Academic Staff - Department of Civil Engineering - USJ

Mr. Irindu Upasiri

B.Sc.Eng. (Hons) (Peradeniya), Ph.D. (Reading), AMIE Sri Lanka

 Lecturer (Department of Civil Engineering)

  • irinduupasiri@sjp.ac.lk
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Mr.Irindu Upasiri is currently working as a lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, and University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. He earned his BSc.Eng degree from University of Peradeniya in 2016 and is currently reading for his PhD. He is an associate member of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL). His research areas include Numerical analysis of structures and Fire performance of structures.

Journal publications

  • Upasiri, I. R., Konthesigha, K., Nanayakkara, S., Poologanathan, K., Gatheeshgar, P., and Nuwanthika, D., “Finite element analysis of lightweight composite sandwich panels exposed to fire,” Journal of Building Engineering, V. 40, 2021, p. 102329.
  • Upasiri, I., Konthesingha, C., Nanayakkara, A., Poologanathan, K., Nagaratnam, B., and Perampalam, G., “Evaluation of fire performance of lightweight concrete wall panels using finite element analysis,” Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, V. 12, No. 3, 2021, pp. 328–362.
  • Upasiri, I., Konthesingha, C., Nanayakkara, A., Poologanathan, K., Perampalam, G., and Perera, D., “Finite element analysis of lightweight concrete-filled LSF walls exposed to realistic design fire,” Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, ahead-of-print, ahead-of-print, 2022.
  • Perera, D., Poologanathan, K., Gatheeshgar, P., Upasiri, I. R., Sherlock, P., Rajanayagam, H., and Nagaratnam, B., “Fire performance of modular wall panels: Numerical analysis,” Structures, V. 34, 2021, pp. 1048–1067.
  • Perera, D., Poologanathan, K., Gillie, M., Gatheeshgar, P., Sherlock, P., Upasiri, I. R., and Rajanayagam, H., “Novel conventional and modular LSF wall panels with improved fire performance,” Journal of Building Engineering, V. 46, 2022, p. 103612.
  • Perera, D., Upasiri, I. R., Poologanathan, K., Gatheeshgar, P., Sherlock, P., Hewavitharana, T., and Suntharalingam, T., “Energy performance of fire rated LSF walls under UK climate conditions,” Journal of Building Engineering, V. 44, 2021, p. 103293.
  • Rajanayagam, H., Upasiri, I., Poologanathan, K., Gatheeshgar, P., Sherlock, P., Konthesingha, C., Nagaratnam, B., and Perera, D., “Thermal Performance of LSF Wall Systems with Vacuum Insulation Panels,” 2021.
  • Suntharalingam, T., Gatheeshgar, P., Upasiri, I., Poologanathan, K., Nagaratnam, B., Corradi, M., and Nuwanthika, D., “Fire performance of innovative 3D printed concrete composite wall panels – A Numerical Study,” Case Studies in Construction Materials, V. 15, 2021, e00586.
  • Suntharalingam, T., Gatheeshgar, P., Upasiri, I., Poologanathan, K., Nagaratnam, B., Rajanayagam, H., and Navaratnam, S., “Numerical Study of Fire and Energy Performance of Innovative Light-Weight 3D Printed Concrete Wall Configurations in Modular Building System,” 2021.
  • Suntharalingam, T., Upasiri, I., Gatheeshgar, P., Poologanathan, K., Nagaratnam, B., Rajanayagam, H., and Navaratnam, S., “Fire resistance of 3D printed concrete composite wall panels exposed to various fire scenarios,” Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, V. 12, No. 3, 2021, pp. 377–409.
  • Suntharalingam, T., Upasiri, I., Gatheeshgar, P., Poologanathan, K., Nagaratnam, B., Santos, P., and Rajanayagam, H., “Energy Performance of 3D-Printed Concrete Walls: A Numerical Study,” 2021.
  • Suntharalingam, T., Upasiri, I., Nagaratnam, B., Poologanathan, K., Gatheeshgar, P., Tsavdaridis, K. D., and Nuwanthika, D., “Finite Element Modelling to Predict the Fire Performance of Bio-Inspired 3D-Printed Concrete Wall Panels Exposed to Realistic Fire,” 2022.
  • Dissanayake, M., Nguyen, H., Poologanathan, K., Perampalam, G., Upasiri, I., Rajanayagam, H., and Suntharalingam, T., “Prediction of shear capacity of steel channel sections using machine learning algorithms,” Thin-Walled Structures, V. 175, 2022, p. 109152.

Conference Proceedings

  • Upasiri, I. R., Konthesingha, K. M. C., Poologanathan, K., Nanayakkara, S. M. A., and Nagaratnam, B., “Review on Fire Performance of Cellular Lightweight Concrete,” ICSBE 2018, R. Dissanayake, and P. Mendis, eds., Springer Singapore, Singapore, 2020, pp. 470–478.
  • Upasiri, I. R., Konthesingha, K. M. C., Poologanathan, K., Nanayakkara, S. M. A., and Nagaratnam, B., “Finite Element Modelling of Wall Panels Under Standard and Hydrocarbon Fire Conditions,” ICSECM 2019, R. Dissanayake, P. Mendis, K. Weerasekera, S. de Silva, and S. Fernando, eds., Springer Singapore, Singapore, 2021, pp. 469–488.

Email: irinduupasiri@sjp.ac.lk