Scholars

A curated list of Nepali scholars and scientists around the world.

Public Health
Rima Shrestha
Epidemiology
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California Davis, United States

Public Health, One Health, Infectious diseases, Waterborne diseases, Molecular epidemiology

Biology and Medicine
Dhruba Pathak
Neuroscience
Research Scientist at Boston University School of Medicine, United States

Electrophysiologist

Biology and Medicine
Dipendra Raj Pandeya
Biochemistry
Research Scientist at Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal

Biochemistry

Biology and Medicine
Sushil Ghimire
Clinical Medicine
Postdoctoral Researcher at Thomas Jefferson University, United States

Oncology, Hematology

Environmental and Energy Science
Bigyan Neupane
Atmospheric Science
Postdoctoral Researcher at Fudan University, China

Black carbon, paleoenvironment, indoor air pollution, biomass burning, exposure-health

Other
Neha Shrestha
Other (Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology)
Postdoctoral Researcher at Universite catholique de Louvain , Belgium

Pharmaceutical technology, drug delivery system, pharmceutical analytical technology, nanoparticles, formulation

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Sohil Lal Shrestha
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
PhD Candidate at University of Texas at Arlington, United States

Software Engineering; generative models;natural language processing

Biology and Medicine
Sagar Rayamajhi
Biochemistry
PhD Candidate at Kansas State University, United States

I am working on cell based biomimetic nanoparticulate (extracellular vesicles) system for cancer target drug delivery and imaging.

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Yuba Raj Kafle
Electronics and Related Computing
Research Assistant at Fluid Management Technology , Australia

Power Electronics, Power Converter Design and Control

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Manish Munikar
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Research Scientist at Arch Analytics, Nepal

He focuses on information retrieval using natural language processing and computer vision techniques.

Biology and Medicine
Raja Gurung
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Industry Research Scientist at Fred Hollows Intraocular Lens Laboratory, Nepal

A Medical Microbiologist passionate in creating quality research and education that helps in the fields of Science, Technology, Innovation and promote its community by generating tangible outcomes. QA/QC/QbD practitioner at Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Industry .

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Manoj Shakya
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
PhD Candidate at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Deep Learning

Other
Uttam Gaulee
Other (Higher Education Administration & Policy)
Associate Professor at Morgan State University, United States

Higher Education, Policy, Community College, Workforce Development, Talen Pipeline

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Dinesh Manandhar
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Industry Research Scientist at GlaxoSmithKline, United States

Computational Biology, Genomics, Machine Learning, Chromatin Biology, CRISPR Screening, Cancer Biology, Single cell biology, Bioinformatics

Maths and Physics
Asman Tamang
Physics Computing, Modeling and Simulation
Postdoctoral Researcher at Dalhousie University | Metamaterial Technologies Inc, Canada

Thin-film solar cells; Color sensor; Color imaging; Computational Electromagnetic Physica

Other
Bipin Kumar Acharya
Other (Health Geography)
Research Scientist at Sun Yat Sen University, China

GIS/RS, Health Geography, Spatial Epidemiology

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Vijay Prakash Dwivedi
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
PhD Candidate at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Machine Learning, Data Science, Deep Learning, Graph Neural Networks, Graph Representation Learning, Geometric Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing

Biology and Medicine
Saurav Ghimire
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Glasgow, France

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux France Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from the University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Rakesh Kumar Katuwal
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Research Scientist at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ensemble Deep Learning, Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Pattern Recognition

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Shristi Shrestha
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, United States

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Suman Raj Bista
Computer Vision and Robotics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Australian Centre for Robotic Vision / Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Biology and Medicine
Niranjan Parajuli
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Professor at Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Niranjan Parajuli is a biochemist, biotechnologist, and a professor of chemistry at Tribhuvan University. He specializes in genetic manipulations in bacterial strains and protein engineering towards the development of new metabolites, including antibiotics. He has also, developed high-throughput and ultra-high-throughput screen techniques for some proteins.

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Prajwol Manandhar
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Research Assistant at Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal, Nepal

Senior Bioinformatics Specialist, Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal (CMDN). University of Tampere, Finland.

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Shashi Raj Pandey
Communication, Network Theory and Applications
PhD Candidate at Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of

Network Economics, Game Theory, Wireless Networks, URLLC, Distributed Machine Learning

Economics, Trade, Finance and Business
Parag Pathak
MicroEconomics
Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States

Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research where he co-founded and directs the working group on market design.

Biology and Medicine
Sudeep Bhushal
Infectious Disease and Immunology
Postdoctoral Researcher at Kings College London, United Kingdom

Immunologist with focus on virology

Biology and Medicine
Dipesh Dhakal
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Florida, United States

Bacterial natural product biosynthesis and engineering!

Biology and Medicine
Bijay Raj Subedee
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Assistant Professor at Research Centre for Applied Science and Technology, Nepal

Plant Biotechnology, Natural fiber, Biofuel, Bioenergy

Other
Nirmal J Ghimire
Other (Materials Science)
Assistant Professor at George Mason University, United States

Topological & Correlated Materials, Mesoscale Magnetism, Crystal Growth, Transport Properties, solid state chemistry, metallurgical synthesis

Other
Sitaram Acharya
Other (Chemistry: Organometallic Chemistry)
Professor at Dallas College, United States

Research area: Inorganic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, Silicon Chemistry, Phosphines Chemistry

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Sandesh Ghimire
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Postdoctoral Researcher at Northeastern University, United States

Medical Image Analysis, Learning Theory, Bayesian Inference, Computer Vision

Biology and Medicine
Diptesh Aryal
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Researcher at Nepal Mediciti Hospital and Nepal Intensive Care Research Foundation, Nepal

Critical Care, ICU, Intensive Care, ICU readmission, LMIC, Global Health

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Umaga Bista
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
PhD Candidate at Australian National University, Australia

Machine Learning, Text Mining

Biology and Medicine
Ajay Sharma
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Research Scientist at Center for Molecular Dynamics, Nepal

Research Scientist at Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal. Production Manager at Biovac Nepal Pvt. Ltd. Lab Manager at Intrepid Nepal Pvt. Ltd. - Molecular Biology lab

Biology and Medicine
Saroj Lohani
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Researcher at Reading Health System, United Kingdom

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Biology and Medicine
Lok Bahadur Shrestha
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Assistant Professor at B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal

A Clinical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Specialist.

Biology and Medicine
Nabin Koirala
Neuroscience
Postdoctoral Researcher at Yale University, United States

Neuroimaging, Parkinson's disease, Deep brain stimulation, Brain networks, Language processing

Other
Asphota Wasti
Other (Environmental Engineering)
PhD Candidate at University of Cincinnati, United States

Biology and Medicine
Neha Shrestha
Biochemistry
Postdoctoral Researcher at Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nanoparticulate, drug delivery system, Oral protein/peptide delivery, Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology,

Other
Lujendra Ojha
Other (Planetary Science)
Research Scientist at Johns Hopkins University, United States

Planetary Science, Geophysics

Food Sciences
Benu Adhikari
Food technology and engineering
Professor at RMIT University, Australia

Bioscience, Food technology, Food engineering, Food materials science, Food chemistry, Nutrition, Chemical Engineering

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Saurav Tuladhar
Electronics and Related Computing
Industry Research Engineer at ARCON Corporation , United States

Statistical signal processing, adaptive beamforming, tracking and estimation, air-traffic control automation systems

Chemistry
Bhanu Neupane
Analytic Chemistry
Assistant Professor at Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University , Nepal

Development of portable devices for food and water quality monitoring and material characterization

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Sameer Maskey
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Associate Professor at Columbia University, United States

- Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University - Founder and CEO of FuseMachines Inc. EDUCATION PhD, MPhil, MS in Computer Science, Columbia University BS in Math and Physics, Bates College

Other
Ashok Chapagain
Other (Water Resource)
Professor at University of Free State, South Africa

Water resources management, Water accounting, Water Footprint, Food, Irrigation