Mrs. Tharusha Randewa's profile

Tharusha 
MRS. THARUSHA RANADEWA
BSc. (QS) (Hons), SEDA(UK), GREENSL®AP, Reading PhD.
Lecturer
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications 

  • Reading for PhD at University of Moratuwa
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Professional Qualification

  • Associatemember of Green BuildingCouncilof SriLanka(GBCSL)
  • Graduate member of Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka (IQSSL), 2013
  • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) at University of Colombo, 2014

Professional Activities

  • Visiting Lecturer-Collegeof QuantitySurveying,SriLankasince2013
  • Visiting Lecturer-Department of Architecture,University of Moratuwa, May 2014 onwards
  • Member of the consultant team of Universityof Moratuwa for the construction of proposed building for Commission to Investigate All egations of Bribery or Corruption, 2013

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on BuildingDesignand Construction, Economics, PriceAnalysis, Communication Principles, BuildingMaterials and Financial Management for Undergraduate level students in the Department of Building Economics. (Currently on study leave)

Research Interests

  • Lean Construction
  • Capacity Building in Construction SMEs
  • Sustainability
  • Green Buildings
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Project management

Publications :Conference Papers

1 Ranadewa, K.A.T.O., Sandanayake, Y.G., & Siriwardena, M. (2015). “Capacity building in construction SMEs: a proposal through enabling lean”. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU), (pp 519-531). Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2 Gunawardane, D.A.S., Illankoon, I.M.C.S., & Ranadewa, K.A.T.O. (2014). “A literature review for marketing green buildings; 4C marketing mix approach”. In Proceedings of the 3rd World Construction Symposium, (pp 13-26). Colombo, Sri Lanka.
3 De Silva, N., Ranadewa, K.A.T.O., Kumaraswamy, M., & Ranasinghe, M. (2014). “Better values and characteristics in relationally integrated value networks to enhance total asset management”. In Proceedings of the 3rd World Construction Symposium, (pp 89-97). Colombo, Sri Lanka.
4 Kamalanathan, N., Perera, B.A.K.S. & Ranadewa, K.A.T.O. (2014). “Project risk management by small scale contractors in Sri Lankan building construction”. In Proceedings of the 3rd World Construction Symposium, (pp 424-437). Colombo, Sri Lanka.
5 Amarapathy, P., Jayasena, H.S., and Ranadewa, K.A.T.O., (2013). “E-Tendering Framework for Public Procurement in Sri Lanka”. In Proceedings of the 2nd World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. pp 118-125.
6 Asmone, A.,  Chandrathilake,  R.,  and  Ranadewa,  K.A.T.O.,  (2013).  “Cool Pavement Systems as A Mitigation Strategy of Urban Heat Island Effect: A Literature Review”. In Proceedings of the 2nd World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. pp 129-138.
7 Kulasekara, G., Jayasena, H.S., and Ranadewa, K.A.T.O., (2013). “Comparative Effectiveness of Quantity Surveying in a Building Information Modelling Implementation”.  In  Proceedings  of  the 2nd  World  Construction  Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. pp 108-117
8 Nagalingam,  G.,  Jayasena,  H.S.,  and  Ranadewa,  K.A.T.O.,  (2013).  “Building Information Modelling and Future Quantity Surveyor’s Practice in Sri Lankan Construction Industry”. In Proceedings of the 2nd World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. pp 81-92
9 Wijewardana, C., Jayasena, H.S., and Ranadewa, K.A.T.O., (2013). “Impact of Government Policies and Regulations When Adopting Alternative Procurement Methods”. In Proceedings of the 2nd World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. pp 253-260 

Consultancy and Services Outside University

  • Project Quantity Surveyor for refurbishment of Arthur C. Clarke Institute of Modern Technologies, Katubedda, Moratuwa
  • Project Quantity Surveyor for Development of Ayurveda Osu Uyana, Meegoda
  • Technical Evaluation Committee member for several development projects, University of Moratuwa