Dr Amal Kumarage joined SMART Infrastructure Facility as an Honorary Professorial Fellow in February 2015.
Amal is a Senior Professor at the Department of Transport and Logistics Management, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. After visiting the University of Wollongong as an Endeavour Executive Fellow in 2014, Amal was invited to join the SMART team, where he is primarily conducting collaborative research.
Amal received his PhD from the University of Calgary, Canada in 1990. He is one of the eminent Sri Lankan academics working in the transport planning and logistics area. Amal has served as Chairman of the National Transport Commission of Sri Lanka, scientific adviser to the governments of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, and consultant to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.