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Dr. Sharma Visited UTAD, Portugal

isms | 30 March, 2017 17:38

Dr. Gajendra Sharma, Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, visited University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal from March 4-14, 2017 as a visiting Professor.

The programme was supported by Merging Voices (European Union Erasmus plus) mobility project. Dr. Sharma gave lectures to graduate students of UTAD on current trends and developments on Information and Communications Technology (ICT).




Mr. Poudel Got a Research Paper Published

isms | 30 March, 2017 17:37

Mr. Moti Poudel, Research Associate at Aquatic Ecology Centre, got a research paper entitled "Status of Solid Waste Generation in Bhaktapur District, Nepal" published in Journal of Water, Sanitation, Health and Environment (ISSN:-2091-0851, Volume:15, Issue:1. 22 March, 2017.)

The Journal was published by Society of Public Health Engineering Nepal (SOPHEN) on the occasion of World Water Day, 2017.

Dr. Bikash Adhikar, Suman Adhkari, Prof.Dr. Sanjay Nath Khanal and Suman Pariyar are co-authors of the paper.

This paper focuses on the descriptive status of per-day waste generation and waste characterization from commercial /institutional and domestic sources in Bhaktapur district.


Mr. KC received a PhD fellowship from ICIMOD

isms | 30 March, 2017 17:29

Mr. Binaya KC received a PhD fellowship from ICIMOD

Mr. Binaya KC, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded with the atmosphere initiative PhD fellowship from ICIMOD. Mr. KC is currently on study leave from the University for his PhD at the University of Nottingham (UON). Mr. KC received Vice Chancellor Scholarship of University Nottingham, UK under the joint supervision of Prof. Ian Hall from UON and Prof. Bim Prasad Shrestha from KU and pursuing his study on "Emission characterization of Biomass after its combustion in Improved Cooking Stove (ICS) and its impact on Health."


Dr. Chi Huyen Truong, program coordinator Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) at ICIMOD has announced the fellowship result in the meeting that was held on 29 March, 2017. The meeting was attended  by Professors, Dr. Ian Hall and Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Program coordinator for Atmosphere initiative Dr. Arnico Pandey, Air Quality Specialist Dr. Bhupesh Adhikari, Program coordinator HUC Dr. Chi Huyen Truong, Aerosol scientist  Dr. Siva Praveen Puppala, Senior Environmental economist Dr. Bikash Shrama and PhD fellow Mr. Binaya KC.

During the meeting, Dr. Pandey highlighted some of the key working areas ICIMOD and explored thematic areas of ICIMOD that would be interested to work in collaboration with the two Universities. He mentioned that this PhD fellowship would play a key role to bridge ICIMOD with Kathmandu University and the University of Nottingham to work on the areas of mutual interest.

Prof. Ian Hall enlightened on the main theme of Binaya’s PhD work and mentioned that he would be happy to help in several  capacities to work and collaboration like data analysis, joint publication etc. Prof. Hall is former Dean of School of Medical Science at Queens Medical Center of University of Nottingham and currently serving as Director of Biomedical Research Center at UoN.

Prof. Shrestha gave an introduction of HUC as a steering committee member and highlighted on the potential areas to work in the future that should be trans-boundary in nature. Dr. Chi Huyen briefed about the fellowship and mentioned that PhD fellowship will be in action from 15 April, 2017 for the period of 6 months. This will allow Mr. Binaya to make field work in Hindu Kush Himalayan region, primarily in Nepal.


Vacation in School of Science and School of Engineering

isms | 30 March, 2017 14:44

Vacation in School of Science and School of Engineering [Click here the Notice in pdf]]

Quotation Notice for Landscaping (09 Block)

isms | 30 March, 2017 14:41

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