Home / Dr. Suraji Senanayake

 

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. (Colombo), M.Sc. (USJP), Ph.D. (USJP)

Research interests: Starch sciences, Food Toxicology, LCA & sustainable development

Email Address : Surajisena(at)gmail.com

 

Research Publications:

  1. A. S. N. Ranasinghe, W. L. I. Wijesekara, P. R. D. Perera, S. A. Senanayake, M. M. Pathmalal & R. A. U. J. Marapana, Functional and Bioactive Properties of Gelatin Extracted from Aquatic Bio resources – A Review, April 2020Food Reviews International, DOI: 10.1080/87559129.2020.1747486
  2. A C Wijerathna, Sagarika Ekanayake, KKDS Ranaweera, Suraji Senanayake, PRD Perera, Physico chemical properties of a rice based herbal biscuit incorporated with the decoction of Syzygium cumini bark, June 2018, Conference: Annual Sessions of Institute of Chemistry Ceylon 2018At: Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon Rajagiriya.
  3. , S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2013), Comparative Analysis of Nutritional Quality of Five Different Cultivars of Sweet Potatoes (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) in Sri Lanka. Food science & nutrition. Vol (4), pp 284 – 291.
  4. , S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Comparative study of the chemical composition and water absorption capacity of five locally available sweet potato (Ipomea batatas Lam) cultivars, SLAAS 68th Annual session abstracts.
  5. , S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Proximate Analysis and Phytochemical and Mineral constituents in four cultivars of Yams and tuber crops in Sri Lanka, Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension 15 (1), pp 31 – 36.
  6. , S.A., Ranaweera, K.K.D.S., Gunaratne, A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2011), Compositional variations of nutrients and phytochemicals in two species of yams (Dioscorea alata, Dioscorea esculenta) and tuber crop (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) SLAAS 67th Annual session – Abstract 2011.
  7. , S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2012), Preliminary study of mineral constituents in selected cultivars of root and tuber crops in Sri Lanka, Vidyodaya Journal of Science 17: 25 – 31.
  8. Senanayake, S.A., Fernando, S., Bamunuarachchi, A and Arsekularatne, M (2013). Application of Lactobacillus acidophilus (LA 5) strain in fruit-based ice cream. Food science & nutrition 11/2013; 1(6):428-31. DOI:10.1002/fsn3.66
  9. , S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2014), Effect of heat–moisture treatment on digestibility of different cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomea batatas (L.) Lam) starch. Food Science & Nutrition 04/2014; DOI:10.1002/fsn3.115
  10. , S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi and Gunaratne, A. (2014), Application of Hydrothermally Modified Sweet Potato Starch as a Substitute Additive for Soup Mixture, Journal of Food Processing, vol. 2014, Article ID 904125, 5 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/904125.
  11. , S.A., Ranaweera.,K.K.D.S., Gunaratne., A and Bamunuarachchi., A (2013), Effect of heat – moisture treatment conditions on swelling power and water soluble index of different cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomea batatas (L). Lam) starch. Volume 2013, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, ISRN Agronomy. Article ID 502457.
  12. , S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Gunaratne. A and Bamunuarachchi, A (2013), Physico chemical properties of five cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomea batatas (L) Lam) roots grown in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad). Vol 90 (1), pp 96 – 110.
  13. , S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi and Gunaratne, A. (2014), Comparative analysis of trypsin inhibitor levels in sweet potato cultivars in Sri Lanka. J.Natn.Sci.Foundation Sri Lanka 2013 42 (1): 93-99.
  14. , S.A., Ranaweera. K.K.D.S., Bamunuarachchi and Gunaratne, A. (2014), Effect of Hydroxypropylation on Functional Properties of Different Cultivars of Sweet Potato Starch in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Food Science, vol. 2014, Article ID 148982, 8 pages, 2014. doi: 10.1155/2014/148982.