Dr.Niranga Amarasingha
Senior Lecturer ( HG ) - Faculty of Engineering

Academic Qualification :

  • Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering – Kansas State University, U.S.A.
  • M.Sc. in TransportationEngineering-Thammasat University, Thailand.
  • B.Sc. (Honours) in Civil Engineering -University of Moratuwa.

 

Research Interests : 

  • Transportation System Modeling.
  • Traffic Safety and Human Factors.
  • Transportation Planning.
  • Statistical Methods.
  • Traffic Simulation.
  • Traffic Operations.
  • Highway/Street Design.
  • Railroad Engineering.
  • Multi criteria Decision Making.

 

Publications :

  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S. (2014) Gender Differences of Young Drivers on Injury Severity Outcome of Highway Crashes, Journal of Safety Research.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Negative Binomial Model for Truck Crashes on Limited Access Highways, Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 52(3), 123-139.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Modeling the Injury Severity of Young Drivers Using Highway Crash Data from Kansas. Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 52(1), 5-22.
  • Amarasingha, N., Piantankulchai, M., (2009). Travel Mode-Choice Modeling Using Fuzzy Extension of the Analytic Network Process: A Case Study of PalindaNuwara. Journal of the Engineering Institute of Thailand, Vol. 20(1), 12-19.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2014). Factors Associated with Rural Run-off-road and Urban Run-off-road crashes, The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Transportation and the Environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Forthcoming)
  • Amarasingha, N., Piantanakulchai, M., (2014). An Application of Decision Making Tool for Traveler’s Mode Choice,The9th Asia Pacific Conference on Transportation and the Environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Forthcoming)
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2014). A Comparison of Factors Associated with Run-off-road and Non Run-off-road crashes, KDU International Research Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Forthcoming)
  • Dissanayake, S., Amarasingha, N., (2014) Safety Experience of Young Drivers in Comparison to Experienced Drivers,The Second T & DI Congress of ASCE, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.(Forthcoming)
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Crash Involvement and Injury Severity Differences of Male and Female Young Drivers, Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Rome, Italy.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Age Factor in Road Safety: Young Drivers versus Experienced Drivers, Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Rome, Italy.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Effect of Traffic and Geometric Design Characteristics on Large Truck Crashes, International Conference on Advances in Highway Engineering and Transportation Systems, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Amarasingha, N., (2013). Risk Factors Associated with Crashes Involving Unlicensed Young Drivers, The 54th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Annapolis, MD, U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Characteristics of Child Safety Restraint Use and Modeling the Injury Severity of Children in Crashes,The 54th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Annapolis, MD, U.S.A.
  • Dissanayake, S., Amarasingha, N., (2013). Effect of Traffic and Geometric Design Characteristics on Truck Crashes,The 54th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Annapolis, MD, U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Modeling Frequency of Truck Crashes on Limited Access Highways, 92nd Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Risk Factors Associated With Crashes Involving Unlicensed Young Drivers,The 92nd Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2013). Characteristics, Contributory Causes, and Factors Affecting the Severity of Crashes Involving Young Drivers,The 92nd Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2012). Safety Restraint Usage Characteristics and Risk Factors Associated with Children Involved in Crashes, Research and State, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., (2012). Characteristics and Contributory Causesof Young Unlicensed Driver Involved Crashes in Kansas. Midwestern Institute of Transportation Engineers’ (MWITE) Annual meeting and Transportation Research Board of the National Academies’ (TRB) 4th Urban Street Symposium, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., Dissanayake, S., (2012). Modeling the Injury Severity of Young Drivers Using Highway Crash Data from Kansas. The 53th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., (2011). Analytic Network Process for Travel Mode-Choice Modeling.  MWITE Conference, Dubuque, Iowa, U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., (2011). Young Driver Involved Crashes in Kansas: Characteristics and Contributory Factors. 90th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., (2010). Characteristics and Contributory Factorsof Young Driver Involved Crashes in Kansas. MWITE Conference, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
  • Amarasingha, N., Piantankulchai, M., (2007). Travel Mode-Choice Modeling Using Fuzzy Extension of the Analytic Network Process. The 4th National Transportation Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  • Amarasingha, N., Piantankulchai, M., (2007). Fuzzy Extension of the Analytic Network Process for Travel Mode-Choice Modeling. The 7th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, Dalian, China.
  • Amarasingha, N., Piantankulchai, M., (2007). Fuzzy Extension of the Analytic Network Process for Mode-Choice Modeling. The International Joint Seminar on New Technologies for Infrastructure Development and Protection, Phatumthani, Thailand.
  • Dissanayake, S., Amarasingha, N., (2013) Improving Safety of Teen and Young-adult Drivers in Kansas,No. K-TRAN: KSU-10-6, Kansas Department of Transportation, Topika, KS, U.S.A.
  • Dissanayake, S., Amarasingha, N., (2012) Identification of Characteristics of Safety Belt Restraint Usage Related to Four to 13 Year Olds, Kansas Department of Transportation, Topika, KS, U.S.A.
  • Dissanayake, S., Amarasingha, N., (2012) Effects of Geometric Design Features on Truck Crashes on Limited-Access Highways, No. 25-1121-0001-454,Mid-America Transportation Center, Lincoln, U.S.A.