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Dr Nirodha Fernando

Biography Dr. Nirodha Fernando joined the Construction and Surveying team in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier university, Scotland, UK in April 2022 as an Associate professor in Quantity surveying. Prior to this, Dr Fernando was a Lecturer at the School of Science, Engineering and Environment, University of Salford, UK. She was the leader of the franchise programmes that were delivered internationally. She started her academic career in 2004, immediately after obtaining the first class in B.Sc (honours) in Quantity Surveying from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. She has over 18 years of experience as an academic in the Higher Education sector both in the UK and in Sri Lanka. She obtained her PhD from the University of Salford, the UK in 2011. She has diverse academic experience in quantity surveying, construction management, and project management disciplines. Nirodha is an active researcher and has widely published in leading journals and conferences in the Built Environment. She is actively serving the academic community as a journal paper reviewer, PhD, MPhil and MSc thesis examiner and member of scientific committees in various conferences.
Research Interests Carbon counting
Low carbon development
Construction Management
Human resource capacity buildings
Women in construction
Post Disaster reconstruction
Teaching and Learning Module lead for the followings modules;
BSV08404 Contract Administration and Practice (GA)
BSV08127 Contract Administration and Practice
BSV11104 Procurement Strategy
BSV 08125 Quantity Surveying: Professional Practice
BSV 08419 Quantity Surveying: Professional Practice (GA)