CV

Dr. (Mrs.) Indira Wickramasinghe

No: 233/16B ,Millagahawatta Avenue, Wattegedara Road, Maharagama.

l  Phone: - 071- 6861908  l  indiraw@sjp.ac.lk

  • B.Sc (Agriculture) Hons. Special Degree, Second Class Upper Division Pass University of Peradeniya
  • M.Sc. Degree in Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenapura,  Area of study : Food science and Product Technology
  • PhD in Food science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 

       Senior Lecturer, Department of Food Science and Technology,  Faculty  of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Visiting Lecturer

  • Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Science , University of Colombo

B.Sc. in Plant Bio Technology. BT 3069 – Food Technology 2014/2015, 2015/2016

  • Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura   B.Sc./ Chemistry Special   Degree  - CHE 463 2.0 (year2005-2013).
  • Short term certificate course in Food Quality Assuarance conducted by the Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology.

Positions held

  • Head, Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 15th November  2011 to 14th November 2014.
  • Member, Board of Study in Life Sciences, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University    of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.
  • Member of Faculty Research committee, University of Sri Jayewardenepura from 15th of September 2014 to date
  • Member of the committee in Section B of SLAAS
  • Member ,Curriculum Development Committee (CDC)of the Faculty of Applied Sciences. (2011-2014)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of NARA, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Crow Island, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka.
  • Member of CEVCD subcommittee  (Committee on equating  and validating of certificates in Diplomas and Degrees) -  agriculture conducted by National Apprentice  &  Industrial Training Authority (NAITA)     
  • Member of Board for the Revision of National competency standard for the occupation of food technology (level 5 & 6) in Sri Lanka.
  • Member of the Development Group and Advisory committee of the National Diploma in Food Technology at NVQ Level 5 7 6 for National Competency Standards for food Technology in Sri Lanka.
  • Moderator of Examination papers conducted by the Department of Technical Education and training, Sri Lanka for NVQ level 5 in Food Technology
  • Moderator of Examination papers conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education, Sri Lanka for Higher National Diploma in Food Technology
  • Trainer of the G.C.E.(A/L) Bio resource teachers in the field of Food Science and Technology in 2014
  • Reviewer of Local and International research papers and proposals
  • Senior Treasurer of Association of Food Science and Technology, Department  of Food Science and Technology University of Sri Jayewardenepura from 2015-to date
  • Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura .
  • Member of the organizing committee of VIDUJAYA” 50th Anniversary Exhibition, ,University of Sri Jayewardenepura. (Year 2008)
  • One of the Coordinators of Sports Science Committee for formalizing the B.Sc Sports Science Degree, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.(Year 2011)
  • Student counselor - Faculty of Applied Sciences Sabaragamuwa  University of Sri Lanka.(2003 -2004).
  • The Secretary/ Sabaragamuwa University Science Teacher’s Association (1997)
  • Visiting Lecturer of the Teacher Training Programmes conducted by the NIE, National Institute of Education, Maharagama, Sri Lanka.
  • Student Counselor, Faculty of applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura 2014 To date.
  • Appointed as an Academic Counselor of the Faculty of Applied Sciences for the year 2010-2011.
  • Appointed as a visiting lecturer in the short term certificate course in Food Quality Assuarance conducted by the Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Professional Affliations

*  Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

    Life Member of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri lanka and Nutrition society of Sri Lanka

* Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka (NSSL)

Academic Awards

  • University Research Awards 2014/2015/2016, Full articles published in refereed journal(Index journal), University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • SUSRED  Award- 2016,  Support  Scheme  for  Supervision  of  Research  Degrees,  National Science Foundation. 
  • Research Grant of NSF, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka. Titled: Application of Novel Techniques to minimize Post-harvest losses of five selected fruits and vegetable varieties (RG/ NTRP/ 2013/FS/PS-02/P01).
  • University Research Grant , University of Sri Jayewardenepura Titled: Incorporation of selected herbal extracts to augment rice with anti-glycation activity, leading towards a Ph. D  of a research candidate ASP/01/RE/SCI/2016/22
  • University Research Grant , University of Sri Jayewardenepura Titled : Value addition to cassava and cassava based products using RECP(resource efficient and cleaner production)approach-leading towards a Ph.D of a research candidate. (ASP/06/RE/SCI/2015/22).
  • University Research Grant, University of Sri Jayewardenepura Titled, “Characterization of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour to be used as a Potential Gelatinization Agent leading towards a Ph.D of a research candidate. (ASP/06/RE/SCI/2012/04).
  • India- Sri Lanka foundation financial award to participate for a short term training programme in Central Food Technological and Research Institute, CFTRI, Mysore, India. September 2010.

Handling of Undergraduate Research Projects

B.Sc Projects

  1. I.Wickramasinghe. Potential use of baby corn by-products for pig feeding(1993).Research report submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  2. I.Wickramasinghe. The Influence of Black tea on Cholesterol (2000). Research report submitted for the degree of Master of Science in  Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  3. M.R.D.Perera, I.Wickramasinghe and R. Cooray  Sanitary Practises of Chocolate Manufacturing (2000). Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  4. HAEN Ariyasingha, I.Wickramasinghe and M.Y.J. Mannapperuma . Development of Sauce from Tamarind (2000).Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  5. WAJP.Wijesinghe, KH Sarananda and I.Wickramasinghe . Effect of Farmer Practises of Postharvest handling on quality of Mauritius Pineapple (Annanas comosus) (2002).Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.

 

  1. RMND Rathnayake KH Sarananda and I.Wickramasinghe . Reduction of postharvest loss of Avocado through improved postharvest handling practices(2002). Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  2. N.Gunathilaka, K. K. Kithsiri and I.Wickramasinghe . Development of Kurakkan(Finger millet) Noodles (2002). Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  3. K Udupuldeniya, KSP Amaratunga and  I.Wickramasinghe. Development of processing techniques for underutilized fruit trees in Sri Lanka Nelli (Phyllanthus emblica), Goraka (Garcinia cambogia, Tamarind (Tamarindus indica)(2002) . Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  4. T.L.C.Shiromali and I. Wickramasinghe. Preservation of wood apple pulp  for  Jam manufacture (2003). Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  5. S. Munaweerage and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of Nelli cordial without adding artificial colours and flavour preserving vitamin “C”(2003). Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.     
  6. P.D.C. Jayanie and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of a breakfast cereal   and evaluating of shelf life.(2003). Thesis submitted for the degree of  Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  7. JLSN. Wijegunasekara and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of a   Garcinia sauce(2003). Thesis submitted for the degree of Bachelor of Food science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri lanka, Buttala, Sri Lanka.
  8. K.Shanmugalingam and I. Wickramasinghe.  Development of strawaberry   flavoured kefir by using cows milk (2009). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of  Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  9. M.I.A. Musajith and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of HACCP  Procedures for wheat flour milling (2009). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of  Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  10. S.G.K.D.C. Alanka and I. Wickramasinghe.  Proximate and mineral content analysis of three marine fish species of Negombo Area (2009). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of  Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  11. D.N.I.Fernando and I. Wickramasinghe. Study on shelf-life of chiken roll & chicken liver pate at refrigerted storage modified using, Sodium diaceate/citrate and Sodium lactate (2009). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of  Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  12. P.M. Hewage and I. Wickramasinghe. Preservation of a Ready to serve Fruit Drink without using preservatives (2009). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  13. N.M.Baddegamage and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of canned cashew nut curry (kaju maluwa) (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  14. N.Waidyasekara and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of fish sausage with added whole grain red rice flour (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  15. E.S.S.J. Fernando and I. Wickramasinghe. Some effects of gutting and evisceration on quality and shelf-life of skipjack Tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  16. R.I. Samanthi and I. Wickramasinghe. Study on metal concentration of some sea cucumber species in Sri Lanka (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  17. M.M.Subasinghe and I. Wickramasinghe. Analysis of metal concentrations in four freshwater fish species in Anuradhapura district, Sri Lanka (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
  18. M.D.T. Gunaratne and I. Wickramasinghe . Development of value added canned fish product with fresh water fish loola (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  19. . K.G.J.K. Kumarasinghe and I. Wickramasinghe . Development of canned ambulthiyal product using fish (Oreochromis mossambicus) (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  20. N. Gnanaseelan and I. Wickramasinghe. Pesticide residues analysis in fresh water fish using GCMS and HPLC (2010). ). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  21. . K.K. Ranaweera and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of Nutri sausage using locally available raw materials(2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  22. Abeysinghe, A.M.C.S, and I. Wickramasinghe. Increasing shelf life of the swiss roll by retarding microbial growth at room temperature(2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  23. Thavapriya .K., and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of Mango Lassi by using cow’s milk (2010). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  24. M.R.C.V.Silva and I. Wickramasinghe. Evaluation of the effect of fish quality on the final quality of canned thunapaha malu product (2011). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  25. J.C.K.Ranaweera and I. Wickramasinghe. Chemical and Biochemical Characterization of Sri Lankan white tea (2011). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  26. D. N. Perera and I. Wickramasinghe. Formulation of ready to Eat chicken spread (2011). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  27. B.D.H.Perera and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of an efficient process control system for waste management (2011). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  28. R.J. Thilakasiri and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of fish ball with added red rice flour (2011). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  29. G.D.A.M Jayarathna and I. Wickramasinghe.  Development of jack flour incorporated Extruded snack (2012). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  30. M.L.D.R Swarnamali and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of Ready to Use Supplementary Food for Chronic Malnutrition Targeting 6-59 Months Age Group Children(2012). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. 
  31. H.R.M.G.C Thilakarathna and I. Wickramasinghe.  Comparisan of Ferrous Tartarate Method with Folin-Ciocalteu (ISO14502-1) method for the determination Of Total Polyphenols in Tea (2012). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.         
  32. T.S Wickramanayake and I. Wickramasinghe. Improvement of Dough Rheology and Bread Quality enzyme/S Combination (2012). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.      
  33. H.B.T Madushani and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of a Cashew Based Fat Spread (2012). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.         
  34. E.A.H.E Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of Thinking Agent and Cashew Soup By Incorporating By Products Of Cashew (2012).    Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  35. H.S.S. Fernando and I. Wickramasinghe. A study on process modification for crumb products, from manual packing to a semi-automated packing machine    (2013).  Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  36. R.P Liyanage and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of non-meat vegetable based sausage using locally available raw materials (2013). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  37. N.H.S. Chathuranga and I. Wickramasinghe. Identifying the most appropriate salt reduction method applicable in Sri Lankan content (2014).  Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  38. K.L.A.L Dias and I. Wickramasinghe. Awareness on dietary fats among Sri Lankan consumers (2014). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.     
  39. B.R.Madushan and I. Wickramasinghe. Preservation of Toddy sediments as a leavening agent for food industry in Sri Lanka (2014). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.      
  40. P.N.M       Perera and I. Wickramasinghe. Determination of levels of sugar in selected non - alcoholic beverages in Sri Lanka and sugar consumption levels of an individual from beverages (2014). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  41. N. Gamage and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of biscuit using underutilized orinoco sailfin catfish (Pterygoplicthys multiradiatus) (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  42. J.M.K. Prasangika and I. Wickramasinghe. Investigation of Formaldehyde levels of imported fresh fish in Sri Lanka (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  43. G.M.T.E. Jayerathna and I. Wickramasinghe. Investigation of histamine in Katsuwonus pelamis(Skipjack tuna) harvested by multiday boats using a rapid colourimetric methods (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.       
  44. G.A.M.D.K Dehikumbura and I. Wickramasinghe. Investigation of toxigenic PAH levels in smoked fish produced by fisher communities in Sri Lanka (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.       
  45. M.P Magammana and I. Wickramasinghe. Studying the market opportunity and customer preference for an emerging green tea product (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  46. U.L.R.R.W. Premathilaka and I. Wickramasinghe. Study of the effect of thermal treatment on Antioxidant activity and total phenolic content of three selected medicinal plants in Sri Lanka (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.         
  47. H.A.V Chathurangika and I. Wickramasinghe. Improving the shelf life of the commercial scale chocolate biscuit pudding for local market (2015).  Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  48. H.K.N. Karunarathne and I. Wickramasinghe. Development and storage studies of naturally flavoured ready to serve (RTS) fruit beverage (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  49. H.T. Amarasiri and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of ready to serve ice tea drink from tea wastage generated during the tea manufacturing process (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.       
  50. D.S. Madiwilage and I. Wickramasinghe. Optimization of process parameters of ice tea manufacturing and determining the degradation of antioxidant activity and total phenol content at different production stages (2015). Thesis submitted for the Special degree of Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.   

Postgraduate Supervision

Ph.D Research project completed

Identification and characterization of Kithul (Caryota urens) flour for widening its applications in Food industry, 2015 Ph.D Degree..  Thesis submitted for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

Ph.D Research projects in progress

  1. Value addition to cassava and cassava based products using RECP (resource efficient and cleaner production) approach. Research in progress leading towards a Ph. D
  2. Development of a confectionary using plant based constituents to combat micro sleepiness. Research in progress leading towards a Ph. D.
  3. Incorporation of selected herbal extracts to augment rice with anti-glycation activity. Research in progress leading towards a Ph.D.
  4. Incorporation of antioxidants from blue coloured fruit sources with edible grade natural bonding materials for food industry. Research in progress leading towards a Ph. D

M.Phil Projects completed

  1. Fortification of selected food products with natural antioxidants extracted from dehydrated fruits and vegetables, M.Phil degree, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2015.
  2. Development of ISO 22000 Based Food Safety Assurance System For Tea Industry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2015.

 

M.Sc research Projects completed

 

  1. M. F.S.W.Fernando and I. Wickramasinghe. Comparative study of broiler feeds manufactured by small scale manufactures (2006). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  2. Samarasekara, C.P.S., I. Wickramasinghe and K.K.D.S. Ranaweera. Formulation and development of milk based breakfast drink (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  3. W.M.M.P.D.K Warsakoon I. Wickramasinghe and S.S. Purasinghe . Heavy metals in coconut and coconut products (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.Anuradha K.M.D., I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi. Formulation of fish and vegetable bread spread (2008).
  4. Jayanie, P.D.C., I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi. Utilization of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) in the manufacture of Jam (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  5. Silva, N. A. D., I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi. Preparation of Herbal butter using buffalo milk (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  6. Premakeerthi, P.K.W.H. , I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi. Development of fish sausages with added vegetables (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  7. Balasooriya, L.B.A.U., I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi.  Development of av vegetarian sausage (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  8. Epa, E.P.L.K., I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi.  Development of a high fibre curry chicken sausage using composite flour mixture with locally available raw materials (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  9. Ubeysekara, I.K.H.N., I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi.Trace metal analysis in meal packets (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  10. Rasnayake, R.M.G.G., I. Wickramasinghe and A. Bamunuarachchi. Development of soy based fish sausage (2008). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  11. KPM Perera and I. Wickramasinghe. Comparative study on commercial mineral mixtures commonly used in dairy cattle and their affects on milk production and composition (2009). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  12. KWM Irodanie   and I. Wickramasinghe. Production of sandwich using Musa spp ( 2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  13. T.S Edirisooriya and I. Wickramasinghe. Removal of bad odour of rectified spirit taken from molasses by using activated carbon. . (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  14. D.S. Ubesiri and I. Wickramasinghe. Preparation of diabetic Yoghurt (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  15. S.T. N. Ranwatte and I. Wickramasinghe. Analysis of Iodine percentage in commercially available iodated salts in Sri Lanka and studying the occurrence of iodine degradation before consumption (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  16. BDMP Jayasuriya and I. Wickramasinghe. The survey on effect of Nutritional status on  Congnitive development of school children in Grade 7 in Sri Lanka  of  North –East Province (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  17. PAV Anuradha and I. Wickramasinghe. Product development study on squids (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  18. KAV Fernando and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of a chicken based ready to serve meal sausage with added rice, pulses and vegetables (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  19. T.L.V.Pieris and I. Wickramasinghe. Formulation of ready to eat egg spread (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  20. S H P P de Soysa Rajapakshe  and I. Wickramasinghe. Study on adulteration of major protein supplements with Non-Protein Nitrogenous compounds in Poultry feed (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  21. D.D. Attygalle and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of an instant dry pudding using legumes as a protein suppliment (2010). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  22. Ms.K.H.Priyamali Dharmakathna            and I. Wickramasinghe. Analysis of phthalate concentrations in coconut oil available in the sri lankan market (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  23. H.M.D.B.Wijetunga         and I. Wickramasinghe. Formulation and development of a savory granola bar with textured soya protein and dehydrated fish as a “source of protein” (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  24. A.H.G.S.Udari      and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of an Omega-3 enriched instant soup powder by means of a value added product from Sardinella longiceps (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  25. D.M.C.N.K.Senanayake and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of a value added bread using Kithul flour (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  26. N.H.P.de Silva and I. Wickramasinghe. Comparative study for usage of coconut water from ripen and unripe coconut as a substituent for oral rehydration fluid (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  27. A.R.M.Dias and I. Wickramasinghe. Determination of certain heavy metals in chocolate confectionery wrappers and their migration to chocolates (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  28. Ms K.Lakshitha and I. Wickramasinghe. Characterization of rice and rice starch of different cultivars (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  29. W.A.A.V.S.Aamaradivakara        and I. Wickramasinghe. Analysis of Metal Content in Chillie Powder Available in the Sri Lankan Market (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  30. M.N.Withanage and I. Wickramasinghe. Analysis of metal content in turmeric powder available in the Sri Lankan market (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  31. P.K.Sandanayaka and I. Wickramasinghe. Metal content in black pepper powder available in Sri Lankan market (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  32. H.K.P.T.Herath and I. Wickramasinghe. Study on Food safety and food hygiene  of fast food outlets in colombo district (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  33. Mr.G.R.P.K.Perera and I. Wickramasinghe. Study on the adequacy of dietary intake of macro nutrients for pregnant mothers in Kaluthara district (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  34. M.J.M.Hazzan and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of an integrated process for the utilization of coconut contents (2015). Thesis submitted for the Master degree of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

 

 

Publications

Research publications in Refereed Indexed Journals

  1. Somendrika.M.A.D, Wickramasinghe.I, Wansapala.M.A.J and Peiris.S,(2017); Nutritional composition of cassava cultivar “CARI-555”,Pakistan Journal of Nutrition,, ISSN 1680-5194. DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2017

 

  1. J.A.A.C. Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H. Saranandha (2016) .Effect of Different Modification Methods on Gelatinization Properties and Amylose Content of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 15 (4): 312-318, 2016 , ISSN 1680-5194 © Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2016.

 

  1. RumeshLiyanage, Navaratne, S.B., Indira Wickramasinghe and Ranaweera, K.K.D.S.Development of a Plant Based Confectionary to Combat Micro-sleepiness due to Fatigue in Hectic Life-styles and Cerebral Relaxation. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition. ISSN 1680-5194DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2016.

 

  1. Wijesinghe,J A A C, Wickramasinghe.I, Saranandha,K.H (2016) ;Effect of Modification Methods on Gelatinization Properties and amylose content of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour, Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, ISSN 1680-5194, 15 (4): 312-318, 2016.DOI:10.3923/pjn.2016.312.318URL:http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjn.2016.312.318 Indexes- Zoological records Frequency of publication- six issues per year

 

  1. M.A.D Somendrika, I. Wickramasinghe, M.A.J Wansapala and S. Peiris, (2016) ; Analysing proximate composition of macro nutrients of Sri Lankan cassava variety “Kirikawadi”, Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, ISSN 1680-5194, 15 (3): 283-287, 2016. DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2016.283.287 URL:http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjn.2016.283.287 Indexes- Zoological records Frequency of publication- six issues per year
  2. B K K K Jinadasa · E M R K B Edirisinghe · I Wickramasinghe (2013). Total mercury content, weight and length relationship in swordfish (Xiphias gladius) in Sri Lanka. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part B Surveillance 12/2013; 6(4):244-248.

DOI:10.1080/19393210.2013.807521 Indexes- Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Current Contents -Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, BIOSIS Previews Frequency of publication- four issues per year

  1. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, E.M.R.K.B. Edirisinghe, I. Wickramasinghe,(2013). Total Mercury, Cadmium and Lead Levels in Main Export Fish of Sri Lanka, Food Additives and Contaminants: Part B Surveillance 07/2014; 7(4). DOI:10.1080/19393210.2014.938131 

Indexes- Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Current Contents - Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, BIOSIS Previews Frequency of publication- four issues per year

  1. C K Seneviratne, I Wickramasinghe, H D Seneviratne, K. Kaur and P K Singal.; "Hypolipidemic and antioxidant properties of black tea." Journal Of Molecular And Cellular Cardiology. Vol. 35. No. 6. 24-28 Oval Rd, London Nw1 7dx, England: Academic Press Ltd-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2003.

Indexes- Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Current Contents - Life Sciences, BIOSIS Previews Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year

 

Research publications in Peer reviewed Refereed journals

  1. G. C. Thilakarathna, S. B. Navarathne, I. Wickramasinghe (2016). Determination of Important Physical Properties and Water Absorption Capacities of Three Traditional Paddy Varieties in Sri Lanka.  International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations Vol.5, No, 05, pp. 743-746, May- 2016, http://www.ijisr.com. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year.

 

  1. H M A  S Malika, I. Wickramasinghe and D A N Premakeerthi  (2017). Investigation of quality in fish produced by traditional processing methods in Sri Lanka . International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition 2 (4), 83-87.

 

  1. M.A.D. Somendrika,   I. Wickramasinghe,   M.A.J. Wansapala and   S. Peiris (2017). Nutritional Composition of Cassava Cultivar “CARI-555”. Pak. J. Nutr., 16 (4): 216-220, 2017.

 

  1. Achala Abeysundara  , Seneviratne Navaratne  , Indira Wickramasinghe  , Dinindu Ekanayake (2017).Determination of Changes of Amylose and Amylopectin Content of Paddy during Early Storage . International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017, www.ijsr.net. DOI: 10.21275/ART20164500, pp. 2094-2097

 

  1. Achala T. Abeysundara,  S. B. Navaratne,  Indira Wickramasinghe, Dinindu Ekanayake(2017).  Determination of Changes Occurrence in Important  Physical Properties of Paddy during Early Storage . European Journal of Academic Essays 4(4): 123-128, 2017 , ISSN (online): 2183-1904 , ISSN (print): 2183-3818,  www.euroessays.org. European Journal of Academic Essays 4(4): 123-128, 2017.

 

  1. IGG Kasunmala, SB Navarathne, I Wickramasinghe (2017). Extraction  and characterization  of  mucilaginous  material  from  Dawul  Kurundu  Leaves  (Neolitsea  involucrate)  and Godapara Fruits (Dillenia retusa) Extraction,  2 (2).  International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition ISSN: 2455-4898, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.14 www.foodsciencejournal.com Volume 2; Issue 2; March 2017; Page No. 16-19
  2. K.H.G.K. Kodagoda and  I. Wickramasinghe (2017). Health benefits of Green and Black Tea: A Review, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (IJAERS International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science - 4(7) , 107-112.

 

  1. AB P.T. Sandanayake,  I. Wickramasinghe, R.M.G.B. Rajanayake, (2017).Analysis of metal content in black pepper powder available in the Sri Lankan market. International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology 6 (10), 66-81.

 

  1. Peiris S Somendrika MAD, Wickramasinghe I, Wansapala MAJ (2017). Economic analysis of cassava crocket manufacturing process from raw cassava roots as an initiative for waste reduction. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, 2 (2), 61-64.

 

  1. Gayan Thilakarathna, Seneviratne Navaratne and Indira Wickramasinghe (2016). Determination of important physical properties and water Absorption capacities of four traditional paddy varieties in Sri lanka. International Journal of Innovation Sciences and Research. vol. 5, issue 51, April 2016 ISSN: 2251-8843.  Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  2. Thilina Amarasiri, Rumesh Liyanage, Indira Wickramasinghe (2016). Development of Ready to Serve Iced Tea Drink from Tea Wastage Generated During the Black Tea Manufacturing Process in Sri Lanka.  European Journal of Academic Essays 3(4): 147-150, 2016 ISSN (online): 2183-1904 ISSN (print): 2183-3818 www.euroessays.org Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  3. Ruwanthi Premathilaka, Indira Wickramasinghe, Sarananda Hewage (2016).In vitro antioxidant activity of leaf extracts in three medicinal plants; costus specious (koen.) Smith, coccinia grandis (l.) J. Voigt and wattakaka volubilis.  European Journal of Academic Essays 3(3): 141-146, 2016 ,ISSN (online): 2183-1904 ,ISSN (print): 2183-3818 www.euroessays.org Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  4. Wijesinghe,J A A C, Wickramasinghe,I, Saranandha,K.H (2015) ;Variance of Colour attributes of Kithul (Caryota urens) flour from different growing areas in Sri Lanka,International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology(IJSRIT) ISSN: 2313-3759 Vol. 2 No. 6; 2015.pp143-149. Online available at :http://www.ijsrit.com/uploaded_all_files/3527400602_d13.pdf. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  5. J. A. A. C. Wijesinghe, I. Wickramasinghe and K. H. Saranandha (2016). Changes in Characteristics of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour Prepared by Different Modification Techniques. Hindawi Publishing Corporation ,Journal of Food Processing ,Volume 2016, Article ID 7820102, 9 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7820102. Frequency of publication- four issues per year
  6. Somendrika.M.A.D, Wickramasinghe.I, Wansapala.M.A.J and Peiris.S (2016). Quantification of the Material Flow of Raw Cassava Tubers Processing for Export Market European Journal of Academic Essays 3(3): 105-108, 2016 , ISSN (online): 2183-1904 , ISSN (print): 2183-3818 , www.euroessays.org. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  7. Hewamalage T.K, Rumesh Liyanage and Indira Wickramasinghe (2016). Development of a Food Colourant Using Refused Tea Generated by Ceylon Black Tea Industry as a Substitute for Caramel Black (E, INS 150). IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) e-ISSN: 2319-2402,p- ISSN: 2319-2399.Volume 10, Issue 10 Ver. III (Oct. 2016), PP 29-36 www.iosrjournals.org. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  8. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha(2015). Variance of Granular Morphology in Kithul (Caryotaurens) Flour among Five Different Growing Areas in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Multidiciplinary Studies, IJMS, University of Sri Jayewardenepura ,Vol 2 Issue 1, pp 73-79 (ISBN978-93-84124-25-0. Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  9. Somendrika.M.A.D, Wickramasinghe.I, Wansapala.M.A.J, and Peiris.S, (2016).  Material flow analysis of Cassava crocket manufacturing process from raw cassava (Mannihot esculenta) roots, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY, February 2016,Volume 2 Issue 9,ISSN: 2349-6002 pg 32-35. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  10. CVK Lokunarangodage, I Wickramasinghe, and KKD Ranaweera (2016).Journal of Tea Science Research 6 Impact of HACCP Based Food Safety Management Systems in Improving Food Safety of Sri Lankan Tea Industry. http://biopublisher.ca/index.php/jtsr  Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  11. CVK Lokunarangodage, and I. Wickramasinghe, (2016), Journal of Tea Science Research  Review of ISO 22000: 2005, Structural Synchronization and Ability to Deliver Food Safety with Suggestions for Improvements. http://biopublisher.ca/index.php/jtsr Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  12. A.R. M. Dias and I. Wickramasinghe (2016).  Determination of Toxic Metals in Chocolate   Confectionery Wrappers Used by the Chocolate Manufacturers in Sri Lanka, and It’s Migration to Chocolates Under Different Storage Conditions 015). International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Index Copernicus Value (2013): 6.14 | Impact Factor (2014): 5.611 Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016 www.ijsr.net Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  13. CVK Lokunarangodage, I Wickramasinghe, K Ranaweera (2015).Journal of Tea Science Research 5. Effectiveness of 5S Application in Tea Industry and Synchronization of 5S into ISO 22000: 2005 http://biopublisher.ca/index.php/jtsr. Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  14. G.C. Thilakarathna, S.B. Navarathne, I. Wickramasinghe (2015). Determination of Important Physical Properties and Water Absorption Capacity of Medium Type Improved Paddy Varieties of Sri Lanka , European Journal of Academic Essays 2(10): 15-20, 2015 , ISSN (online): 2183-1904  ISSN (print): 2183-3818. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  15. G C Thilakarathna, SB Navarathne, I Wickramasinghe (2015). Determination of Important Physical Properties and Water Absorption Capacity of Short Type Improved Paddy Varieties Of Sri Lanka. International Journal of Innovative Research In Technology 2 (5), 19-23 Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  16. K.L.A.L Dias  and I. Wickramasinghe, (2015). Awareness on Dietary Fats among Consumers and the Levels of Total Fat in Selected Foods; in Relation to Proposed Nutrition Labelling in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences (ISSN: 2321 – 1571) Volume 03 – Issue 05, October 2015 Asian Online Journals (www.ajouronline.com) 443 Frequency of publication- Six issues per year
  17. Wijewardane, R.M.N.A., Nawarathne, S.B. and Wickramasinghe, I. (2015). Evaluation of physicochemical and antioxidant property of dehydrated hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) flower petals and its stability in product preparation. Int. J. Inno. Res. and Technol. 2(2): 179-185. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  18. Wijewardane, R.M.N.A., Nawarathne, S.B. and Wickramasinghe, I. (2015). Comparison of antioxidant properties of dehydrated fruits and vegetables with different drying Int. J.  Res. In Biological Sci. 5(4): 40-44. Frequency of publication- Six issues per year
  19. Wijewardane, R.M.N.A., Nawarathne, S.B. and Wickramasinghe, I. (2016). Effect of various dehydration methods on proximate composition and retention of antioxidants in different fruit powders. International Food Research Journal  Frequency of publication- Six issues per year
  20. Wijewardana R.M.N.A, Nawarathne S.B, Wickramasinghe I, Gunawardane C.R, Wasala W.M.C.B, Thilakarathne B.M.K.S.2016. Retention of physicochemical and antioxidant properties of dehydrated bael (Aegle marmelos) and palmyra (Borassus flabellifer) fruit powders. Procedia Food Science. 6 : 170 – 175 Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  21. Wijewardana, R.M.N.A., Nawarathne, S.B. and Wickramasinghe, I. Development and quality evaluation of Ready to Bake Vegetarian Cake Mix. Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Faculty of Agriculture. Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 11(1):53-61. Frequency of publication- Four issues per year
  22. M.N.Withanage, I. Wickramasinghe, R.M.G.B. Rajanayake, A. Bamunuarachchi. Analysis of metal content in turmeric powder available in the Sri Lankan market. International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology 4(8): August, 2015 ,ISSN: 2277-9655  http: // www.ijesrt.com. [367]. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  23. Liyanage, R., Nawaratne, S., Ranaweera, K. , Wickramasinghe, I. and Katukurunda,  K. (2015), Effects of Food Habits on Road Accidents Due to Micro- Sleepiness and Analysis of Attitudes to Develop a Food Product as a Preventive Measure. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Nutrition and Food Sciences Vol:2, No:9, 2015 Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  24. Udari, A.H.G.S., Wickramasinghe, I. and Attygalle, M.V.E.  (2015). Development of an omega 3 enriched instant soup powder from Sardinella longiceps 4.(8): August, 2015] ISSN: 2277-9655 (I2OR), Publication Impact Factor: 3.785 http: // www.ijesrt.com. International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology [644]. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  25. RMNA Wijewardana, S.B. Nawarathne, I. Wickramasinghe (2015). Evaluation of Physicochemical and Antioxidant Property of Dehydrated Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Flower Petals and Its Stability in Product Preparation , International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology 179  July 2015 | IJIRT | Volume 2 Issue 2 | ISSN: 2349-6002 IJIRT 142521 Frequency of publication- Six issues per year
  26. Rumesh Liyanage, Navaratne SB , Ranaweera KKDS and Indira Wickramasinghe (2015). Social impact, Attitudes and Behavioural pattern of busy life styles Due to Microsleepiness. Online-ISSN 2411-2933, Print-ISSN 2411-3123 June 2015 International Educative Research Foundation and Publisher ©2013 pg. 106 Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  27. C.V.K. Lokunarangodage, I. Wickramasinghe, K. K. D. S. Ranaweera (2015). Constraints and Compliances of Traceability in Low Grown Orthodox Black Tea Manufacturing Process. American Journal of Food Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 3, 74-81 Available online athttp://pubs.sciepub.com/ajfst/3/3/4 © Science and Education Publishing DOI:10.12691/ajfst-3-3-4 Frequency of publication- Six issues per year
  28. W.A.A.V.S. Amaradivakara, I. Wickramasinghe, R.M.G.B. Rajanayake, and A. Bamunuarachchi, (2015), Analysis of trace metal content in chillie powder available in the Sri Lankan market, International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Research Technology, http: // www.ijesrt.com Vol. 4, Iss. 8, ISSN 2349-6002 Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  29. W.A.A.V.S. Amaradivakara, I. Wickramasinghe, R.M.G.B. Rajanayake, and A. Bamunuarachchi,  (2015), Analysis of macro metal content in chillie powder available in the Sri Lankan market, International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology, Vol. 2, Iss. 3, ISSN: 2277-9655 Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  30. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, G.D.T.M. Jayasinghe, E.M.R.K.B. Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe (2015). Mercury Concentration of Muscle Tissue and Relationship with Size of Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacares, of the Indian Ocean.  European Journal of Academic Essays 2(4): 35-40, ISSN (online): 2183-1904,  ISSN (print): 2183-3818  www.euroessays.org. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  31. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha  ,  Deviation of Chemical Properties of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour Obtained from Five Different Growing Areas in Sri Lanka.. International journal of Innovative research in Technology, 2015, Vol. 2, Issue.02,Issn :2349-6002. Pp.67-76. Available online at http://www.ijirt.org/article.php?manuscript=142441. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  32. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe  and K.H Saranandha.  Changes in Colour attributes of Kithul (Caryota urens) flour stored in Refrigerated (4°c) Condition,  European Journal of Academic Essays 2(7): 23-27, 2015 ,ISSN (online): 2183-1904 ,ISSN (print): 2183-3818 , Online available at : www.euroessays.org. http://euroessays.org/?page_id=1651 Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  33. Wijesinghe,J A A C, Wickramasinghe,I, Saranandha,K.H (2015) ;Variance of Colour attributes of Kithul (Caryota urens) flour from different growing areas in Sri Lanka,International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology(IJSRIT) ISSN: 2313-3759 Vol. 2 No. 6; 2015.pp143-149.Online available at :http://www.ijsrit.com/uploaded_all_files/3527400602_d13.pdf. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  34. J.A.AC Wijesinghe1, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2015). ;Effect of Modification Methods on Gelatinization Properties and Colour Attributes of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064.Vol 4 Issue 10, 2015pp.2189-2192 Online available at :www.ijsr.net/ SUB159263. Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  35. Wijesinghe,J A A C, Wickramasinghe,I, Saranandha,K.H (2015) ; Physico-chemical properties of flour from Tapped & Non-Tapped Kithul(Caryota urens) trees in Kandy, Sri Lanka  , Life sciences International research journal. ISSN 2347-8691,vol 2,Issue 1.pp;105-113. Frequency of publication- Four issues per year
  36. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2015) Kithul flour (Caryota urens ) as a Potential flour source for food industry, American Journal of Food Science and Technology(ISSN2333-4827) volume3 ,Issue 1 ,2015 .pp 10-18. Available online at http://pubs.scienepub.com/ajfst/3/1/2 © Science and Education Publishing DOI:10.12691/ajfst-3-1-2(ISSN2333-4827). Frequency of publication- Twelve issues per year
  37. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe, K.H. Saranandha (2014).  Kithul flour (Caryota urens) as new plant origin Gelatinizing agent with a product development of fruit-based dessert, Engineering International, ISSN: 2409-3629, Volume 2, No 2 (2014), pp.72-79, Online available at :http://journals.abc.us.org/index.php/ei/article/view/715 Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  38. Bedigama Kankanamge Kolita Kamal Jinadasa, Subasinghe M.M., Thayalan K.  Wickramasinghe I., De. Silva M.S.W.,(2014). Level of trace metal in muscle tissues of inland fish species, north central province, Sri Lanka, Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences) 02/2014; 42(2):39-47. Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  39. Jinadasa B.K.K.K., Thayalan K., Subasinghe M.M., DE. Silva M.S.W., Wicramsinghe I and D.N. Liyanage, (2012). Determination of trace metal concentration in inland fish species of North-Central province-Sri Lanka . Ceylon journal of Biology. Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  40. Warsakoon, W.M.M.P.D.K., Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. and Purasinghe,S.S. (2010). Preliminary study on heavy metals in coconut and Coconut products, Intern. J.on Coconut R & D Vol. 25, No. 1 p. 1-7. Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  41. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Wijesinghe, I. D. and Bamunuarachchi, A., (2009). Iron content and its in vitro availability in two fish species; Sardinella melanura and Carnax spp. J. Nat. Aqat. Res. Dev. Agency (39). National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Crow Island, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka.Frequency of publication- Two issues per year
  42. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., and Bamunuarachchi, A.,(2008). Content and in vitro availability of iron in cooked fish commonly consumed in Sri Lanka. J. Natn. Sci. Foundation, Sri Lanka 36 (4) 327-330 Frequency of publication- Four issues per year

Peer reviewed Presentations with evidence at National/ International Conferences/ Symposia

  1. R M U C Udayangani,  I Wijesekara, I .Wickramasinghe and  M A Jayasinghe(2017) A value-added nutribar from underutilized green seaweed Ulva lactuca from Sri Lanka.  International Symposium of the Tradmed International -2017. 23-25 November 2017, Waters Edge,Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
  2. G D P Somasiri, I Wijesekara, I .Wickramasinghe, K. Sivaram and S. Thiruchenduran (2017).Edible gel from Gracilaria salicornia for health food application. International Symposium of the Tradmed International -2017. 23-25 November 2017, Waters Edge,Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
  3. S Manokaran , M A Jayasinghe - K K D S Ranaweera , I Wijesekara , I Wickramasinghe  and S P A S Senadheera. (2017).  Effect of reduced fat and increased protein content in milk powder made by local dairy cows on Glycemic responses, International Symposium of the  Tradmed  International -2017. 23-25 November 2017, Waters Edge,Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
  4. H.S.S. Fernando, and I. Wickramasinghe (2015). An assessment on the possibility of process modification for crumb products, from manual packing to a semi-automated packing mechanism. Proceedings of the Research Symposium of Uva Wellassa University, January 29-30.
  5. B. R. Madushan, S. B. Navaratne, and I. Wickramasinghe (2015). Preservation of Coconut Toddy Sediments as a Leavening Agent for Bakery Products,
  6. Lokunarangoda,C.V.K., Wickramasinghe I. and Ranaweera, K.K.D.S.(2011). Development of a profitable business model to promote consultancy on food safety through evaluating current practices in tea Industry. 8th International Conference on Business management. Faculty of Management Studies and commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.pp.276-282.
  7. Ranaweera, K.K. and Wickramasinghe, I.(2011). Development of Nutri sausage using Locally available raw materials. 8th International Conference on Business Management. Faculty of Management Studies and commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.283-287.
  8. Weerathunga W.A.P.P and Wickramasinghe, I.(2011). Development of fermented fruit vinegar drink. 8th International Conference on Business Management. Faculty of Management Studies and commerce,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.293-297

Published in abstract form

  1. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2015). Granular Morphological Comparison of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour Obtained from Five Different Growing Areas in Sri Lanka. Accepted for the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.
  2. Rumesh Liyanage, Navaratne S B, Ranaweera KKDS and Indira Wickramasinghe  (2015). Attitude survey on micro sleepiness in Sri Lanka, with a view to develop a food product to combat  . Accepted for the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.
  3. Somendrika. M.A.D, Wickramasinghe, I, Wansapala. M.A.J  and Peiris.S (2015). Quantification and Chemical Analysis of Waste Generated during the Processing of Cassava Crocket. Accepted for the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.
  4. Wijewardane, RMNA, Nawarathne, S.B., and Wickramasinghe, I. (2015).Formulation of instant jelly mix using natural colourant and its quality evaluation. Accepted for the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA,University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.
  5. Lokunarangodage, C.V.K,. Wickramasinghe, I. and Ranaweera, K.K.D.S. (2014). Traceability Practices, Compliances and Constrains Encountered in Orthodox Black Tea Manufacturing. International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka. 2014 August.
  6. Fernando,A. S. S., Wickramasinghe, I. and Lalantha, N. (2014) A study on Process Modification for Crumb Products, from Manual Packing to a Semi-Automated Packing Mechanism (A 142) International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri lanka.2014 August.
  7. Wijesinghe, J. A. A.C. ,Wicramasinghe, I. and Saranandha, K. H. (2014). Granular Morphological Comparison of Kithul (Caryota urens) Flour Obtained from Five Different Growing Areas in Sri Lanka (A 149). International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches ICMA University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka., 2014 August
  8. J A A C Wijesinghe, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2013).Development of a dessert formulated with kithul flour (Caryota urens) as the gelalinizing agent. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka.
  9. HPE De Zoysa, PH Ginigaddarage, KWS Ariyawana and I. Wickramasinghe (2013). Sources of fecal contamination of fresh fish harvested by multi day boats. 4th International symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihul Oya,Sri Lanka, 11-12, 2013.
  10. CVK Lokunarangodage, I. Wickramasinghe and KKDS Ranaweera (2013). Development of a prototype for tea fermentation to improve food hygiene and for process optimization 4thInternational symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihul oya,Sri Lanka, 11-12 January 2013
  11. Jayaratne, G.E.D.A., Wickramasinghe I, and Navaratne, S.B. Development of Jack flour incorporated extruded snack, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science – 2013 part 1.
  12. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, E.M.R.K.B. Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe, (2012). Assessment oftrace metals levels of main export fish species; Sri Lanka, International conference on chemical sciences-2012 June 20-22, Colombo, Sri Lanka; 67 pp.
  13. B.K.K.K. Jinadasa, I. Wicramsinghe and R.I. Samanthi, (2012). Study on metal concentration of some sea cucumber species in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Fisheries and Marine science 2012 Aug 23-24, Negombo-Sri Lanka; 23 pp.
  14. BKKK Jinadasa, EMRKB Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe (2012). Mercury in yellow fin tuna, Thunnus albacores from waters of Sri lanka. The first international conference on oceanography in the bay of Bengal. 28-29, November 2012. Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  15. BKKK Jinadasa, EMRKB Edirisinghe and I. Wickramasinghe (2012). Assessment of Trace metals of main export fishspecies ; Sri Lanka (2012).International conference on chemical sciences, 20-22 June 2012, Institute of Chemistry , Ceylon. Pp.67.
  16. WAPP Weerathunga and I. Wickramasinghe and S B Navaratna (2012).Development of soy sauce by incorporating locally available cereals from accelerated fermentation for the fast food Industry. International symposium, Institute of chemistry Ceylon.
  17. PAV Anuradha, ADR Gunawardhana and I. Wickramasinghe (2012). Development of non–conventional canned squid products. Annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition society of Sri Lanka. 28-29 January 2012, Colombo. Pp.24.
  18. BDMP Jayasooriya and I. Wickramasinghe (2012). Association between Nutritional status and educational achievement of Grade seven school children in Sri Lanka. Annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition society of Sri Lanka. 28-29 January 2012, Colombo. Pp.22.
  19. MIP Jayaweera and I. Wickramasinghe (2011). Development of composite flour mix enriched with fish powders. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. Pp. 12.
  20. L.B.A.U. Balasooriya and Wickramasinghe, I. (2011).Development of a vegetarian blended sausage Accepted for the Proceedings of the 67th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
  21. Fernando E.S.S.J, Ginigaddarage P.H, Ariyawansa K.W.S, and Wickramasinghe I. Some effects of gutting and evisceration on quality and shelf life of skip jack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis). 3rd International Symposium by Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka 2010
  22. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., and Bamunuarachchi, A., (2009). Iron, Zinc, Copper and Manganese content of some selected common fish species of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, 11-12 Dec. University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka Pp. 5.
  23. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., and Bamunuarachchi, A., (2008). Determination of Iron and Zinc contents of some selected common pelagic fish species in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 64th Annual Session. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. Pp. 221.
  24. Wickramasinghe. I and C. K. Seneviratne (2001). The influence of Black tea on cholesterol. Page 7, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka association for the Advancement of science (SLAAS), 57th Annual Session, Part I – Abstracts. 57th Annual Session, 26 November- 01 December, 2001, Moratuwa.
  25. D S Ariyaratne, N. Gamage, I. Wickramasinghe and MJ Paththawe Arachchi (2016). Development of a fish based biscuit using Orinoco Sailfin catfish (Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus) (2016). NARA Scientific Sessions 2016, 29 March 2016, NARA,Crow Island, Colombo 15,Sri lanka.
  26. G.A.M.D.K. Dehikumbura, G.J.Gemegama Arachchi, K.N. Senevirathna,W.C. Prasadini, M.pathuwe Arachchi, I.Wickramasinghe, (2016). Preliminary investigation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon levels in smoked fish produced by fisher comunity in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 22nd scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources 20th May 2016, NARA, Colombo 15
  27. Hiranya De Silva, Indira Wickramasinghe, C. D Fernando and C. Udawatte (2016). 1st International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology, Adequate least nutritional supplementation of coconut water could lead towards development of a sustituent for oral rehydration fluid complying with WHO Standards, 12- 13 January, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  28. Nisansala Kulassooriya, K.H. Sarananda and Indira Wickramasinghe (2016). 1st International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology, Adequate least nutritional supplementation of coconut water could lead towards development of a sustituent for oral rehydration fluid complying with WHO Standards, 12- 13 January, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  29. Wijewardana, R.M.N.A., Nawarathne, S.B., Wickramasinghe, I., Gunawardane ,C. R. and Thilakarathne, B.M.K.S.(2015). Effect of dehydration methods on chemical properties and antioxidants in dehydrated powdered vegetable.  8th International Research Conference.Kotalawala Defence University ,Sri Lanka Held on 27th 28th August 2015
  30. J. A A C Wijesinghe1, I. Wicramasinghe and K.H Saranandha (2015). Physico-chemical properties of flour from Tapped & Non-Tapped Kithul(Caryota urens) trees in Kandy, Sri Lanka.”  International conference on recent trends in Agriculture, veterinary & life sciences 2015 , University of Vicram ,Ujjain, India publications(ISBN978-93-84124-25-0), 2015 (30-31st  January,2015at University ofVicram,Ujjain, India).
  31. J.M.K. Prasangika, G.J.Gemegama Arachchi, T.M. Jayasinghe, R.M. Withanage, R. Perera and I. Wickramasinghe (2016) Investigation of Formaldehyde levels of imported fresh fish in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 22nd scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources 20th May 2016, NARA, Colombo 15
  32. Ariyarathna, Durayalage Suseema; Ahmad, Shakeela Begum Nasir; Jinadasa, Badigama Kamkanange Kolitha Kamal; Wickramasinghe, Indira; Jayawardena, J.H.K.N. (2014). Evaluation of importance of Orinoco Sailfin Catfish (Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus) as a food source. SA@OSU Home, International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)17th IIFET Conference, July 7-11, 2014, Brisbane, Australia.
  33. Fernando H.S.G.N. and Indira Wickramasinghe .Evaluation of quality of flying fish processed and stored under different conditions (2014). 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of SLAFAR 22nd May 2014 NARA, Crow Island, Colombo 15,Sri Lanka, Pp. (28)
  34. Subasinghe M.M., Jinadasa B.K.K.K. and Wickramasinghe I (2014). Bioaccumulation of trace metals in muscle tissues of Oreochromis spp. and Heteropneustes fossilis; relationship with body size. 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of SLAFAR 22nd May 2014 NARA,Crow Island, Colombo 15,Sri Lanka, Pp. 40.
  35. MM Subasinghe, BKKK Jinadasa and I. Wickramasinghe (2012). Accumuation of toxic and essential trace metals in four fish species from Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of national symposium, Centre for environmental justice and Dept. of Zoology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 23 November 2012. Pp.1-5.
  36. S.M.R.S.Semasinghe, I. Wickramasinghe and P.N.R.J Amunugoda (2014).Institutional development for successful implementation of sanitary and  phytosanitary (SPS) agreement in Sri Lanka”. Proceedings of the International Postharvest Research Symposium- 2014 “Food and Nutrition”.  June 19, 2014.
  37. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Bamunuarchchi A. (2007) Total iron content and the in vitro availability of iron in cooked Sardinella albella and Exocoetus volitans  ,SLAAS , 2007.
  38. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Bamunuarchchi A. and Wijesinghe, I.D., (2007) Iron content and in vitro iron availability in cooked Sardinella melanura (Salaya) and Carnax (Para) spp. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tropical Aquatic Research Towards Sustainable Development, National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency (NARA) p. 68.
  39. Wickramasinghe, I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Chandrika, U.G., Bamunuarachchi, A., (2007) Iron content and in vitro iron availability in cooked Sardinella melanura, Sardinella albella Carnax spp. and Exocoetus volitans. Proceedings of the New Zealand IFST Conference 2007, Wellington, p 54 (Abstracted).
  40. S. Munaweerage, I. Wickramasinghe and T.D.Samarakoon. Development of a natural nelli cordial. (Pg. 72), Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th – 20thMarch,2004, Buttala.
  41. P.D.C. Jayanie, I. Wickramasinghe and K K Kithsiri. Development of a breakfast cereal and evaluating of shelf life. (Pg. 71), Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March, 2004, Buttala.
  42. T.L.C.Shiromali, I. Wickramasinghe and S.B.Navarathna. Prevention of staling effect of wood apple pulp during storage. (Pg.39), Presentations of the 6thAnnual Session,(Abstracts) 19th– 20thMarch, 2004, Buttala.
  43. M. A.N. I. Kumara, I. Wickramasinghe and N. Edirisinghe. Development of a hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) manual for chicken sausages, chicken meat balls, chicken ham, cooked ham, streaky and back bacon. (Pg.35), Presentations of the 6thAnnual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March, 2004, Buttala.
  44. J.L.S.N.Wijegunasekara, I. Wickramasinghe and N. Padmasiri. Development of Garcinia sauce. (Pg. 70), Presentations of the 6thAnnual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March,2004, Buttala.
  45. S.T.Sirisoma, I. Wickramasinghe and D.A.M.Arsakularatne. Development of a value added ice cream using Avocado fruit. (Pg.33), Presentations of the 6thAnnual Session,(Abstracts)19th–20thMarch, 2004, Buttala.
  46. G.I.M.S.Rangana, I.Wickramasinghe and T.D.W.Siriwardana. Some observations on the performance of Aspergilus oryzae and Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the manufacture of rice vinegar. (Pg. 31), Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20th March,2004, Buttala.
  47. N.A.I.C. Nishshanka, I. Wickramasinghe and I.S.B.Abeysinghe. Analysis of catechins and caffeine in some blister blight resistant and susceptible tea cultivars. (Pg. 30),Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th – 20th March, 2004, Buttala.
  48. S.P. Thalagala, I. Wickramasinghe and T.D.W.Siriwardene Development of a spicy taste breakfast spread. (Pg.70), Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th– 20thMarch, 2004, Buttala.
  49. P. Yasanandana, I. Wickramasinghe and S. H. Jayaratne. Metholodogies suggested for reducing damages of thermoform packages and improving metholodogies for the above. (Pg.18), Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th – 20th March, 2004, Buttala.
  50. J.P.De Silva, I. Wickramasinghe and S. Ekanayake. Value addition of lawulu by developing mixed fruit leather. (Pg.16), Presentations of the 6th Annual Session, (Abstracts) 19th – 20th March, 2004, Buttala.
  51. M. A.N. I. Kumara and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of a hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) manual for chicken sausages, chicken meat balls, chicken ham, cooked ham, streaky and back bacon. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka association for the Advancement of science (SLAAS), 60thAnnual Session, Part I – Abstracts. 60th Annual Session, 17thDecember- 22nd December, 2004, Colombo.
  52. P.D.C. Jayanie and I. Wickramasinghe. Development of a breakfast cereal and evaluating of shelf life. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka association for the Advancement of science (SLAAS), 59th Annual Session, Part I – Abstracts. 59thAnnual Session, 05 December- 12 December, 2003, Colombo.
  53. D S Ariyaratne, N. Gamage, I. Wickramasinghe and MJ Paththawe Arachchi (2016). Development of a fish based biscuit using Orinoco Sailfin catfish (Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus) (2016). NARA Scientific Sessions 2016, 29 March 2016, NARA,Crow Island, Colombo 15,Sri lanka.

Served as a Reviewer

  1. Vidyodaya Journal of Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  1. 1 and 2nd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  1. International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences – 2015 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  1. International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  1. International Conference on Sabaragamuwa University of Sri lanka (ICSUSL), SabaragamuwaUniversity of Sri Lanka.        
  1. Institute of Biology (IOB) Annual Sessions, Sri Lanka.
  1. SLAAS Annual sessions Sri Lanka,.
  1. International Symposium , Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna.International Journal of Tropical Agricultricultural Research and Extension
  1. M. Phil research proposal evaluation Board of Study, Medical Sciences, Faculty of Graduate studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  1. University research Grants, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  1. Research proposal Evaluation, National Science Foundation (NSF)

News Paper articles published

  1. Sunday Leader News paper article on Best Remedy for extraction of kithul flour Hygienically,2016
  2. Vidusara News Paper Article on micro sleepiness in Research category on 1st April 2015.
  3. Divaina News paper article on Tank cleaner (Scavenger fish) and its economic value as a food, 2014
  4. Vidurava Scientific Magazine , National Science Foundation, Volume 24, No. 02, Food Additives 2010
  5. Vidusara News Paper Article on Tea and Cholesterol November 2001.
  6. Daily News, News Paper Article on The influence of black Tea on Cholesterol February 2002.

Patent rights awarded by intellectual property rights of Sri Lanka

  • Development of extruded snack by incorporation of Jack flour. 2012, Patent No.: 16780
  • Development of soy sauce by incorporating locally available cereals from accelerated fermentation for the fast food industry. Patent No.: 16485

 

Applied for patent rights and outcome is pending.

  1. Drinking Yoghurt using modified kithul flour as a new plant origin stabilizer. Patent No. 18535
  2. Development of Drinking yoghurt using modified Kithul (Caryota urens) flour as a new plant origin stabilizer: No:18534
  3. Development of hygienic, simple mechanical process for extraction of Kithul (Caryota urens) flour from the pith: No:18535
  4. Development of a Plant Based Confectionary to Combat   Micro-Sleepiness Due to Fatigue in Hectic Life-styles and Cerebral Relaxation. NO: LK/P/1/18985
  5. Development of a Biscuit by adding a developed  Food Colorant Using Refused Generated by Ceylon Black Tea Industry as a Substitute for Caramel Black (E, INS 150) : NO: LK/P/1/19041

Publication of books

  • Indira Wickramasinghe and Amani Wijesinghe (2016).”Kithul flour for food industry” (ISBN978-955-42152-1-4.) Gangodawila, Nugegoda

         I do hereby certify that the above particulars are true and correct.

         10/01/2018                                                                                 Indira Wickramasinghe