Patents

  • Development of Steam Sterilization Machine for Dried Pepper (LK/P/1/16903)
  • Development of Continuous Paddy Steamer (LK/P/1/16904)

International Journals (Refereed)

Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Jain, N.K. (2008). Status of Post Harvest Technology of Agricultural Crops in Sri Lanka. Journal of Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Latin America and Africa, Vol. 41(4).

Wasala, W.M.C.B., Dissanayake, C.A.K., Dharmasena, D.A.N., Gunawardane, C.R. and Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2014). Postharvest Losses, Current Issues and Demand for Postharvest Technologies for Loss Management in the Main Banana Supply Chains in Sri Lanka. Journal of Postharvest Technology, Vol.02 (01).

 Local Journals (Refereed)

Dissanayake, T.M.R., Bandara, D.M.S.P., Senanayake, D.P. and Palipane, K.B. (2006). Evaluation of Different Types of Rice Flour Milling Machinery for Their Performance. Annual Transaction of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, pp 147-154.

Mathare, S.S., Dissanayake, T.M.R., Bakal, S.B. and Jain, S.K. (2009). Effects of coagulation temperature on the texture and yield of soy paneer (tofu). Journal of National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka, Vol.37 (04).

Bandara, D.M.S.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Rathnayake, R.M.R.N.K. (2011). Performance Evaluation of Different types of Spice Grinding Machinery for producing chili Powder. Annual Transaction of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, pp 147-154.

Rathnayake, H.M.A.P.,  Wasala, W.M.C.B., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Fernando, M.D. (2012). Techno -economic evaluation of upper tank hot water soaking system for paddy. Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol 49.

Wasala, W.M.C.B.,  Dharmasena, D.A.N., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Thilakarathne, B.M.K.S. (2012). Physical characteristics and mechanical properties three commercially grown banana cultivars in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol. 24(1).

Bandara, D.M.S.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R., Rathnayake, H.M.A.P. and Swarnasiri, D.P.C. (2014). Performance Evaluation of a Screw Type oil expeller for extraction Sesame Oil. “ENGINEER”, Journal of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Vol. XLVII (01).

Wasala, W.M.C.B.,  Dharmasena, D.A.N., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Thilakarathne, B.M.K.S. (2014). Vibration imulation testing of banana bulk transport packaging systems. Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol. 26(2).

Senanayaka, D.P., Rathnayake,  H.M.A.P., Thilakarathne, B.M.K.S., Bandara, B.D.M.P. and Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2014). Design and Development of Rasp Bar Mill for size Reduction of Maize. “ENGINEER”, Journal of Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Vol. XLVII (03).

International and Local Journals (Non-Refereed)

Dissanayake, T.M.R., Bandara, D.M.S.P., Senanayake, D.P. and Palipane, K.B. (2008). Evaluation of Different Types of Rice Flour Milling Machinery used in Sri Lanka for Their Performance.  XXI National Convention of Agricultural Engineers, India

Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2008). Status of Renewable Energy Technology in Sri Lanka."FUSION'08" organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, MPUAT, Udaipur, India.

Kulathunga, A.K., Dissanayake, T.M.R., Rathnayake, A.P. and Lufthi, A. (2009). Rice Mill owner's attitude towards implementing new process and productivity improvement techniques. In: Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Session, Vol. 14 (part II).

Rathnayake, A.P., Kulathunga, A.K. and Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2010). Enhancing Sustainability of Local Rice Mills by Cleaner Production and Industrial Ecology Principles. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on " Sustainable Built Environment-Capacity Building for Sustainability, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Weerawansa, A.M.G.E., Samaraweera, W.M.S.M.,  Kulathunga, A.K. and Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2010).  Total Waste Management Using Cleaner Production and Industrial Ecology Principles in Sri Lankan Hotel Sector. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on " Sustainable Built Environment-Capacity Building for Sustainability", Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Champa, W.A.H., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Thilakaratne, B.M.K.S.  (2010). Effect of removal of field heat by hydro-cooling on prolonging shelf life of beans. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture for Prosperity, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

Rathnayake, R.M.G.V., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Weerasooriya,  G.V.T.V. (2011). Evaluation of Rice De-stoner for Dried Black Pepper. In: Proceedings of the Rajarata University Research session, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka.

Rathnayake, H.M.A.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Bandara, D.M.S.P. (2011). Development of Medium Scale Parboiling Vessel. Annual Sessions, Rajarata Chapter of Institution of Engineers-Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Bandara, D.M.S.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Rathnayake, R.M.R.N.K. (2011). Performance Evaluation of Different types of Spice Grinding Machinery for producing chili Powder. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on " Agriculture and Environment",Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

Dissanayake, T.M.R., Rathnayake, R.M.R.N.K. and Wijerathne, D.B.T. (2012). Development of Pepper Steam Sterilization Machine. In: Proceeding of National Symposium of Post Harvest Technology for Food Security,  Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dissanayake, T.M.R., Rathnayake, H.M.A.P., Gunawardhane, C.R. and Bandara, D.M.S.P. (2012). Development of Continuous Paddy Steamer. Annual Sessions, Rajarata Chapter of Institution of Engineers-Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Rathnayake, H.M.A.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Bandara, D.M.S.P. (2012). Development of Medium Scale Parboiling Vessel. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on “Agriculture and Environment" , Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

Dissanayake, T.M.R., Verma, R.C. and Sharma, G.P. (2013). Development of a Mango Dicer for Agro-process Units in India. In: Proceedings of the Young Scientists Forum Symposium, Young Scientists Forum,Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dissanayake, T.M.R., Bandara, A.M.S.T. and Weerasooriya, G.V.T.V. (2013). Some Physical Properties of lime. In: Proceedings of the Young Scientists Forum Symposium, Young Scientists Forum,Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Bandara, D.M.S.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R., Rathnayake, H.M.A.P. and Swarnasiri, D.P.C. (2013). Performance Evaluation of a Screw type oil expeller for extraction Sesame Oil. Annual Sessions, Rajarata Chapter of Institution of Engineers-Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.
Bandara, D.M.S.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R., Rathnayake, H.M.A.P. and Swarnasiri, D.P.C. (2013). Performance Evaluation of a Screw Type oil expeller for extraction Sesame Oil. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on “Agriculture and Environment" , Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

Wijewardane,  R.M.N.A., Senevirathne, G.D.,  Jayawardana, N.W.I.A.,   DissanayakeT.M.R., Wasala, W.M.C.B. and Thilakarathne B.M.K.S. (2014). Reduction of Postharvest Losses in Leeks (Allium porum) During Transportation Using Wooden Bulk Packages. In: Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology, Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Bandara, D.M.S.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R., Gunawardane, C.R. and Thilakarathne, B.M.K.S. (2014). The role of pre-gelatinization in the quality improvement of rice flour. In: Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology, Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Rathnayake, H.M.A.P., Dissanayake, T.M.R. and Bandara, D.M.S.P. (2014). Design and Development of an energy efficient vibrated flour sifter. In: Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology, Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Senanayaka D.P., Rathnayake,  H.M.A.P.,  Bandara, B.D.M.P. and  Dissanayake, T.M.R., (2014). Development and Testing of Pedal-cum-Motor operated Paddy Cleaner. In: Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology, Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Senanayaka D.P., Rathnayake,  H.M.A.P., Thilakarathne, B.M.K.S., Bandara, B.D.M.P. and Dissanayake, T.M.R., (2014). Evaluation of Rasp Bar Mill for size reduction of Maize. In: Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Postharvest Technology, Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Books and Other Articles

Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2006). Production of High Quality Rice Flour. Institute of Post harvest Technology, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2006). Article on Production of rice flour and rice based products. LANKADEEPA News paper, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2006). Article on Selection of appropriate machinery for production of high quality rice flour. KARMANTA Magazine, Industrial Development Board, Colombo, Sri lanka, Vol. 27 (02).

Dissanayake, T.M.R. (2011). Leaflet on Spice Sterilization Machine. Institute of Post harvest Technology, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Publications
Agricultural Processing, Postharvest Engineering and Chartered Engineer in Agricultural and Plantation Engineering
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0094 71 4192964, mrdissanayake@yahoo.com

BScEng (SL), MEng (India), CEng, MIE (SL)

Acting Director/ Senior Mechanical Engineer
Eng. T.M.R.Dissanayake