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Call for Expression of Interest for Admission in Undergraduate Programs (5 Oct, 2015)

isms | 05 October, 2015 17:26

Kathmandu University
School of Science

 

Call for Expression of Interest for Admission in Undergraduate Programs

Kathmandu University - School of Science invites Expression of Interest (EoI) from the candidates who have scored 528 or more in KUCAT-2015 for admission in the remaining seats of the following undergraduate programs.

  • BSc in Applied Physics

  • BSc in Human Biology

  • BSc in Environmental Science

Each candidate can submit EoI for one program regardless of his or her previous preferences. EoI should be submitted to the office of the Dean, School of Science by 1:00 PM on October 8, 2015.  Name, KUCAT ID and KUCAT Score should be clearly mentioned. Candidates who have already been enrolled to one of the undergraduate programs and candidates who have submitted withdrawal request are not eligible to apply.   



Dean, School of Science

SoS Undergraduate Programs - DOCUMENT VERIFICATION AND ADMISSION NOTICE - Admission Through EoI(5 Oct. 2015)

isms | 05 October, 2015 14:41

KATHMANDU UNIVERSITY
School of Science

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS - KUCAT 2015

October 5, 2015

DOCUMENT VERIFICATION AND ADMISSION NOTICE – Admission through EoI– BTech(ENE); BSc (ES; HB)

It is notified that the following applicants of Undergraduate Admission-2015 in the School of Science at Kathmandu University, have been selected for document verification and admission in the programs as indicated below.

  1. BTech in Environmental Engineering -   Verification and Admission List
  2. BSc in Human Biology -   Verification and Admission List
  3. BSc in Environmental Science -   Verification and Admission List

Selected applicants are required to contact concerned department for document verification and admission from October 6 to 7, 2015 between 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Procedure for Document Verification and Admission (Candidates are required to strictly follow the sequence):

1.    Appear in person in the concerned department with original documents and admit card.

2.    Complete the admission and registration forms.

3.    Pay the required fees to Kathmandu University’s Accounts at any branch of the following banks:

Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. (NIBL): A/C No.: 00501030250009

Nabil Bank Account No.: 0110010955102

      Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd Account No.: 2022524044147028

4.     Visit the concerned department with 3 recent photos (PP-size), proof of payment, copies of the academic certificates, transcripts, and citizenship certificate.

NOTES: 

  • In the event that erroneous information or invalid documents have been provided by the applicant, intentionally or otherwise, the applicant will be automatically rejected.

  • Candidates should complete the admission process by October 7, 2015. Request for the extension of the deadline will not be considered.

  • The bank at KU will be open till 3:00 PM on working days.

  • Unfilled seats, if any, will be offered to the alternative candidates from the waiting list. Candidates on the waiting list are required to contact the Admissions office (Ph. # 9801370078) on October 8, 2015 from 10 AM to 11 AM for further instructions.


Dean, School of Science

UAV Training conducted

isms | 05 October, 2015 12:08

UAV Training conducted at KU, Dhulikhel

Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering of Kathmandu University (KU) hosted 3 day Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) training at KU, Dhulikhel from September 23 to September 25, 2015. The training was organized together with Humanitarian UAV Network (UAViators), UAV manufacturer DJI, UAV data processing Software Company Pix4D and Kathmandu Living Labs (KLL). Thirty two participants from different organizations (Kathmandu University, Land Management Training Center, Survey Department, ICIMOD, Nepal Police, Practical Action Nepal, NSET, KLL etc.) learned UAV applications, UAV flying and data analysis skills.

 

 

Associate Dean of School of Engineering of Kathmandu University Prof. Dr. Ramesh Kumar Maskey welcomed the participants and the trainers. Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Kamaju Shrestha wished the participants and expected that they will apply the knowledge gained during the training for betterment of the society. Six DJI Phantom 3 Advanced and 6 smatisan smart phones were handed over to Registrar of Kathmandu University Prof. Dr. BholaThapa by UAV manufacturer company DJI. Further, UAV data processing software company Pix4D handed over Educational license of Pix4Dmapper to the Registrar of the university. Acting Head of the department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering Asst. Prof. Dr. Prachand Man Pradhan provided vote of thanks to all the participants and trainers.

 

   

Besides, the trainer team also prepared 3D model of Dhulikhel Hospital using UAV images captured during the training. Furthermore, UAV images of Panga (one of the earthquake badly affected area), Kirtipur were captured with DJI Phantom 3 Advanced and image mosaic of Panga was prepared. Local people did participatory mapping using the UAV image mosaic.

Himalayan University Consortium approves seed grant to DESE

isms | 05 October, 2015 07:54

Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) with its Secretariat based at ICIMOD approves Seed Grants of US$ 20,000/= for Promoting Research, Education and Capacity Building Collaboration among Academic/Research Institutions of HUC members to Royal Thimphu College, Sikkim University and Kathmandu University jointly. Prof. Subodh Sharma, Department of Environmental Science and Engg (DESE) will lead the project as one of the applicants. Period of Implementation for this project is from August 2015 to January 2017 with the title of the project as Building Regional Student and Faculty Collaboration for Environmental Awareness and Conservation (acronym: HUC). At least one young faculty member, preferably PhD Scholar, from each university will serve as a team lead for their institution and provide direction to a team of students in researching this critical issue.

Prof. S. Sharma

The Directorate of RDC's urgent call for Registration of Project Staff

isms | 04 October, 2015 08:11

All the Project Staff are notified to adhere to the deadlines given (17th October 2015) for the submission of Terms of Reference/Terms and Conditions from their PIs and submit  to the Directorate of RDC and obtain Appointment Letter with RDC Ref. No. for authenticity of the employed project staff. Further Project Staff are also directed to contact Human Resource Manager of Kathmandu University for electronic signature to come into effect compulsorily  from 17th Oct 2015.
 
[Click here] to download Letter
 
 
 
Prof. S. Sharma
Director- RDC
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Office of the Registrar
Directorate of Research, Development & Consultancy (RDC) 
Central Office, Dhulikhel, Kavre
GPO Box: 6250 Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 00977-11-661399  Fax: 00977-11-661443
(Director- Prof. Subodh Sharma; Manager- Mr. Biraj Pradhan; Project Finance Officer- Ms. Sarina Shrestha)

Recent Publications from the HiCCDRC, DESE

editorial | 03 October, 2015 12:13

The most recent publications from different projects of the Himalayan Cryosphere, Climate and Disaster Research Center (HiCCDRC), Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, published in peer reviewed journal which can be downloaded from the Journal of Hydrology and Meteorology homepage at www.soham.org.np:

1. Estimation of Discharge from Upper Kabul River Basin, Afghanistan Using the Snowmelt Runoff Model. Hafiullah Rasouli1,2, Rijan B. Kayastha1, Bikas C. Bhattarai1, Ahuti Shrestha1, Hedayatullah Arian1,3 Richard Armstrong4. In: Journal of Hydrology and Meteorology, Vol. 9, Number 1, pp.85-94.

(1Himalayan Cryosphere, Climate and Disaster Research Centre, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal; 2Department of Geology, Faculty of Geosciences, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan; 3Department of Hydro-Meteorology, Faculty of Geosciences, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan; 4National Snow and Ice Data Centre, The University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)

2. Impact of Climate Change on the Snow Hydrology of Koshi River Basin. Anita Khadka1, Laxmi P. Devkota1, Rijan B. Kayastha2. In: Journal of Hydrology and Meteorology, Vol. 9, Number 1, pp.28-44.  

(1Nepal Development Research Institute, Shree durbar Tole, Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal; 2Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal)

3. Impact of Climate Change on River Discharge and Rainfall Pattern: A Case Study from Marshyangdi River basin, Nepal. Achut Parajuli1, 2, Lochan P. Devkota3, Tirtha R. Adhikari3, Susmita Dhakal1, Rijan B. Kayastha2. In: Journal of Hydrology and Meteorology, Vol. 9, Number 1, pp. 60-73.
(1Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University; 2Himalayan Cryosphere Climate and Disaster Research Center, Kathmandu University; 3Central Department of Hydrology & Meteorology, Tribhuvan University)

4. Influence of a Debris Layer on the Melting of Ice on Lirung Glacier, Langtang Valley, Rasuwa, Nepal. Sonika Shahi1, Rijan B. Kayastha1, Prashant Baral1, Pradeep K. Mool2. In: Journal of Hydrology and Meteorology, Vol. 9, Number 1, pp.95-108.

(1Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Science, Kathmandu University, Nepal; 2Integrated Water and Hazard Management, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal)

5. Application of the Snowmelt Runoff Model in the Salang River Basin, Afghanistan Using MODIS Satellite Data. Hedayatullah Arian1,2, Rijan B. Kayastha1, Bikas C. Bhattarai1, Ahuti Shrestha1, Hafiullah Rasouli 1,3, Richard Armstrong4. In: Journal of Hydrology and Meteorology, Vol. 9, Number 1, pp.109-118.

 

(1Himalayan Cryosphere, Climate and Disaster Research Centre, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal;  2Department of Hydro-Meteorology, Faculty of Geosciences, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan; 3Department of Geology, Faculty of Geosciences, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan; 4National Snow and Ice Data Centre, The University of Colorado, Boulder, USA).

Five-Day Project Management Training at DoCSE

editorial | 03 October, 2015 12:04

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), School of Engineering organized 5-Day Training on "The Practical Way of Project Management" on 23, 24, 28, 29, and 30 September 2015, in collaboration with JICA and Nepal AOTS.

Altogether 20 participants attended the training including graduate students from DoCSE and staffs from various other Departments.

The trainers were senior volunteers from JICA. The training coordinator from Nepal AOTS was Mr. Prashant Lal Shrestha. Similarly, from Kathmandu University, Mr. Manoj Shakya and Mr. Dhiraj Shrestha were in organizing team.

The main objective of this training was to provide the knowledge of software project management skills.

The training focused on all aspects of project management. 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT for Lecturer and Teaching Assistant

isms | 02 October, 2015 16:21

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (Lecturer and Teaching Assistant)-School of Science, Kathmandu University

Kathmandu University,

School of Science

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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

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

POSITION: Lecturer

Area and Required Number:

·         Environmental Engineering: One

Academic Qualification

Minimum four years Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering and Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering/Science with first division or equivalent in related discipline.

POSITION: Teaching Assistant

Area and Required Number:

·         Environmental Engineering: One

Academic Qualification

 

·         Minimum four years Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering/Science with first division or equivalent in related discipline.

Interested applicants in the above-mentioned position are requested to fill in the application blank available in KU homepage and send it along with their Curriculum Vitae (In CV two reference persons must be mentioned) 1 passport size photograph along with attested testimonials (transcript and mark sheet from SLC to last degree ) and copy of citizenship to the following address by Oct 9, 2015.

Salary will be as per the rule of the university.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for selection process.

Dean,
School of Science
Kathmandu University Dhulikhel, Kavre.
GPO: 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel no: (011) 661399 Homepage: 
www.ku.edu.np

Presentations at Aquatic Ecology Centre

editorial | 02 October, 2015 07:11

Mr. Manoj Badu, PhD Candidate, Adelaide, Australia, and Mr. Hari Ram Upadhaya, PhD Candidate, Belgium, are giving Talks on 2nd October from 10:00-11:00 by Mr. Badu on Watershed Hydrology and Forests and from 11:00-12:00 noon by Mr. Upadhaya on Introduction of stable isotopes and measurement techniques  (around 40 minutes) and use of isotopes in aquatic tropic ecology (about 20-25 minutes).

Those interested are invited to attend, but only with permission, due to limited seats.

Venue: AEC Common Room
Timings: 10:00-12:00
Date: 2nd October 2015

Director- AEC

Expression of Interest for Design, Supply and Installation of Emergency Outdoor Iron staircase

isms | 01 October, 2015 13:00

Invitation to Talks by Prof. Gregory Pototsky, Academician

editorial | 01 October, 2015 09:56

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SoS/SoE Undergraduate Admissions - KUCAT 2015 - DOCUMENT VERIFICATION AND ADMISSION NOTICE - Admission through EoI - BPharm; BSc (AP; HB)

isms | 30 September, 2015 19:57

KATHMANDU UNIVERSITY
School of Science

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS - KUCAT 2015

September 30, 2015

DOCUMENT VERIFICATION AND ADMISSION NOTICE – Admission through EoI - BPharm; BSc (AP; HB)

It is notified that the following applicants of Undergraduate Admission-2015 in the School of Science at Kathmandu University, have been selected for document verification and admission in the programs as indicated below.

  1. Bachelor of Pharmacy - Verification and Admission List
  2. BSc in Human Biology - Verification and Admission List
  3. BSc in Applied Physics - Verification and Admission List

 

Selected applicants are required to contact concerned department for document verification and admission from October 1 to 2, 2015 between 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Procedure for Document Verification and Admission (Candidates are required to strictly follow the sequence):

1.    Appear in person in the concerned department with original documents and admit card.

2.    Complete the admission and registration forms.

3.    Pay the required fees to Kathmandu University’s Accounts at any branch of the following banks:

Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. (NIBL): A/C No.: 00501030250009

Nabil Bank Account No.: 0110010955102

      Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd Account No.: 2022524044147028

4.     Visit the concerned department with 3 recent photos (PP-size), proof of payment, copies of the academic certificates, transcripts, and citizenship certificate.

NOTES: 

  • In the event that erroneous information or invalid documents have been provided by the applicant, intentionally or otherwise, the applicant will be automatically rejected.

  • Candidates should complete the admission process by October 2, 2015. Request for the extension of the deadline will not be considered.

  • The bank at KU will be open till 3:00 PM on working days.

  • Unfilled seats, if any, will be offered to the alternative candidates from the waiting list. Candidates on the waiting list are required to contact the concerned department on October 4, 2015.


Dean, School of Science

SoS Undergraduate Admissions - Call for EoI - 30 Sept. 2015

isms | 30 September, 2015 19:52

Kathmandu University
School of Science

 

Call for Expression of Interest for Admission in Undergraduate Programs

Kathmandu University - School of Science invites Expression of Interest (EoI) from the candidates who have scored 528 or more in KUCAT-2015 for admission in the remaining seats of the following undergraduate programs.

  • BSc in Applied Physics

  • BSc in Human Biology

  • BSc in Environmental Science

  • BTech in Environmental Engineering

Each candidate can submit EoI for one program regardless of his or her previous preferences. EoI should be submitted to the office of the Dean, School of Science by 1:00 PM on October 4, 2015.  Name, KUCAT ID and KUCAT Score should be clearly mentioned. Candidates who have already been enrolled to one of the undergraduate programs and candidates who have submitted withdrawal request are not eligible to apply.   



Dean, School of Science

Kathmandu University-Lecture Series (KULS) XXXVIII

editorial | 30 September, 2015 10:09

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Research Policy Briefing for Project Staff (RA/RF)

editorial | 29 September, 2015 07:38

The Directorate of Research, Development and Consultancy (RDC) announces a meeting on 30 Sept 2015 from 11:00-12:00 hrs in Mini Auditorium, CV Raman Block for Project Staff, in particular, Research Assistants and Research Fellows.

RDC definition of Research Assistant and Research Fellows:

 Research Fellow

"Research Fellow" means the person registered for Academic Research and obtaining fellowship from projects. There may be several grades of Research Fellowships depending on the level to which the candidate is registered.

Research Assistant

"Research Assistant" means the person who is designated by the principal investigator with responsibility for the field work and/or laboratory works. There may be several grades of Research Assistants depending on the qualification and experiences.

 

 

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