Dr Kaushal Keraminiyage
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Dr Kaushal Keraminiyage has over 15 years of experience as an academic in the Higher Education sector both in the UK and Sri Lanka. He is a Reader in Quantity Surveying at the University of Salford. Dr Keraminiyage is an experienced researcher with a good publication profile and funded research projects. His research publications include book chapters, refereed journal and refereed conference papers and various high impact reports. He is very much active in competitive research bidding. Having secured external funding he has worked in a number of research projects as an investigator. During the last few years he has actively been engaged in organising high profile research conferences at various international locations creating strong links with various Built Environment and Disaster Management experts and stakeholders. Dr Keraminiyage is currently supervising number of PhD students, and engaged in conducting PhD assessments. He has been invited to conduct number of guest lectures at international academic and practitioner forums and facilitated number of doctoral training programmes both nationally and internationally.
More details: https://www.keraminiyage.info
- Disaster induced relocation and resettlement
- Disaster risk assessments
- Complexity in project management, financing and estimating
- Disaster resilient urban infrastructure
Research Projects (current and previous)
- RECADOS-TM – Principal investigator, funded by Erasmus + ICM programme, 2017, total value £103,000.00
- Principal Investigator for the “Host and resettled community integration in flood affected areas – Sri Lanka (2016), University of Huddersfield funded, £3500
- Principal Investigator for the research project “An international collaborative study to Identify latent factors for successful integration between host and resetting communities within involuntarily settlements” (2017) University of Huddersfield UoA16 funded, £8750
- Principal Investigator for the “Impact of transport management on resettlement programmes”, (2017) Santander Travel Grant funded, £2000.00
- Co-investigator for the RenoZEB (Accelerating Energy renovation solution for Zero Energy buildings and Neighbourhooods) EC – Horizon 2020, £342,521.00
- Co-investigator CADRE (Collaborative Action towards Disaster Resilience Education) EC – EACEA: Lifelong Learning Programme, £353,246.00
- Co-investigator, Reformation of the Curricula on Built Environment in Eastern Neighbouring Area – CEN-EAST EC – TEMPUS, £62,411.00. (2012)
- Co-investigator, “Built Environment Lifelong Learning Challenging University Responses to Vocational Education (BELL CURVE)” EC – EACEA: Lifelong Learning Programme, £237,337.00
Qualifications and Memberships
- Ph.D. in Construction Process Management (2009) from The Research Institute for the Built and Human Environment, University of Salford, UK
- Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice – PGCert (AP) (2012) University of Salford.
- Fellow member of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA) since 2012
- Sridarran, Pournima, Keraminiyage, Kaushal and Fernando, Nishara (2018) Acceptance to be the Host of a Resettlement Programme: A Literature Review. Procedia Engineering, 212. pp. 962-969. ISSN 18777058.
- Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K., & Amaratunga, D. (2018). Enablers and barriers of adapting post-disaster resettlements. Procedia Engineering, 212, 125-132.
- Dias, N., Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, D. and Curwell, S. (2017) ‘Critical success factors of a bottom up urban design process to deliver sustainable urban designs’International Journal of Strategic Property Management . ISSN 1648-9179.
- Jayakody, R., Keraminiyage, K., Alston, M. and Dias, N. (2017) ‘Design Factors for a Successful Shared Street Space (SSS) Design’ International Journal of Strategic Property Management . ISSN 1648-715X.
- Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K. and Herszon, L. (2017) ‘Improving the cost estimates of complex projects in the project based industries’ Built Environment Project and Asset Management , 7 (2), pp. 173-184. ISSN 2044-124X.
- Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Malalgoda, C. and Keraminiyage, K. (2017) Mainstreaming disaster resilience in the construction process: Professional education for a resilient built environment A report of the CADRE project: Collaborative Action towards Disaster Resilience Education.
- Ophiyandri, Taufika, Amaratunga, Dilanthi and Keraminiyage, Kaushal (2016) Advantages and Limitations of Community-based Post-disaster Housing Reconstruction Projects. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 7(4), 420 – 431, ISSN 1759-5908.
- Dias N, Keraminiyage, K, & De Silva K (2016) Post disaster permanent housing and long-term satisfaction of post disaster resettled communities: The case of post Tsunami – Sri Lanka, International Journal of Disaster Prevention and Management. 25(5), 581-594, ISSN 0965-3562.
- Allali, B, Kulatunga, U, & Keraminiyage, KP. (2014). The Relationship between Knowledge Sharing and Organizational Culture: Theoretical Framework. The Built & Human Environment Review, 7(1).
- Keraminiyage, Kaushal. (2013). An in-module work practice strategy for vocationally oriented construction degree programmes: the case of the multidisciplinary project. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 17(2), 133-142.
- Keraminiyage, Kaushal, & Lill, Irene. (2013). Strategies to address gaps in the supply and demand of skills and knowledge in built environment-related disciplines. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 17(2), 111-113.
- Keraminiyage, Kaushal, & Piyatadsananon, Pantip. (2013). Achieving success in post-disaster resettlement programmes through better coordination between spatial and socio-economic/cultural factors. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 4(3), 352-372.
- Ophiyandri, Taufika, Amaratunga, Dilanthi, Pathirage, Chaminda, & Keraminiyage, Kaushal. (2013). Critical success factors for community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects in the pre-construction stage in Indonesia. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 4(2), 236-249.
- Siriwardena, Mohan, Malalgoda, Chamindi, Thayaparan, Menaha, Amaratunga, Dilanthi, & Keraminiyage, Kaushal. (2013). Disaster resilient built environment: role of lifelong learning and the implications for higher education. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 17(2), 174-187.
- Keraminiyage, KP, Amaratunga, RDG, & Haigh, RP. (2009). A HCI principles based framework to assess the user perception of web based Virtual Research Environments. Special issue on Capacity building for post disaster infrastructure development and management. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 13(2), 129-142.
- Keraminiyage, KP, Haigh, Richard, & Amaratunga, Dilanthi. (2009). Achieving success in collaborative research: the role of virtual research environments. Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITCon), 14, 59-69.
Authored/ Co-authored books and Book chapters (selected)
- Keraminiyage, K 2011 ‘Restoration of Major Infrastructure and Rehabilitation of Communities’, in: Amaratunga, D & Haigh, R (eds.), Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, pp.236-250.
- Keraminiyage, K & Amaratunga, D & Haigh, R & Jayasena, S 2009, ‘Post Disaster Recovery Challenges In Sri Lanka’, 1st edition, CIB, Salford , UK.
- Haigh, R & Amaratunga, D & Keraminiyage, K & Pathirage, C 2008 ‘Infrastructure Lifecycles and Disaster Mitigation’, in: Collaborative Relationships in Construction, Hedley Smyth and Stephen Pryke , Blackwell Publishing, London, UK, pp.163-178.