Major K. M. Udaya Banda Konarasinghe WWV, RSP (Retired)


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Qualification 
Institution
Duration of Study 
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
2 years (By course work and research)

Masters of Business Administration 

Subjects: 

Business Statistics
Quantitative Methods
Financial Management
Business Economics
Academic Writing
Marketing Management
Strategic Management
Human Resource Management
Project Management
Organizational Behavior
Operations Management
Comparative Management
Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
Article Commentary & Research Critique
Research Methodology  & Seminar
Administrative & Industrial Law
Management and Information Systems
Research Thesis


Thesis Title: Determinants of Demand for International Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka

LIST OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS 

Peer Review Journals

Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2020
Forecasting COVID -19 Spread in Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore.Journal of New Frontiers in Healthcare and Biological Sciences,1(2),1-13. 
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2020
Estimate and Forecast COVID-19 Pandemic in Victoria, South Australia, and Capital Territory of Australia.Journal of New Frontiers in Healthcare and Biological Sciences,1(1),26-42.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2020
Modeling COVID -19 Epidemic of India and Brazil. Journal of New Frontiers in Healthcare and Biological Sciences,1(1),15-25.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2020Modeling COVID -19 Epidemic of USA, UK, and Russia. Journal of New Frontiers in Healthcare and Biological Sciences,1(1),1-14
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2020
Sama Circular Model on Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Anuradhapura of Sri Lanka.Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research,9(3):20-34.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2018
Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Southern Coast of Sri Lanka: An Application of SARIMA Model.International Journal of Novel Research in Physics Chemistry & Mathematics, 5(3):22-30.
Amarakoon,A.A.N.R,Konarasinghe,K.M.U.B,& Konarasinghe,W.G.S
2018
Motives to Consuming Dangerous Drugs of Adolescents in Western Province of Sri Lanka.International Journal of Research and Review.5(10):87-96. 
Amarakoon,A.A.N.R,Konarasinghe,K.M.U.B,& Konarasinghe,W.G.S
2018
Risky Sexual Behaviour of Adolescents in Western Province of Sri Lanka.International Journal of Novel Research in Physics Chemistry & Mathematics,5(3):1-9.
Amarakoon,A.A.N.R,Konarasinghe,K.M.U.B,&Konarasinghe,W.G.S.
2018

Determinants of Alcohol Consumption of Adolescents in Western Province of Sri Lanka.International Journal of Research and Review.5(8):140-148.

Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2018
Forecasting Ability of Univariate Time Series Approach in Foreign Guest Nights in the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka.International Journal of Research and Review.5(8):17-25.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2018
Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Hill Country of Sri Lanka. Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research,7(4):41-56.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2018
Forecasting tourism generated employment in Sri Lanka: multivariate time series approach.International Journal of Research and Review.5(1):61-67.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2017
Model Comparison on Forecasting Tourist Arrivals to Sri Lanka from Western Europe.International Journal of Novel Research in Physics Chemistry & Mathematics,4(2):28-35.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2017
Hybrid Trend–ARIMA Model for Forecasting Employment in Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka.Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research,6(4):214-223.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2016
Patterns of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka from Asian countries.International Journal of Research and Review,3(11):69-79.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2016

Time Series Patterns of Tourist Arrivals to Sri Lanka.Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research,5(3):161-172.

Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2016
Forecasting Tourist Arrivals to Sri Lanka: Post-War Period.International Journal of Novel Research in Physics Chemistry & Mathematics,3(1):57-63.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2015Model-Based Analysis of International Tourist Flow to Sri Lanka.International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies.Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka.2(1):81-85.

Conference Proceedings

Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B                                               
2020
Forecasting COVID -19 Outbreak in Philippines. Conference Proceedings of Institute of Mathematics and Management Conference on Mathematical & Biological  Sciences(IMMCMBS)2020.Melbourne,Australia.p11.ISSN:2756-9144(Online).
Konarasinghe, W.G.S., Chaudhry, T.M & Konarasinghe,  K.M.U.B.
2020
Indigenous Healthcare Systems of Sri Lanka and Australia to Combat Epidemics and Pandemics.Conference Proceedings of Institute of Mathematics and Management Conference on Mathematical & Biological Sciences(IMMCMBS) 2020.Melbourne,Australia.p14.ISSN:2756-9144 (Online).

Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2019
Sama Circular Model on Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Anuradhapura of Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & economics research-2019. Bangkok, Thailand,8(3):b19-063.ISSN:2223-5078.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2018
Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Hill Country of Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & economics research-2018.Bangkok, Thailand,7(2):b18-066.ISSN:2223-5078
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2018
Forecasting Domestic Guest Nights in Ancient Cities of Sri Lanka: Hybrid Approach.Conference Proceedings of the 11th International Research Conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka,p36.ISBN 978-955-0301-53-9.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2018
Forecasting Domestic Guest Nights in Hill Country of Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches -2018, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanapura.Sri Lanka,p131.ISSN:2386-1509.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2017
Forecasting Employment of Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches -2017, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanapura.Sri Lanka,p130.ISSN:2386-1509.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2017
Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Ancient Cities of Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings of the 22nd International Forestry and Environment  Symposium 2017, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka p114.ISSN:2235-9427.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2017
Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Colombo and Greater Colombo of Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the 14th International Research Conference on Business Management (ICBM) – 2017, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka,253-274.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2017
Hybrid Trend – ARIMA Model for Forecasting Employment in Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & economics research-2017.Bangkok, Thailand,5(2):b17-060.ISSN 2223-5078.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2017
Forecasting Foreign Guest Nights in Southern Coast of Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) -2017, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka,21,p40.ISBN 978-955-589-240-7,ISSN 1391-4111.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2016
Forecasting Tourist Arrivals to Sri Lanka from Western Europe. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions – 2016, the Open University of Sri Lanka,p19.ISSN:2536-8893.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2016
Auto-Regressive Distributed Lag Model on Forecasting  Tourist Arrivals from Asian Region to Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) -2016, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka,20,p9.ISBN:978-955-589-225-4. 
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2016
Decomposition Techniques on Forecasting Tourist Arrivals from Western European Countries to Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the 13th International Research Conference on Business Management (ICBM)–2016, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2016
Time Series Patterns of Tourist Arrivals to Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & economics research-2016.Bangkok, Thailand,5(2):b16-104.ISSN 2223-5078.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2016
Short- term forecasting of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka from Asian region.Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the Sri Lankan Forum of University Economists.Department of Economics, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,p39-44.ISSN:2279-2406.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2016.
Forecasting Tourist Arrivals from Asian Countries to Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings of the 9th International Research Conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka,p322.ISBN 978-955-0301-28-7.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2015
Lin- Log Model for Forecasting International Tourism Income in Sri Lanka: Post-War Period.Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Research Conference on Business Management (ICBM)–2015, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka. 
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2015
Forecasting Tourist Arrivals to Sri Lanka: Post War Period.Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka,p63.ISSN:2279-2309.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2015
Trend Analysis of Direct Employment in Tourism Industry of Sri Lanka.Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of the Sri Lankan Forum of University Economists.Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka,p31.ISSN:2279-2406.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2015
Model-Based Analysis of International Tourism Income of Sri Lanka: Post War Period Conference Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions – 2015, the Open University of Sri Lanka,p73.ISSN:2012 -9912.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2015
Forecasting International Tourism Income in Sri Lanka: Post-War period.Conference Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches -2015, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardanapura.Sri Lanka,p167.ISSN:2386-1509.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2015
Modeling Tourist Arrivals to Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings of the 2nd Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka,p64.ISSN:1391-8796.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2015
Forecasting International Tourism Income of Sri Lanka: Trend Analysis.Conference Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE) -2015, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka,19,p46.ISBN 978-955-589-201-8. 
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2014
Forecasting Long -Term International Tourist Flows to Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Academic Sessions – 2014, the Open University of Sri Lanka,p283.ISSN:2012 -9912.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B.
2014.
Contribution of Eco-Tourism Income to Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka.Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Business and Information, Part III, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.p1.ISSN:2420–7500.
Konarasinghe, K.M.U.B
2014
International Tourism Demand on Attraction of Sri Lanka Conference Proceedings of the 1st Wayamba International Research Conference, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,p75.ISBN:978- 955-4709-18- 8.
Konarasinghe,K.M.U.B.& Deheragoda,C.K.M
2013
Modeling International Tourism  Demand in Sri Lanka: Parametric Approach.Conference Proceedings of the 2nd International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka,p118.
Konarasinghe,K.M.U.B.& Deheragoda,C.K.M
2012
Determinants of Demand for International Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka.Working Paper.Conference Proceedings of the 1st International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka,p134.ISSN:2279-2309.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Outstanding Paper Award: For the research paper presented in the field of Economics, Public Policy, Law and Education at the 14th International Conference on Business Management(ICBM)-2017 conducted by Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce University of Sri Jayawardanapura of Sri Lanka in 2017.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
Keynote Speaker
2020–18th International Conference on Research in Life-Sciences & Healthcare (ICRLSH),25-26 September, Rome. (Online)

Conference Secretary 

Institute of Mathematics and Management Conference on Mathematical & Biological Sciences 2020-Melbourne.29th and 30th October 2020.Melbourne,Australia (Online).
Conference Track Chair
In the field of Tourism Studies–Case and Quantitative Analyses at SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary business and economics research-2019.Bangkok, Thailand.
Conference Track Chair
In the field of Quantitative Finance and Econometrics at SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary business and economics research-2018.Bangkok, Thailand.
Conference Track Chair
In the field of International Trade and Finance at SIBR-Thammasat Conference on Interdisciplinary business and economics research-2016.Bangkok, Thailand.

MEMBERSHIPS
Member of National Science Foundation (NSF), Sri Lanka

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Editorial Manager, Editorial Board Member, and Reviewer: Journal of New Frontiers in Mathematics and Statistics; Journal of New Frontiers in Economics and Business; Journal of New Frontiers in Healthcare and Biological Sciences; Journal of New Frontiers in Education and Social Sciences, published by Institute of Mathematics and Management, Sri Lanka.
Reviewer Board Member: International Journal of Statistics and Mathematics, Premier Publishers.Nigeria.

WORKING EXPERIENCE 
Institution / Organization
Position
Period
Institute of Mathematics and Management(IMM) Pvt. Ltd., Sri Lanka
Managing Director / Lecturer
From October 2012 to date
Laugfs Gas Pvt.Ltd, Sri Lanka
Security Manager
From  June to December 2008
Sri Lanka Army
Commissioned Officer (Major)
From  January 1991 to June 2007

RESEARCH INTEREST 
Time series forecasting
Econometric
Epidemiology
Tourism economics
Non-Western management systems  

TEACHING INTEREST 
Research Methodology