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Dr. Khatiwada, Dr. Ghimire and Ms. Dhakal Presented in Eighth Nepal Geological Congress

isms | 05 December, 2016 09:27

Dr. Nawa Raj Khatiwada, Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE), Dr. Anish Ghimire, Project Coordinator, and Ms. Dikshya Dhakal, undergraduate student at DESE, participated in Eighth Nepal Geological Congress titled “Geoscience in National Development and Disaster Management”, organized by Nepal Geological Society in Kathmandu, Nepal from 27th to 29th November 2016.

Dr. Khatiwada delivered a key-note presentation on “Mainstreaming Environmental Assessment in Infrastructure Development Projects in Nepal” co-authored by Dr. Ghimire and Mr. Nivesh Dugar, during the Technical Session IX: Climate Change and Environment. Furthermore, Ms. Dhakal presented a research paper entitled “Life Cycle Assessment of Expanded Polystyrene Beads (EPS) based Wall Panel and its Comparison with Brick Masonry.”, co-authored by Dr. Khatiwada, Mr. Suryan Man Koju and Dr. Ghimire, during the Technical Session XI: Engineering Geology and Infrastructural Development. The abstracts of the two papers have been published in the Journal of Nepal Geological Society (2016, Special Issue - Volume 59).

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