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3rd U-Learning Training was conducted

isms | 16 January, 2017 12:06

3rd U-Learning Training was conducted at Kathmandu University.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Kathmandu University successfully conducted a three day training program on Ubiquitous learning held on 8-10 Jan 2017. The theme of the training was Equal Education Opportunities by U-Learning technology. Dr. Manish Pokharel, Head of the Department of Department of Computer Science and Engineering gave an opening speech on the importance of U-Learning technology in Education and its challenges on implementation in the context of Nepal.


The participants were primarily from public-private school from various districts of Nepal. Selection of School was done on the basis of equality with respect to remote and urban location. Dr. Purusottam Kharel was a lead person to conduct this training and Mr. Cavin Shin from South Korea was the resource person.

The training concluded with a joint commitment from all participants on enhancing the scope of U-learning system in education. Kathmandu University U- Learning Research and Development Unit has already selected three more schools with the support from National Research Foundation (NRF- By Kim Jonghun) South Korea. The newly selected schools are from Dolakha, Sindhuli and Saptari districts. 

This project is a joint collaboration of Kathmandu University, Tribhuvan University, NSDevil South Korea and National Research Foundation of South Korea.




isms | 16 January, 2017 12:00




(A) Home Biogas System installation and Testing

(B)  Large Biogas Revival of Kathmandu University


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CEP conducted a workshop with LAIKA Academy and ABARI

isms | 15 January, 2017 12:52


Community Education Project (CEP) conducted a workshop in collaboration with LAIKA Academy and ABARI.

An interactive session between students and faculties associated with Laika Academy of Australia, Adobe and Bamboo Research Initiative (ABARI) and Community Education Project (CEP) of Kathmandu University was held on Jan 11, 2017 at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel. 

Mr. Sushil Shrestha (Assistant Professor and Project Coordinator) presented about Kathmandu University and the Community Education Program to the participants. Then KU students involved in CEP shared their experience of participating in community projects. Similarly, students of Laika Academy also shared their experiences of participating in the Laika - ABARI education program. In an interactive session, all participants provided feedback to the prototypes that Laika - ABARI students built to solve small problems in the community designed with a collaborative design process.

Laika Academy and ABARI designed an educational experience program for undergraduate students of Australia to learn about and experience heritage, arts, community, and natural resource in different places of Nepal, viz. Kathmandu, Kavrepalanchok and Chitwan. As a part of the educational program, a workshop was conducted at Kathmandu University in collaboration with Community Education Program of Kathmandu University.


All participants later visited the material testing lab being built by ABARI using bamboo and earth inside Kathmandu University Central Campus premises.


Quotation Notice for Fume Hood Supply

isms | 11 January, 2017 15:24

Quotation Notice for Server and Server Rack Supply

isms | 11 January, 2017 15:21

Preliminary Meeting between DOCSE and SIM University

isms | 11 January, 2017 14:42

Dr. Manish Pokharel, Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ms. Jennifer Mei SZE ANG, Head, Common Curriculum and Ms. Cynthia Chang, Head, Service Learning, SIM University, Singapore agreed to carry out one pilot project in Service Learning jointly by the students of both universities.

During their visit to KU, delegates from SIM University expressed their desire for possible collaboration with DOCSE in Service Learning.





Mr. Shrestha Presents in International Conference

editorial | 10 January, 2017 17:38

Mr. Sushil Shrestha, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), presented a research paper in The 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Computing (ICNGC 2017), held during 5-7 January 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.



Mr. Shrestha's presentation focused on the importance of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Design Principles in making better and user-friendly interface.

The conference was organized by Korean Institute of Next Generation Computing and University of Information Technology, VNU-HCM, Vietnam.


Dr. Budhathoki, Mr. Gartoula and Mr. Shakya Published Peer-reviewed Journal

isms | 09 January, 2017 15:36

Dr Uttam Budhathoki, Mr. Kshitij Gartoula and Mr. Shailendra Shakya got an article entitled "Formulation and Evaluation of Transdermal Patches of Atenolol,” published in Indonesian Journal of Pharmacy (Vol 27 No 4, 2016), peer reviewed journal.

The link to the article is as follows:


Dr. Kharel, Dr. Pokharel and their Team Got Published in The IIER Research Journal

isms | 09 January, 2017 12:00

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Dr. Purusottam Kharel and Dr. Manish Pokharel with the team of experts (Mr. Cavin Sin from NSDevil, South Korea, and Mr. Jonghun Kim from TPC at National Research Foundation of South Korea) jointly published  a research work in The IIER Research Journal.

The title of research work is “U-Government Model Techniques Implementation in Government School on Ubiquitous Learning Environment: CASE NEPAL.”


Procedure for Calculation of TAX before Making Payment

isms | 07 January, 2017 11:07


All the Project Leaders are hereby reminded to read the given instructions carefully and contact the Finance Section at RDC Directorate for any assistance in payment to the Project Staff.

RDC Directorate is temporarily based in Third Floor of Block 02 in Central Office Dhulikhel unless shifted permanently to Block 14 soon.

Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma
Director of Research

See visit the link for INSTRUCTION


Prof. Lamichane and Team Published a Research Article

isms | 06 January, 2017 12:45

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Prof. Janardan Lamichane with his students (Deepak Sharma, Tara Shrestha, Naresh Rapal, Satiz C Poudel, Sujan Shrestha, Surekshya Sharma) working under Department of Biotechnology has published a research article. 

The title of the article is “Screening and Bioactivity Measurement of High altitude Medicinal Plants of Nepal”. The article is published online in VEGETOS: An International Journal of Plant Research, an internatioanl peer-reviewed journal.

The link to the article is: http://www.scitechnol.com/peer-review/screening-and-bioactivity-measurement-of-high-altitude-medicinal-plants-of-nepal-l6M5.php?article_id=5559

Journal Impact Factor 6.02 (NAAS), Online ISSN: 2229-4473, Indexing Status: SCOPUS (Elsevier)

Tender Notice for High Pressure Tand , Low Pressure Tank and 3 Guide Vane Cascade Rig

isms | 06 January, 2017 10:09

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Selection Notice for Energize Nepal Project at TTL

isms | 02 January, 2017 16:19

RDC announcement for coordination of a training

isms | 02 January, 2017 16:14



Willingness to Organize Training on Energy through Anaerobic Digestion


Research, Development & Consultancy (RDC) Directorate invites Research Centers/Department/individual faculty willing to co-ordinate a Learning Event on ‘Energy through Anaerobic Digestion’ training for Nepalese and Indian PhD and postdoctoral researchers from 23 to 28 January 2017. This learning event on organic waste to energy through anaerobic digestion provides an inter- and trans-disciplinary training and scientific exchange in anaerobic digestion of organic waste for energy production. The six days training will be composed of lectures on the background and concept as well as exercises building upon selected research projects of the involved institutes. Hands-on training will include the building of small experimental anaerobic digesters as well as relevant laboratory skills for substrate and biogas analyses. Collaborating partners are NEERI, India and FHNW, Switzerland. A total of twenty-five participants are expected to participate.

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) of the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) strives to provide scientific, industrial research and development that maximizes the economic and environmental and social benefit for the people of India. CSIR, with its complement of 10’000 highly qualified scientific and technical personnel, is amongst the largest R&D organization in the world for scientific and industrial research.

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts North-western Switzerland (FHNW) is a state-accredited university of applied sciences that adopts unique concept in Swiss tertiary education which is designed to meet professional needs in education, research and consulting. It provides undergraduate education, continuing education, consulting, and applied research and development.


Further details can be obtained from:


Office of the Registrar
Directorate of Research, Development & Consultancy (RDC) 

Kathmandu University, Central Office, Dhulikhel, Kavre

GPO Box: 6250 Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: 00977-11-661399  Fax: 00977-11-661443
(Director- Prof. Subodh Sharma, Dr. nat. techn.; Project Finance Officer- Ms. Sarina Shrestha)

MoU with R M Dhungel Scholarship Fund

isms | 02 January, 2017 11:15

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