SUSL Staff Directory

Mr. K.K.D.W.S.Kannangara

Lecturer (prob.)


BSc (Hons) in Surveying Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2004


Waruna Kannangara is a Lecturer (Probationary) at the Department of Surveying and Geodesy, Faculty of Geomatics at the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Following his graduation he has served as a surveyor, quantity surveyor and cost consultant to reputed foreign and local organizations in Sri Lanka, U.A.E, and Maldives and gained sound knowledge in the field of surveying and quantity surveying. He joined the Faculty of Geomatics in 2015 and at present he is coordinating the land surveying field practical programs and teaches construction surveying and quantity surveying for undergraduate students.

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member of AACE International (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering)

Research Interests

Positioning and navigation for future  

     - Terrestrial Innertial navigation using gravity

     - Geophysical navigation technologies and applications

Gravity anomalies in Sri Lanka

Current Research Projects

Co investigator: An Investigation into Sea Level Rise in Sri Lankan Waters with Satellite Altimetry, Sabaragamuwa University Research Grant 2016 - SUSL/RG/2015/16 – Rs. 195,000.00

Recent Publications

“Estimation of Sea Level Rise in Colombo with Satellite Altimetry Data”. KDU International Research Conference 2017, Ratmalana; 3-4 August 2017.