodes of Transportation Networks Under Disaster Risk  International Conference on Impacts of Natural Hazards and Disasters on Social & Economic Infrastructure Development, The Disaster Management & Mitigation Centre, University of Moratuwa, July 2009, Ahungalla, Sri Lanka.

2008

Adikariwattage V.V., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Transportation Network Analysis and Applications in Disaster Management”, 14th annual symposium, Research for Industry, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa. October 2008.

M. A. W. Kumara, J. V. Kosgolla and J. M. S. J. Bandara, “Study the Effectiveness of Traffic Calming Measures(Humps)”, Proceedings of the 14th  Annual Symposium of Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, October 15, 2008.

Adikariwattage V.V., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Transportation Network Vulnerability Assessment as a Measure of Preparedness for Disaster Situations”, International symposium on A Dynamic Approach to the Mitigation of Natural Disasters, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada. April 2008.

Bandara J.M.S.J., Bandara N.J.G.J., “Environmental Implications in Transport Infrastructure Developments in South Asian Developing Countries, A Transparent Methodology for Evaluation of Alternatives”, International seminar on Current Transportation Issues in Asian Countries”, University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea, March 2008.

2007

Bandara N.J.G.J., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Improved and Transparent Methodology to Compare Alternatives in Transport Sector Environmental Impact Assessments”, 12th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 2007.

2006

Hettiarachchi A.K., Bandara N.J.G.J., Bandara J.M.S.J., “Development of a Rapid Environmental Assessment Methodology for Road Sector Rehabilitation Projects”, 11th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J., Perera H.L.K., Theepan  N., Prabodha S.T., “Expert System for Traffic Signal Timing Design – Blink 2005”, 12th annual symposium, Research for Industry, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa. November 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J. and Bandara N.J.G.J, “Improved and Transparent Methodology to Compare Alternatives in Transport Sector Environmental Impact Assessments”, 12th annual symposium, Research for Industry, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa. November 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J. and Kumara A.M.T.I.S., “Optimum Route Plan for Road Inventory Data Collection” 2nd International Conference on Transport & Logistics Systems (INCOTALS), Colombo 21-22nd August 2006.

Kumarage A.S., Bandara J.M.S.J., Bandara H.M.K.G.G., “Effect of Cost of Road Construction & Maintenance Due to Overloading”, International Workshop on Assessing the Need of Highway Axle Loads Management in Developing Countries, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 16 -17 June 2006.

2005

Kumara M.A.W. and Bandara J.M.S.J. “Sustainable & Environment Friendly Approach for Rural Road Development”, 10th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 2005.

Bandara J.M.S.J. “Necessary Changes in Transport Policies and Strategies to Reach Development Goals of Sri Lanka” 2nd ANTLER conference, New Delhi, April 2005.

2004

Preethika, L.U. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Effective Use of Available Transport Data to Improve Vehicle Emission Inventory for Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the 60th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Colombo, December, 2004.

Liyanage L.W.G. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Micro Simulation Model to Analyze Turning Movement Delays at Road Intersections”, Proceedings of the 60th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Colombo, December, 2004.

Preethika, L.U. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Vehicle Emission Inventory for Sri Lanka”, First National Symposium on Air Resources Management in Sri Lanka,, December 2004.

Bandara, J.M.S.J. and Vidyaratne, M.G.G., “Development of a Computer Based Driver Testing Programme for Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Information & Communication Technology in Transport Systems in Developing Countries, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, August 2004.

Bandara J.M.S.J. and Jayaratne, M.D.R.P., “Accommodating Bicycle & Pedestrian Traffic in Sub Urban Areas: A GIS Based Analysis”, International Conference on Information & Communication Technology in Transport Systems in Developing Countries, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, August 2004.

Preethika, L.U. and Bandara J.M.S.J., “Importance of Vehicle Emission Inventory for Eco Friendly Environment”, 9th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, February 2004.

2002

Judith H.L.D.M.A, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Future of Bitumen Emulsion as an Environmental Friendly Road Construction Material”  8th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 2002.

2001

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Issues Related To Transport Sector Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) – Experience in Sri Lanka”, 7th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 2001.

Judith H.L.D.M.A, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Fuel Susceptibility of Surface Dressings Using Sand Patch Method” Paper  presented at the 57th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, November-  December  2001.

Judith H.L.D.M.A, Bandara J.M.S.J., “Improvements to Bitumen Emulsions for the Better Performance of Surface Dressings” Paper  presented at the 57th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, November-  December  2001.

Wirasinghe S.C., Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Estimation of Passenger Demand Estimation for Mid Sized International Airports”, Proceedings of 9th World Conference on Transport Research, Seoul, south Korea, July 2001.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., Ekanayake, I.A.B., “Train Scheduling Simulation that minimizes Operation Conflicts due to Service Constraints”, Proceedings of 9th World Conference on Transport Research, Seoul, South Korea, July 2001.

2000

Bandara, J.M.S.J. and Ekanayake, I.A.B., “A Simulation Model to Minimize Operational Conflicts on a Single-Track Rail Line”, Paper presented at the 56th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, November 2000.

Bandara, J.M.S.J. and Sirisoma, R.M.N.T, “Passenger Demand Estimate for the Bandaranayake International Airport”, Paper presented at the 56th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, November 2000.

Sirisoma, R.M.N.T, Seneviratne, M.W.R.I., Sourjha, T.R.J. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Effectiveness of Stop Sign Control at an Intersection”, Paper presented at the 56th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, November 2000.

Amarasekara, R.M. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Gravel Roads for Sri Lanka”, Paper presented at the 56th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of  Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, November 2000.

Bandara J.M.S.J. et al, “Signalizing an Existing Roundabout, an experience in Sri Lanka”, Traffic Safety 2000, British Columbia, Canada, Sept 17-20, 2000.

Bandara, J.M.S.J. and Wijesundara, W.W.M.R.K., “Safety in Public Bus Transport Operation, 5th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control, World Health Organization, India, March 2000.

1999

Katugampola, P.I., Vlach, M. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Optimal Regional Planning in Solid Waste Management”, 5th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 1999.

Karunathilake, K.M. and Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Emission Control Strategy for Sri Lanka by Improving Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Activities”, 5th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 1999.

Wijesundara, W.W.M.R.K. and Bandara J.M.S.J., “Optimum Spacing of Centre Median Openings” Paper presented at the 55th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, The Open University of Sri Lanka, December 1999.

Jayalath, J. and Bandara J.M.S.J., “Viability of Hub Operation at Bandaranayake International Airport” Civil & Environmental Conference on New Frontiers and Challenges”, AIT, Thailand, Nov.1999.

1998

Bandara J.M.S.J., Bandara N.J.G.J., “Identification of a Methodology to Estimate Vehicle Emissions in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings, Fourth Annual Forestry & Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka, December 1998.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., Sunanda, I.P., et al “Estimation of Saturation Flows at Signalized Intersections”, Paper presented at the 54th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, December 1998.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., Kumarage, A.S., Kumara, M.A.W., “Development of a Road Network Data Base for Sri Lankan Roads”, Paper presented at the 54th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, December 1998.

1997

Bandara, S., "Transport for Meaningful Development", paper presented at the International Symposium on Meaningful Development 53rd Annual Sessions of the SLAAS Ruhuna University, Matara, December 1997.

1995

Bandara, S., "Bad State of Our Roads, Who is responsible", Paper presented at the 51st Annual Sessions of SLAAS, Open University of Sri Lanka, Nov. 1995.

1994

Bandara,S., Weeratunga,U.M.K., Karunaratne,K., Wijeratne,S.D., "Road maintenance in Urban Areas - Role of the Public, Presentation to 1993/94 Annual Sessions of IESL Centre- Central Province, Peradeniya, 1994.

1992

Bandara, S., Wirasinghe, S.C., Gurofsky, D., "Grade Separated Pedestrian Circulation Networks", Book of Abstracts, 6th World Conference on Transport Research, Lyon, France. 1992. Pp.464.

Wirasinghe, S.C., Bandara, S., "Remote Pier Airports with Automated People Movers", Book of Abstracts, 6th World Conference on Transport Research, Lyon, France. 1992. Pp.202.

1984

Ratnayake, L.L., Bandara, J.M.S.J., Daluwatte, L., "Some Travel Characteristics of School Children in Colombo South Education Region", Paper Presented at the Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (Section F), December, 1984, 14p. 

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Other Publications (Monographs/ Research Reports/Discussion Papers)


2007

Department of Civil Engineering, Environmental impact Assessment for Matara Kataragama Railway Extension, 2007

2006

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Pre feasibility study report  for the amendments to the road traces Colombo – Kandy Alternate Highway and Outer Circular Highway, 2006

2005

Transportation Engineering Division, University of Moratuwa, Study on Axle Load & Overloading on Highways in Sri Lanka, October 2005.

Bandara J.M.S.J., Amarasekera R.M., “Module #10 – Environment” Training Module on Labor Based Technology for rural road construction, 2005.

2004

Transportation Engineering Division, University of Moratuwa, Inputs for EIA Preparation- Traffic & Transportation, Colombo Port South Harbor Development Project, December 2004.

Transportation Engineering Division, University of Moratuwa, Traffic Survey Report, Colombo Port South Harbor Development Project, October 2004.

2003

University of Moratuwa, Pre-feasibility of Colombo Canal Commuter Transit Project, University of Moratuwa. January 2003.

Bandara S., Traffic Impact Analysis for a proposed police central welfare centre at Olcott Mawatha, University of Moratuwa, January 2003.

 2002

Bandara S., Traffic Impact Analysis for the Proposed Entertainment Complex at Dharmapala Mawatha, December 2002.

Bandara S., Traffic Impact Analysis for a proposed school development, Stafford International School, Colombo 7, December 2002.

 1997

Economic Feasibility of Southern Highway, Vol. I, II & III, February 1997, University of Moratuwa

 1992

Bandara, S., and Kumarage A.S., “Analysis of Free Speeds on Sri Lankan Highways”, 1992.

Bandara, S. and Kumarage A.S., “Vehicle Kilometers Estimation of Colombo Area”, July 1992.

Bandara, S. and Kumarage A.S., “Observations of the Vehicle license Renewals in Sri Lanka”, July 1992.

Bandara, S. and Kumarage A.S., “Pettah Lorry Parking study 4th Cross Streets & Manning Market”, 1992.

Dept. Of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, “Study and Evaluation of the Alternative Routing of Matara Kataragama Railway Extension”, 1992.

Dept. Of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, “Intersection Surveys of Fort & Maradana”, 1992.

1990

Contributor, “Transportation Planning & Engineering Programme for post-graduate studies in a small developing country”, Dept. of Civil Engineering, The University of Calgary, 1990.

Bandara, S., “Airport Terminals - Optimum Configurations and Gate Position Requirements, Ph.D. thesis, University of Calgary, Canada, January, 1990.

1989

Bandara, S., Wirasinghe, S.C., A discussion of the paper "Optimization of Feeder Bus Routes and Bus Stop Spacing" by Kuha, G.K., and Perl, S., ASCE Jr. of Transportation Engineering, 1989.

Bandara, S., A discussion of the paper "Applications for Intra-airport Transportation Systems" by McKelvey, F.X. and Sproule, J., Transportation Research Record 1199, pp.62-63, 1989.

1985 

Wirasinghe, S.C., Bandara, J.M.S.J.,  Lee, F., "Airport Terminal Planning, Gate Positions and Configurations", Research Report CE85‑16, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 1985, 117p.

Year Not Defined

Bandara S., LRT Access to Calgary International Airport, Research Report, The University of Calgary.

Bandara S., UNDP/GPE Climate change Project: preparation of National Action Plan, Ministry of Forestry & Environment, Team Leader.

Colombo Traffic Study, Vol. i, ii & iii, University of Moratuwa.

Bus operating cost study, University of Moratuwa.

Wirasinghe, S.C., Bandara, S., A discussion of the paper "Choosing the Wrong Technology: or How to Spend Billions and Reduce Transit Use" by Kain, J.F., Journal of Advance Transportation, Vol.22, No.2, pp.190-191. 

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Presentations (Conferences and Meetings of Professional Associations)


2011

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Major Factors Influencing Traffic Accidents”, National Road Safety Conference, Colombo, May 2011.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Commuter Traffic in Colombo City”, Seminar on Knowledge Economy & Urban Growth, National Academy of Science, Sri Lanka, April 2011.

2009

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Pre-requisite for the Development of Road Safety Strategies”, Key Note Address, ESCAP Workshop on Developing Road Safety Strategy & Goals, Colombo, 3rd  December 2009.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Present Trends in Transport Industry in Sri Lanka”, ITF Seminar in Globalization in Transport Industry Organizing Challenge for Unions, Feb. 2009.

2008

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Use of OR Techniques to make transport operations energy efficient” Annual Sessions of the CILT Sri Lanka, Sept. 2008.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Effective Energy Saving Options for Transport Sector”, SLEMA Annual Sessions, Measures to Counter Impacts of Rising Petroleum Prices, August 2008.

Bandara, J.M.S.J, “Beyond the Basics: Use of Analytical Models to Improve Transport & Logistics Systems – Network Analysis Tools” Presentation at the CILT an Evening with Logistics Leaders, April 2008.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Pro Poor Transport? Equity: Needs & Strategies”, Conference on Achieving Sustainability & Equity in Energy; Policy Choices for the Future, 30th January 2008.

2007

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Human Resource Development in the Aviation Industry”, Inaugural Meeting of the Sri Lanka Aeronautical Society, Colombo, 30th September 2007.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Material Transport & Traffic Management during Construction”, SLAAS Section C Seminar on Challenges in Large Scale Building Construction, 29th March 2007.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Transportation Infrastructure at Provincial Level”, Workshop on Service Delivery and Infrastructure for Promoting Pro-Poor Growth and Development in Sri Lanka, Galle, January 16-18, 2007.

2006

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Design Options for Interchanges”, Seminar on Flyovers & Durability – 15th December 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Spatial Distribution of Transport Infrastructure”, Science & Regional Development in Sri Lanka, SLAAS Theme Seminar – 62nd Annual Sessions, 11th December 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Urban Transport Systems – Possible Alternatives”, Presentation at the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 21st September 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Road Safety Management – Are we heading in the right direction?”, L.S. De Silva Memorial Lecture, organized by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Sri Lanka, 28th August 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Policy of Future Warning Systems - Sri Lanka” Asia Pacific Forum Special Session, EMACS 7, Caen, France, May 2006.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Future Needs of Road Construction & Maintenance”, Land Transport Infrastructure for Economic Development, Seminar organized by the Chamber of Construction Industries, Sri Lanka, 16th February 2006.

2005

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Transport & Logistics for Disaster Management – Often Forgotten Aspect” Section C Presidential Address, 61st Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, December 2005.

Bandara J.M.S.J. “Tsunami Related Student Volunteer Activities”, Conference on What Universities Must do in an Event of a Disaster, Ritsumeiken University, Kyoto, Japan, December 2005.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “How to deal with Infrastructure Rehabilitation After Tsunami, Workshop on Geochemical & Techtonic Structure of the Earth & Natural Disasters: Earthquakes, Volcanos, Landslides & Tsunami”, SLAAS Section E &EC, University of Ruhuna, Matara, March 2005.

Bandara J.M.S.J. “Road Safety & User Behaviour” Seminar on Re-Planning Logistics & Transport in Devastated Areas and Managing the Logistics of Reconstruction, CILT Sri Lanka, January 2005.

2004

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Necessary Changes in Transport Policies & Strategies to Reach Our Development Targets” SLAAS Theme Seminar – Development, Poverty & Contradictions, 60th Annual Sessions of SLAAS, December 2004.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Air Transport Infrastructure” Seminar Organized by Charted Institute of Logistics & Transport, May 2004.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Urban Bus Transport” Seminar on Urban Traffic Management in Colombo and Its Suburbs, IESL, October 2004.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., Kumarage, K.A.S., “Modern management Practices and Their Applicability at Airports” ACI Conference on Key Concern Areas for Asian region Airports, Colombo, June 2004.

2003

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “National air transport development strategy for Sri Lanka to link with the global logistic chain”, 9th International Conference, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, October 2003.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Road Safety Improvements through Design Standards”, Seminar on standardization of the designs, construction and maintenance of road works in Sri Lanka, August 2003.

Bandara, J.M.S.J. “Energy Efficiency in Transport – Transport Policies & Related Case Studies”,Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association, Annual Sessions, July 2003.

Bandara J.M.S.J. “Safety & Comfort Issues in Public Transport” SLFI, Feb 2003.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Potential of GIS for operation & investment planning in the transport sector”, Seminar on Geoinformatics applications for decision making and resource management in private & public organizations, ICGAT, University of Moratuwa, February 2003.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Accidents & Road Geometries” Panel Discussion, SLAICE & IESL, IESL auditorium, January 2003.

2002

Bandara J.M.S.J., “ Road Safety & Road User’s Responsibility”, Plenary Lecture, Annual Scientific Sessions of  Medico-Legal Society of Sri Lanka, SLIDA Auditorium, November 2002.

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Improving Safety on Roads, Road User Aspects”, Consultative Workshop to Formulate Strategic Plan for Improving Safety on Roads, SLFI, October 2002.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Policy to Take Advantage of Global Aviation Business for Sri Lanka”, 15th Annual Sessions of Charted Institute of Logistic and Transport Sri Lanka, October 2002.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Options Available to Improve Public Transportation In Sri Lanka”, Invited Lecture organized by the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, August 2002.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., “Need for Effective Highway Construction & Maintenance Procedures for Sri Lanka”, Economic Review, Volume 28 Number 6/7, pages 26-27. 2002.

Bandara, J.M.S.J., Bitumen Emulsions & Applications in Sri Lanka, Journal, 2002, Civil Engineering Society, Pages 50- 5, 2002.

J.M.S.J. Bandara, Minimizing Transport Related Environmental Problems, Proceedings of the CES Annual Seminar, Future of National Transport in Sri Lanka, University of Peradeniya, July  2002, (published, sole author).

Bandara J.M.S.J., “How Safe our Road Environment”, Seminar on Safe Road Environment, SLAAS, April 2002.

1998

Bandara, S., “The Safety of Pedestrians” Paper presented at the seminar on Road Safety and Problems of Pedestrians, Colombo Sept 1998.

Bandara, S., “Re-organization of Urban Public Transport - Alternative Approaches”, Invited lecturer organized by the Institute of Project Managers, Sri Lanka, Colombo 1998.

Bandara, S. "Developing the Air Transport Market in Sri Lanka", Forum on commercial aviation in Sri Lanka in the next time decades, the prospects, the Issues" - The Charted Institute of Transport in Sri Lanka, Colombo, Feb. 1998.

1997

Bandara S. "Airport Terminal Planning" Invited Lecture organized by society of structural engineers Sri Lanka, August 1997.

Bandara, S., "Airport terminals in the Future", Proceedings of the 5th the International conference organized by the Chartered Institute of Transport, Sri Lanka, March (1997).

1996

Bandara, S., "Design Requirements for Bus Terminals", Invited Lecture organized by Charted Institute of Transport (Sri Lanka), March 1996.

1995

Bandara, S.,"Way out of congestion through traffic management", presentation to seminar on traffic congestion in Kandy organized by I.E.S.L. center, central province, Peradeniya, July 1995.

Bandara, S.,"Intersection control methods" Invited lecture organized by SLAAS (Section c) & Charted Institute of Transport (Sri Lanka), June 1995.

1994

Bandara, S., Abeygunawardene, C., "Road Management & Road user Behaviour", Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Charted Institution of Transport, Oct. 1994.

Bandara,S., " Safety Features in Parking", Presentation to seminar on Program Towards Safer National Highways in Sri Lanka, organized by Office of the Ministry of State for Highways and Road Development Authority, December, 1994.

1993

Bandara,S., Kumarage, A., "Quality and Productivity of Bus Service in Sri Lanka", Presentation to Annual Sessions of the Charted Institute of Transport (Sri Lanka Branch), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Nov. 1993.

1991

Bandara,S., "Considerations in Airport Planning", Presentation to Annual Sessions of the Charted Institute of Transport (Sri Lanka Branch), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Nov. 1991.

1989

Wirasinghe, S.C., Bandara, S., "Planning Airport Terminals to Minimize Gate delays and Walking Distances", Presentation to Aviation Session, Roads and Transportation Association of Canada Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 1989. 

1985

Bandara,S., "Use of Moving  Sidewalks at Airport Terminal Buildings", Presentation to the Graduate Student Research‑in‑Progress Session, The Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Saskatoon, Canada, May 1985.

Year Not Defined

Bandara J.M.S.J. “Road Safety & User Behaviour”

Bandara J.M.S.J., “Social & Environmental Considerations”, Seminar on Post Tsunami Reconstruction & Rehabilitation” ICE

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Patents
Awards

 

Patents


UNIROAD: Traffic Signal System with Computer Interface with Traffic Signal Design Program, 1997.

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Awards


Methodology for Planning Primary Route Network of a Regional Bus Service in a Developing Country” Team member,Best Research Project, Chartered Institute of Logistic & Transport, Sri Lanka Transport Awards, 2003.

'Time Indexed Traffic Signal Design', Team member,Best Research Project, Chartered Institute of Transport, Sri Lanka Transport Awards, 1997.

'Land-Use Transport Model', Team member, Best Research Project, Chartered Institute of Transport, Sri Lanka Transport Awards, 1998.

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Patents
Awards

3Patents

UNIROAD: Traffic Signal System with Computer Interface with Traffic Signal Design Program, 1997.

3Awards

Methodology for Planning Primary Route Network of a Regional Bus Service in a Developing Country” Team member,Best Research Project, Chartered Institute of Logistic & Transport, Sri Lanka Transport Awards, 2003.
'Time Indexed Traffic Signal Design', Team member,Best Research Project, Chartered Institute of Transport, Sri Lanka Transport Awards, 1997.
'Land-Use Transport Model', Team member, Best Research Project, Chartered Institute of Transport, Sri Lanka Transport Awards, 1998.