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Dr Shirani Gamlath
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
+61 3 925 17267
Role and profile
Dr Shirani Gamlath is a Lecturer in the area of Food Processing and Product Development in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. She also teaches Trends and Innovations in Food Science at postgraduate level and supervises postgraduate students.
Unit Chair HSN205 Food Fundamentals
Unit Chair HSN306 Food Processing and Product Development
Unit Chair HSN735 Trends and Innovations in Food Science
Unit Chair HSN750 Nutrition Research Project (Part A)
Lecturer HSN102 Introduction to Food Science & Nutrition
Lecturer HSN303 Functional Foods
Lecturer HSN304 Food Biotechnology
Supervises one PhD student
Dr Gamlath has specialised in Food Processing Technologies, mainly Extrusion Technology and Product Development. Her research interests are novel product development using functional ingredients and innovative Food Processing Technologies such as Extrusion Processing and High Pressure Processing inline with current consumer demand. Dr. Gamlath has been conducting research in collaboration with Massey University, NZ in developing low Glyceamic products by extrusion technology and also in collaboration with Food Science Australia, Werribee on Minimal Processing of Fruits by High Pressure Processing. Dr. Gamlath has supervised 3 Masters students and a number of Honours students. At present she supervises a PhD student.
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