Dr. (Mrs) H. K. Nandalal

Senior Lecturer


Office Address:

Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,20400,
Sri Lanka.

Email: hemalin@pdn.ac.lk, h.nandalal@gmail.com

Telephone: +94 81 2393532


PhD : Civil Engineering , University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. 2011

MSc : (Soil and Water), Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands, 1995

BSc.Eng(Hons) : University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1984

Member of The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 1989 (M2483) (Charted Engineer)

Member of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences

Member of the Geo-Informatics Society of Sri Lanka

Hydrology, GIS and RS application in hydrology, Flood modeling, Flood hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment

August 2011 - To date : Senior Lecturer , Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

August 2006 - August 2011 : Lecturer (Probationary) Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

July 1995 – August 2006 : Senior Engineering Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Oct.1993-July 1995 : Post Graduate Student, Department of Water Resources, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands

May.1991-Sep.1993 : Engineering Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Oct.1985-Apr.1991 : Engineer, Road Development Authority, Sri Lanka

Jan.1985-Sep.1985 : Temporary Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Member of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 1989 (M2483)

Ampitiya, H.K. (1995), "Stochastic Dynamic Programming Based Approaches for the Operation of A Multireservoir System", MSc Thesis, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands.

Ampitiya, H.K., J.J. Bogardi and K.D.W. Nandalal (1996) "Derivation of Optimal Operation Policies for the Reservoirs of the Complex Mahaweli Water Resources Scheme in Sri Lanka via a Stochastic Dynamic Programming Based Approach", Proceedings, International Conference on Aspects of Conflicts in Reservoir Development and Management, City University, London, UK, pp.539 548.

Nandalal, K.D.W. and H.K. Ampitiya (1997) "The Assessment of Long Term Operation of Multi Unit Reservoir Systems", Engineer, Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Vol XXVI, December, No.2, pp.16 24.

Nandalal, H.K. (2007), “Importance of Public Participation in Project Implementation: Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings, International Conference on Small Hydropower, Kandy, Sri Lanka, pp. 299-305.

Nandalal, H.K. (2008), “Global on-line GIS Data Availability for Hydrological Modeling in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings, Second International Symposium, University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka, pp. 95-100

Nandalal, H.K. and U. Ratnayake (2008), “Verification of a delineated stream network from a DEM: Application to Kalu River in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings, The fifth National Symposium on Geo-Informatics, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 187.

Nandalal, H.K. and U.R. Ratnayake (2008), “Comparison of a river network delineated from different digital elevation models available in public domain”, Proceedings, 29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, CD_ROM, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Nandalal, H.K. and U.R. Ratnayake (2008), “Comparison of a Digital Elevation Model with the heights extracted from the contour map”, Proceedings, Peradeniya University Research Sessions, Vol 13,1, pp. 145-147.

Nandalal, H.K. and U.R. Ratnayake (2009), “Editing a Digital Elevation Model to Achieve a correct Stream Network: An application to Kalu-Ganga river in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings, 4th Annual Conference on Towards the Sustainable Management of Earth Resources-A Multi-disciplinary Approach, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, pp. 9-12.

Nandalal, H.K. (2009), “Stakeholder Analysis in Flood Risk Management at Ratnapura”, Presentation made at International Conference on “Impacts of Natural hazards and Disasters on Social and Economic” held at Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Nandalal, H.K. and U. Ratnayake (2009), “Effect of Different Rainfalls on Kalu-Ganga River Runoff”, Abstracts, First National Symposium on Natural Resources Management (NRM2009), Department of Natural Resources, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, pp. 30.

Nandalal, H.K. and U. Ratnayake (2009), “Flood Plain Residents’ Preferences for Non-Structural Flood Alleviation Measures in The Kalu-Ganga River, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka”, Proceedings, International Exchange Symposium, University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka, pp. 116-119.

Nandalal, H.K. and U. Ratnayake (2009), “Effect of Grid Size on Delineating River Network”, Proceedings, The Sixth National Symposium on Geo-Informatics, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 75-80.

Nandalal, H.K. and U. Ratnayake (2009), ”Modeling Kalu-Ganga River Basin for Predicting Runoff for Different Frequency Rainfalls”, Proceeding, Peradeniya University Research Sessions, December 2009, pp. 486-488.

Nandalal, H.K. and U. Ratnayake (2009), “Use of HEC-GeoHMS and HEC-HMS to perform grid-based hydrologic analysis of a watershed”, Proceedings, Annual Research Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science , December 2009, In CD.