Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi

B.Sc.Eng., MSCE (South Florida), Ph.D. (Florida), CEng, MIE (SL), CMILT (UK)

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Moratuwa


Contact Information: 

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

E-mail:   wasanthak@civil.mrt.ac.lk
               wasanthak@uom.lk
Telephone: +94-11-2650567 / 2650568(Ext.2024)
Fax:            +94-11-2651216 / 2650422

 


      Profile

      Tertiary Qualifications

      Career Summary

      Academic Honours

      Short-term Training

      Membership of Professional Societies

      Other Positions Held

      Postgraduate Research Supervision

      Research Grants

      Short Courses/Training Program Conducted for Industry

      Consultancy Projects

      Publications in Refereed Journals & Proceeding of           Conferences

      Invited Lectures


Profile

Wasantha Kumara graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 1997. He was awarded best student in Building and Structural Engineering at the University of Moratuwa in 1997. After graduation, he was recruited as an assistant lecturer for the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Moratuwa . He enrolled in the master's program at the University of South Florida in August 1999. He earned a graduate research assistantship to complete his studies. He graduated with a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering in Spring 2001.He was awarded the Georgia Brosch memorial scholarship for outstanding scholarship and service by the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida. He was selected as student of the Year by the American Society of Highway Engineers at the Engineers Week Banquet held in St. Petersburg in 2001.

He enrolled in the Ph.D. program in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering at the University of Florida (UF) in August, 2001 to continue his studies on pavement materials. He earned a graduate research assistantship to complete his studies at UF. He graduated with a Ph.D degree in Spring 2005.

He is the Director Undergraduate Studies of Faculty of Engineering and the coordinator of the Post Graduate Diploma/MSc. courses in Transportation and Highway & Traffic Engineering at the University of Moratuwa. He is the coordinator of the Post Graduate Diploma/MSc. courses in Transportation and Highway & Traffic Engineering at the University of Moratuwa . He has conducted number of training program /short courses on Highway Engineering for the industry. He is the founder member of the Highway Engineering Society of Sri Lanka and the first secretary. He is an expert on Highway Engineering.

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Tertiary Qualifications
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, USA, 2005
  • MSCE, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA, 2001
  • B.Sc. Eng. Hons., University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka,1997
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Employment Record
  • Director, Undergraduate Studies Division, (From March 2011)
  • Head, Transportation Engineering Division, (2007-2009)
  • Senior Lecturer Grade II (2005- todate)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Transport and Logistics, University of Moratuwa
  • Visiting Lecturer, Kotalawala Defence Academy
  • Visiting lecture, Engineering Faculty, University of Ruhuna
  • Lecturer (probationary), (1997- 2005)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL USA (1999- 2001)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA (Spring’2001)
  • Graduate research Assistant, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA (2001-2005)

 

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Academic Honours
  • Recipient of national level scholarships for excellent academic performance in High School
  • First class honor degree in B.Sc. (Engineering)
  • Best Student in Structural and Building Engineering in 1997
  • Offered membership in the Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi
  • Selected as student of the year by American Society of Highway Engineers, National Engineers Week Banquet 2001, St. Petersburg , USA.
  • Recipient of 2001 Georgia Brosch Memorial Transportation Scholarship for the Best Transportation Engineering Student of the year by Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at University of South Florida.

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Short-term Training
  • International Course on Transportation Planning and Safety conducted by the Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP), Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India October 9-18, 2006
  • Advanced International Training Programme on Road Traffic Safety (Phase 1 ) conducted by Lund University, Sweden under the sponsorship of SIDA, October 21- 28, 2009 Lund, Sweden March- April, 2009
  • Advanced International Training Programme on Road Traffic Safety (Phase 2 ) conducted by Lund University, Sweden under the sponsorship of SIDA, October 21- 28, 2009 in Malaysia.
  • Training on improving curriculum delivery of civil engineering curriculum by the Queensland University of Technology and University of South Adelaide, November -December, 2009
  • Training on porous concrete application in Japan, nominated by Ministry of Economic development, conducted by SAM International Pvt Ltd jointly with the Mie University, Japan, January 28- February 2, 2011
  • Study tour to CYTECH International Ltd on Polymer Modified Bitumen Production organized by Bitumix Pvt. Ltd, Sri Lanka, June 03-06, 2011 in Ajman, UAE
  • Study tour to Honeywell, Morristown, NJ, USA on Polymer Modified Bitumen Organized by Honeywell Specialty Products, September 25-October 4 , 2011

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Membership of Professional Societies
  • Highway Engineering Society, Sri Lanka
Member
  • Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistic (SL)
Member
  • Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL)
Member
  • Florida Engineering Society (FES)
Member
  • Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
Life Member

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Other Positions Held
  • Liaison Officer, Institute of Engineers Sri lanka, University of Moratuwa
2011
  • Secretary, Highway Engineering Society, Sri Lanka
2010-2011
  • Committee Member, Road Maintenance Trust Fund(RMTF) Technical Advisory Committee(TAC)
2008 - todate
  • Member. Executive Committee, Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics , Sri Lanka
2007
  • Coordinator, MSc Programs in Transportation and Highway and Traffic Engineering
2005 - todate
  • Coordinator, Mentoring Program, Dept. of Civil Engineering University of Morauwa
2005 - todate
  • Vice President, Florida Engineering Society-Student Chapter, University of South Florida
2000
  • Mentor-ship Chair, American Society of Civil Engineers-Student Chapter, University of South Florida
2000

Postgraduate Research Supervision

MSc. in Highway and Traffic Engineering

  1. Kosgolla J. V. : Evalaution of Feasibility of Ultra Thin Whitetopping for Intersections and raised pedestrian crossings, 2008.
  2. Gunarathne W. P. H : Finite element model approach to determine effective layout and supportive condition for concrete block pavements, 2009.
  3. Gayani J. K.U : Rigid Pavement Design with Recycled Concrete Aggregate for Low Volume Roads, 2010. (Co- Supervisor : Prof. S. M. A. Nanayakkara)
  4. Karunarathna A. M.A.N.: Finite Element Model Approch to Determine the Joint Parameters of Concrete Pavements for Sri Lanka, 2010. (Co- Supervisor : Prof. S. M. A. Nanayakkara)
  5. Jayasooriya V. W. P. : Determination of Structural Capacity of Demolition Waste, 2011.
  6. Herath, H. M. S. M, .Evaluating Suitable Soil Stabilization Method for Local Road Construction Industry, 2011.
  7. Sitinamaluwa, H. S., Evaluation of Feasibility of Polymer Modified Asphalt Binders for Sri Lankan Conditions, 2011 (on progress)
  8. Meegahage, J. N., A Review of Penetration Grading System and the Suitability of Alternative Grading System for Asphalt Binders in Sri Lankan Highways (on Progress).
 

MEng. in Highway and Traffic Engineering

  1. P.R.D.Fernando :Effect of Superpave specifies aggregate gradation on Marshall Mix Design Parameters, 2009.
  2. P.H.Gunasinghe: Effectiveness of Pavement Design Done on Sri Lankan Roads, MEng Supervisor, 2010.
  3. W.M.S.B.Wanigasekera: Determination of optimum nominal aggregate size for single surface dressing, MEng, 2009.
  4. S.Gnasekaran : Aspects of Asphalt Concrete Surface Regularity, MEng , 2010.
  5. A.A.Senadeera: Determination of An Effective Laying Pattern and Best Block Shape For Concrete Block Pavement Based on Filed Performance, 2010.
  6. G.J.Kinigama : Development of Methodology to Estimate Esal Values for Low Volume Roads in Provincial Sector, 2010.
  7. N.A.A.Priyantha: Guidelines for Construction of Low Volume Concrete Roads in Sri Lanka, 2010.
  8. Salawavidana SAST - Geometric Design standards for Narrow Curves in Hilly Terrain of Sri Lanka, 2011.
  9. Tennakoonwela RMN -  Evaluation of the effectiveness of performance based maintenance for provincial roads, 2011.
  10. Bandara W. W., Analysis and Design of Pavement with a Cement Stabilized Soil as a Road Base Material for Sri Lankan Road, 2011 (on progress)
  11. De Silva, M. S. K., Effectiveness of Rolling Straight Edge for Quality Control of Asphalt Concrete Surfacing (on Progress)
  12. Piyasena, Y. P. S. R., Finding Thresholds Based on Traffic, Subgrade and Climate for Upgrading Surface Type of Roads Using HDM-4 Model (on progress)
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Research Grants

Following research grants were obtained on competitive basis from the university and other non government organizations.

 

No

Topic

Funding Organization

Principal Investigators

1

Evaluation of Feasibility of Ultra Thin Whitetopping for Intersections and raised pedestrian crossings

Senate Research Council

Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi

2

Development of Dynamic Weigh Bridge

Sri Lanka Inventers commission

Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi

3

Construction Waste as a Flexible pavement construction material

COWAM project, European Union

Prof. R.Rameezedeen
Prof. J. M. S. J. Bandara
Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi

4

Construction Waste as a Rigid pavement Construction Material

COWAM project, European Union

Prof. R.Rameezedeen
Prof. J. M. S. J. Bandara
Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi

5

Evaluating Suitable Soil Stabilization Methods for local Road Construction Industry

Senate Research Council

Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi

6

Finite Element Model Approach to Determine the Joint Parameters of Concrete Pavement for Sri Lanka

Senate Research Council

Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi
Prof. S. M. A. Nanayakkara

7

Computer Aided Network Analysis to Classify Low Volume Roads

Senate Research Council

Dr. W. K. Mampearachchi

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Short Courses/Training Program Conducted for Industry
  • Highway Material Testing for the group of seventeen Engineers & Technical Officers on 30 th November, 2007.
  • Pavement Design & Good Practices for the group of 40 Engineers on 6 th & 7 th May, 2008 & a group of 48 Engineers on 25 th & 26 th June, 2008.
  • Concrete Pavement Design & Construction for a group of 35 Engineers on 6 th & 7 th May, 2008 and another group of 35 Engineers on 10 th & 11 th June, 2008.
  • Computer aided Geometric Design of Highways for the group of 35 Engineers on 22 nd , 23 rd & & 24 th July, 2008.
  • Traffic Management Options for the group of 07 Engineers, Planners and Senior Police Officers on 5 th & 6 th August, 2008.
  • Best Practices in Asphalt pavement Construction for the group 1 of 40 Engineers & Engineering Technologies on 28 th & 29 th January, 2009 and a group of 40 Engineers & Engineering Technologies on 2 nd & 3 rd February, 2009.
  • Highway Material Testing for a group of 20 Engineers & Technical Officers on 22 nd ,23 rd , 29 th & 30 th June, 2009 and another group of 26 Engineers & Technical Officers on 7 th ,8 th ,14 th & 15 th July, 2009.
  • Concrete Technology for Low Volume Road Construction for the group 1 of 45 Engineers & Technical Officers –24 th & 25 th September, 2009 And a group of 40 Engineers & Technical Officers on 28 th & 29 th September, 2009.
  • Concrete Pavement Design & Construction for the group of 38 Engineers on 6 th & 7 th October, 2009.
  • Computer aided Geometric Design of Highways for the group of 20 Engineers on 26 th & 27 th April, 2010 & 3 rd May,2010 and a group of 13 Engineers on 5 th , 6 th & 10 th May, 2010.
  • Asphalt overlay Design for a group of 47 engineers on 21 st and 23 rd June 2010.Covered the both AASHTO and TRL overlay design procedures.
  • Workshop on Asphalt Pavement Construction for Uva Provincial Engineers and Technical officers, Provincial Road Development Authority on September 13-14, 2010.
  • Three months short course on Highway Material Testing for 20 material engineers from October- Decmber 2010
  • Highway Engineering Research Dissemination seminar for 100 engineers on January 22, 2011.
  • Good Practices in Asphalt Pavement Construction for 180 engineers in 4 repeat classes with class size of 45 on March 21 & 22, March 28 & 29, April 4 & 5 and April 25 & 26, 2011.
  • Workshop on Asphalt Pavement Construction for Engineers and Technical officers in Central Province, Provincial Road development Authority, Kandy, October 10, 2011

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Consultancy Projects

Externally Funded

 

No

Project

Duration

Task

1
Quality control of Polymer modified binder PG 76-22 application for Mattala Airport, China Harbour Company October 2011 Laboratory testing to find alternative test for quality control of modified binders, Trail mix design and plant test of mix developed with modified binders and monitoring of field compaction
2
Road safety Audit (design stage) of Kantale- Trincomalee Road for RDA January 2011- April 2011 Field surveys, check design, identify safety issue of the design

3

Rectification of surface distress of Kottawa- Dodangoda section of STDP On Progress Roughness of the pavement is exceeded the allowable limit of the expressways and need to find a solution to lower the roughness.

4

Road safety Audit (design stage) of Kantale- Trincomalee Road for RDA On progress Field surveys, check design, identify safety issue of the design

5

Rectification of Surface irregularities of newly constructed asphalt layer of Southern Highway, Kottawa- Dodangoda Section for China Harbour Company On progress Field testing to identify the failure sections and propose rectification methods

6

Investigation of Cracks in Binder Layer of Padeniya- Anuradhapura Road, for RDA On progress Review the design and construction method statements and quality control. Field and Laboratory testing

7

Investigation of the failure of rehabilitated road A 14, Madawachchiya- NCP Boundaryy Road during the project liability period for World Bank April 2010 - January 2011 Review the design and construction a method statements, Laboratory and Field Testing.

8

Investigation of the failure of new overlay of A2, Colombo- Kandy Road during the project liability period for World Bank April 2010 - December 2010 Review the design and construction method statements. Laboratory and Field Testing. Investigating the road support conditions using non destructive tests-Falling Weight Deflectormenter.

9

Recitification of cracked Formed in Concrete Roads, Pro-Poor Rural Development Project, Provincial Road Development Department, Badulla August 2009 - December 2010 Finding the causes and remedial measures
10
Investigation of distresses in Taxi way at Bandaranayake International Airport for Taisei- Mitsubishi Joint Venture, Japan April 2009 - August 2009 Investigation of rutting at Taxiway through field and laboratory investigation
11
Investigation of Feasibility of Probase Technology for Road Construction for Ministry of Food, Co-operate and Provincial Roads, Southern Province

February 2009 - September 2010

Laboratory and field experiment to investigate the performance of probase stabilizer with other stabilizers
12

EIA & Economic Feasibility study of Kelanivalley Railway Extension project
-Ministry of Transport

July 2008 - todate Infrastructure specialist
13
EIA & Economic Feasibility study of Horana-Panadura Railway Extension project - Ministry of Transport July 2008 - todate Infrastructure specialist
14

Hikkaduwa Bypass road
Ministry of Tourism

July 2008 - December 2008 Pavement and geometric design
15

Research and Quality Control Programme for Construction Waste Recycling Project
–COWAM, EU Funded Project

October 2007 - September 2009 Research Supervisor
16
Geometric and Pavement Design of Sri Lanka Air Force Airport at Anuradapura for Maga Neguma Road Construction Equipment Company (Pvt) Ltd July 2007 - October 2007 Geometric design of the extension to the existing runaway and Pavement design for runaway and shoulders
17
Environment Impact Assessment and Economic Feasibility Study for Matara- Kataragama Railway Line for Minisitry of New Rail Road Development

January 2007 - January 2008

Infrastructure Structure Design Specialist
18
Economic Feasibility of Extension to Southern Highway Extension for Road Development Authority

January 2007- January 2008

Pavement and Geometric Design Specialist
19
Developed a Dynamic Weigh Bridge, Funded by Sri Lanka Inventors Commission. July 2006 - December 2007 Inventor
20

Feasibility Study of Horana Export Processing Zone (HEPZ) For Board of Investment

August 2006 - January 2007 Consultant Internal Roads and Infrastructure for HEPZ
21
Investigation of Feasibility of Asbestos Waste as a Road Construction Material for Central Environmental Authority June 2005

Conducts Laboratory test for highway Materials.

Conducts experiments on test road section
22

Colombo-Kandy Expressway

(Alternative traces to be considered for the deviation at Kadawata) for Road Development Authority

May 2005 - January 2006

Highway design Consultant

Conducts traffic surveys on selected locations. Geometric design of highways

Pavement design of highways
23
Evaluation of Early Strength Requirement of Concrete for Slab Replacement using Accelerated Pavement Testing facility for FDOT August 2003 - August 2004

Used a 2D Finite element model to compute the stresses in a concrete Slab. Conducted a field experiment at Accelerated pavement Facility

Recommended design guideline for slab replacement for FDOT

Analyzed the stresses and temperature data to validate the computer model
24
Evaluation of Performance of Ultra-thin whitetopping by means of Heavy vehicle simulator for Florida roadways for FDOT (phase i and ii)

August 2001 - August 2003
August 2004 - April 2005

Developed a Finite Element Model to estimate the stresses in different pavement designs. Conducted a field experiment on Accelerated Pavement Testing facility using a heavy vehicle simulator

Analyzed the stresses and temperature data to validate the computer model
25
Forensic Investigation of the Whitetopping Pavement Ellaville Weight Station on I-10 in North Florida August 2001-August 2002

Conducted pavement material testing on concrete and asphalt.

Developed a Finite Element Model to compute the stresses in the pavement sections for a heavy vehicle loads.

Investigated the failure mechanisms of the pavement sections
26
Intercity Traffic Model For Sri Lankan Roads August 1998 - August 1999 Conducted traffic surveys on selected locations and developed a road inventory for all national roads (class A& B)
27

Compliance with Traffic Rules Survey & Recommendations for Improvement, for the Ministry of Transport & Highways, Sri Lanka .

October 1997 - December 1997 Traffic rules violations (a total of 33 types of violations) were collected in selected locations in Colombo and suburbs.

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Publications in Refereed Journals & Proceeding of Conferences
  • M. W. Kumara, A. S. Kumarage, J.M.S.J. Bandara, “Development of Road Network Database for Sri Lankan Roads" a paper accepted for presentation and publication at the 54 th Anniversary of the Sri Lankan Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), 1998.
  • M. W. Kumara “ Prediction of surface initated crack depth in Asphalt Pavement" Masters Thesis, University of South Florida , 2001.
  • M. W. Kumara, M. Gunaratne, John Lu, and Bruce Dietrich, "Probabilistic Method for Pavement Crack Depth Prediction " a paper accepted for presentation at 81 st Annual meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB), Washington D.C. 2002.
  • S. Meka, M. W. Kumara, R. Pendyala “ A Structural Equations Analysis of Withn-Household Activity and Time Allocation Between Two Adults" a paper accepted for presentation (Poster session) at 81 st Annual meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB), Washington D.C. 2002.
  • M. W. Kumara, M. Gunaratne, J. J. Lu, and B. Dietrich, “Methodology for Random Surface-Initiated Crack Growth Prediction in Asphalt Pavements, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering-ASCE, March /April , Vol 16, No 2, PP 175-185, 2004.
  • M. W. Kumara, Mang Tia, C-L Wu, and B. Choubane, “Evaluation of Applicability of Ultrathin Whitetopping in Florida, ,Journal of Transportation Research Board, TRR, No 1823, PP 39-46, 2003.
  • Mang Tia, C-L Wu, and M. W. Kumara , “Foronstic Investigation of Ultrathin Whitetopping application at Ellaville Weight Station.
  • M. W. Kumara, M. Tia, C-L Wu, and B. Choubane, “ Analysis of Composite Pavements Under Moving and Static Wheel Loads from a Heavy Vehicle Simulator," International conference on Best Practices for Ultrathin and Thin Whitetopping Pavement, Denver Colorado, April 2005.
  • Appea, A., Kumara, M.W., Tia, M., Jackson, N.M., Choubane, B., Bergin, M., “ Concrete Slab Instrumentation Procedure and  Comparison of Field Measured Responses To Computed Responses ," Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 10-12 May 2005.
  • M. W. Kumara “Analysis And Verification Of Stresses And Strains And Their Relationship To Failure In Concrete PavementsUnder Heavy Vehicle Simulator Loading" Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida , 2005.
  • M. A. W. Kumara, and J. M. S. J. Bandara, “Sustainable and Environment Friendly Approach for Low Volume Road Development" Tenth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium- University of Sri Jayawardane , Sri Lanka 2-3 Dec 2005.
  • M. W. Kumara, Mang Tia, M. Bergin, and B. Choubane, “Evaluation of Early Strength Requirement of Concrete for Slab Replacement Using Accelerated Pavement Testing, Journal of Transportation Engineering-ASCE, October 2006 Vol 132 No 10,PP 781-789.
  • Patricio Tapia, M. Wasantha Kumara, Mang Tia, and Bouzid Choubane , “Analysis, Testing and Verification of the Behavior of Composite Pavements Using a Heavy Vehicle Simulator" International Workshop on Best Practices for Concrete Pavements, Brazil, October 2007.
  • V. W. P. Jayasooriya, and M. A. W. Kumara," Construction and Demolition waste as a Base Material for Flexible Pavement" , Proceedings of the 14 th Annual Symposium of Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, October 15, 2008.
  • J. K. U. Gayani, M. A. W. Kumara,and S. M. A. Nanayakkara," Construction and Demolition waste For Development of Econocrete for Rigid Pavement Construction" , Proceedings of the 14 th Annual Symposium of Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, October 15, 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 14 th Annual Symposium of Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, October 15, 2008.
  • M. A. W. Kumara and k. K. C. S. Kannangara, “ Culvert Management System " Annual Transaction of Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka , Volume 01-Part B, PP 53-62, 2008.
  • Tapia, P., Kumara, M.W., Tia, M., Wu, C.L., and Choubane, B. Evaluation of Composite Pavements Using a Heavy Vehicle Simulator ; International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Volume 1, Number 1, January 2008, pp. 1-11.
  • Mampearachchi W. K. and Gunaratne W. P. H.," Finite Element Model Approach to Determine Support Conditions and Effective Layout for Concrete Block Paving" Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering- ASCE, October, 2010.
  • W. K. Mampearachchi 1) , Senarath B. Wanigasekara 2) , Determination Of Optimum Nominal Aggregate Size For Single Surface Dressings, Journal of Engineer, October 2010.
  • W. K. Mampearachchi, J. V. Kosgolla And S. M. A. Nanayakkara, Development Of An Economical High Early Strength Concrete Mix For Paving Of Provincial Roads In Sri Lanka, Journal Of Engineer, January 2011.
  • W. K. Mampearachchi, T. Janaraj, Analysis of Structural Capacity of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Designs Using Two Pavement Design Guidelines: AASHTO & TRL RN-31, Jounal of Engineer, January 2011.
  • W. K. Mampearachchi, J. V. Kosgolla And S. M. A. Nanayakkara, Development Of An Economical High Early Strength Concrete Mix For Paving Of Provincial Roads In Sri Lanka, Journal Of Engineer, Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka, April 2011
  • W. K. Mampearachchi, and Gunasinghe, P.H. G., Effectiveness of Traffic Forecasting on Pavement Designs for Sri Lankans Roads, Journal Of Engineer, Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka, April 2011
  • W. K. Mampearachchi, and Priyantha, N. A. A. "Development of Guidelines for Low Volume Concrete Road Construction in Sri Lanka" Journal Of Engineer, Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka, October 2011
  • W. K. Mampearachchi, Pilanavithana, U. S., Perera, P. S., and Appuhami, R. S. B. R, Economical Concrete Mix Design for Interlocking Concrete Paving Blocks for Sri Lanka, Journal of Engineer, Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka, October 2011

 

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Invited Lectures
  • Concrete Roads construction, Organized by SLASS section C for Uva Province Engineers and Technical Officers funded by Holcim Lanka Limited.
  • Important Parameters in concrete roads design and construction for Central Province Engineers Organized by Holcim Lanka Limited for Central province Engineers.
  • Design & Construction of Concrete Pavement, Question Time Program, Structural Engineering Society , Sri Lanka , April 2007.
  • Conducted an awareness programme on concrete road construction for Gemidiriya Foundation, Ministry of Nation Building and Estate Infrastructure Development , Badulla, August 2009.
  • Conducted an awareness programme on Concrete road construction for Gamidiriya Foundation, Southern Province sponsored by Holcim Lanka Limited. December, 2009.
  • Conducted a seminar on Road Safety for all the police officers ( OIC Traffic and ASP)in Western Province on invitation of DIG (Traffic), May 8, 2011 at Katubedda.
  • Guest lecturer on Concrete Block Paving Technology at Florida Department of Transportation, State Material Office, Gainesville, Florida, September 29, 2011
  • Guest lecture on Determination of support condition and effective laying pattern and block shapes for concrete block paying, graduate seminar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of south Florida, Tampa, October 3, 2011.

 

 

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