Kathmandu University News

Application call for Internship and Research Assistantship on part-time or full time basis

isms | 18 June, 2012 14:02

CEPTE has been organizing the Kathmandu University-Lecture Series (KULS) at Kathmandu University

isms | 17 June, 2012 15:22

Note: For registration form and details please click [download]


Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel presented a keynote at the International STEM Research Symposium

isms | 14 June, 2012 13:58

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel presented a keynote at the International STEM Research Symposium

June 13, 2012

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of Mathematics in School of Education, Kathmandu University, presented a keynote at the International STEM Research Symposium: Quantitative Reasoning in Mathematics and Science Education, held in Georgia, USA on May 31 to June 2, 2012.

The Symposium was well received by participants for discussing global issues on research and practice of mathematics education. Dr. Luitel, as an expert, shared his research experience in the theme of Mathematics as a Lived Experience (DIME) with prominent scholars of mathematics education.

The Symposium was jointly organized by Georgia Southern University, Colorado State University and theUniversity of Wyoming. Kathmandu University is a collaborative partner of the University of Wyoming for exchanging research and academic programs in mutual interest.

For details: http://coe.georgiasouthern.edu/QR/symposium.html


Fulbright Specialist Dr. John Galbraith visited Kathmandu University

isms | 08 June, 2012 13:06

Fulbright Specialist Dr. John Galbraith visited Kathmandu University

Dr. John Galbraith, Associate Professor at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, has completed his visit to Kathmandu University as a Fulbright Specialist from 16th May to 8th June, 2012.  Dr. Galbraith is a Soil Scientist and Geomophologist specializing on soil genesis, classification and mapping and has expertise on wetland (hydric) soils.

John received his B.S. in Range and Wildlife Management at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX in 1978, and completed a M.S. in Range Science at Texas Tech in 1983 after working as a USDA Range Conservationist for two years. John worked for seven years after 1983 as a USDA-SCS Soil Scientist in four states and did soil survey work in four other states. John went back to school to complete a Ph.D. in Soil Science at Cornell in 1997 under the employee degree program. John did a post-doc at Cornell and the University of Florida. John began working at Virginia Tech in 1999 and concentrates on soil and wetland science. John teaches many courses and coaches the student soil judging team. John is a state certified soil scientist and professional wetland delineator. He offers training sessions in hydric soils and wetland delineation, and is involved in numerous research studies.

During his short time at KU, John was involved in guest lectures for both undergraduate and graduate students, student research supervision and counseling, serving as external examiner for Ph.D. defense, and numerous field visits to examine landforms and soils.  The list of talks and presentations given by John are as follows:

1.    “Soil Classification and Properties in Nepal”

2.    “Sustaining Soil Quality with Agriculture, Forestry and Grazing Management: A Middle Path Plan of Action”

3.    “Wetland Soils in Nepal”

4.    Burying Black Carbon (Char): Moving Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere to Stable Soil Compounds”

5.    “Conservation Challenges and Actions in Nepal” on the occasion of World Environment Day.

Dr. John Galbraith returned to his home country on Friday, 8th June, 2012.

International Symposium on “Mountain Resource Management in a Changing Environment” successfully completed at Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu on June 1st, 2012.

isms | 08 June, 2012 13:04

           Materials of the symposium are available from the link:



Admission Open for Master Program in Human and Naturals Resources Studies (HNRS)

isms | 08 June, 2012 13:01

Admission Open for Undergraduate Program in Community Development

isms | 08 June, 2012 12:56

Fulbright Team at Kathmandu University

isms | 05 June, 2012 13:23

Fulbright Team at Kathmandu University

Mr. Tom Healy, Chair of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, paid a visit to Kathmandu University, Central Campus, Dhulikhel, on 4th June, 2012.

Mr. Healy interacted with the Faculties and the students of the University. He highlighted the mission of Fulbright Program that was started in 1946 initiated by the government of USA. The program provides scholarship and fellowship opportunity to scholars on their academic and research work worldwide. It enhances mutual understanding, multicultural identities, and dealing some of the issues together.

Nepal is also a beneficiary country where hundreds of competent scholars are getting opportunity of scholarship and fellowship from the beginning. Many Fulbright Scholars from America are also contributing in different parts of Nepal in different fields.

Dr. Laurie A. Vasily, Executive Director of US Educational Foundation – Nepal (USEF) described some required information like application process, documentation and selection criteria for Fulbright Program. KU graduates, despite tough competition, are succeeding to grab this opportunity for several years.

Numbers of quarries were responded in one-and-half hour long interaction.

Application call for Workshop on Metal Casting by lost wax method organized by Turbine Testing Lab at KU

isms | 04 June, 2012 15:29

Application call for Workshop on Metal Casting by lost wax method organized by Turbine Testing Lab at KU

To build foundations for achieving long term objective of turbine manufacturing in Nepal, Turbine Testing Lab (TTL) at KU is organizing a 5 days’ workshop titled as “SAMYOJAN the new dimension - Workshop on Metal Casting by Lost Wax Method”, in association with Center for Art Studies, School of Arts (SOA) in KU. The main aim of this workshop is to transfer competence of advanced methods of metal casting techniques being practiced in Nepal to SOE & SOA, KU with prospects of industrial applications. The workshop will be conducted at TTL building in Dhulikhel campus (first 3 days) and Center for Art Studies building in Kathmandu (last 2 days) from 11-15 June 2012.

This workshop is planned for 50 participants (20 students from SOE, 20 students from SOA, 5 staffs from TTL and 5 staff from SOE). The workshop comprises of theoretical as well as practical aspects of metal casting with hands-on experience on casting of 10 different products by lost wax method.

Click the following link to download the file

1.     Application call for participation in the Workshop (Download)

2.     Application form for interested participants (Download)

3.     Brochure of workshop (Download)

4.     Detailed schedule of workshop (Download)

Seismic Performance of Unreinforced Building with Flexible Floor - Published by Shyam Sundar Khadka

isms | 31 May, 2012 11:06

Shyam Sundar Khadka, Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, has recently published the book on 2012-4-27

Seismic Performance of Unreinforced Building with Flexible Floor

ISBN: 978-3-8484-4579-0,

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH &  Co. KG
Address: Dudweiler Landstraße 99
66123 Saarbrücken

For more info: https://www.morebooks.de/store/gb/book/seismic-performance-of-unreinforced-building-with-flexible-floor/isbn/978-3-8484-4579-0

Notice for Orientation and Briefing Program - Kathmandu University School of Arts Landscape Management and Heritage Study Program

isms | 29 May, 2012 11:23

Kathmandu University

School of Arts

Landscape Management and Heritage Study Program

Notice for Orientation and Briefing Program

Kathmandu University, School of Arts has started Masters in Landscape Management and Heritage Study (LaMHS) Program since February 2011. Next intake for the program will be taken in July 2012 and the session will commence from August 2012.

An orientation and program briefing will be organized to all prospective applicants of LaMHS as per the following schedule:

Date: May 31, 2012 Thursday

Time: 3- 3.45 pm

Place: CVR Auditorium, KU Dhulikhel

All the interested students are invited to attend the program.



Dr. Sanjay N. Khanal

Program Coordinator

Notice from the Director, Student Welfare for participation in the 9th Asian Youth Congress in Osaka

isms | 25 May, 2012 08:57


The 9th Asian Youth Congress, with its secretariat in Sri Lanka has invited three students' nominee from Kathmandu University. Students in the age group (18-27). The nominee should have background in counselling and psychology studies, and required to be a youth trainer in future and train youth in their countries and other countries.The deadline for submission of application is 25th May 2012. All qualified students of Kathmandu University are required to send email to student.welfare@ku.edu.np or contact the office of the Director, Student Welfare in Dhulikhel Campus.

International Summer School in Advanced Language Engineering

isms | 23 May, 2012 09:24

International Summer School in Advanced Language Engineering.
August 26 - September 21, 2012. Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal. For more details about participation, please visit


Career Opporturnity

isms | 21 May, 2012 11:57

  Please Click Below to Download Forms and Details.
1. Application Form
2. Admit Card
3. Document Submission 
4. Assistant Professor(School Of Arts)
5. Assistant Professor(School Of Management)
6.  Professor(School Of Management)

Norwegian research grants approved

isms | 18 May, 2012 09:54

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