Image  Department of Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering
 University of Peradeniya

Dr. K.M.A.K. Kulatunga

Senior Lecturer


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Office Address:

Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering,
University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

Email: aselakk@eng.pdn.ac.lk

Telephone: 081-2393658/ 0777-611401


Asela K. Kulatunga joined the Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering from August 2007. He received the BSc Eng. in Production Engineering from the University of Peradeniya in 2000. After the graduation he served the same department as a junior staff member for short period and subsequently joined as a lecturer to the Department of Industrial Management of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. In 2003, he received Presidential scholarship from Sri Lankan Government and Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems Scholarship of university of Technology, Sydney Australia to pursue Masters in Engineering and later extended to PhD and completed in 2013. In August 2007, Department of Production Engineering while he was pursuing postgraduate studies and became a senior lecturer there in 2013. In November 2015 he won the gLink Erasmus Mundus Research Fellowship to pursue postdoctoral research at the Chair of Maritime Business and Logistics, University of Bremen, Germany till September 2016. His research interests include Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Manufacturing, Sustainable Production and Consumption related to circular economic concepts. He has served in various international and local panels throughout his career and act as a reviewer in many peer reviewed indexed journals too. He has published more than 100 research articles which includes books, book chapters, peer reviewed indexed journal articles and conference proceedings. Furthermore, he has chaired International Conference on Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 2018 which was held in Peradeniya Sri Lanka and has organized and chaired several special sessions on Sustainable Manufacturing at ICSBE and Lean and Modular Construction at ICSECM, which were held in Kandy Sri Lanka. He teaches courses in Manufacturing Planning and Control, Manufacturing Systems, Product Design and Development, Industrial Engineering, Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing at undergraduate level while Operations Management, Sustainable Construction, Sustainable Manufacturing and Logistics and Supply Chain Management at postgraduate level. He served as the Director – Engineering Workshops & Stores of Faculty of Engineering, UoP from May 2018 to May 2019 and Postgraduate Coordinator at Department of Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering from 2016 to 2019. From May 2019 he serves as the Head of the Department of Department of Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering. He is closely working with local manufacturing and service oriented industries in his areas of expertise. He is a chartered Member of CILT (UK), Senior Member of IISE (USA), Member of POMS (USA), IEOM (USA) and an associated member of IESL of Sri Lanka. He has won several awards locally and internationally which includes Best Green Professional Award for 2020 awarded by Green Building Council of Sri Lanka and POMS Conference Chair award in 2019 at Washington D.C. USA.

Post Doctorol Research fellow, University of Bremen, Germany (2016)

PhD Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia (2013)

BSc Eng. (Honours), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2000)

Consultant training on LCA and Eco Design organized by UNIDO with collaboration of NCPC 2012.

Consultant training of Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (2011)

Consultant training on Cleaner Production Consultant trained by National Cleaner Production Centre, Sri Lanka with the collaboration of UNIDO (2010-2011)

Consultant training program on Energy Management Auditor organized by National Productivity Secretariat (2010)

Certificate holder on Sustainable Development conducted by Technological Universities Network of Australia (2006)

Sri Lanka Chapter President of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Society of USA (2014 to present)

Convener of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Community of Sri Lanka (2018 to present)

President of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka Central Chapter (2019- present)

Chartered Member of Institute of Logistics and Transport – UK (CMILT)

Senior Member of Institute of Industrial Systems Engineers USA-(SMIISE)

Member of Production & Operations Management USA

Member of Industrial Engineering & Operations Management USA

Member of UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative

Accredited Professional of Green Building Council of Sri Lanka

Best Green Professional Award 2020 – From Green Building Council of Sri Lanka

Erasmus+ Mobility Award under Erasmus + Action 1 (Higher education student & staff mobility between programme and partner countries)

POMS Outstanding Service Award for recognizing the services while being served as POMS 2018 International Conference Chair awarded by Production and Operations Management Society, USA

IEOM 2018 Best Paper Completion Award at the 8 th International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia 2016 Best undergraduate Research award at the 7 th International Conference on Industrial

Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.

gLink-Erasmus Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research at University of Bremen, Germany

Best Track paper award at 4 th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bali, Indonesia

Chartered Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport -UK (CMILT)

Senior Member of Institution of Industrial and Systems Engineering of USA (SMIISE)

Member of Production & Operations Management Society of USA (2018-2020)

Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers the USA (MIEEE)

Member of Industrial Engineering and Operaions Management Society, USA (MIEOM)

Member of Europe Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (MERSCP)

Accredited Professional Member of Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (AP-GBCSL)

Associate Member of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (AMIESL)

Manufacturing Systems

Industrial Engineering & Operations Management

Lean & Sustainable Manufacturing

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Product Design and Development

Sustainable Construction

Invited Presentation on “LCA Experiences in Sri Lankan Context: Potential for Business and Economic Sectors for LCA Applications” at the 1 st International Conference on Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy, Organized by NCPC Sri Lanka and UNEP in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 21/01/ 2020. Invited speech on “Organ Printing: Applications in medicine and anatomy education”, Annual Academic Sessions, Anatomical Society of Sri Lanka held in Peradeniya Sri Lanka 28/08/2019

Invited Speech on “Enhancing Competitiveness of Sri Lankan Foundry Industry and Value Creation” Annual Technical Sessions organized for Foundry Industrialists, Foundry Development and Services Institute, held in Wattala, Sri Lanka on 19/06/2019

Invited speech on “Industrial Engineering applications to optimize Container Terminal Operations” in 11 th Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2016 Sri Lanka Exhibition and Conference in conjunction with the Colombo International Maritime Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 23/09/2016

Invited speech on “Industrial Engineering Education in Sri Lanka” at the Global Engineering Education Forum at 6 th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Kuala Lampur, Malaysia held on 8/03/2016.

Books

Jayakrishna, K, Vimal, KEK & Sakthivel, A & Kulatunga, AK & Sultan, MTH & Davim, J 2020, ‘Sustainable Manufacturing for Industry 4.0 - An Augmented Approach’, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis group, ISBN: 9781138606845, doi:10.1201/9780429466298

Kulatunga, AK 2020, ‘Basics of environmental Life Cycle Assessment and Case studies’, Engineering Technology: Introduction to Manufacturing Processors, LAP LAMBERT, ISBN: 978-620-3-19423-4

Editor of the Proceedings of Special Session on Lean Construction at 10th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, Kandy, Sri Lanka December 2020.

Editor of the Proceedings of Special Session on Sustainable Manufacturing at 9th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka December 2018.

Editor of the Proceedings of Special Session on Lean Construction at 8th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, Kandy, Sri Lanka December 2017.

Editor of the Proceedings of Special Session on Sustainable Manufacturing at 7th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka December 2016.

Book chapters

Kamalakkannan, S & Kulatunga, A.K. 2020, ‘IIOT Applications for Sustainable Manufacturing’, In: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain and Paolo Di Sia (eds), Handbook on Smart Materials, technologies and Devices, Springer Nature Switzerland (in press)

Hippola, HMSS, Jayasooriya, EMSD, Jayasiri, GP, Randil, C, Perera, C, Sylva, KKK, Kulatunga, A.K., Bandara, CS, Siriwardena, CSA and Dissanayake, PBR 2020, ‘Gaps in the Evacuation of People with Special Needs During Coastal Disasters in Sri Lanka’, In: Campana G., Howlett R., Setchi R., Cimatti B (eds), ‘Sustainable Design and Manufacturing’ doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-9749-3_5.

Hippola, HMSS, Jayasooriya, EMSD, Jayasiri, GP, Randil, C, Perera, C, Sylva, KKK, Kulatunga, A.K., Bandara, CS, Siriwardena, CSA and Dissanayake, PBR 2020, ‘Gap Assessment of Warning and Dissemination Process of Early Warning System in Coastal Areas of Sri Lanka’, In: Chen SB, Zhou C, ‘Robotic Welding, Intelligence and Automation’, ISBN: 978-3-540-73373-7

Chandrakumar C, Kulatunga A.K. & Mathavan S 2017, ‘A Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model to Evaluate Sustainable Product Designs Based on the Principles of Design for Sustainability and Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process’, In: Campana G., Howlett R., Setchi R., Cimatti B. (eds) Sustainable Design and Manufacturing. ISBN: 978-3-319-57077, Springer, Cham.

Kulatunga, A.K., Skinner, BT, Liu DK & Nguyen, HT 2007, ‘Distributed simultaneous task allocation and motion coordination of autonomous vehicles using a parallel computing cluster,' In: Chen SB, Zhou C (eds), Robotic Welding, Intelligence and Automation, Volume 362/2007, 409-420, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg.

Liu, DK & Kulatunga, A.K. 2007, ‘Simultaneous Planning and Scheduling for Multi-Autonomous Vehicles,' in Dahal, K., Tan, K.C. and Burke, E. (eds) Evolutionary Scheduling, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Volume 49/2007, 437-464, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg.

Visiting Lecturer at Postgraduate Institute of Science – MSc Programme Industrial Chemistry 2018

Visiting Lecturer at South Eastern University Oluvil for BSc Programme in Mechanical Engineering 2017

Visiting Lecturer at Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya for BSc Programme in Operations Management from 2014 to 2017

Visiting Lecturer at University of Vocational Training, Ratmalana for BSc Programme in Manufacturing Technology 2011 to 2012

Visiting Lecturer at Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya for BSc Programme in Computer Science and Statistics from 2009 to 2012

Visiting Lecturer at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya for BSc Programme in Industrial Management in 2007

International Peer Reviewed Journals

O.H.P. Gunawardene, Chamila A Gunathilake *, A.P.S.M. Amaraweera, N.M.L. Fernando, Drashana B. Wanninayaka, Rohan S. Dassanayake, Suranga M. Rajapaksha, Asanga Manamperi, C. A. N. Fernando, Asela K Kulatunga, Aruna Manipura, “Compatibilization of starch/synthetic biodegradable polymer blends for packaging applications: a review”, J. Compos. Sci. (in-press), August 2021

Kamalakkannan, S & Kulatunga, A.K., ‘Optimization of Eco-design Decisions Using Parametric LCA’, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Volume 27, July 2021, Pages 1297-1316

Kulatunga, A.K. & Pieris, R.L, (in-press) ‘Environmental sustainability benchmarking of roof type using life cycle assessment’, International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing

Wickramaratne, KSL & Kulatunga, A.K., (in-press) ‘Building life cycle Assessment: a Scenario Analysis of a Basic Dwelling Unit in Sri Lanka’, International Journal of Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems

Alahakoon, Y & Kulatunga, A.K., (in-press) ‘Review on Adaptation of Augmented Reality as Training/Learning Methods in the Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering’, International Journal of Virtual Technology and Multimedia

Gunawardene, O.H.P.; Gunathilake, C.A.; Amaraweera, A.P.S.M.; Fernando, N.M.L.; Manipura, A.; Manamperi, W.A.; Kulatunga, K.M.A.K.; Rajapaksha, S.M.; Gamage, A.; Dassanayake, R.S.; Weerasekara, B.G.N.D.; Fernando, P.N.K.; Fernando, C.A.N.; Jayasinghe, J.A.S.C. Removal of Pb(II) Ions from Aqueous Solution Using Modified Starch. J. Compos. Sci. 2021, 5, 46. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcs5020046

Wickramaratne, K.S.L. & Kulatunga, AK 2020, ‘Building Life Cycle Assessment to Evaluate Environment Sustainability of Residential Buildings in Sri Lanka’, Engineer: Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Vol. LIII, No 04, October 2020 ISSN 1800-1122

Kulatunga, A.K., Peiris, R.L. & Kamalakkannan, S. 2020, ‘Evaluation of Environment Sustainability of Clay Roof Tiles Manufacturing Practices in Sri Lanka using LCA Technique’, Engineer: Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Vol. LIII, No 04, October 2020 ISSN 1800-1122

Samarasinghe, YMP, Kulatunga, AK & Kumara, BAMS 2021, ‘Traceability towards a Proper Fruits and Vegetable Supply Chain Management System in Sri Lanka’, International Journal on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management- Under review

Perera, C, Jayasooriya, D, Jayasiri, G, Randil, C, Bandara, C, Siriwardana, C, Dissanayake, R, Hippola, S, Sylva, K, Kamalrathne, T & Kulatunga, AK 2020, ‘Evaluation of gaps in early warning mechanisms and evacuation procedures for coastal communities in Sri Lanka’, International journal of disaster resilience in the built environment, vol.11, no.3, pp. 415–433, doi: 10.1108/IJDRBE-07-2019-0048

Kamalakkannan, S, Kulatunga, AK & Kassel, NC 2020, ‘Environmental and social sustainability of SriLankan tea industry in the wake of global market challenges’, International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, vol.4, nos.2/3/4, pp.379–395, doi: 10.1504/IJSM.2020. 107129

Kandasamy, J, Vimal, KEK, Medha, V, Shubham, J & Kulatunga, AK 2020, ‘Fostering systematic eco innovation in an Industrial symbiosis environment using DEMATEL’, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, vol.34, no. 1, pp. 20-42, doi: 10.1504/IJISE.2020.104314

Kamalakkannan, S, Kulatunga, AK & Bandara, LADAD 2020, ‘The conceptual framework of IoT based decision support system for life cycle management’, Procedia Manufacturing, vol. 43, pp.423-430, doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2020.02.192

Peiris RL, Kulatunga, AK & Jinadasa, KBSN 2019, ‘Conceptual model of Life Cycle Assessment based generic computer tool towards Eco-Design in manufacturing sector’, Procedia Manufacturing, vol. 33, pp. 83-90, doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2019.04.012

Jayawickrama, HMMM, Kulatunga, AK & Mathavan, S 2017, ‘Fuzzy AHP based plant sustainability evaluation method’, Procedia Manufacturing, vol. 8, pp.571-578, doi:10.1016/ j.promfg.2017.02.073

Premarathne, HDP, Kulatunga, AK, Ekanayake, SB & Miyanadeniya, DMWSB 2017, ‘Value Creation towards Sustainable Manufacturing using Non-Formal and Lifelong Learning Methods’, Procedia Manufacturing, vol.8, pp. 579-586, doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2017.02.074

Chandrakumar, C, Gowrynathan, J, Kulatunga, AK & Sanjeevan, N 2016, ‘Incorporate Lean and Green Concepts to Enhance the Productivity of Transshipment Terminal Operations’, Procedia CIRP, vol. 40, pp. 301-306, doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2016.01.042

Punchihewa, SS, Chandrakumar, C & Kulatunga, AK 2016, ‘Adaptation of Biomass-Based Thermal Energy Generation of Sri Lankan Manufacturing Sector: Paragon for Policy Development’, Procedia CIRP, vol.40, pp.56-61, doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2016.01.054

Jayawickrama, HMMM, Dharmawardana, M, Kulatunga, AK, Karunarathna, KGSP & Osadith, SAU 2016, ‘Enhancement of Productivity of Traditional Brass Manufacturing Industry Using Sustainable Manufacturing Concept’, Procedia CIRP, vol.40, pp.562-567, doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2016.01.134

Ihalawatta, RK, Kuruppuarachch, KABN & Kulatunga, AK 2015, ‘Eco-Friendly, Water Saving Sanitation System’, Procedia CIRP, vol.26, pp. 786-791.

Kulatunga, AK, Karunatilake, N, Weerasinghe, N & Ihalawatta, RK 2015, ‘Sustainable Manufacturing based Decision Support Model for Product Design and Development Process’, Procedia CIRP, vol.26, pp. 87-92, doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2015.03.004.

Kesavan, RA, Chandrakumar, C, Kulatunga, AK, Gowrynathan, J, Rajapaksha, RTD, Senewiratne, RKGDM & Laguleshwaran, D 2015, ‘150 years of Sri Lankan Railways: Evolution of Service from Employee and Customer Perceptives’, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, vol. 5, no. 5.

Kulatunga, AK, Gowrynathan, J, Ekanayake, R, Athauda, D & Chandrakumar, C 2015, ‘Intelligent Vision-Based Driver Assisted System for Trains – Elephants Accidents’, International Journal of Electrical and Electronic Science, vol. 2, no.2, pp. 6-16.

Wu X, Zhang, J, Kulatunga, AK & Tian, Y 2014 ‘Provincial agricultural carbon emissions in China: Calculation, efficiency change, and convergence test’, Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, vol. 12, no.2, pp. 503-508.

Dharmapriya, USS, Siyambalapitiya, SB & Kulatunga, AK 2012, ‘A New Hybrid Algorithm For Multi Depot Vehicle Routing Problem With Time Windows And Split Delivery’, International Journal of Industrial And Systems Engineering, vol. 11, no. 1-2, pp.110-121, doi: 10.1504/IJISE.2012.046658

International Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Kamalakkannan, S, Peiris, RL & Kulatunga, AK 2019, ‘Life cycle assessment in ceramic floor tile industry in Sri Lanka’, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 5-7.

Thilakarathna, BDKK, Kulatunga, AK & Jayalath, CP 2019, 'Investigating the behaviour of clay roof tile (CRT) physical properties by introducing lime as an additive', Proceedings of the 7th International symposium on advances in civil and environmental engineering practices for sustainable development. pp. 279-287.

Bandaranayake, IWN, Sylva, KKK, Kulatunga, AK 2018, ‘Investigation of Process Re-engineering on Jobshop Environment: A Case Study on Engineering Faculty Workshop’, Production & Operations Management Society (POMS) Sri Lanka, pp. 1-8. IEEE.

Kamalakkannan S and Kulatunga, AK 2018, ‘Life Cycle Assessment of Rice Processing, 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bandung, Indonesia.

Weerasinghe, KGNH & Kulatunga, AK 2017, ‘Life Cycle Assessment Based Environmental Labeling Scheme to Promote Sustainable Consumption and Production’, 7th avniR Conference on Life Cycle Management, Lilliad, Villeneuve d'Acsq, France

Peiris, RL, Jayawickrama, HMMM & Kulatunga, AK 2017, ‘Redesigning the conventional brass smelting furnace using computational fluid dynamics, The 28th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Sri Lanka

Jayawickrama, HMMM, Weerasinghe, KGNH, Peiris, RL, Kulatunga, AK 2017, ‘Life Cycle Assessment based Tool to visualize environmental impact of Construction materials & Products’, Proceedings of the 111th Annual Sessions of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Colombo.

Peiris, RL, Kulatunga, AK & Jinadasa, KBSN 2017, ‘Life cycle assessment of semi-conventional roof tile manufacturing in Sri Lanka’, 8th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, Sri Lanka.

Rajasooriya, TR, Peiris, RL, Kulatunga, AK & Jayalath, CP 2017, ‘Enhancement of strength by incorporating rock quarry dust and optimize the thickness of plain type clay roof tile’, 8th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, Sri Lanka.

Peiris, RL, Jayawickrama, HMMM, Dharmawardana, M & Kulatunga, AK 2016, ‘Eco-Innovation among traditional brass craftsman towards sustainable manufacturing’, 7th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Sri Lanka.

De Silva, L, Kulatunga, AK 2016, ‘A Study on the Adaptation of Reverse Logistics Concepts in the Sri Lankan Automotive Industry’, 7th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Vidanagama, J, Lokupitiya, E, Kulatunga AK & Warnakula, MT 2016, ‘Cradle-To-Gate Product Life Cycle Greenhouse Emissions from Rubber Industry in Sri Lanka’, 7th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Gowrynathan, J, Kulatunga, AK, Dissanayake, R & Weerasinghe, KGNH 2016, ‘Design and Development of Green Label Point Rating System to Promote SCP Concepts’, 7th international Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Jayawickrama, HMMM, Chandrakumar, C, Kulatunga, AK & Premarathne, HDP 2016, ‘An AHP Based Methodology to Evalaute Social Life Cycle of an Apparel Manufacturing Plant’, In Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 19.

Chandrakumar, C, Mathavan, S & Kulatunga, AK 2016, ‘Fuzzy AHP based multi-criteria decisions support system for eco-design’, Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Premaratne, HDP & Kulatunga, AK 2016, ‘Quality of work life of the factory workers of a clay roofing tile manufacturing plant in rural Sri Lanka’, 7th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Chandrakumar, C, Jeyanthinathasarma, G, Kulatunga, AK, Kesavan, RA & Chandrakumar, C 2015, ‘Detrimental effects of poor human resources management: Case study from Sri Lanka’, In 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), pp. 1-7. IEEE.

Dharmapriya, USS & Kulatunga, AK 2015, ‘Design of a Mathematical Model for Performance Evaluation of Cluster of Manufacturing Plants’, 5th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dubai.

Chanjief, C, Herath, SA, Jayasinghe, R, Gowrynathan, J, Kulatunga, AK, Dharmawardhana, M & Ekanayake, RE 2015, ‘Technological needs assessment of traditional brass industry to enhance the productivity’, In 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), pp. 1-6. IEEE.

Kuruppuarachchi, KABN, Ihalawatta, RK, & Kulatunga, AK 2014, ‘Life Cycle Assessment of two different clay Roofing Tiles’, 11th APRSCP, Bangkok, May 2014

Jayawickrama, HMMM, Samarasena, S, Kulatunga, AK 2014, ‘Process Visualization of a Manufacturing Plant Based On Lean Concept’, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bali, Indonesia.

Borukgama, M, Senasinghe, A, Dharmapriya, USS, & Kulatunga A.K. 2014, ‘Planning of Oil Distribution Network with Artificial Intelligence Techniques’, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Bali, Indonesia.

Dharmapriya, USS, Kulatunga, AK & Jayathilake, P 2014, ‘A Comparative Study of Improved Simulation Annealing On Multi-Depot Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows’, In Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, pp. 1849-1858.

Kulatunga, AK, Jayatilaka, PR & Jayawickrama, M 2013, ‘Drivers and barriers to implement sustainable manufacturing concepts in Sri Lankan manufacturing sector’. In 11th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, Berlin, Germany.

Jayawickrama, M, Jayatilaka, PR & Kulatunga, AK 2013, ‘Investigation of Level of Adaptation of Sustainability Concepts in Local Manufacturing Sector: A Case Study’, Proceedings of the 2nd Roundtable on SCP, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp.21-22.

Kulatunga, AK, Jayatilaka, PR & Jayawickrama, M 2013, ‘Investigation of Sustainable Production Concepts Available in Traditional Manufacturing Industries in Sri Lanka’, 16th ERSCP, Istanbul.

Lokuliyane, R, Ekanayake, RS, Kulatunga, AK & Jayatilake, P 2012, ‘Incorporating Green Building Concepts in Manufacturing Plant Design’, Proceedings of ICSBE, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Jayatilaka, KDPR, Abanwela, LYDJ, Dahanayake, KWDWS, Kulatunga, AK & Dharmapriya, USS 2012, ‘Railway based container transportation to greening supply chains: a case study in Sri Lanka’, International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE), Kandy.

Ekanayake, EARS, Kulatunga, AK & Jayatilaka, KDPR 2012, ‘Incorporating sustainable concepts for Product Design and Development’, International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE), Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Weerawansha, AMGE & Kulatunga, AK 2011, ‘Integrated Facility Planning Approach for Sustainable Development in North and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka’, International Conference on Business and Information, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Weerawansha, AMGE, Peiris, HAA, Kulatunga, AK, Ekanayake, SB & Dissanayake, PBR 2011, ‘Basic Methodology for Landslides Related Disaster Preparedness in Sri Lanka’, International Conference on Building Resilience, Kandalama, Sri Lanka.

Dharmapriya, USS, Kulatunga, AK & Weerawansha, G 2011, ‘Decision Support System to handle logistics and supply chains related to disaster management’, International Conference on Building Resilience, Kandalama, Sri Lanka.

Kulatunga, AK, Dharmapriya, USS, Lufthi, MA, Mekala, RADS, Wejesundara, A & Jayasundara, A 2011, ‘Determining the best fleet sizing of a container terminal for a given Layout’, 2nd International Conference On Industrial Engineering And Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

Dharmapriya, USS & Kulatunga, AK 2011, ‘New strategy for warehouse optimization–lean warehousing’, In Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, pp. 513-519.

Dharmapriya, USS, Siyambalapitiya, S & Kulatunga, AK 2010, ‘Artificial intelligence computational techniques to optimize a multi objective oriented distribution operations’, In Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Pallegedara, AS, Kulatunga, AK, WeerasekaraArachchi, WR & Dharmapriya, USS 2010, ‘Integrated Scheduling of Equipment in a Container Terminal Using Simulation and Analytical Methods’, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2010.

Kulatunga, AK, Siyambalapitiya, SB, Dharmapriya, USS 2010, ‘Simultaneous Task Allocation and Motion Coordination Algorithm for Multiple Autonomous Vehicles in Dynamic Environment’, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dharmapriya, USS, Siyambalapitiya, SB & Kulatunga, AK 2010, ‘Simulated annealing and tabu search based hybrid algorithm for multi depot vehicle routing problem with time windows and split delivery’, In Proc. of the 2010 Int. Conf. on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Weerawansa, AMGE, Samaraweera, WMSM, Kulatunga, AK & Dissanayake, MTR 2010, ‘Total waste management using cleaner production and industrial ecology principles in Sri Lankan hotel sector’, ICSBE 2010, Kandy, Sri Lanka, pp. 13-15.

Dharmapriya, USS, Siyambalapitiya, SB & Kulatunga, AK 2009, ‘Computational intelligence techniques to optimize a constrained distribution operations’, In 2009 International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), pp. 216-221. IEEE.

Wickramaarachchi, WLI, Mederigama, MRNN, Kulatunga, AK 2009, ‘Management information systems with decision support features for locomotive management of Sri Lanka government railways’, International Research Conference of Finance and Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Jayasena, DM, Kulatunga, AK 2007, ‘Cleaner Production Applications for the Coir Fiber Industry in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka’, The 1st Roundtable on Cleaner Production, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 1-10.

Liu, DK, Wu, X, Kulatunga, AK & Dissanayake, G 2006, ‘Motion coordination of multiple autonomous vehicles in dynamic and strictly constrained environments’, In 2006 IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, pp. 1-6. IEEE.

Kulatunga, AK, Liu, DK, Dissanayake, G & Siyambalapitiya, SB 2006, ‘Ant colony optimization based simultaneous task allocation and path planning of autonomous vehicles’, In 2006 IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, pp. 1-6. IEEE.