Dr. Thushara Priyadarshana

Senior Lecturer (G II)

Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Director/ International Relation Unit
Contact:

Select, Room No.02, 1st Floor, S&T Building, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.

Office: +94112854111, Ext: 654 Mobile: +94772990680

Email: mspri@ou.ac.lk thusharaSL@gmail.com


Dr. Thushara Priyadarshana is a senior Lecturer of Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, The Open University of Sri Lanka. And he is the Director/ International Relations Unit of The Open University of Sri Lanka since December 2018. He has experience in the filed of civil engineering and management holding different positions in senior management level in many multinational companies in Sri Lanka and overseas.

Area of Specification:

Concrete Technology, Construction Management, Sustainable Construction

Research Intrests:

High performance Concrete, Sustainable Construction

Programmes Coordination:

DTech (Civil Engineering), BTech (Civil Engineering),MSc in Construction Management

Course Coordination:

CVX4349 – Building Engineering, CVX6546 – Construction Engineering & Management

Researches:

Journal Publications

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Chloride penetration and sulfate resistance of concrete incorporating nano-silica (nano-SiO2), micro-silica (micro-SiO2) and fly ash”, International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering, Volume 3 : Issue 2, ISSN 2372-3971, The IRED, USA, 31 August, 2016, PP 54-58.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, P. B. R. Dissanayake and P. Mendis, “Effect of Nano Silica, Micro Silica, Fly Ash and Bottom Ash on Compressive Strength of Concrete”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Volume 9, Number 10, October 2015, USA,  doi: 10.17265/1934-7359/2015.10.000, PP 1146-1152.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “High strength/ high performance Concrete with Fly ash and Micro Silica”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (IJREAS), VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1 (January, 2016) (ISSN 2249-3905).

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Importance of Consistent Cement Quality for a Sustainable Construction”, International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing (IJMMM), Vol. 1, No. 4, IACSIT Press, August 2013. PP 393-397.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Use of nano silica and Micro Silica in Concrete”, Institute for Construction Training and Development (ICTAD) Journal 2014, VOL. XII, ISSN: 2012 8509, PP 1-10.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “High strength/ high performance concrete with fly ash and micro silica”, Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA) Journal 2015, VOL. XIII ISSN – 2012 8509, PP 44-66.

 

Conference Publications

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Chloride penetration and sulfate resistance of concrete incorporating nano-silica (nano-SiO2), micro-silica (micro-SiO2) and fly ash”, ACSM 2016, Fourth International Conference On Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering, 07-08 May 2016 Bankok, Thailand.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, P. B. R. Dissanayake and P. Mendis, “Effect of nano silica (nano SiO2), micro silica (micro SiO2) and fly ash on compressive strength, workability and heat of hydration of concrete”, Special Issue- ICEMS-2016, International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Material Sciences (17-19 March 2016), Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India, Organized in association with Elsavier journal.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Influence of nano silica and micro silica on properties of concrete”, Sustainable Solutions in Structural Engineering and Construction, ISEC Press, 2014. 365-370. ISBN: 978-0-9960437-0-0.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, M. Rupasinghe, G. Chandrasena, P. Mendis and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Effect of supplementary cementitious materials (SCM) such as nano silica, fly ash and bottom ash on properties of concrete”, 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM), Volume 1, 2013, PP 63-70

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, M. Rupasinghe, G. Chandrasena, P. Mendis and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Modeling the compressive strength of nano silica cement composite”, 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM), Volume 1, 2013, PP 71-79.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, G. Chandrasena and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Effect of water/ cement (w/c) ratio on strength development of concrete (Sri Lanka experience)”, 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM), Volume 1, 2013, PP 80-88.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Fly Ash Blended Cement and Concrete for Environmentally Responsible Sustainable Construction”, 5th Internal conference on Sustainable Built environment (ICSBE) 2014, SBE No 259.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, T. jayathunga and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Pervious Concrete – a sustainable choice in civil engineering and construction”, 2nd Internal conference on Sustainable Built environment (ICSBE) 2012, PP 199.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Variation in Cement Properties and its effect on Quality of Concrete”, 8th annual conference of International Institute for Infrastructure, Renewal and Reconstruction (IIIRR), Japan, 2013, 2012. PP21.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “High performance concrete incorporating fly ash, nano-silica (nano-SiO2) and micro-silica (micro-SiO2)”, 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and construction Management (ICSECM), 2015, PP 42.

 

T. Matschei, W. R. L. Silva, T. Priyadarshana , N. Amunuthuduwa, N. and V. Šmilauer, “Holcim ConTempTM – Predicting mass concrete thermal behavior based on multiscale FEM analysis”, Internationalen Baustofftagung-ibausil, 16.-18.9.2015, Weimar (one of the biggest German meetings on building materials).

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, P. B. R. Dissanayake and P. Mendis, “Effect of nano silica, micro silica, fly ash and bottom ash on compressive strength of concrete”, CERPS 2015, Department of civil engineering, faculty of engineering, university of Peradeniya.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, G. Chandrasena and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Benefits of blended cement in concrete”, 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM), Volume 1, 2013, PP 115.

 

M. S. T. Priyadarshana, G. Chandrasena and P. B. R. Dissanayake, “Monitoring the temperature rise in mass concreteing”, 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM), Volume 1, 2013, PP 120.

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