MS. DEEPANI UPEKA RAJAWARDANA

Research Scientist
Food Technology Section

Qualifications

BSc - Microbiology (University of Bangalore)

MSc - Food & Nutrition (University of Peradeniya )

Contacts

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Specialized Fields

 Community Nutrition and Functional food product development

ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 17025:2005, ISO 22000:2005 Quality Management Systems, Total Quality Management (TQM), Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HACCP), Food Safety & Food Quality, internal auditing of Quality Management Systems.

Interest Areas       

 Functional dairy food product development with special focus on probiotics and prebiotics.

Implementation of Quality Management Systems and laboratory accreditation.

Major Projects Undertaken

  1. Consultancy service for the accreditation (ISO 17025:2005) of Fertilizer Testing Laboratory of Ceylon Fertilizer Company (Ltd.), Hunupitiya, Wattala.
  2. Technology transfer on “Modified methods for pectin precipitation in commercial production of pectin from yellow passion fruit peel (Passiflora Indica)”.
  3. Co-investigator in the NSF funded project titled “Polysaccharides of coconut kernel as a functional food and its blood cholesterol and blood glucose lowering effects on human subjects”.

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