Agri and Aquaculture

Agri and Aquaculture Experts

Dr.k .premakumar

Department of Agricultural Chemistry
Eastern University
Sri Lanka


Educational Information B. Sc. (Agriculture), Hons. University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. M.Sc in Postharvest Technology, (AIT), Bangkok PhD in Postharvest Technology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)  Work Experience:
 Oct 1982-June 1983 : Temporary Tutor cum Research Assistant , UPDN July 1983-Dec 1983 : Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture, Batticaloa University College (BUC), Sri Lanka 2/1/ 1984-2/4/ 1992 : Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Agriculture, EUSL 3/4/ 1992-15/07/ 2001. Lecturer (Probationary), Faculty of Agriculture, EUSL 16/07/2001-15/07/2007 : Senior Lecturer ( Grade II ) , Faculty of Agriculture, EUSL 16/07/ 2007-Todate : Senior Lecturer (Grade I )

Research Interest

Food Science and Technology, Postharvest Technology, Food and Nutrition and Biochemistry.


  • Premakumar, K (2007).Distance Education in the New Millennium-ICT offers a new approach. 6th Annual Research Session of the Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 18th –19th October, 2007 , Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

  • Premakumar, K (2014). Selection of Suitable Mango Variety For Fruit Bar Preparation. 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference on “Towards Transdisciplinary Research Culture. 22nd-23rd January, 2014, Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna.

  • Premakumar, K and Rasmiya Begum, S.L (2015). Development and Quality Evaluation of Bitter Gourd-Amla-Lemon Functional Beverage. International Conference on “ Diet and Healthy Lifestyle in the Prevention and Control of Non Communicable Diseases”. 26th-27th June, 2015, Department of Home Science, Women’s Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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