Scholars

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

Other
Sanam Aksha
Other (Disasters, Hazard Risk Assessment, Social Vulnerability, Climate Change, Geospatial Modeling)
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Central Florida (UCF), United States

Disasters, Hazard Risk Assessment, Social Vulnerability, Climate Change, Geospatial Modeling

Other
Rajendra Khanal
Other (RNA Therapeutics and Liver Regeneration)
PhD Candidate at Hannover Medical School, Germany

Hepatology

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

GIS/RS, Health Geography, Spatial Epidemiology

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
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

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
Ravin Poudel
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Industry Research Scientist at Xbiome INC, United States

Microbiome and Immuno-Oncology, Software Development

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.

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

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 .

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
Krishmita Siwakoti
Clinical Medicine
Assistant Professor at The University of Alabama, United States

Assistant Professor (P), Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism , Department of Medicine

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
Reagon Karki
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Industry Research Scientist at Fraunhofer Institute for Translatational Medicine and Pharmacology (ITMP), Germany

PhD in Bioinformatics. Currently working as a data scientist in Fraunhofer ITMP, Hamburg, Germany. Expertise in Knowledge Graphs and big data analytics.

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
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

Maths and Physics
Sudarshan Karki
Physics Computing, Modeling and Simulation
Postdoctoral Researcher at Institute for Multi-messenger Astrophysics and Cosmology at MS&T, United States

Physicist working in the field of gravitational-wave detectors.

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

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

Machine Learning, Text Mining

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Surabhi Adhikari
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Research Assistant at Columbia University, United States

Researcher and Grad Student at Columbia University

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

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

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

Bacterial natural product biosynthesis and engineering!

Other
Rudra Gnawali
Other (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Research Scientist Director at Applied Optimization Inc, United States

Electro-Optics, Photonics, Computational electromagnetics, Transformation optics and Optical communication

Other
Sajjan Pokhrel
Other (Renewable Energy)
PhD Candidate at University of British Columbia, Canada

Biology and Medicine
Bishnu P. Marasini
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Assistant Professor at National College, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Bishnu P. Marasini is a Microbiologist, Biotechnologist, and Head, Department of Biotechnology, National College, Tribhuvan University. He specializes in bio-assay, drug discovery, AMR, MDR bacterial strains, and seeking new metabolites, including antibiotics from natural sources, such as medicinal plants, actinomycetes, myxobacteria. He has developed high-throughput (only 96-well plate) screening of plant extracts with suitable disease model in vitro. Also, he is working for data analysis and statistical correlation.

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
Ganesh Prasad Bhattarai
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Associate Professor at Kasas State University, United States

Plant-insect interactions; Biogeographic variations on biotic interactions; Spread of invasive species; Geocomputational methods in Ecology and Agricultural Sciences

Public Health
Pratik Pokharel
Epidemiology
PhD Candidate at Danish Cancer Society Research Center | Edith Cowan University, Denmark

Nutritionist Dietitian Epidemiologist

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Surendrabikram Thapa
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Research Assistant at Virginia Tech, United States

Research Assistant at Virginia Tech, Visiting Scholar at the University of Technology Sydney

Other
Bhupendra Giri
Other (Pharmaceutical Science)
PhD Candidate at The University of Texas at Austin, United States

Solubility; Bioavailability; Formulation; Drug delivery; 3D-Printing; Hot-melt extrusion; Spray drying; Amorphous solid dispersion; Co-crystal

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Riwaj BYanju
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
PhD Candidate at Erasmus Medical Center, Netherlands

MRI, signal processing.

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

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

Immunologist with focus on virology

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

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

Electrophysiologist

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Santosh Pandey
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
PhD Candidate at Stevens Institute of Technology, United States

Machine learning, Computer architecture, High-performance computing with GPUs, Graph analytics

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.

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

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

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.

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

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