Kathmandu University News

Talk Program on Opportunities and Challenges the younger generation faces

isms | 30 April, 2013 04:47

The course

 MGTS 402 Entrepreneurship presents lecture

in

"Opportunities and Challenges the younger generation faces".

By:

Guest Lecturer: Dr. Poorna Kant Adhikari

 

Date: Friday May 3rd 2013
Time: 1:00 PM 3:30 PM
Venue: CV Raman Auditorium.

For kind information:  Former VC of Kathmandu University Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma has also graciously agreed to interact with graduating seniors and other students.  All MGTS 402 students of KU are included. 

This event is open to ALL interested.

Peer Review Team (PRT) visit for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QAA) of KUSOS and KUSOE

isms | 30 April, 2013 03:41

Peer Review Team (PRT) for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QAA) of KU School of Science and KU School of Engineering visited KU main campus from 22-26 April 2013. The PRT comprised of Professor Dr. Sudarshan Tiwari, Former Dean, Institute of Engineering (IOM), TU, Professor Dr. H.P. Khincha, Former Vice Chancellor, VT, Belgaun, Karnataka, Professor K.B. Mathema, Director, QAA Division UGC-Nepal, Professor Dr. Hirdaya Ratna Bajracharya, Technical Advisor to UGC-Nepal, Mrs. Chirikshova Tamrakar, Dean, Institute of Science and Technology, TU and Mr. Shaligram Singh, Chairperson, Nepal Engineering Council.

During the 5 day visit PRT had series of extensive interactions with various stakeholders of KU ranging from Executive Council members, Students, Faculty members, various admin and management divisions, alumni and parents representatives. They also visited campus facilities of two schools.

PRT handed over their assessment report to Deans (Professor Dr. Bhola Thapa, KUSOE Dean and Professor Dr. Panna Thapa, KUSOE Dean) at the exit meeting held on 26 April 2013. The exit meeting was attended by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Registrar Professor Dr. Bhadraman Tuladhar, Deans of KUSOS and KUSOE, Controller of Examinations Professor Dr. Pushpa Raj Adhikary, Heads and Coordinators of both Schools, Chief of Management Services Division and managers of various sections.

 

Asst. Prof. Shyam Sundar Khadka, Dept. of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, Presented a paper on “In-Situ Performance of Micro Hydropower Plants in Nepal”

isms | 22 April, 2013 09:08

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Shyam Sundar Khadka, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, Presented a paper on “In-Situ Performance of Micro Hydropower Plants in Nepal” at the International Workshop on The Role of Micro-hydel for Developing countries, 19-22 April Kathmandu Nepal. The Program was Jointly Organized by Centre for Science & Technology of the Non- Aligned and other Developing countries (NAM S & T Centre) New Delhi, India, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Nepal and Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Nepal. 

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Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of School of Education published a paper

isms | 18 April, 2013 17:59

Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education has published an article entitled, Fractals of ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Logics: A Post/modern Proposal for Transformative Mathematics Pedagogy, in the   Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal. The paper can be downloaded from http://people.exeter.ac.uk/PErnest/pome27/index.html

 

Vacancy for Project Manager

isms | 17 April, 2013 03:31

Kathmandu University

EnergizeNepal, Program

Vacancy for ProjectManager

EnergizeNepal is proposed consolidated Program, for Norway-Nepal Cooperation in the Development of Nepalese Energy Sector. The first part of this program is to conduct study for exploring the possibility of establishing Norway-Nepal cooperation in non-governmental sector of Nepal for the development of Nepalese energy sector.  The detailed study will be conducted to establish a consolidated program addressing Infrastructure, Competence building, and Industrial development/ innovation needed for development of energy sector in general and hydropower sector in particular in Nepal.  The Programme is managed by Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal with close cooperation with and SINTEF Energy Research (SEfAS), Norway, and Hydro Lab, Nepal. It is funded by the Norwegian Embassy, Kathmandu. This study will be completed by end of November 2013. Application for the position of “Project Manager” in EnergizeNepal is hereby invited with the following minimum qualification. 

  • Master’s degree in one of the disciplines related to Management (with focus on project management), Technology and Innovation Management, Engineering (Related to Energy Planning) or a subject that is relevant to project execution and monitoring of study projects in energy or hydropower sector.
  • The summary about the position are as follows.
  • Position Type: Full Time Contract
  • Contract Period: From  April – Nov 2013.
  • Service Condition: Terms and Conditions of Service of the Program for the Position
  • Salary and Benefits: As per KU standards

 

Additionally Preferred Qualification/Competencies and Experience:

  • Excellent report writing, facilitating and communication skills.
  • Excellent in both oral and written English and Nepali.
  • Ability to use general purpose computer software such as MS Office proficiently
  • Willingness to travel inside Nepal for project implementation and other purposes.
  • Working experience in international development project or experience in coordinating and networking with NGOs, institutions, government and private sector will be preferred.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work to satisfy overall program goals and objectives.
  • Assist the Program Administrator in planning, executing and monitoring of study groups.
  • Maintain project schedule, track project progress, visit and implementation partner organization, and advice Program Administrator with regard to actions for improvement of performance of each study group.
  • Organize workshops, seminars, and meetings.
  • Ensure excellent communications, coordination, and reporting in among study groups
  • Maintain highest level of professional ethics, confidentiality, and transparency.
  • Disseminate the Program outcomes and work for enhanced visibility.
  • Compile final project document with the reports from each study groups.
  • Others as agreed mutually with the Program Administrator and Employer

 

Application with a cover letter stating the motivation and the commitment promise, declaration of present and future professional commitments, complete curriculum vitae, copy of the certificate of the master degree, copy of transcripts of the degree, and copy of the certificates of experiences/other-competencies should be submitted no later than 21 April 2013. The application can be submitted to the office.

 

Office of Dean

School of Engineering

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel, Kavre

www.ku.edu.np

Email: dean_engg@ku.edu.np 

 

NOTE: Please do not send the application by Post. Short listed candidates will be called for interview.

Director General of ASSMS Professor Dr. A.D.R. Choudary visited KU

isms | 05 April, 2013 09:32

 

Prof. Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar, the Registrar of Kathmandu University (KU) and the President of Nepal Mathematical Society (NMS), has welcomed Prof. Dr. Alla Dita Raza Choudary, the Director General of the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS), GC University, Lahore, PAKISTAN on Wednesday, April 03, 2013. The ASSMS is a unique leading research center of mathematics that has been established in 2003 by the name of famous Pakistani Nobel Laureate of Physics Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam (the founder of ICTP,Trieste). The ASSMS takes pride in being the quality educational institute of higher education in Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Choudary is also the Director of National Center of Mathematics (NCM), Professor Emeritus at Central Washington University, USA, and also the Convener of the 6th World Conference on 20st Century Mathematics 2013.

During his visit, Prof. Dr. Choudary gave a talk on “A Different School of Mathematics” describing the initial stage, regular national & international mathematical programs and achievements of ASSMS, and also interacted with the participants. The dedication of Prof. Dr. Choudary regarding to the developments of mathematics from school level to higher education through this ASSMS is highly remarkable and appreciable. The participants in this program were Prof. Dr. P.R. Adhikary (Senior Mathematician and KU Exam Controller), Prof. Dr. Panna Thapa (Dean, KU School of Science), Dr. Deepak Subedi (HOD, Department of Natural Science), Dr. Dil Bahadur Gurung (Graduate Program Coordinator), Dr. Ram Prasad Ghimire, Mr. Manoj Shakya (Graduate Program Coordinator of CE), Mr. Rabindra Kayastha including faculties and research scholars of mathematics. Dr. Kanhaiya Jha was the coordinator of this interaction program. During this program, Prof. Dr. Tuladhar informed about academic programs and some major mathematical activities in Nepal and Dr. Subedi informed about the academic programs and activities of the Department of Natural Sciences. This program has helped our mathematics faculties and research acholars to participate in the activities of ASSMS. To know more about the ASSMS, please do visit its website: www.sms.edu.pk.

 
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