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MeD Organized One Day Workshop on 'globalDrive' Project

isms | 26 November, 2014 13:55

MeD Organized One Day Workshop on ‘globalDrive’ Project

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering (www.ku.edu.np/mech), School of Engineering, organized a one day workshop on ‘globalDrive,’ a project from the Technical University of Munich, on 23 November 2014 at TTL Auditorium. German delegates representing TU Munich, Associate Professors from the Department, students enrolled in Masters’ Program and some undergraduates from both Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering attended the program.

The program commenced with the welcome speech by Dr. Hari Prasad Neopane, Associate Professor and Head of Department. He spoke about cooperation between the two institutes to achieve academic excellence. Dr. Bivek Baral, Associate Professor and the Director of Technical Training Center (TTC) and Dr. Daniel Tuladhar, Associate Professor from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, participated actively in the interaction. German delegates spoke on the project globalDrive, which was about the use of electric vehicles in Nepal and especially in rural areas.

The discussion was followed by a presentation entitled Typical Use Cases of Electric Vehicle in Rural Region, Population Development, Street and Path conditions in Nepal and Environmental Conditions by final year undergraduates from the Department. The workshop was mainly focused on the use of electric vehicles on different sectors like transportation, tourism, infrastructure and healthcare. The integration of different modules on an existing electric vehicle to meet multiple public use was of primary concern. Design sketches were presented on healthcare module and transportation module at the end of the session. The program ended formally with some concluding thoughts by Dr. Bivek Baral, Dr. Daniel Tuladhar and the German guests.

 

Some Glimpses of the Program

 
 

 

 

Dr. Adhikary's new book released

isms | 26 November, 2014 13:53

Dr. Adhikary’s new book  released

On the eve of International Philosophy Day on 19 November 2014, a book on classical Mimamsa philosophy by Dr. Nirmala Mani Adhikary, Asst. Professor and Coordinator of Media Studies, Kathmandu University, School of Arts, was released amid a program in Tri-Chandra Campus, Kathmandu. The book introduces a great philosopher Kumaril Bhatta and his school of Mimamsa philosophy. The program was organized by the Department of Philosophy and Psychology, Tri-Chandra Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. The bibliographic detail of the book is as follows:

Adhikary, N. M. (2014). Mahan Darshani Kumaril Bhatta ra Bhatta-Mimamsa-Darshanko Sankshipta Parichaya. Kathmandu: Shiva Prasad Gautam, Shanti Devi Gautam and Sushil Gautam

Notice to Kathmandu University (KU) staffs(5th 7-A side Football Tournament)

isms | 25 November, 2014 09:30

Nov 24, 2014

Notice to Kathmandu University (KU) staffs

 

“Invitation for 5th 7-A side Football Tournament”

Kathmandu University High School is going to organize 5th KU 7- A side staff cup football tournament on December 10, 2014.

The following teams are participating in this tournament:

  1.  Kathmandu University (KU)
  2.  Dhulikhel Hospital
  3.  Kathmandu University School of Medical Science (KUSMS)
  4.  Kathmandu University High School (KUHS)

Kathmandu University (KU) is the defending champion of this tournament.

All the interested staffs (players) of Kathmandu University are requested to submit their names along with the photocopy of identity card by December 02, 2014.

 

Contact Person:

Mr. Sushil Shrestha
Asst. Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE)
Contact no: 9841-346839

Training Opportunity (Phase -2)

isms | 21 November, 2014 15:48

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

AT INDIA
 
 
Click [Here] for more detail......
 
 
 
 

THE HR DIVISION RESERVES THE RIGHT FOR THE SELECTION OF CANDIDATES.

 Interested non-teaching staffs who meet the eligibility criteria can apply with testimonials (SLC to Last Degree), English proficiency certificate and other related documents to Human Resource and General Services Section (HRGS) by Dec 15, 2014. 

For details contact:

Human Resource and General Service Section (HRGS)

Kathmandu University


Vacancy for position of Lecturer(Area- Physics), Department of Natural Sciences

isms | 20 November, 2014 15:38

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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

School of Science, Department of Natural Sciences invites application from qualified candidates for the following positions on course contract basis.

POSITION: Lecturer

AREA: Physics

  ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:

  • Master degree with first division in related discipline

Interested applicants are requested to submit an application in person along with Curriculum Vitae (In CV two references person must be mentioned) to the following address no later November 25, 2014.

 

School of Science Administration
Block No. 6

Kathmandu University
Dhulikhel
Kavre

Application open for the Erasmus Mundus Mobility Program LEADERS

isms | 20 November, 2014 15:30

Application open for the Erasmus Mundus Mobility Program – LEADERS

 

http://emleaders.eu/index.asp

 

The First Cohort Call of LEADERS programme for Doctorate, Post-Doctorate and Staff (Academic and Administrative) Mobility from Europe to Regional Asia and vice versa.

Deadline 11 January 2015

 

Application open for the Erasmus Mundus Mobility Program – INTACT

http://www.em-intact.eu/index.asp

 

The Second Cohort Call of INTACT programme for Bachelor, Masters, Short-term Doctorate, Post-Doctorate and Staff (Academic and Administrative) Mobility from Europe to Regional Asia and vice versa.

Deadline 11 January 2015

Please kindly contact Mr. Bal Krishna Bal, Asst. Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering if you have any queries.

Third Anniversary Event of Turbine Testing Lab and Release of Project Compendium of Mechanical Engineering Department

isms | 20 November, 2014 15:10

Third Anniversary Event of Turbine Testing Lab and Release of Project Compendium of Mechanical Engineering Department

Turbine Testing Lab (TTL) celebrated its Third Anniversary on November 18, 2014 at TTL Auditorium. Norwegian delegates representing NTNU, SINTEF, Norwegian Research Council, NORAD, NINA, delegates of Bhutan and Uganda, Founder Vice Chancellor of KU, Registrar, Deans and Associate Deans, Professors, Associate and Assistant Professors, Lecturers of Mechanical Engineering Department, Staffs of KU and TTL attended the program. The program was started with welcome speech of Dr. Hari Prasad Neopane, Associate Professor and Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering. At that moment, he spoke about the ongoing and future activities of the lab. The speech was followed by the official release of the Third Anniversary Issue Magazine of TTL by the Founder VC of KU, Prof. Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma and Prof. Dr. Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug from NTNU.  After that release, there was an inauguration release of the first Project Compendium of Mechanical Engineering Department, ‘Aviyanta 2014’ by Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa. In that occasion, Prof. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Associate Dean of Research, School of Engineering shared his thoughts and gave vote of thanks to all invitees. The event was complemented by the MED Project Exhibition outside the Auditorium, which consisted of many of the undergraduate projects handled by the department.

 

The Third Anniversary Issue of TTL and ‘Aviyanta 2014’

 

 

The Audience during the Event ,            Signature in the Magazine from the Honorable Guests

 

 

 

   Group Photo after the Event

 

 

 

Dr. Bista and Mr. Dongol in International Conference

isms | 19 November, 2014 10:23

Dr. Bista and Mr. Dongol in International Conference


Dr. Rabindra Bista, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DOCSE), presented a paper in 8th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies, held on 15 November, 2014 at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), Panipat, Haryana, India.


The paper was based on a project carried out by Mr. Deeyoranjan Dongol, a graduate student at DOCSE, under Dr. Bista’s supervision. The same was published in Mr. Dongol’s authorship, with the title “A Model for Software Risk Management.”


In his presentation, Dr. Bista highlighted the application of the newly proposed method to calculate risks associated with software development.

Notice for MS by Research Thesis Defense of Mr. Karki

isms | 18 November, 2014 11:00

Call for Post-Doctoral Research Proposals (NORHED SUNREM-Himalaya Project)

isms | 16 November, 2014 10:58

Call for Post-Doctoral Research Proposals

NORHED SUNREM-Himalaya Project

 

The NORHED SUNREM-Himalaya Project announces the call for proposal from faculty members in the School of Science.  The proposals should address topics related to the central theme “Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayan Region”.  Interested faculty members are requested to submit full proposals to the Project Coordinator, SUNREM-Himalaya Project, AEC/DESE, School of Science, Kathmandu University by 15th December 2014.  Submitted proposals will be evaluated and selected for funding by a committee by 30th December 2014.  Proposals awarded funding will take effect from 1st January 2015.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Faculty members within the School of Science who have completed their PhD degrees and have proven research interest and capacity (as evidenced by papers published in peer-reviewed international Journals with impact factor).

 

PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS

The general format and headings to be included in the proposal are:

  1.  Short abstract/synopsis of the research proposed (max. 200 words)
  2.  Introduction/background (brief)
  3. Review of literature (state of the art)
  4. Objectives (these should be specific and achievable in the time frame)
  5. Rationale or justification for the research
  6. Materials and methods (including conceptual diagram)
  7. Activities, work schedule/time frame of research (max. duration of 2 years)
  8. Expected outputs and benefits to stakeholders
  9. Proposed budget (limit of Rs. 600,000 per project)
  10. References cited

 

SUBMISSION

Full proposals not exceeding 10 typed pages including figures and references are to be submitted by December 15, 2014 to Prof. R.M. Bajracharya at AEC, SoS, KU.

Contact:  Ph.: 9813013607; E-mail: rmbaj@ku.edu.np

Call for Proposal: Community Education Project(CEP)

isms | 12 November, 2014 16:00

Nov 12, 2014

CALL FOR PROPOSAL

 

Community Education Project (CEP) is a program run by Kathmandu University (KU) that intends to work in collaboration with national and international organizations and agencies for improving the quality of life of the rural people through community education programs.

CEP invites proposals for the Community Based Projects as well as community activities to be conducted in areas like Langtang, Tamakoshi and outreach centers of Dhulikhel Hospital (especially Solambu and Bahunepati, Melamchi). The main objective is to create a platform for students and researchers to disseminate their knowledge to upgrade and enhance the lifestyle of community people. Only selected proposals will be financially supported by CEP. Selected proposals are expected to be implemented in the month of December, 2014.

Interested students (Undergraduates and Graduates) and Research Assistants of Kathmandu University (Open to all Schools) need to submit their proposals including budget details and detail program schedule. The deadline for submission of proposal is November 21, 2014. The proposals must include relevant area faculty name as the supervisor.

The selection result will be announced by November 26, 2014.  

Submit your proposal to CEP office (Block 08).

 

Click [Here] to Download Proposal Format

 

 

Project Coordinator,
Community Education Project (CEP)
Email: sushil@ku.edu.np

Notice for MS by Research Thesis Defense of Mr. Panthee

isms | 12 November, 2014 14:12

Establishment of "KU-TTL-Eldar Onsoyen Fellowship Fund"

isms | 11 November, 2014 15:58

Dr. Gajendra Sharma's Paper in International Journal

isms | 10 November, 2014 10:18

Dr. Gajendra Sharma's Paper in International Journal

Dr. Gajendra Sharma, Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering got a research paper published in Advanced Management Science [Vol.3, No.2, 2014, pp. 17-28, DOI: 10.7508/AMS-V3-N2-17-28].

The paper is entitled
"Information Technology and E-Commerce Adoption in Organizations: Current Practices and Future Strategies."

Full text of the paper is available at:

http://arpub.net:8990/ar/jdetail.dhtml?id=f47f4c6848eed6a401495567ba5b0001&type=refer

or

http://arpub.net:8990/ar/journal/AMS


Notice for 20th Convocation (2nd Phase)

isms | 10 November, 2014 10:13

 Click [Here] for Application Form

 

 

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