Scholars

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

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.

Maths and Physics
Narayan Adhikari
Theoretical Physics
Professor at Central Department of Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Polymers, nano dots, molecular dynamics, monte carlo, first-principles simulations of solids

Public Health
Elina Pradhan
Health policy modeling
Industry Research Scientist at World Bank, United States

Impact Evaluation, Global Health, Decision Science

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Surya Nepal
Cyber Security
Research Scientist Director at CSIRO, Australia

Data Encryption, Computer System Security, Software Engineering, Database Management, Distributed and Grid Systems

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

Public Health
Dinesh Bhandari
Environmental Health Science
PhD Candidate at University of Adelaide, Australia

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

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Prakash Manandhar
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
Industry Research Scientist at Bose Corporaton, United States

High power ultrasonics, AcousticsSignal Processing, Computational Materials Science

Mechanical, Civil and Aerospace Engineering
Deepak Raj Pant
Structural Engineering
Postdoctoral Researcher at Kinetica, University of Toronto, Canada

Resilience of super high-rise, complex, and critical structures subject to multiple natural hazards including earthquakes and windstorms through experimental testing and multi-scale numerical and hybrid simulations, Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Seismic Isolation, Structural Dynamics

Maths and Physics
Gokarna Aryal
Theoretical Mathematics
Associate Professor at Department of Mathematics, CS and Statistics, Purdue University Northwest, United States

Distribution Theory, Applied Statistics, Reliability Analysis, Survival Analysis, Longitudinal Data Analysis

Public Health
Sulochana Manandhar
Epidemiology
Research Scientist at Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal (CMDN), Nepal

Medicial Microbiology, Conservation Genomics, Cancer

Maths and Physics
Prem P Chapagain
Applied Mathematics Biology and Biophysics
Associate Professor at Department of Physics, Florida International University, United States

Dynamics and photophysical properties of fluorescent proteins using detailed all-atom molecular dynamics simulations

Education
Bal Chandra Luitel
Mathematics
Professor at School of Education, Kathmandu University, Nepal

Mathematics education, arts-based education research, transformative education

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Prasha Shrestha
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Postdoctoral Researcher at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Shusil Dangi
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
PhD Candidate at Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

Medical Imaging, Computer Vision, Image Segmentation, Multimodal/Monomodal Image Registration

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Sumit Bam Shrestha
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Postdoctoral Researcher at Temesak Lab, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Spiking Neural Network, Neural Network, Machine Learning, Learning, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition

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
Jwala Dhamala
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
PhD Candidate at Computing and Information Sciences department, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

Machine learning, optimization, inverse problems, model personalization and predictive modeling, cardiac electrophysiology, statistical inference methods, uncertainty estimation and quantification of model parameters

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

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
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

Mechanical, Civil and Aerospace Engineering
Dipendra Gautam
Structural Engineering
Research Scientist at Structural and Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (SERI), Nepal

Structural earthquake engineering, earthquake engineering, seismic vulnerability of reinforced concrete structures, heritage and monuments, local seismic culture, next generation performance based earthquake engineering (PBEE-2)

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

Public Health
Sameer Mani Dixit
Antibiotic Resistance
Industry Research Scientist at Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal (CMDN), Nepal

Biomedical public-health, Molecular Epidemiology, Antibiotic Resistiance, Infectious Diseases, Cancer

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Dhilung Kirat
Cyber Security
Industry Research Scientist at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, United States

Cognitive security analytics, cyber security, threat intelligence, malware analysis

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

Maths and Physics
Suyog Shrestha
Theoretical Physics
Postdoctoral Researcher at CERN, Switzerland

ATLAS Experiment, Large Hadron Collider

Biology and Medicine
Prashant Rajbhandari
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California, Los Angeles, United States

Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism, Molecular biology

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

Maths and Physics
Rupesh Silwal
Physics Computing, Modeling and Simulation
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Virginia, United States

Software and hardware development, modeling and simulation, scientific data analysis, data acquisition, and analytical and numerical techniques

Maths and Physics
Bishnu Lamichhane
Applied Mathematics Numerical Methods
Lecturer at School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Mathematics), The University of Newcastle Australia, Australia

Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Mixed and Hybrid Finite Element Methods, Domain Decomposition Methods, Non-conforming Discretization Techniques, Nearly Incompressible Elasticity, Approximation Theory, Subset Selection & Variational Methods in Image Processing.

Maths and Physics
Shiva P Pudasaini
Applied Mathematics Geophysics
Associate Professor at Department of Geodynamics and Geophysics, Faculty of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, University of Bonn, Germany

Physical-Mathematical Modelling, Scientific Computing, Three-Dimensional Free-surface Flows, Fliud dynamics, Modeling and Simulation, Landslides, Avalanches

Maths and Physics
Bibhusan Shakya
Theoretical Physics
Assistant Professor at Department of Physics, University of Michigan, United States

Particle physics

Biology and Medicine
Abhilasha Karkey
Microbiology and related Biotechnology
Industry Research Scientist at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Nepal

Molecular epidemiology, microbiology

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Taman Upadhaya
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of nuclear medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers, France

Radiomics and cancer imaging

Public Health
Amod Pokhrel
Environmental Health Science
Assistant Professor at University of California, Berkeley, United States

Household air pollution and risk of Tuberculosis infection and disease, and pneumonia in children, Environmental and occupational impacts of lead from battery manufacturing and recycling processes, and lead-based paint in developing countries, Environmental and Occupational Health, Climate Change

Biology and Medicine
Sudeep Bhushal
Infectious Disease and Immunology
Postdoctoral Researcher at Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany

Interferon, Virus

Maths and Physics
Mukesh Dhamala
Applied Mathematics Computational Neuroscience
Associate Professor at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University, United States

NeuroPhysics of the brain: Brain Networks and Dynamics, Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroimaging (EEG/fMRI) of human cognition, Nonlinear Dynamics

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

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Suraj Maharjan
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Postdoctoral Researcher at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States

Maths and Physics
Dhruba Adhikari
Theoretical Mathematics
Associate Professor at Department of Mathematics, Kennesaw State University, United States

Differential equations, nonlinear monotone operator theory in Banach spaces, topological degree theories, and critical point theory with applications in sciences and engineering, Real analysis, Functional analysis

Maths and Physics
Naveen K Vaidya
Applied Mathematics Biology and Biophysics
Assistant Professor at Department of Mathematics and Statistics, San Diego State University, United States

Applied mathematics, Mathematical biology (viral dynamics and immune systems, epidemiology, and ecology), mathematical and computational modeling, differential equations, dynamical systems, optimal control, and biostatistics

Maths and Physics
Tanka Nath Dhamala
Theoretical Mathematics
Professor at Central Department of Mathematics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Graph theory, optimization and Scheduling applied to industry, society and sustainable development

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
Kushal Kafle
Computer Vision and Robotics
PhD Candidate at Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Visual Question Answering, NLP