Kathmandu University News

Community education pilot project (CEPP) organized a community education tour

isms | 28 November, 2012 13:39

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Kathmandu University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in association with community education pilot project (CEPP) organized a community education tour for undergraduate second year students from 22-26 Nov 2012. Faculties and staff accompanying the students were Mr. Jayanand Bokati, Mr. Madhav Prasad Pandey, Mr. Neeraj Dhungel, Mr. Roshan Ranjit and Mr. Sunil Khanal.

The objective of the tour was to expose KU students and faculties to rural environment so that the relevant project topics that need engineering applications can be explored.  The tour also intended to practically implement the academic knowledge of the faculty staffs and students in the rural communities.

Students participated in various community education activities organized at Shyame Wangphel Higher Secondary School, Shyaphrubesi including a short training on house wiring and demonstration of installation of solar home system to the students of grade 9 and 10. Community education activities also included short presentations on various technical topics. In addition, students visited different villages of upper Rasuwa including Syaphru, Chilime, Goljung, Gatlang and Timure.

Detail reports of the various activities during the tour will be uploaded in following website soon.

http://ku.edu.np/cepp/

Research article on Palaeoecology published

isms | 28 November, 2012 13:36

CHIRONOMUS Newsletter on Chironomidae Research has just published its latest issue at http://www.ntnu.no/ojs/index.php/chironomus. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit the web site to read articles and items of interest.

Report of the workshop on the review of the curriculum of B.Sc. in Applied Physics

isms | 25 November, 2012 15:11

Department of natural sciences, school of science, organized a one day workshop on 22nd of November 2012. The main objective of the workshop was to review the curriculum  of  B.Sc. in Applied Physics and collect suggestions from the experts from universities, industries and other related organizations about the possible job opportunities for the graduates of this program. The program was held at at the CV Raman Auditorium Hall, KU, Dhulikhel. The program was attended by Professors of Physics from the Central Department of Physics and Institute of Engineering,  Tribhuvan University and  registrar, Deans of school of science and engineering, controller of examination, HoDs and coordinators of different departments and members of the subject committees of Physics and Mathematics, Kathmandu University. Delegate from public service commission was also present in the program.

The program was started by a welcome speech from Prof. Panna Thapa, Dean of School of Science. In his speech, Prof. Thapa also highlighted the main objective of the program. It was followed by an introduction to the program by Dr. Deepak Prasad Subedi, Head of the department of Natural Sciences. Prof. Bhadraman Tuladhar, Registrar, KU and Prof. Bhola Thapa, Dean of School of Engineering also expressed the opinions about the need to review the curriculum regularly to meet the demand of rapidly changing trend in education.

The experts participating in the workshop were divided in three groups for discussion. The first group consisted of Professors of Physics including an expert from mathematics & engineering. Similarly, the other two groups consisted of experts from mathematics and Engineering/pharmacy/public service commission respectively. After the discussion, representative from each group: Dr. Raju Khanal, Dr. Dipak Raj Adhikari and Dr. Kanhaiya Jha presented their reports with valuable suggestions and recommendations for the improvement in the curriculum.

The delegate from the Public Service Commission, Mr. Sarmon Lal Shakya,  suggested the need to start an official process through concerned ministries to explore the potential job sectors for the graduates of the program to enter the government service.

The program was concluded after collecting all the suggestion from the experts. 

Dr. Sharma Honored by Vocational Excellence Award!!

isms | 22 November, 2012 12:01

Rt. Hon'ble President of Nepal Dr. Ram Baran Yadav conferred to Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University, by Gopal-Kamala Raj Bhandari Rotary Award for Vocational Excellence for 2012-13 for his contribution to the education sector of Nepal  in a function organized by Rotary International-Nepal at Shital Niwas on Tuesday, 20 November, 2012.

The award, which carries a purse of Rs. 1 million, was established in 2012, and is considered one of the biggest social service awards in Nepal.

A five member selection committee headed by former Chief Justice Anup Raj Sharma has recommended to Dr. Sharma for this prestigious award for his enormous contribution to education sector particularly for establishing training centers and academic institutions like Kathmandu University, and Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) to provide training and quality education in the country.

Accepting the great of honor, Dr. Sharma thanked to the organizers and recalled his past experiences that he had encountered during his almost five decade long professional career.

Kathmandu University which he has established and served with the capacity of Vice Chancellor for 21 years is not only the successful institution that he created in the country. Other success stories credited to him were the establishment of Science and Technology Campus, Dharan; Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT); and Kathmandu Valley Campus.

Dr. Sharma recalled his earlier days when he was deputed to serve as a Member- Secretary of Higher Education Committee under the Ministry of Education; he took initiation to establish Technical and Vocational Training Centers in different remote areas like Jumla, Jiri, Dhankuta, Lahan and so on. These centers were not only succeeded to establish on such remote areas rather were succeeding to produce mid-level skilled workers for nation development process.

President of Rotary International Mr. Sakuji Tanaka, and Rotarians were present in the award ceremony. 

 

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel recipient "NARST Young Scientist Award"

isms | 20 November, 2012 13:20

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education has been selected as a recipient of the NARST Young Scientist Award for this year. As per the citation, Dr. Luitel has been selected for researching philosophical dimensions of mathematics education and promoting research and scholarly activities in mathematics education.

Strong-Ties/second cohort (Erasmus Mundus Scholarship program) call for applications is now open!

isms | 20 November, 2012 11:44

Strong-Ties/second cohort (Erasmus Mundus Scholarship program) call for applications is now open!

For Nepal, this time the call is applicable for Undergraduates (TGI and TGIII, 6 months), Masters(TGI and TGIII, 6 months), Staff (only TGI for a period of 1-2 months) and some limited Doctoral candidates (TGI, TGII, TGIII, 6-12 months).

Above, TG refers to Target Groups.

For more information on Target Groups (TG), please visit:

http://www.strongties.eu/index.asp?p=1396&a=1396

Selected applicants would be able to spend the indicated time in one of the European Partner Higher Education Institutions of Strong Ties for academic exchange. For details please visit:

http://www.strongties.eu/index.asp?p=1469&a=1469

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One Million Cash Award to Dr. Sharma!!

isms | 18 November, 2012 14:38

Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University awarded by  'Gopal-Kamala Raj Bhandary Rotary Award for Vocational Excellence for the Year 2012-13' for his excellent contribution to the educational sector of Nepal.

The award announced by Rotary International - Nepal on Saturday carries a purse of Rs. 1 million and letter of appreciation.

The award will be conferred to Dr. Sharma by Rt. Hon. President of Nepal Dr. Ram Baran Yadav at a function organized by the Rotary International-Nepal held at Shital Niwas on Tuesday (20 November, 2012).

Congratulations to Dr. Sharma!!

Erasmus Mundus -EMMA WEST III

isms | 18 November, 2012 12:02

Application call is announced for EMMA WEST III under Erasmus Mondus Action 2 program.  Application is open to Kathmandu University students, staffs and other eligible candidates from Nepal. Details are available in attached flyers.

Please download EMMA flyer

 

For any questions write to <<sanjay@ku.edu.np>>
 

Erasmus Mundus - Expert III

isms | 18 November, 2012 11:59

Application call is announced for EXPERTS III under Erasmus Mondus Action 2 program.  Application is open to Kathmandu University students, staffs and other eligible candidates from Nepal. Details are available in attached flyers and Poster.

Please download Expert III Flyer 

Please download Expert III Poster 

 

For any questions write to <<sanjay@ku.edu.np>>
 

Mr. Santosh Parajuli and Mr. Brajesh Mishra published a paper in International Journal of Engineering Research and Application (IJERA)

isms | 18 November, 2012 11:38

Teaching Assistant Santosh Parajuli and Assistant Professor Brajesh Mishra from Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering has published a paper titled “Multiband Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Based Ultra Wideband System”.

International Journal Engineering Research and Application volume 2, issue 6, pp.  922-924, November- December 2012.

The link to the site is as following:

http://www.ijera.com/pages/current_issue.html

Serial Number 137

Kathmandu University's 18th Convocation Day

isms | 18 November, 2012 10:59

 

NOTICE of KU 18th Convoation

isms | 13 November, 2012 15:51

Vacancy Announcement for Lecturer in Biotechnology

isms | 07 November, 2012 13:20

KATHMANDU UNIVERSITY

                   VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT                   Date: Nov 8, 2012

Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, not-for-profit institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence.

KU School of Science, Department of Biotechnology, invites application from dynamic and qualified candidates who are willing to take up challenges, for the following positions on contract basis.

POSITION: Lecturer

AREA: Biotechnology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:

·         M.Tech / MSc., in Biotechnoloy with first division preferably with dissertation.

Interested applicants are requested to submit an application in person along with Curriculum Vitae (In CV two references person must be mentioned) 1 passport size photograph along with attested testimonials ( transcript and mark sheet from SLC to last degree ), work experience certificates and copy of citizenship to the following address no later November 20, 2012.

Dean,

School of Science,

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel, Kavre

Tel: 011-661399

Dhiraj Shrestha published a paper in International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering

isms | 04 November, 2012 09:02

 

Lecturer Dhiraj Shrestha from Department of Computer Science and Engineering has published a paper titled “Mechanism of Minimum Credential Disclosure with Privacy Preserved in Trust Builder2 Framework”.

International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 4, no. 6, pp.  958-962, 2012.

The link to the site is as following:

http://www.ijcte.org/abstract/615-A1054.htm

 

Vacancy Announcement for Lecturer of Physics

isms | 31 October, 2012 13:52

 

31/10/2012

Vacancy Announcement for Lecturer of Physics


Department of Natural Sciences, School of Science, Kathmandu University is seeking a candidate in the position of lecturer of Physics on contract basis for six months. The incumbent will be assigned theory as well as practical courses of Physics for undergraduate level in Engineering in Applied Sciences.

All interested candidates are requested to submit the written application in person with a copy of citizenship certificate, the updated CV and copies of educational certificates and testimonials of work experience in hard copy by November 5, 2012 to the following address.

The candidate must have passed M. Sc. in Physics with first division preferably with dissertation.

Office of the Dean,
School of Science,
Kathmandu University
Dhulikhel, Kavre

 

 

 

 

 

 
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