Miss K.G.U. Perera

Lecturer (Probationary)

Textile and Apparel Technology
Faculty of Engineering Technology

Colombo Regional Center, 3rd floor, Science and Technology building, Room No : E304

Office: 011 2881310, Ext: 310

E-mail: kgper@ou.ac.lk

Ms. K.G.U. Perera obtained her Bachelor of the Science in Textile & Clothing Engineering degree from the University of Moratuwa in year 2014. She obtained her Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Moratuwa in year 2018. She worked as a visiting instructor in the Dept. of Textile & Clothing Technology, University of Moratuwa, from 2014 – 2015. During the period 2015 – 2017, she worked as a consultant assistant to the projects conducted on productivity improvement in sewing thread manufacturing companies. She joined the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, from 16-07-2018.

Areas of Specialization:

Apparel production engineering

Research interests:

Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing systems

Course Coordination:

TAX4438 Production Planning and Organization, TAX3331 Garment Analysis and Sewing Machinery, TAI4344 Industrial Garment Washing and Finishing, TAY2690 Advanced Certificate Project, TAY6882 Research Project (Textile Manufacture), TAY6883 Research Project (Apparel Production)


MPhil Research: Development of a customizable production layout planning system for Sri Lankan fast fashion apparel industry

Research Supervisions:

Investigating the suitability of areca nut husk fibres for the bio-based food packaging materials

A study on the applicability of industry 4.0 revolution in apparel supply chain management: A case study

Investigating the optimum seam dimensions for workwear garment


Perera, G. & Ratnayake, V. (2019). Mathematical model for dynamic cell formation in fast fashion apparel manufacturing stage. Journal of Industrial Engineering International, 15 (1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40092-018-0275-5

Ratnayake, V. & Perera, G. (2018). Incentive Model for Operational Level Employee Teams in an Organization. International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, 24 (2), 139-152.

Ratnayake, V., & Perera, G. (2017). Applicability of Performance Measurement Systems in Incentivizing the Operational Level Indirect Employees: A Literature review. International Business Management, 11(5), 1021-1027.

Perera, K. G. U., & Ratnayake, R. M. V. S. (2016). Impact of Fast Fashion Trend on Sri Lankan Ready-Made Apparel Export Industry. International Journal of Advancement in Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Science, 3(11), 30-46.

Perera, G., & Ratnayake, V. (2015). Qualitative Analysis on Layout Flexibility of Machine Layout Configurations, IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 17(2), 62- 69

Ratnayake, R. M. V. S., Perera, K. G. U., Wickramanayaka, G. S. K., Gunasekara, C.S., Samarawickrama, K. C. J. K. (2014). Application of Stochastic Gradient Descent Algorithm in Evaluating the Performance Contribution of Employees, IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 16 (6), 77-80.

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