Prof. D.C.K.Illeperuma

Prof. D.C.K.Illeperuma

Professor
  • Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • 0714430511
  • dchamaraki@hotmail.com
  • Ph.D. (Maryland)
  • M.Sc. (Agric.) (Peradeniya)
  • B.Sc. (Agriculture) (Peradeniya)
  • Visiting Lecturer - Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya - 1998- 2017
     
  • Visiting Lecturer - Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya
  • Visiting Lecturer - Faculty of Engineering - 1998-2002, University of Peradeniya - 2014-2015

JOURNAL PAPERS

    • Sangeetha S, Illeperuma DCK, Navaratne AN and Jayasinghe C (2018). Effect of pH, temperature and time combinations on yield and degree of esterification of mango peel pectin: An experimental design. Tropical Agricultural Research.30: 1-12.
    • Perera GAAR, Amarakoon AMT, Illeperuma DCK and Muthukumarana PKP (2015). Effects of raw material on chemical composition, organoleptic properties, antioxidant activity, physical properties and the yield of instant black tea. LWT – Food Science & Technology. 63: 245-750.
    • Hettiarachchi CA and Illeperuma DCK (2015). Developing a trained panel for comparison of different brands of vanilla ice cream using descriptive sensory analysis.Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka. 43(1): 45-55.   
    • Jayathunge KGLR, Gunawardhana DKSN, Illeperuma DCK, Chandrajith UG, Thilakarathne BMKS, Fernando MD and Palipane KB (2014). Physico-chemical and sensory quality of fresh cut papaya (Carica papaya) packaged in micro-perforated polyvinyl chloride containers. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 51(12) 3918-3925.
    • Jayathunge KGLR, Rishana Fazy MF, Illeperuma DCK, Thilakarathne BMKS, Fernando MD and Palipane KB (2012). Suitability of micro-perforated PVC containers for modified atmosphere packaging of minimally processed fruit salad containing pineapple, papaya and mango. Asian Journal of Food and Agro-industry. 5(6) 554-566.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    • Madhavi BGK, Illeperuma DCK, and Jayasinghe CVL (2019). Potential application of crude carotenoids extracted from mango, papaya and banana peels as natural colourants in jelly based products. Proceeding of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol.22, September 11-12, 2019, p 125.
    • Chandrakanthi BLY, Illeperuma DCK, Chandrasiri KAKL, Prasantha BDR and Alahakoon SW (2019). Incorporation of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) into rice flour and pigeon pea flour based extruded and fried snacks for value addition. Proceeding of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol.22, September 11-12, 2019, p 128.
    • Sangheetha S, Illeperuma DCK and Jayasinghe CVL (2019). Optimization of acid extraction of pectin from industrial lime peel waste.  Proceeding of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol.22, September 11-12, 2019, p 130.
    • Madhavi BGK, Illeperuma DCK, and Jayasinghe CVL (2019). Extraction and Microencapsulation of Carotenoids from Mango, Papaya and Banana Peels. SCON International Conference onFood Science, Nutrition and Public Health, Singapore June 27-28, p 73.
    • Thilakarathna RCN, Madhavi BGK, Bandara JMLR, Illeperuma DCK, Navaratne A and Jayasinghe CVL (2019). Industrial potential of mango (Mangiferaindica L.) peel and waste. International Research Conference, Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka, February 7-9, 2019, p 225.
    • Wathsala LHAG, Bandara JMLR, Illeperuma C, Navaratne A, Sukirtha S, and Jayasinghe C (2018). Probe into Sri Lankan fruit processing industry for the quantification of industrial fruit processing by-products and its potential utilization, Proceedings of the Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka, 24-25 August, p 226.