Department of Science & Technology Education,
Faculty of Education,
University of Colombo
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- B.Sc. sp. (Hons) in Botany, First Class, University of Ruhuna. (2006)
- M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology, University of Peradeniya.(2009)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Full Time), University of Colombo
- Merit certificate for the poster presentation on ‘Process development of Goraka (Garcinia gummi-gutta) powder’: YSF Symposium – 2012 held on 18th January 2013 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
- Science Education in Sri Lanka
- Science Process skills
- Chandrajith, U.G., Jayathunge K. G. L. R., Wijewardane, R.M.N.A. andTilakarathne,B. M. K. S. (2016). Preparation and quality evaluation of rice cookies fortified with different herbs. 3rdInternational research symposium of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. 26th-27th January 2016. Mihintale, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith, U.G., Wijewardane, R.M.N.A.,Gunawardhana, C.R.andTilakarathne,B. M. K. S. (2016).Development of jam using Bilinfruit (AverrhoaBilimbiL.) and evaluate its sensory and physico – chemical properties.The international symposium on agriculture and environment 2016. University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 13th January 2016. Mapalana, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith, U.G., Gunathilake, D.M.C.C, Bandara, B.D.M.P. and Swarnasiri, D.P.C.(2015).Effects of combine harvesting on head rice yield and chaff content of long and short grain paddy harvest in Sri Lanka.p31-32. 5th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.19th& 20th November 2015. Berjaya hotel Colombo, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith, U.G., Ratnayake, R.M.R.N.K.,Jayathunge K. G. L. R. andThilakarathne,B. M. K. S. (2015).Effect on three different packaging materials on colour and moisture content of dehydrated garlic powder during storage. p. 137.Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka. Vol.19. 5th& 6th November 2015. University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith, U.G., Wijewardane, R.M.N.A., Wasala, W.M.C.B., Dissanayake, C.A.K., Jayawardene, H.S. and Swarnasiri, D.P.C. (2015). Combine effect of citric acid and ascorbic acid as chemical pre-treatments to prevent enzymatic browning in fresh cut Ambul banana (Musa spp.).p185. 8th international research conference. 27th& 28th August 2015. General Sir John KotelawalaDefence University, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith, U.G., Wasala, W.M.C.B.,Jayathunge K. G. L. R. andThilakarathne,B. M. K. S. (2015).Effect of different storage media: Sand, paddy husk and coir dust on the shelf-life of fresh lime (Citrus aurantifolia) fruits. 2ndRuhuna international science and technology conference 2015. University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith, U.G., Gunathilake, D.M.C.C, Bandara, B.D.M.P. and Swarnasiri, D.P.C.(2014).Effect of harvesting of paddy by combine harvester on seed germination.Proceedings of the international symposium on agriculture and environment 2014. University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith,U.G., Bandara, D.M.S.P., Jayathunge K. G. L. R. andThilakarathne,B. M. K. S. (2014).Development and quality evaluation of instant rice noodles (cup noodle). Proceedings of the international research symposium on postharvest technology. 19th June 2014.pp.05-08.Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Sri Lanka.
- Chandrajith, U.G., Bandara, D.M.S.P., Jayathunge, K. G. L. R. and Thilakarathne, B. M. K. S. (2013).Process development of Goraka (Garcinia gummi-gutta) powder. Proceedings of the young scientist’s forum symposium 2012. 18th January 2013.p 59.Colombo, Sri Lanka.
- Jayathunge , K. G. L. R.,Gunawardhana ,D. K. S. N.,Illeperuma , D. C. K.,Chandrajith,U. G.,Thilakarathne , B. M. K. S., Fernando, M. D. andPalipane,K. B.(2013). Physico-chemical and sensory quality of fresh cut papaya (Carica papaya) packaged in micro-perforated polyvinyl chloride containers. J. Food Sci. Technol.
Examination of science process skills in science teachers
- General Methodology of Teaching
- Curriculum Theory & Process,
- Science Education
- Environmental Education
- Biological science
- Post harvest Technology of Fruits and Vegetable
- Food Packaging Technology
- Member of National Science Foundation Research Group
- Member of Young Scientist Forum
- Lecturer (Probationary) – Department of Science & Technology Education, University of Colombo (2016 – Up to date)
- Research Officer – Institute of Postharvest Technology (2009 -2016)
- Visiting Lecturer – Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Ruhuna (2012)
- Temporary Lecturer – College of Technology, University of Vocational Technology (2009)
- Demonstrator – Department of Botany, University of Ruhuna (2006-2008)