Dr Dulani Halvitigala is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Property, Construction and Project Management at RMIT University. She is also the Program Manager for RMIT’s Bachelor of Applied Science Property and Valuation (Honours) program. Her background is property valuation and she currently teaches property valuation courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has a PhD in Property from the University of Auckland (New Zealand), Masters degree in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore (Singapore) and an Honours degree in Estate Management and Valuation from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (Sri Lanka). Prior to joining academia, she practiced as a property valuer.
Her research interests are mainly in the areas of property valuation and related issues, commercial property leasing, new ways of working and their implications on corporate real estate, gender and diversity in the property sector, technology disruptions in real estate, sustainability in the Built Environment, and real estate markets in emerging economies. She has published her work in highly ranked international journals and presented at highly-ranked international conferences. She is also a reviewer for several academic and research journals. She currently supervises four PhD students and has examined a number of PhD, MPhil and Masters theses.