Mathusha
MRS. MATHUSHA FRANCIS
BSc. (QS) (Hons), Reading M.Phil 
Lecturer (Probationary)
Department of Building Economics,
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

Academic Qualifications 

  • Reading for MPhil at University of Moratuwa
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa. 

Professional Qualification

  • Graduate Member of IQSSL Sri Lanka.

Professional Activities

  • Career Guidance and Field Visit Coordination – Level III, Department of Building Economics
  • Visiting Lecturer-College of Quantity Surveying, Sri Lanka since 2014

Subject Areas

Conducts lectures on Project Appraisal, Post Contracts Management, QS Project Study, Building Design and Construction, Economics for undergraduate level in Department of Building Economics. 
 

Research Interests

  • Payment issues
  • Project appraisal

Publications : Conference Papers

  • Ganeshu, P., Disaratna, P.A.P.V.D.S., and Francis, M. (2015). Comprehensive study about Sri Lankan contractors’ estimation practice. In Proceedings of the Forth world construction symposium 2015: Sustainability development in the built environment: Green growth and innovation directions, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 181-191.
  • Harichchandra M.R.M , Waidyasekara K.G.A.S and Mathusha F. (2014) Design and Build procurement arrangement in government projects in Sri Lanka, Journal of Institute of Contractors Training and Development (ICTAD), November, Vol. XII, pp 30-42
  • Samarajiwa, E.J., Dissaratna, P.A.P.V.D.S., and Francis, M. (2014). Key challenges in conducting development appraisals in Sri Lanka. In Proceedings of the Third world construction symposium 2014: Sustainability development in built environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 330-343.
  • Sampath, N.H.A., Disaratna, P.A.P.V.D.S., and Francis, M. (2015). Minimising variations in lump sum contracts. In Proceedings of the Forth world construction symposium 2015: Sustainability development in the built environment: Green growth and innovation directions, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 361-373.
  • Sendanayake, H.D., Disaratna, P.A.P.V.D.S., and Francis, M. (2015). Mitigating claims through conflicts avoidance in construction industry. In Proceedings of the Forth world construction symposium 2015: Sustainability development in the built environment: Green growth and innovation directions, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 374-381. 

Publications : Journals

  • Harichchandra, M.R.M., Waidyasekara, K.G.A.S. and Mathusha, F. (2014).“Design and Build procurement arrangement in government projects in Sri Lanka”.Journal of Institute of Contractors Training and Development (ICTAD), November, Vol. XII, pp. 30-42.