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Kathmandu University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Martin Luther University (MLU), Halle, Germany. The Understanding involves a broader objective of extending academic and research collaborations across different areas of mutual interest.
The MoU signing was accomplished amid a gathering attended by His Excellency Mr. Matthias Meyer, German Ambassador to Nepal, Dr. Manja Hussner, Head of the International Office at MLU, Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice Chancellor, KU; Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Registrar, KU; Deans of different Schools and Professors and Officials of KU.
The Memorandum was signed by the Vice Chancellor on behalf of KU and by the Rector on behalf of MLU.
The Program also included an interaction session which was moderated by Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Prof. Dr. Shrestha, the Vice Chancellor, extends heartfelt gratitude to MLU Rector, His Excellency Mr. Meyer and Dr. Hussner for initiating this collaboration.
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In addition, he delivered Keynote Speech in the ICETRE 2017, organized at Navsahyadri Group of Institutes, Faculty of Engineering, Naigaon, Pune, India and it was assisted by A R DIGITECH. The ICETRE2017 was held on 23-25 March 2017.
Dr. Bista’s Keynote focused on the
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The theme of the meeting was Digital Learning for Development (DL4D). During the workshop, all the sub-grantees including Mr. Shakya and Mr. Shrestha presented their research findings.
To know more about the their project, do visit the following link: http://ku.edu.np/cse/mooc.
isms | 07 April, 2017 09:39
Turbine Testing Lab organized 7th International Symposium on Current Research in Hydraulic Turbines (CRHT-VII) on 4th April, 2017 in Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel. CRHT is an effort of Turbine Testing Lab to create a platform for aspiring researchers from hydropower sector to share their ideas and information regarding their research activities.
The event started with the welcome speech by Dr. Hari Prasad Neopane, Member Secretary at TTL and Assoc. Prof. and HOD at DOME, followed by presentations of Dr. Biraj Singh Thapa on recent activities and future directions of the lab. Mr. Tom Solberg, MD of ICH, Norway gave the key note speech about the activities of ICH. Prof. Tri Ratna Bajracharya, Dean of Institute of Engineering, gave remarks about the potential collaboration between KU and TU. Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice Chancellor at Kathmandu University delivered the inaugural speech about the importance of research in academic sector. It was followed by featured presentations of Mr. Hitendra Dev Shakya, Prof. Baoshan Zhu, Prof. B.K. Gandhi and Mr. I.M. Deshar representing Nepal Electricity Authority, Tshingua University, IIT Roorkee and Himal Power Ltd. respectively.
In the technical session, there were in total, 17 presentations, which was divided into 2 thematic area: The first one was called Development of test rig, tool and system. In this theme, the presentations were mostly focused on establishing an excellence for design, manufacturing and testing in the field of renewable energy. This session was chaired by Prof. B. K. Gandhi and Dr. Meg B. Bishwakarma from Hydro Lab. The second thematic area was called Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Techniques. This theme was more focused on measurements of several parameters related to hydraulic turbines based on numerical methods and experiments. This session was chaired by Prof. Baoshan Zhu and Prof. Hari Prasad Neopane. Each session was concluded with the certificate distributions.
Prof. B. K. Gandhi provided the summary of the sessions giving best wishes to all the researchers. Prof. Bhola Thapa, Registrar of Kathmandu University gave remarks about the significance of this event. Prof. Bhupendra B. Chhetri, Dean of School of Engineering finally gave the closing speech with vote of thanks to all the participants, presenters, organizers, volunteers and sponsors.
The event was coordinated by volunteers of Mechanical engineering and was emceed by Ms. Pragati Poudel and Ms. Kritika Bhandari.
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isms | 30 March, 2017 17:38
Dr. Gajendra Sharma, Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, visited University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal from March 4-14, 2017 as a visiting Professor.
The programme was supported by Merging Voices (European Union Erasmus plus) mobility project. Dr. Sharma gave lectures to graduate students of UTAD on current trends and developments on Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
isms | 30 March, 2017 17:37
Mr. Moti Poudel, Research Associate at Aquatic Ecology Centre, got a research paper entitled "Status of Solid Waste Generation in Bhaktapur District, Nepal" published in Journal of Water, Sanitation, Health and Environment (ISSN:-2091-0851, Volume:15, Issue:1. 22 March, 2017.)
The Journal was published by Society of Public Health Engineering Nepal (SOPHEN) on the occasion of World Water Day, 2017.
Dr. Bikash Adhikar, Suman Adhkari, Prof.Dr. Sanjay Nath Khanal and Suman Pariyar are co-authors of the paper.
This paper focuses on the descriptive status of per-day waste generation and waste characterization from commercial /institutional and domestic sources in Bhaktapur district.
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Mr. Binaya KC received a PhD fellowship from ICIMOD
Mr. Binaya KC, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded with the atmosphere initiative PhD fellowship from ICIMOD. Mr. KC is currently on study leave from the University for his PhD at the University of Nottingham (UON). Mr. KC received Vice Chancellor Scholarship of University Nottingham, UK under the joint supervision of Prof. Ian Hall from UON and Prof. Bim Prasad Shrestha from KU and pursuing his study on "Emission characterization of Biomass after its combustion in Improved Cooking Stove (ICS) and its impact on Health."