K.G.P.K Weerakoon

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Academic Qualification
  • B.Sc. Est. Mgt. & Val. (Special) (SJP); PGD Urban Dev. (Moratuwa.); M.Sc. Human Sett. Pl. (AIT); MITP (SL);PhD Candidate (University sains Malaysia)
Professional Qualification
  • Corporate Member of Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka
  • Member of GIS(SL)
Teaching Interest
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Urban Environmental Studies
Research Interest
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Urban Environmental Studies
Research Project
  • Rating Valuation Model for Residential Properties in Sri Lanka: Case Study in Homagama
    Sri Lanka Journal of Real Estate, Issue 6 December 2012
  • Review on Origin and Expansion of Colombo Urban Area, Sri Lanka Planners’ Perspective
    International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences Volume 3, Issue 11 (November 2013)
  • GIS assisted suitability analysis for urban agriculture; as a strategy for improving green spaces in Colombo Urban Area
    International Journal of Remote Sensing & Geoscience (IJRSG), VOLUME 2, ISSUE 6, NOV. 2013 P. 56-62
  • Overview of Urbanization in Geodemographic approach; Analysis of Colombo urban area, Sri Lanka
    International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, European Academic Research,
    December 2013
  • Application of Spatial Calculating Analysis Model for Land Use Conversion in Colombo Urban Fringe
    International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, European Academic Research,
    December 2013
  • Analysis of Locational Suitability for Residential Development in Colombo Suburban Area : Application of Analytic Hiarachy Process
    Sri Lanka Journal of Real Estate, Issue 7, December 2013
  • Model for Determining Rental Values of Conderminium Properties; Case study in Boralasgamuwa Urban Council Area
    Sri Lanka Journal of Real Estate, Issue 7, December 2012
  • Suitability Analysis for Urban Agriculture Using GIS and Multi-Criteria Evaluation
    I International Journal of Agriculture Science and Technology, May Issue, 2014
  • Review of Port City as a Place; Port City in Hambantota, Sri Lanka
    International Multidisciplinary Research Journal European Academic Research
    Volume 2, Issue 2 /May 2014
  • Interactive Relationship between Port Development and Port City in Hambantota, Sri Lanka
    International Journal of Social Sciences Forth coming Issue(August 2014)
  • Integration with GIS Modelling with Multi-criteria Evaluation for Land Valuation; Case study in Battaramulla, Sri Lanka : The Valuer, Journal of the Institute of Valuers of Sri Lanka
    First Issue, November 2012
  • “GIS for Land Management” : “Issues in Property Development” Annual Sessions 2001
    Institute of Valuers, Sri Lanka. 13th July 2001
  • “GIS Application for Environmentally Sustainable Land Use Planning for Colombo Urban Area. Special reference to Maharagama Pradeshiya Sbaha” : “Research for Industry” 7th annual symposium 2001, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, November 2001
  • “GIS Application for urban land Evaluation in Colombo Urban Area special reference to Maharagama Pradeshiya Sabha” : Third Research Sessions, Faculty of Graduate Studies 21st December 2001, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • “Integration of GIS based Suitability Analysis and Multi-criteria Evaluation for Urban Land Use Planning; Contribution of the Analytic Hierarchy Process” : 23rd Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2002), Kathmandu, Nepal, November 2002
  • GIS Application for Urban Land Evaluation: contribution from the Analytic Hierarchy Process : “Research for Industry” 7th Annual Symposium 2002, Engineering Research Unit, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, November 2002
  • GIS Modelling Application for identification of Ecologically Sound Land for Urban Agriculture: Special Reference To Colombo Urban Area : GIS RUK 14th Annual Conference, The University of Nottingham, UK, 5-7 April 2006
  • Application of GIS; as a tool of urban land management in Colombo urban area International Symposium on the Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century, University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka 4th-8th July 2006.
  • Study on urban agriculture as a strategy for improving green spaces in Colombo urban area in urban planning perspective : International Symposium on the Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century, University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka 4th-8th July 2006.
  • Spatial interpretation of population distribution in Colombo Metropolitan Area using GIS : The 29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2008, 10-14 November 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • GIS based multi-criteria evaluation for spatial distribution of schools in western province. A case study in Colombo District. : The 29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2008, 10-14 November 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • A study on changing land use pattern using GIS, Special reference to Colombo urban area. Case study in Boralasgamuwa : 29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2008), 10-14 November 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • GIS based modeling for Property Valuation in Sri Lanka : The 6th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) 2009, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • Geo-visualization of urban densities using GIS: Case Study in Colombo Metropolitan Area, Sri Lanka : GISRUK 2013 conference, Liverpool University, UK, April 3rd-5th April 2013
Important Positions Held
  • Head of the Department
  • Course Coordinator REMV
Important Positions Hold
Contact Details Mobile – +94718178138
E-mail – kgpk@sjp.ac.lk