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Scholars

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

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Amit Kumar KC
Computer Vision and Robotics
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California, Los Angeles, United States

Graph theory, optimization, machine learning, computer vision, detection, tracking, and image segmentation problems.

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Suresh Sharma
Climate change, Geomechanics, Seismology, Hydroinformatics
Assistant Professor at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Youngstown State University, United States

hydrology, water quality, Hydrological Modeling, Watershed Modeling, Neuro-Fuzzy, ANFIS, Rain

Environmental and Energy Science
Maheswar Rupakheti
Atmospheric Science
Postdoctoral Researcher at Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Posdam, Germany

Air pollution causes, "co-designing clean solutions rooted in sound science and carefully examined local context (technology, policy, regulation, finance, culture)", focus on Himalayan region , Air pollution/climate change science, air pollution mitigation Science policy society interfacing

Biology and Medicine
Poojan Shrestha
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Researcher at International Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Non-vector transmission of flaviviruses, with implications for the Zika virus

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Kundan Nepal
Computer Vision and Robotics
Associate Professor at School of Engineering, University of St. Thomas, United States

Defect or Fault tolerant circuits and systems, Nanometer digital VLSI system design, Reconfigurable computing, Mobile Robotics, VLSI Design

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Durga Lal Shrestha
Climate change, Geomechanics, Seismology, Hydroinformatics
Associate Professor at CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia

Hydrological modelling, forecasting, Risk and uncertainty analysis of hydrological models. Machine learning, data driven modelling, Bayesian networks

Biology and Medicine
Sawan Jha
Molecular Biology and Genetics
PhD Candidate at Translational Cancer Biology Laboratory, University of Helsinki, Finland

PCR, Cell culture, Gel electrophoresis, western blot analysis

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Rudra Poudel
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Industry Research Scientist at Toshiba, United Kingdom

artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, computer vision, Machine Learning

Biology and Medicine
Gyanu Lamichhane
Infectious Disease and Immunology
Associate Professor at Division of Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins University, United States

antibiotics, drug resistance, peptidoglycan, M. tuberculosis, non-tuberculous mycobacteria, genetic and biochemical approaches

Biology and Medicine
Bishal Gyawali
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Researcher at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States

Medical Oncology, Global Oncology, Cancer Policy

Biology and Medicine
Rojeet Shrestha
Biochemistry
Assistant Professor at Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan

Lipid, Lipoprotein, Cardiovascular Disease

Biology and Medicine
Buddha Basnyat
Infectious Disease and Immunology
Professor at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit-Nepal , Nepal

Infectious diseases, Mountain Medicine, Genetics, Epidemiology and Disease Control

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Santosh KC
Computer Vision and Robotics
Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science, The University of South Dakota, United States

Graphics Recognition, Document Analysis, Medical Imaging, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision

Biology and Medicine
Rajiv Kumar Jha
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Researcher at Department of Clinical Medicine, Xi'an Medical University, China

PCR, Cancer Biology, Apoptosis, Pain Management, Cancer Diagnostics, Histopathology, Cancer Therapy

Biology and Medicine
Rajendra Bahadur Shahi
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Medical Oncology, Oncologisch Centrum UZ Brussel, Belgium

Cancer Genomics, Computational Oncogenomics

Biology and Medicine
Nirmal Panthee
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinical Researcher at Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Japan

LVAD and heart transplantation, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, CRT-D

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Ajad Chhatkuli
Computer Vision and Robotics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Computer vision lab (CVL), ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Computer Vision, Visual SLAM, Optimization

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Hom Nath Gharti
Climate change, Geomechanics, Seismology, Hydroinformatics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, United States

Computational geomechanics, including elastic-gravitational wave propagation, postearthquake relaxation, glacial isostatic adjustment, and microearthquakes.

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Suvash Sedhain
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Industry Research Scientist at Twitter, United States

Machine Learning, Data Science, Recommender Systems, Collaborative Filtering, Deep Learning and Software Engineering

Biology and Medicine
Sujaya Neupane
Neuroscience
Postdoctoral Researcher at McGovern Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Neuroscience, eye movement, vision, perception

Chemistry
Raju Adhikari
Polymers
Industry Research Scientist at CSIRO, Australia

Chemistry, Polymer

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Sharib Ali
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Image Analysis, Computer Vision, Medical and Biomedical Image Processing, Image Registration, Image Segmentation

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Kishor Karki
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
Assistant Professor at Medical College of Wisconsin, United States

Radiation Oncology, Neuroimaging, Imaging, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cancer Imaging, PET Imaging

Chemistry
Hem Raj Khatri
Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, United States

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Biology and Medicine
Anurag Adhikari
Infectious Disease and Immunology
PhD Candidate at Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences, Nepal

Infection, Immunology

Biology and Medicine
Toya Nath Baral
Infectious Disease and Immunology
Industry Research Scientist at Merck, United States

PCR, Cell Culture, Western Blot Analysis, Cloning, Cancer Biology, Flow Cytometry, Parasitic Diseases, Antibody Engineering

Environmental and Energy Science
Dipesh Rupakheti
Atmospheric Science
Postdoctoral Researcher at NIEER, CAS Lanzhou, China

Air Quality (ambient and indoor), aerosol optical depth, atmospheric chemistry, emissions from traditional and improved cook stoves, environmental issues in developing countries

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Danda Pani Paudel
Computer Vision and Robotics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Computer vision lab (CVL), ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Computer Vision, Visual SLAM, Optimization

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Achut Manandhar
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Machine Learning, Water and health security in developing regions, Geography and the Environment

Biology and Medicine
Smith Giri
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Researcher at Yale Cancer Center, Yale University, United States

Hematology, Oncology

Environmental and Energy Science
Samir K Khanal
Biofuel and Bioenergy
Professor at University of Hawaii-Manoa, United States

Bioprocessing, biofuel, bioenergy production, recovery of value-added products from renewable low-cost feedstocks

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Sabita Maharjan
Communication, Network Theory and Applications
Associate Professor at Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway

Smart grid, Vehicle-to-grid (V2G), Network security and resilience, Vehicular communication, 5G, machine-to-machine communications, software defined wireless networking

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Suman Shrestha
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
Industry Research Scientist at ON Semiconductor, Image Sensor Group, United States

Imaging Physics, Medical Imaging

Chemistry
Rameshwar Adhikari
Polymers
Associate Professor at Central Dept. of Chemistry, TU, Nepal

Nanochemistry, Biopolymers, Polymer Microscopy, Deformation Mechanisms, Nanostructured Polymers

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Anurag Rai
Communication, Network Theory and Applications
PhD Candidate at Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), MIT, United States

Network theory, optimization

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Yadav Sapkota
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Clinical Researcher at Department of Epidemiology & Cancer Control, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, United States

Statistical Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Bioinformatics

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Suresh Manandhar
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Reader at University of York, United Kingdom

Natural language processing (NLP), Latent variable models (including quantum models) for compositional distributional semantics, community discovery using content and link analysis, answering complex questions, unsupervised learning of morphology, named entities and semantic relations

Biology and Medicine
Bijaya Singh
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Lecturer at Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology, Nepal

Molecular Biology, Proteins, Genetics, Biotechnology

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Prem Raj Adhikari
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Postdoctoral Researcher at Turku Center for Disease Modeling, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Turku, Finland

Machine Learning, Data Mining, Big data, Bio-informatics, computational biology.

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Amrit Tamrakar
Computer Vision and Robotics
Industry Research Scientist at SRI International Vision Technologies, United States

Building a real-time system that parses the non-verbal elements of communication in concert with the speech parsing activity, computer vision, machine learning

Biology and Medicine
Ashish Jha
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Stanford University, United States

Genetic diversity, human demographic and evolutionary processes, population genetics

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Abhishek Dutta
Computer Vision and Robotics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Visual Geometry Group (VGG), University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Compurer vision, Machine learning and computer graphics

Chemistry
Basant Giri
Analytic Chemistry
Assistant Professor at Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS), Nepal

Analytic methods for microfluidics, paper-analytical devices, point of care diagnostics, resource limited settings

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Raunak Shrestha
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Laboratory of Advanced Genome Analysis , University of British Columbia, Canada

Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics, Systems Medicine, Precision Oncology, Data Science

Biology and Medicine
Rajendra Pangeni
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Feinberg School of medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, United States

Genomics, gene expression, molecular genetics, tumor, epigenetics, DNA methylation on Glioblastoma (GBM), GBM stem cell biology