Dr. S. Maheswaran

Senior Lecturer Grade II

Department of Operations Management
Faculty of Management
University of Peradeniya


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Academic/Professional Qualifications


B.Com (Special) Degree with a second class upper division, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


Postgraduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE), IGNOU, New Delhi


Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


Empowerment Practices in University Systems in Sri Lanka


Doctor of Philosophy, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway


The Rise of Social Enterprises in Low Trust Situations: A Study of Non- profit Organizations’ survival strategies in Eastern Sri Lanka

  • Head- Operations Management (2018-2020)
  • Chairman- Faculty International Link Programme
  • Chairperson, Faculty Research Committee, Faculty of Management
  • Academic Coordinator, BBA online Degree Program (2005 - 2007)
Memberships/ Awards

ISLE Fellowship 2010-2013, NCAS Scholarship 2010-2013, Quota Scholarship for PhD Students in Norway

Research Interests

‘Space’ & ‘Place’ in the context of Operations Management and Facility Location Analysis, Humanitarian Operations, Extractive Industries and CSR, Climate Change and Resilience Mobility, Business for Peace, and Social Enterprises and Sustainability Discourse