SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. Deepika Samanthi Munasinghe

Senior Lecturer

deepika@geo.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

M.Sc. in Town and County Planning, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka,2010

B.Sc. (Hon), Surveying Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University, Sri Lanka,2003

 

 


Profile

I am a lecturer in Urban Planning & Land Surveying at the Deptartment of Surveying and Geodesy, Faculty of Geomatics. Further, I have sound experiences and skillful capabilities to conduct research studies, which I have already proven by achieving several international publications. In addition to that I am a Charted Chartered Town Planner in Sri Lanka since March 2015.


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Corporate Membership of the Institute of Town Planners, Sri Lanka, March 2015.

Fellow Membership of the. Geo-Informatics Society of Sri Lanka, Fellow, 2009


Research Interests

Use of GIS for Land Utilization

Urban Mopology

Climate Change

Land use Planning

 


Current Research Projects


Recent Publications

Journal Paper Publication

M.D.E.K. Gunathilake, P.G.R.N.I. Pussella, D.S. Munasighe, (2016),Role of Spatial Sciences in Blooming the Blue Economy, Sri Lanka Journal of Marine Environment Sciences, Marine Environment protection Authority, Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment, Vol 1, 57-60.

Lin Li,P.G.R.N.I. Pussella, M.D.E.K. Gunathilake D.S. Munasinghe, and C.A. Karadana , (2015),Land Valuation Systems Using GIS Technology: Case Study in Matara Urban Council Area ,The planning research Journal of Bhumi, South Asia Urban Forum, special issue December 2015, ISSN:2012-5720,7-16.

Munasinghe, DS and Mahanama PKS, (2011), GIS Model for safe residential location: case study of Rathnapura Municipal Council, Journal of International Geoinformatics Research andDevelopment ,Canada Vol. 2, Issue 4, December 2011.

Conference paper Publication

A. K. R. N. Ranasinghe, D. S. Munasinghe , T. L. Dammalage , U. G. A. Puswewala,(2016), Landslide Prediction Using Remote Sensing And GIS -A Case Study of Koslanda, Sri Lanka, The 37th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing “Promoting Spatial data infrastructure for sustainable economic development” 18-20 October 2016, Colombo, Sri lanka.

Ahangama Kankanamge Rasika Nishamanie Ranasinghe , Deepika Samanthi Munasinghe, Udeni Gnannpriya Anuruddha Puswewala, (2015),Identification of Urban Expansion Through GIS and Landsat Data, The 36th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing “Fostering Resilient Growth in Asia” 19-23 October 2015, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

PGRNI Pussella, RMKGSPB Koswatte, DS Munasinghe , PBG Chinthaka , NS Dissanayake , LC Nanayakkara (2012),Towards a common telecommunication antenna structure farm network through GIS technology , ICSBE 2012 International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, 14-16 December 2012, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Abstract Publications

PGRNI Pussella, Lin Li, MHB Fernando, DS Munasinghe and. CA Karadana (2016) A GIS Based Approach for Landslide Susceptibility Mapping, 9th international research conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University,8th and 9th September 2016.

D.S. Munasighe ,P.G.R.N.I. Pussella M.D.E.K. Gunathilake (2015), Integration of GIS and AHP for Suitable Site Selection of Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant – A Case Study of Akkaraipattu Municipal Council , 20th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 16th and 17th October 2015Nugegoda.Sri Lanka.

MDEK Gunathilaka, DS Munasinghe, HMA Kavinda ( 2013),A Conceptual Model for Marine Cadaster for Sri Lanka, NARA Scientific Sessions 2013 on Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development for a Quality Life organized by National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, on 29th November 2013.

Pussella P G R N I ,Koswatte R M K G S P B , Ariyarathne R K A, Munasinghe D S, De Silva WCS, Jayalath DSKI, Nirmal YTC, (2012),Identifying Vulnerability of Coastal Zone for Future Tsunamis : A case study : Peraliya and Kahawa ,1st International conference on oceanography in the Bay of Bengal , NARA, Colombo.

Munasinghe, DS, (2010), GIS Application for Analysis of Residential Land Suitability; Ratnapura Municipal Council, 3rd International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka,Belihuloya.

Perera S,Bandara R, and Munasinghe S., (2009),land use Change Detection Analysis using Remotely Sensed Approach- case study for kataragama Area, , 14th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.Sri Lanka.

Ranasinghe A.K.R.N. ,Munasinghe D.S & Piyasena N.M.P.M.(2007), Decision making and management supportive system using GIS: A case study of Bolgoda Basin, 12th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.Sri Lanka.

Pussella PGRNI, Thilakarathne HRS, Munasinghe DS and Tennakoon TMN (2007) ,Sustainable utilization of land resources through a proper Land Registration System; case study Balangoda DS Dvision, 12th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.Sri Lanka

Pussella P G R N I Koswatte R M K G S P B , Ariyarathne R K A, Munasinghe D S
Thilakarathne H R S and Tennakoon T M N,(2006), Sustainable development through proper Land Utilization: case study Ratnapura, Sri Lanka”, 11th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.Sri Lanka.