Scholars

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

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
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

Biology and Medicine
Roshan Lal Shrestha
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, United States

Cancer biology, Chromosomal instability leading to formation of tumor and development of genetic disorders, diagnostic and therapeutic tools targeting candidates responsible for tumorigenesis.

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
Ram P Maharjan
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia

Bacterial adaptation, Evolution, Genetics, Evolution Genome Sequencing, Comparative Genomics, Evolutionary Genetics, Adaptive Evolution

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

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

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

Neuroscience, eye movement, vision, perception

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
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

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

Hematology, Oncology

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

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

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

Infection, Immunology

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

Lipid, Lipoprotein, Cardiovascular Disease

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

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

Biology and Medicine
Chirag Nepal
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Assistant Professor at Biotech Research and Innovation Center, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

transcription, translation, cancer genomics, RNA, DNA sequencing, Gene regulation, Next generation sequencing

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

Biology and Medicine
Bikram Sharma
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Postdoctoral Researcher at Dept. of Biology, Stanford University, United States

Vascular Biology, Cardiovascular Development, Cancer Biology

Chemistry
Raju Adhikari
Polymers
Industry Research Scientist at CSIRO, Australia

Chemistry, Polymer

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

Medical Oncology, Global Oncology, Cancer Policy

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

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

Biology and Medicine
Laxmi Ghimire
Pediatrics
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California, San Francisco, United States

Pediatric Cardiology

Informatics, Computational Science and Engineering
Bishesh Khanal
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Imaging Informatics and Physics
Postdoctoral Researcher at King's College London, United Kingdom

Medical Imaging Informatics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Global Health

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

Computer Vision, Visual SLAM, Optimization

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

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Biology and Medicine
Tara Sigdel
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Assistant Professor at University of California San Fransisco, School of Medicine, United States

Transplantation Genomics, Biomarker discovery

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

Biology and Medicine
Gopal Sapkota
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Professor at School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee,, United Kingdom

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Cancer, Proteomics

Biology and Medicine
Madhav Nepal
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Associate Professor at Department of Biology and Microbiology, South Dakota State University, United States

Plant genomics, Population genetics, Plant Systematics, Bioinformatics, Plant species identification and management (Biodiversity and Conservation), Stress responsive gene identification and characterization, Crop Improvement

Biology and Medicine
Uttam Raj Bhandari
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Professor at Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Understand how tRNAs work in protein synthesis. Transfer RNAs, Protein Synthesis, Suppressor tRNAs, RNA-protein Interactions and Proteins Carrying Unnatural Amino Acids.

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
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
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

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

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

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
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