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Name
Sameera Samarasekara
Level
Master Student
Nationality
Sri Lanka
Date of Enrolment
October 1, 2014
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Biography
I am a graduate research student of the graduate program of Sustainability Sciences, University of Tokyo, having interest in learning sustainable construction technologies. I consider myself as a self motivated, prominent team player with an ability to learn civil engineering construction and design technologies and provide innovative solutions to the problems arise in challenging environments.
Research Title
Co-Benefit Assessment of Potential Tsunami Mitigation Structures in Contribution to Coastal Community Resilience
Reserch Keywords
Co-benefits, Resilience,Tsunami Defensive Structures
Research Interests
Integrated Water Resource Management
Sustainability Sciences
Disaster Management
Publications
Hettarachi S.S.L, Samarasekara, R.S.M, Priyankara S.S, Silva H.A.M, “Investigation of Hydraulic Performance of Coastal Structures”, Civil Engineering Research Symposium, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 18th December 2012.
Samarasekara, R.S.M, Hettaracchi S.S.L, Priyankara, S.S, Silva, H.A.M, “Hydraulic Performance of Gabions in Coastal Structures”, ICSECM2013, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 15th December 2013.
Awards
Grade 5 scholarship was awarded by the Sri Lankan government to read secondary education at Mahinda College, Galle, Sri Lanka in 1997
Mahapola Higher Education Scholarship was awarded due to outstanding performance in G.C.E (A/L) examination, Sri Lanka in 2007.
Bachelor Degree 2013 – University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
B.Sc. (Engineering) in Civil Engineering with First Class Honours
MEXT scholarship was awarded by the Japanese Government to read masters at the University of Tokyo.
Memberships
Associate Member of Highway Engineering Society, Sri Lanka (HES)
(Membership No: AM 45)
Associate Member of Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL)
(Membership No: AM 14836)
Life Member of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) (Membership No: 9613/C)