Miyami Dasandara holds B.Sc (Hons) in Facilities Management and MSc (by Research) degree from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, in her home country. She is passionate about ensuring safety, comfortability and functionality of the built environment by integrating people, processes, places and technologies together. Her research interests include Facilities Management, building lifecycle, digital technologies (application of Building Information Modelling, Machine learning) to enhance the building performance at its best level. She has commenced her PhD at Monash University, Australia in 2022. She is keen on investigating how to incorporate Facilities Management knowledge into the building design stage to ensure enhanced building performance at the operational stage using BIM and machine learning technologies.