Dr. (Ms.) O.D.A.N Perera, Senior Lecturer. Department of Food Science & Technology, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Education: PhD in Food Science & Technology (Ballarat, Australia) . M.Phil. in Postharvest Technology (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka). B.Sc. Botany Hons. (Subsidiary subject – Chemistry) (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka).Extension of Knowledge: Food Product Development, Food Processing & Preservation Technology. Food Packaging, Microbiology. Biotechnoly in Food Science. Fields of Research:Food Product Development, Minimal processing. Emerging non thermal Food processing technology.Postharvest Technology of Fruits and Vegetables.