Senior Lecturer (Gr II) in Food Science and Technology

Department of Agricultural Chemistry

Faculty of Agriculture

University of Jaffna


TP: +94 212060172

Educational Background

2007 - B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture

University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

2017 - M.Phil. in Food Science and Technology

University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Academic Positions

Senior Lecturer (Gr II) - July 2017 to date

Lecturer (Prob.) - August 2010 to July 2017

Assistant Lecturer -August 2008- August 2010

Demonstrator -March 2008 - August 2008

Research Interest

Lipid chemistry (Enzymatic Interesterification, oxidation of edible oils), plant antioxidants, extraction and characterization of bioactives from plants, malting of cereals