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Independent Researcher

Conestoga College, ON, Canada

July 2017 - Present

Cereal Chemist

SGS Canada Inc.

April 2016 - October 2016

NSERC Visiting Fellow

Guelph Food Research Centre

January 2015 - April 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Guelph Research & Development Centre, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

January 2015 - April 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Food Science, University of Guelph

July 2013 - January 2015


PhD (Food Science)

University of Guelph

May 2008 - June 2012


Memorial University, Canada

September 2002 - April 2005

BSc (honors) in Chemistry

University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka

August 1995 - July 1999

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Waduge, R.N., Warkentin, T.D., Donner, E., Cao, R., Ramdath, D.D., Liu, Q.(2017). Structure, physicochemical properties, and in vitro starch digestibility of yellow pea flour modified with different organic acids . Cereal Chemistry. 94. (1). p. 142-150.
Pinhero, R.G., Waduge, R.N., Liu, Q., Sullivan, J.A., Tsao, R., Bizimungu, B., Yada, R.Y.(2016). Evaluation of nutritional profiles of starch and dry matter from early potato varieties and its estimated glycemic impact . Food Chemistry. 203. p. 356-366.
Waduge, R.N., Kalinga, D.N., Waduge, R.N., Kalinga, D.N., Bertoft, E., Seetharaman, K.(2014). Molecular structure and organization of starch granules from developing wheat endosperm . Cereal Chemistry. 91. (6). p. 578-586.
Waduge, R.N., Xu, S., Bertoft, E., Seetharaman, K.(2013). Exploring the surface morphology of developing wheat starch granules by using Atomic Force Microscopy . Starch/Staerke. 65. (5-6). p. 398-409.
Kalinga, D.N., Waduge, R., Liu, Q., Yada, R.Y., Bertoft, E., Seetharaman, K.(2013). On the differences in the granular architecture and starch structure between pericarp and endosperm wheat starches . Starch/Staerke. 65. (9-10). p. 791-800.
Waduge, R.N., Xu, S., Seetharaman, K.(2010). Iodine absorption properties and its effect on the crystallinity of developing wheat starch granules . Carbohydrate Polymers. 82. (3). p. 786-794.
Waduge, R.N., Hoover, R., Vasanthan, T., Gao, J., Li, J.(2006). Effect of annealing on the structure and physicochemical properties of barley starches of varying amylose content . Food Research International. 39. (1). p. 59-77.