Academic Staff - Department of Civil Engineering - USJ

Dr. Chaminda Konthesingha

B.Sc.Eng. (Hons) (Moratuwa), M.Sc. (Moratuwa), Ph.D. (Newcastle), AMIE Sri Lanka

Dean/ Faculty of Engineering

Senior Lecturer (Department of Civil Engineering)

  • konthesingha@sjp.ac.lk
  • 0112731581
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Journal publications 

  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., Stewart, M.G., Ryan, P., Ginger, J., and Henderson, D., (2015) “Reliability based vulnerability modelling of metal-clad industrial buildings to extreme wind loading for cyclonic regions”, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 147, 176-185.
  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., Masia, M.J., Petersen, R.B., and Page, A.W., (2015) “Experimental Evaluation of Static Cyclic In-plane Shear Behaviour of Unreinforced Masonry Walls Strengthened with NSM FRP Strips”, Journal of Composites for Construction, 19(3), 04014055.
  • Ginger, J., Henderson, D., Humphreys, M., Konthesingha, C., and Stewart, M.G., (2014) “Wind loads on the frames of industrial buildings”, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 16(2). DOI: 10.7158/S14-024.2015.16.2.
  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., Masia, M.J., Petersen, R.B., Mojsilović, N., Simundic, G., and Page, A.W., (2013) “Static Cyclic In-plane Shear Response of Damaged Masonry Walls Retrofitted with NSM FRP Strips – An Experimental Evaluation”, Engineering Structures, 50, 126-136.
  • Upasiri, I. R.; Konthesingha, K. M. C.; Poologanathan, K.; Nanayakkara, S. M. A.; Nagaratnam, B. (2020): Review on Fire Performance of Cellular Lightweight Concrete. In Ranjith Dissanayake, Priyan Mendis (Eds.): ICSBE 2018. Singapore, 2020. Singapore: Springer Singapore, pp. 470–478.

Conference publications 

  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., Stewart, M.G., Ginger, J., and Henderson, D., (2014) “Vulnerability modelling of metal-clad industrial buildings to extreme wind loading”, The 2014 International Conference on Advances in Wind and Structures, Busan, South Korea.
  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., Masia, M.J, Petersen, R.B., and Page, A.W., (2013) “Cyclic in-plane shear behaviour of NSM FRP strengthened URM wall panels”, In: Proc. Of the 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Konthesingha, C., Masia, M., Petersen, R., and Page, A.W., (2012) “Cyclic in-plane shear behaviour of unreinforced masonry wall panels strengthened with NSM FRP strips”, In: Proc. Of the 15th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Florianópolis, Brazil.
  • Konthesingha, C., Masia, M., Petersen, R., and Page, A.W., (2012) “Cyclic in-plane shear behaviour of unreinforced masonry wall panels strengthened with NSM FRP strips”, In: Proc. Of the 15th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Florianópolis, Brazil.
  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., Masia, M.J., Petersen, R.B., Mojsilović, N., Simundic, G., and Page, A.W., (2010) “Cyclic in-plane shear behaviour of unreinforced masonry panels retrofitted with fibre reinforced polymer strips”, In: Proc. Of the 8th International Masonry Conference, Dresden, Germany.
  • Masia, M., Petersen, R., Konthesingha, C., and Lahra, J., (2010) “In-plane Shear Behaviour of Masonry Panels Strengthened with Stainless Steel High Stress Reinforcement”, In: Proc. Of the 8th International Masonry Conference, Dresden, Germany.
  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., Masia, M. J., Petersen, R.B., and Page, A.W., (2009) “Bond behaviour of NSM FRP strips to modern clay brick masonry prisms under cyclic loading”, In: Proc. Of the 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Konthesingha, K.M.C., and Jayasinghe, C., (2008) “Effect of tie beams on lateral strength of masonry, Transactions, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, 31-37.
  • Konthesingha K.M.C., Jayasinghe C., and Nanayakkara, S.M.A., (2007) “Bond and compressive strength of masonry for locally available bricks”, Engineer, Journal of The Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, Vol. XXXX, No – 04, 7 – 13.
  • Upasiri, I., Konthesingha, K., Poologanathan, K., Nanayakkara, S. and Nagaratnam, B. (2019). ‘Finite Element Modelling of Wall Panels under Standard and Hydrocarbon Fire Conditions’. International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management.

Email:konthesingha@sjp.ac.lk