Ms. A. M. M. U. AdikariMs. A. M. M. U. Adikari

Senior Lecturer
Department of Food Science & Technology,
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,
Makandura, Gonawila (60170),
Sri Lanka.
 

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 Education

  • M.Phil. in Food Chemistry (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

  • MSc in (Economics) in Business Management (Wales, UK)

  • B.Sc. in Agriculture (Specialization: Food Science & Technology) (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

  • Reading for MPhil (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)


Teaching Themes

  • Food Marketing and Business Economics

  • Microbiology

  • Food Microbiology

  • Biotechnology in Food Science

  • Research Project in Food Science & Technology

  • In-plant Training


 Fields of Research

  • Antimicrobial activity of different plant extracts

  • Food consumer behavior


 Publications

A)International Proceedings/ Conference

  1. Adikari, A.M.M.U., Jayathilake, J.A.M.S., Parahitiyawa, N.B., Vidanarachchi, J.K. and Kodithuwakku, K.K.S.P. (2014) Characterization and molecular identification of  Lactobacillus spp. isolated from curd (‘Deekiri’ and ‘Meekiri’). Proceedings of the Research Symposium of Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya.

  2. Adikari, A.M.M.U., Jayathilake, J.A.M.S., Parahitiyawa, N.B., Vidanarachchi, J.K. and Kodithuwakku, K.K.S.P. ( 2014) Biochemical and physiological characterization of Lactobacillus spp. isolated from curd ( ‘Deekiri’ and ‘Meekiri’). Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 18.

  3. Niroshini, W.V.C. & Adikari, A.M.M.U. (2008). Development of osmotically dehydrated sugar coated banana. Presented and published in the 2nd International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

B)National Proceedings/ Conference

  1. Udayangani, K.G.I., Yalegama, L.L.Y.C. and Adikari, A.M.M.U. (2009). Development of a coconut skim milk based jam- Presented and published (oral presentation) in the 65th annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

  2. Wijegunawardana, R. J. T. P.,  Adikari, A.M.M.U.,   De Silva, M. S. W.,  Jayasinghe, C.V.L. and Mubarak, M.N.A.(2009). Determination of the levels of Heavy Metals (Cu, Pb & Cd) in Lasia spinosa (Kohila) - Presented and published (poster presentation) in the 65th annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

C)Non Peer Reviewed

  1. Madushika, G.D.T. and Adikari, A.M.M.U. (2015). Knowledge, Usage and antibacterial properties of curd (“Meekiri” and “Deekiri”) starter cultures. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition. Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

  2. Chandrathilake, M.A.N.and Adikari, A.M.M.U. ( 2015). Characterization of physiochemical and antibacterial properties of Sri Lankan bee honey. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition. Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

  3. Vivekananthan, S., Rebeira, S., Gunathilake, K.D.P.P.  and Adikari, A.M.M.U. ( 2015). Nutritional composition, antioxidant activity and sensory properties of selected Sri Lankan rice (Oryza sativa L.) varieties. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition. Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

  4. Thushari, S. and Adikari, A.M.M.U. (2014) Determination of selected probiotic properties and processing potential of locally isolated Lactobacillus spp. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition.

  5. Dasanayaka, D.M.C.M.K, Rebeira, S.P.S.  and Adikari, A.M.M.U ( 2014). Formulation of nutritionally rich instant dry soup mix incorporating stabilized rice bran. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition. Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

  6. Chandima, W.N., Yalegama, L.L.W.C.  and Adikari, A.M.M.U. ( 2014). Development of a coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) sap based ready to drink beverage. Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Livestock Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.