Mr. T D C Pushpakumara

BSc Eng.(Moratuwa), MEng ( Tokyo), AMIESL

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Moratuwa


Contact Information: 
Address: 
             Department of Civil Engineering,
             University of Moratuwa,
             Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.             
e mail:      pushpakumara@civil.mrt.ac.lk
             cpushpakumara@yahoo.com
             

Telephone:   +94-11-2650567 (Ext. 2124)
           
Fax:       +94-11-2651216
 
        

       ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

       OTHER AFFILIATIONS

       EMPLOYMENT HISTORY	 

       ACADEMIC AND OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS

       SPECIAL TRAINING PROGRAMMES ATTENDED

       RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (2003-2007)

   
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

1. M.Eng. (Transportation Planning) -University of Tokyo , Japan , 2006.

2. B.Sc. Engineering (Hons.) -University of Moratuwa , Sri Lanka , 2001.

3. Associate Member of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka .

 

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OTHER AFFILIATIONS

1. Member, World Conference of Transport Research

 

 

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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

May. 2008 - date

 

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa , Sri Lanka .

 

Academic work:

B.Sc. Engineering undergraduate programme (Civil & Earth Resources Engineering).

Lecturer of the Surveying Laboratory.

Lecturer of Surveying subject, and Remote Sensing and GIS module.

Lecturer in Survey Camp.

Projects undertaken for resident survey Camps: Determining part of canal trace for trans-basin canal from Deduru Oya to Kala Wewa catchment, North-Central Province; Survey and design of road network at Ragama, Western Province; Survey and contouring of Ragama Marsh, Western Province; Survey for upgrading of provincial roads around St. Thomas' College, Gurutalawa, Uva Province.

 

Major consultation work:

•  Team-member for the Survey and Design for Stabilisation of Slopes in the premises of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Kolonnawa, by Uni-Consultancy, University of Moratuwa (2008-date); client: Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Sri Lanka.

•  Member of Team investigating distress at Kukuleganga Hydro-power Generating Station (2007-date); client: Ceylon Electricity Board, Sri Lanka .

 

 

Oct. 2006-

May 2008

 

Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Moratuwa , Sri Lanka .

Academic work for the B.Sc. Engineering undergraduate programme (Civil)

Lecturer of Surveying subject and Remote Sensing and GIS Subject.

 

Consultation work:

•  Member of Team on Environmental Assessment of Galagodawatta Tsunami Housing Scheme by EML Consultants Ltd. (2007); working as the Geotechnical/Survey Team member; client: The Salvation Army, Sri Lanka Territory.

 

Oct .2004-

Oct. 2006

Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo , Japan .

Conducted research for the Master programme, on the Travel Time Prediction Model considering Rain.

 

July. 2001 -

Oct 2004

Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Moratuwa , Sri Lanka .

Academic work for the B.Sc. Engineering undergraduate programme (Civil) Lecturer- of Transportation and Highway Engineering subject.

 

Consultation work:

Team member of

  • PERC (Public Enterprises Revenue Calculation) bus costing Studies.
  • High Mobility Network Planning Project.
  • Solid Waste Transport Project
  • Travel Time Studies
  • Traffic Impact Assessment Projects(Housing Projects at Bambalapitiya and Wellawatta)
  • Traffic Impact Assessment at Bentota Beach Hotel

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ACADEMIC AND OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUTSIDE ORGANISATIONS

 

2001-2004 &

2008-Date

Visiting Lecturer, Kothalawala Defence Academy , Ratmalana.

2001-2004

2006-date

Visiting Lecturer, IESL Course in Civil Engineering.

Nov 2008-Feb 2009

Resource Person in the Training Programme on “Practical Surveying" conducted by the University of Moratuwa for industry personnel from Maldives, in Sri Lanka.

Nov-Dec, 2008

Practical Coordinator of the Training Programme on the use of Total Station and AutoCAD for Engineering Surveys, conducted by the University of Moratuwa.


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SPECIAL TRAINING PROGRAMMES ATTENDED

 

Jan-Feb, 2008

Certificate Course on GIS conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Colombo .

Jan-Feb, 2008

Certificate Course on Remote Sensing conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Colombo .

Sept-Dec, 2008

Certificate Course on AutoCAD 3D modelling conducted by the University of Moratuwa .

 

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RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (2003-2007)

 

• T D C Pushpakumara and Masao Kuwahara ,"Effect of Rainfall on Travel Time and Accuracy of Travel Time Prediction Model Considering Rain", Proceedings of World Conference of Transport Research 2007 (WCTR 2007) , June 2007, University of California , USA .

 

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