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Postgraduate Degrees by Research (M.Phil./Ph.D.) – Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture


Contacts:

Chairperson – Faculty Higher Degrees Committee

Dr-Ranawana

Dr. Ms. S.R.W.M.C.J.K. Ranawana
Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture
Department of Export Agriculture
Uva Wellassa University
Passara Road
Badulla
E-mail: chandijeewani@yahoo.com
Tel: 0553566522 (Department); 0553559114 (Faculty)

Secretary- Faculty Higher Degrees Committee

Dr-Mudannayake

Dr. Ms. D. C. Mudannayake
Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture
Department of Animal Science
Uva Wellassa University
Passara Road
Badulla
E-mail: deshani_m@yahoo.com
Tel: 0552226580 (Department); 0553559114 (Faculty)

Postgraduate Degrees by Research (M.Phil./Ph.D.)

Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka offers post-graduate research degrees leading to award of Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The programs cover research in a wide range of disciplines.

Current Students – Postgraduate Degree by Research: MPhil

Ms.-Kkeshani_2017

Student Name : Madushika Keshani Ranasinghe
Email address : madukeshani@gmail.com

Completed Degree/s/ Post Graduate Degree/s:
BASc (Animal Science) Uva Wellassa University

Research Title:
Comparison of carcass and meat quality traits and histological morphometry of five Sri Lankan indigenous chicken strains reared under semi-intensive systems
Name of Principal Supervisor and Official address:
Prof. D.K.D.D. Jayasena, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University
Name of Co-supervisor/s and Official address:
Dr. R.R. M.K.K. Wijesundera, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Peradeniya

Meegahawaththa-160-200

Student Name : Wasantha Kumari Meegahawaththa
Email address : wkmeegahawaththa@gmail.com

Completed Degree/s/ Post Graduate Degree/s:
BASc (Animal Science) Uva Wellassa University

Research Title:
Extraction, purification and Chemical characterization of inulin-type fructans from three Asparagus species (A. falcatus, A. racemosus, and A. officinalis) grown in Sri Lanka, and their utilization as potential prebiotic ingredients in yoghurt.
Name of Principal Supervisor and Official address:
Dr. D.C. Mudannayake, Senior Lecturer, Department of Animal Science,Uva Wellassa University,Badulla.
Name of Co-supervisor/s and Official address:
Prof. K. M. S. Wimalasiri, Associate Professor,Department of Food Science and Technology
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya,Peradeniya.

Funding Source: National Research Council (NRC/18-094)

K.G.B.A. Samarasinghe -160-200

Student Name : K.G.B.A. Samarasinghe
Email address : anuhirub7@gmail.com

Completed Degree/s/ Post Graduate Degree/s:
BSc (Special) in Tea Technology and Value Addition

Research Title:
Evaluation of Morpho- Physicochemical Properties of Medicinally Important Species in Zingiberaceae Family
Name of Principal Supervisor and Official address:
Dr. P.E. Kaliyadasa, Head/ Department of Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University, Badulla

Name of Co-supervisor/s and Official address:
Prof. Piyal Marasinghe, Project Consultant, Provincial Ayurvedic Department, Diyathalawa
Funding Source: University Research Grants UWU/RG/2018/016

G. Y. A. D. D. Perera

Student Name : Mrs. G. Y. A. D. D. Perera
Email address : dilinipererad2@gmail.com

Completed Degree/s/ Post Graduate Degree/s:
BSc Export Agriculture(UWU)
MSc Floriculture and Landscape Architecture (PGIA)

Research Title:
Effect of Silicon on floral quality and postharvest longevity of two commercially important floricultural crops in Sri Lanka
Name of Principal Supervisor and Official address:
Dr. P.E. Kaliyadasa, Head/ Department of Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University, Badulla

Name of Co-supervisor/s and Official address:

Funding Source: Self-Funded

I.P.A.U.N.K.Illippangama

Student Name : I.P.A.U.N.K.Illippangama
Email address : umayanganiashinshana@gmail.com

Completed Degree/s/ Post Graduate Degree/s:
Bachelor of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University

Research Title:
Development of a functional chicken sausage incorporating Garlic inulin and Probiotic bacteria

Name of Principal Supervisor and Official address:
Dr. D.C. Mudannayake, Senior Lecturer (Gr II), Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture
Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University, Passara Road, Badulla

Name of Co-supervisor/s and Official address:
Prof. D.K.D.D. Jayasena, Professor, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture
Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University, Passara Road, Badulla

Funding Source: University capital grant UWU/RG/2018/38

E.K.G.P.U. Dharmarathna-160-200

Student Name : E.K.G.P.U. Dharmarathna
Email address : prasadinidharmarathna@gmail.com

Completed Degree/s/ Post Graduate Degree/s:
BSc (hons ) Uva Wellassa University

Research Title:
Investigation of microbes associated with Black tea with reference to Good Manufacturing Practices adhere by Mid country Tea manufactures for quality tea production
Name of Principal Supervisor and Official address:
Dr. E. D. N. S. Abeyrathne, Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University,Badulla.

Name of Co-supervisor/s and Official address:
Dr. S. P. Kodithuwakku, Department of Animal Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Funding Source: Self-Funded