isms | 08 October, 2013 10:26
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isms | 07 October, 2013 04:24
Demonstration of Go-Kart Test Drive
On 3rd October 2013, Surendra Dandekhya and Anup Bikram Bhuju, Mechanical Engineering final year students, successfully demonstrated the test drive of Go-Kart. Faculties and students from Department of Mechanical Engineering and other Departments observed the demonstration.
The Students designed and fabricated Go-Kart at Mechanical Workshop as their project work for the partial fulfillment of their undergraduate course. The project was supervised by Binaya K.C, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
On the occasion, Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Associate Dean (Research and other activities) of School of Engineering and Head of Department, successfully drove Go-Kart and congratulated students for their hard work.
Some faculties and students from Mechanical Engineering and other Departments also successfully drove Go-kart and appreciated the work.
Go-Kart is powered by 150 cc petrol engine which is transferred to the axle by means of chain drive. It has a disc brake at the rear wheel axle. It can accommodate only one person at a time.
The manufacture cost of Go-Kart is around NRs 45,000.
isms | 04 October, 2013 09:37
Shrasta Bhetghat in School of Arts
An interaction program was held in School of Arts, Hatiban, Lalitpur, on 23 September 2013, with poet and lyricist Bikram Subba and emerging singer Jhuma Limbu.
The program was a part of the Shrashta Bhetghat (meeting with creative personalities) series organized by the Department of Languages and Mass Communication.
Poet Subba and singer Limbu presented their respective creations at the beginning of the program.The Associate Deans, faculties, staffs and students of the School attended the program.
isms | 04 October, 2013 09:36
CEP Program on Community Field Visit
The Community Education Project (CEP), KU, organized a program entitled "Sharing Experiences and Feedback of Community Field Visit, 2013," on September 30, 2013, in the CV Raman Auditorium.
Undergraduate second year students (CE/CS, EE and ME) presented their experiences of the community field visit. The presentations involved short introduction of the place of visit, problems tackled, contribution to the community, and experiences gained.
The program was attended by the Registrar, Associate Deans, Project Manager (CEP), faculties of School of Engineering and Mr. Tore Skeie (Nepal Director, Himal Partner).
Mr. Sushil Shrestha, a project member (CEP), briefly discussed different aspects of the field visit.
Prof. Dr. Ramesh Maskey, Associate Dean, SoE, highlighted some of the community-oriented works done by Kathmandu University in collaboration with Seoul National University, S. Korea, and encouraged students to contribute to the community further in the future.
Mr. Tore Skeie made remarks about the students’ presentations and thanked CEP for organizing the visit.
isms | 02 October, 2013 09:36
Visit of Prof. Dr. Sergei Silvestrov
Professor Dr. Sergei Silvestrov, the coordinator of the Masters programme in Engineering Mathematics at Malardalen University, Sweden, visited KU during 28 – 29 September 2013. On September 29, Prof. Sergei interacted with the faculties, visiting professors and research scholars of the University about the scope of the engineering mathematics programme and highlighted some possible collaborative activities in mathematics with common domains.
Prof. Sergei informed that the Masters programme of his university is highly job-oriented and popular in European countries for the production of competent engineers who are seeking higher education and research activities with strong mathematical foundations and updated applications. According to him, the programme also aims to fulfill the need of skills to develop the technology of tomorrow, with broad expertise in mathematical methods and applications, by transferring knowledge from universities to industries.
During the interaction programme, Prof. Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar, president of Nepal Mathematical Society (NMS), shed lights on academic programmes and some of the major mathematical activities in Nepal. Similarly, Dr. Deepak Subedi, Associate Dean of School of Science and Head of the Department of Natural Sciences, described the structure, academic programmes and research activities at the Department.
Dr. Gyan Bahadur Thapa from Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, was also present in the occasion.
Details of this aforesaid Masters programme can be seen at www.mdh.se.
isms | 02 October, 2013 09:33
The University organized a special program on September 25 to mark its 22nd Annual Day. The program was held in the CV Raman Hall of the principal campus.
In his address, Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, the Vice Chancellor, recalled the glorious history of the University, especially the fact that on September 25, 1991, the first meeting of the country’s democratic parliament had passed a bill for the establishment of Kathmandu University.
The Vice Chancellor stressed that the clear mission and vision have so far ensured the University’s upward growth to become a leading higher academic institution in the country, and that the University must move ahead with the teaching cum research model for self-sustenance of each its programs. He reiterated KU’s commitment to quality education and emphasized the need for expanding research and academic programs through constituent and affiliated colleges across the country.
A group of faculties, staffs and students organized a cultural program to mark the occasion. They presented songs representing different periods, genres and themes. Nepali all-time hit numbers like Yo Karmabhumiko Anganma, Sarangiko Tarle Mero, Ma Mauntama Aljhiraheko, Mayaluko Chheuma Janda, Jahan Chhan Budhhaka Ankha, Phoollai Sodhen, Lolayeka Ti Thula¸Parelima Aai Basechha were some of the special performances of the graceful evening. The program was concluded with the group performance of John Lennon’s well-known number Imagine.
Prof. Dr. Ramesh Maskey, Mr. Prachanda Man Pradhan and Mr. Bibhu R. Tuladhar had special contribution in selection and arrangement of the songs. The program was hosted by Mr. Hem Raj Kafle.
Among the dignitaries to grace the occasion were Prof. Dr. Bhala Thapa, the Registrar, Prof. Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma, Founder Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Sitaram Adhikari, Founder Registrar, and Mr. Bel Prasad Shrestha, Member of the Board of Trustees. The Deans and Associate Deans, Directors, Heads and Coordinators, faculties and staffs of different Schools attended the program.
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isms | 22 September, 2013 12:15
Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering
22 September, 2013
Notice for Orientation Program of Master in Land Administration
The students admitted in Master in Land Administration program are notified to attend the orientation program in the following date and venue:
Date: 25 September 2013
Time: 11:00 am
Venue: Mini Auditorium
Prof. Dr. Ramesh Kumar Maskey
Associate Dean (Academic Administration), School of Engineering
Head of Department, Civil and Geomatics
isms | 20 September, 2013 09:28
Kathmandu University is an autonomous, not for profit institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence.
KU is now looking for committed, competent, and qualified Nepali professionals to take up contract non teaching positions in its School of Management (KUSOM), the premier business school in Nepal pioneering MBA and EMBA programs. As the leader graduate management school, KUSOM has an ambitious plan to grow and expand as a provider of quality graduate management programs as well as research and consulting services. The selected officials will share and shoulder the challenging responsibility for implementing this growth plan while continuously growing in their career in a highly professional environment.
Positions: School Administration Officer
Required Number: One
The responsibilities are :
· MBA or equivalent / four years bachelor’s degree or bachelor’s degree with five years of work experiences in assistant level or higher level.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required
o Human resource skills and knowledge
o Office management skills and knowledge
o Logistics and facilities management skills and knowledge
o Public relations and communications skills and knowledge
o Planning, budgeting and monitoring skills and knowledge
o Computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project)
o Proactiveness, creativity, analytical and interpersonal skills, learning motivation.
Position: Assistant,( School Administration)
Required Number: One
The responsibilities are :
o Support in staff management
o Support in office management
o Support in logistics and facilities management
o Support in accounting transactions and records maintenance
o Support in examinations management
· IA or equivalent
· SLC with 8 years of work experience as assistant in a large organization
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required
· Basic skills in staff, office and logistics management
· Accounting knowledge and skills
· General computing skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project)
· Proactiveness, creativity, analytical and interpersonal skills, learning orientation
Interested applicants are requested to send their curriculum vitae, one passport size photo along with attested testimonials, and copy of citizenship to the following address by October 1, 2013
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for recruitment process.
Dhulikhel Kavre, Telephone: 011-661399
P. O. Box: 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal
isms | 19 September, 2013 08:52
Mr. Sushil Shrestha and Mr Sameer Kharel received Nepal Bidya Bhusan from President of Nepal on 8th September 2013. Both of them work in Department of Computer Science and Engineering as a Lecturer.
We congratulate both of them.
Computer Science and Engineering
isms | 19 September, 2013 08:48
Mr. Subash Ghimire, Assistant Professor and Co-ordinator of Geomatics Engineering program and Mr. Shashish Maharjan, Lecturer, Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering has participated and presented the following papers in International Workshop on Advanced Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Environment and Culture-2013 (as an event of ISPRS, Technical commission VI, Education and Outreach, Working Group 6) held in Pokhara, Nepal from 12-13 September, 2013. The Certificates of Appreciation and Tokens of Appreciation were awarded to both the presenters for their remarkable presentations by the steering committee of International Workshop on Advanced Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Environment and Culture-2013.
The paper presented by Mr. Subash Ghimire is entitled as follows
“Developing A Centre of Excellence in Geomatics and Land Administration Sectors at
Ghimire1, Ramesh Kumar Maskey2, Janak Raj Joshi3
1Assistant Professor & Geomatics Program co-ordinator, Kathmandu University, NEPAL
2Dr. Ing., Professor of Civil Engineering, Assoc. Dean and Head of Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University, NEPAL
3 Visiting Assistant Professor & Geomatics Program co-ordinator, Land Management Training Centre, NEPAL
Similarly, the paper presented by Mr. Shashish Maharjan is entitled as follows
“Web Services for Matching Raster and Trajectory Data”
Maharjan1, Ulanbek Turdukulov2, Connie Blok2
1Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University, NEPAL
2Faculty of Geo Information Science and Earth observation , University of twente, Enschede, the Netherlands
isms | 19 September, 2013 08:41
Call for Papers: National Seminar on Media Ethics
The Department of Languages and Mass Communication, School of Arts, Kathmandu University is organizing National Seminar on Media Ethics on 23 March 2014 (9 Chaitra 2070 B.S.) with the aim of bringing together researchers, media professionals, media analysts, teachers and students. Through this seminar the organizer hopes to augment critical and interdisciplinary discussions on various aspects of media ethics.
We are inviting papers for presentations in the seminar. The papers may be focused on professional as well as academic aspects of media ethics. Research paper and presentation could be either in Nepali or English. No remuneration will be provided for the research papers. However, outstanding papers will be published in the post-seminar publications.Please note:
(of 500 words max.) along with 2-page (max.) curriculum vitae should be emailed
email@example.com by 30 November 2013.
· Decision on submitted abstracts will be conveyed through email by 15 December 2013.
· Final paper should be submitted by 30 January 2014.
Date of the Seminar: 23 March 2014 (9
Chaitra 2070 B.S.)
Seminar Venue : CV Raman Auditorium, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre.
More More details about the conference can
be obtained from
· Dr. Nirmala Mani Adhikary
Kathmandu University School of ArtsDepartment of Languages and Mass Communication