Eng. Dr.(Mrs.) E.M.H.S.K. Ekanayake

Senior Lecturer (G II)

BSc(Engineering) UOP, MTech(Industrial Engineering) OUSL, DBA , Tewintech Malaysia

Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Senior Lecturer, Senior Academic Coordinator Faculty of Engineering, Kandy Regional Centre

Kandy, Kandy

Office: 812494495, Ext: 164 Mobile: +94776543863

E-mail: emeka@ou.ac.lk himaliekanayake@yahoo.com

EMHSK Ekanayake, (Himali Ekanayake) graduated as a BSc Engineer in Production and manufacturng Engineering from the University of Peradeniya. Then specialised in the feild of Industrial Engineering by completing Master of Technology degree in Industrial Engineering from The Open University of Sri Lanka. She read the doctoral degree in Business Adminsitration from Twintech International University College of Technology , Malaysia. Prior to entering the academia she has been working in the industry for nine years holding positions in different  capacities such as Quality Executive, Mechanical Engineer, QS Team Leader, QS Manager etc  in Sri Lanka as well as in Dubai UAE.

Areas of Specialization:

Production/Industrial Engineering

Engineering Management


Research interests:

Operations Research, Optimization

Project Management, Operations Management



Programme Coordination:

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Course Coordination:

DMM6601 Managment for Engineers

DMX6301 Industrial Engineering

DMX5211 Plant Maintenance


Lean and Agile concepts in Construction Project management

Entraprenuership orientaion in Engineering undergarduates

Research Supervisions:

Undergradute Supervision



Ekanayake EMHSK , 2020, “Project Management and Covid-19; Project Manager’s Perspective” International Journal of Management Studies and Social Science Research, Volume 2, Issue 6 , 21-27

Himali Ekanayake, Raduwan Bin Idar , Mohammad Fadhil Mohammad , 2019 “Traditional Project Management Approach, Industry challanges and Key Attributes ; A case study of Construction Project management in Sri Lanka” Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies, Volume 5, Issue 1, 52-63

Himali Ekanayake, Raduwan Bin Idar , Mohammad Fadhil Mohammad,2018,Hybrid Project Management Concepts for Addressing Negative Attributes of Traditional Project Management; Case study
of Construction Project Management in Sri Lanka , Seventh International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Management and Human Behaviour – SMHB 2018 ; KL, Malaysia ,17-18 August 2018; IRED

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