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Dr. (mrs.) Ranjani Amarakoon

Senior Lecturer II
Department of Microbiology
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka


Dr. (Mrs.) Ranjani Amarakoon is working as Senior Lecturer II in the Department of Microbiology, University of Kelaniya, Srilanka.cademic Qualifications: Ph.D. (Food Technology), Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic, 2009. M.Sc. (Food Science & Technology), Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. ,1999 B.Sc (Agriculture Special), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka,1993 Positions held: Visiting Lecturer B.Sc. Degree programmes University of Colombo University of Kelaniya University of Uva Wellassa Institute of Chemistry M.Sc. Degree programmes Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo Department of Microbiology, University of Kelaniya Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayawardenapura Certificate course Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo Temporary Senior Lecturer University of Sri Jayawardenapura Temporary Lecturer University of Wayamba University of Sri Jayawardenapura Acting Director (Processing Development) Coconut Development Authority Deputy Director(Processing Development) Coconut Development Authority Areas of Teaching: Food Technology Food Quality Assurance Food Safety Food Hygiene Food Toxicology Food Microbiology Microbial Processes and Applications Sensory evaluation of food

Research Interest

Use of Microorganisms in processing and preservation of food. Use of Food-Legumes in bakery products.

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