Researchers

Chandana Siriwardana
chandanas@uom.lk
Chandana works as a Senior Lecturer at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He obtained his PhD from University Calgary in Project Management and MSc from University of Tokyo in Coastal Engineering. His research interests include resilience communities, disaster risk reduction, construction productivity and performance improvements. Chandana currently a level 8 Google local guide.
Gimhan Jayasiri
gimhanjayasiri@gmail.com
Gimhan is a Civil Engineer.
Currently working as a research assistant under Prof Sam Hettiarachchi at the University of Moratuwa. In addition, he is doing a research on "Disaster management frameworks in Sri Lanka and its compliance with Global Standards" for the Masters programme.
 
Komal Aryal
k.r.aryal18@salford.ac.uk
Komal brings over 17 years’ participatory action based research experience on local disaster risk management, humanitarian response coordination a nd community based development programmes. His current research is focused on the use of Earth Observation (EO) imagery and Virtual Reality (VR) to improve local disaster risk and response governance.
 
Kuo-Cheng Wu
k.c.wu@salford.ac.uk
Kuo-Cheng Wu is a senior researcher in the ThinkLab at the University of Salford. His main research focus is on developing collaborative technology for multi-functional teams. Within this context, he has been conducting research to develop flexible collaboration platforms and multi-user interface frameworks for disaster risk reduction and response engineering.
 
 
 
 
 
Mushtaq Ahmad Jan
mushtaq@uop.edu.pk
Jan has a broad background on Disaster Risk Governance, Sociology of Disasters and has conducted various research projects through participatory action research in the relevant area. He is leading the “Mobilise Project” team in Pakistan and his current research focus under the “Mobilise Project” is investigating how multi-agency collaboration could be enhanced through digitally supported collaboration processes in Pakistan.
 
 
 
Teo Wei She
weisheteo@gmail.com
Teo Wei She graduated from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Batu Pahat, Johor in October 2017 with a Bachelor of Real Estate Management with Honours. After gaining her Bachelor's degree, she enrolled for her Master's degree in Real Estate and Facilities Management at the same University and will graduate with Master of Science in Real Estate and Facilities Management. She is writing her Master of Science thesis on A Collaborative Multi-agency Platform for Building Resilient Communities (MOBILISE). She is also currently a member of KANZU Research UTHM.