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Dean of the School and Vice Chancellor Macquarie University of Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing the academic and institutional relationships between the two institutions of higher learning for engaging in collaborative works to their mutual benefits. Mr Tanveer Shaheed, Senior Country Manager (Asia) of Macquarie University, delivered the document at a function in the School.
isms | 22 January, 2015 07:53
Summary of the (NSNMP-2015)
Department of Natural Science, School of Science, Kathmandu University (KU) organized one-day national level symposium on “Nanotechnology for Novel Materials Processing (NSNMP)” on 18th January 2015 at the CV Raman mini-auditorium hall at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel. Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, vice chancellor of KU, inaugurated the program. The opening program was chaired by Prof. Dr. Mohan B. Gewali, Dean of School of Science. The symposium was coordinated by Dr. Bhim Kafle, assistant professor of chemistry.
The symposium included two plenary, five invited lectures and eight oral presentations by well known figures in the field of nanotechnology and material science of Nepal. Plenary lectures were delivered by Prof. Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari and Prof. Dr. Deepak Subedi.
While addressing, Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju encouraged the participants to dream big to solve the national problems like energy crisis, waste management, and health and hygiene facilities, giving an example of Israel. He informed Israeli first prime minister Devid Ben-Gurion envisioned to translate Negev desert into green land and this can be motivation to scientist of Nepal. Key note speakers Prof. Adhikari highlighted the devising the polymer based materials to address various problems, while Prof. Subedi demonstrated prospects of utilizing low temperature plasma facility available at Plasma Laboratory of KU for thin film deposition, waste water treatment and surface modification required for textile industries . The chairman Prof. Dr. Mohan B. Gewali highlighted the advantage of the program which enabled researchers from TU and KU to collaborate and share limited laboratory facilities available in two different institutions and thanked organizers for taking initiations and also suggested to incorporate more younger generations to participate in such programs.
isms | 22 January, 2015 07:47
Dr. Herb is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA. He finished his Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from University of Wisconsin Madison in 1998. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Sydney, Australia from Dec. 1998 to Aug. 2000. From Aug. 2005-Aug. 2009, he was an assistant professor at the department of chemistry and Mallinson Institute of Science Education, Western Michigan University.
He teaches courses on general chemistry and physical chemistry including the laboratory instruction. He has taught specialized courses for Elementary educators, history of science education, Introduction to polymers, colloids and surfaces, molecular simulation, world energy production and global climate change. He has published several research papers in peer reviewed journals and also served as reviewer for many books related to his field of expertise.
Dr. Herb will be at Kathmandu University for seven months starting from January 2015. In addition to teaching at the University, he will be developing modules for active learning in chemistry that can be disseminated through workshop with college and high school faculty from our region.
isms | 18 January, 2015 09:17
School of Engineering
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Call for Application
Kathmandu University (KU) invites application for admission in the Master Program in Communications Engineering (MECOM).
The Master of Engineering in Communication Engineering is an ongoing master’s program at department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kathmandu University. The course is designed and targeted for professionals from nationals and internationals who want to have a career in the field of communications engineering.
Scholarship will be provided to two economically deserving and academically sound Nepalese students under Formula Funding Program of UGC Nepal and KU. Candidates seeking scholarship should submit completed form of Graduate Support Application.
Timeline for Admission
January 25, 2015
Application Submission Deadline
February 20, 2015
February 25, 2015
Interview of Short Listed Candidates
March 1, 2015
Declaration of Successful candidates
March 3, 2015
March 10, 2015
The detailed description about the program and application form can be downloaded from
isms | 18 January, 2015 09:01
Career Guidance Forum Organized by Department of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy organized a ‘Career guidance forum’, first phase of the project, Career Guidance Forum and My Life Road-Map Contest, on January 8 & 9, 2015, at CV Raman Main Auditorium, Kathmandu University. The project is supported by National Research Foundation of Korea. This forum was targeted mainly for third and fourth year BPharm students to guide them through immense career options after graduation. Eminent resource persons who have made remarkable contribution in the development of pharmacy profession in Nepal were invited.
First speaker of the program, Mr. Bal Krishna Khakurel, Director General, Department of Drug Administration provided relevant information on current policy and regulatory framework governing pharmaceutical sector and also highlighted the points in these framework where pharmacy profession will be integrated and widened. Mr. Bhupendra Bdr Thapa, Pharmaceutical Consultant & also one of our visiting professors, gave stimulating talk to the audience regarding choosing career options. Mr. Umesh Lal Shrestha, Managing Director, Quest Pharmaceuticals. Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Jayabir Karmacharya, Manager of Factory Operation, Omnica Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., discussed on scope, challenges and opportunities for the graduates in pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Amar Mahato, Strategist, National Health Care Pvt. Ltd. was there in the forum to discuss with students on the scope in marketing sector.
Prof. Dr. Dharma Prashad Khanal, Head, Department of Pharmacy, Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences talked on the opportunities in research areas mainly in medicinal plants. Mr. Dhirendra Kumar Shah from Fleur Himalayan Pvt. Ltd. also discussed on the need of herbal drug research in our country.
Mr. Chain Kumar Bajracharya, Pharmacy In-charge, Kathmandu Model Hospital, and Mr. Babu Ram Adhikari, Pharmacy Manager, Grande International Hospital gave very good insight of hospital pharmacy profession in the country and provided rich information on scope and challenges for graduates in this sector.
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SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ADMISSION
PHARMD (POST BACCALAUREATE) PROGRAMKathmandu University, School of Science, Dhulikhel, Kavre announces admission open in PharmD (Post Baccalaureate) program, a masters equivalent course, that prepares students for delivering efficient healthcare services to patients.
This program aims to produce pharmacists with following abilities and skills:
providing patient centered care as a medication expert
delivering patient care services through the evaluation of medication orders and prescriptions, prospective pharmacy review, dispensing of medications
providing drug information and education and developing critical thought processes relative to drug information
promoting public health and designing prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to improve health and wellness
Eligibility for Admission: Students with four years BPharm degree with minimum CGPA of 2.5 or an equivalent of 50% marks can apply for admission.
Course Duration: 3 years.
Application Form Distribution: Application form can be collected from Department of Pharmacy, Kathmandu University from January 20 in between 10:00 am to 3:00 pm during working days.
Last date of application form submission: February 06, 2015
Date: February 10, 2015, Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am, Venue: Department of Pharmacy, Kathmandu University
Interview: February 13, 2015
Note: There is provision of partial scholarship for economically deserving and academically sound Nepalese students under Formula Funding Program of UGC Nepal.
Documents to be submitted with application form
Photocopy of academic & character certificates
Photocopy of citizenship
Letter of recommendation -2 (preferably from academic supervisors in BPharm program)
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Kathmandu University welcomed His Excellency Matthias Meyer, Ambassador of Germany to Nepal, on January 9 in its Central premises, Dhulikhel.
Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, the Vice Chancellor held discussions with the Ambassador about the diplomatic relations between Nepal and Germany. The meeting was also about discussing the possible areas of cooperation and academic exchange between KU and the Universities in Germany through the Embassy where the Embassy would be working as a bridge between the Universities of both countries.
Ms. Elke Zopt, Third Secretary at the Legal and Consular Section of the Embassy and Mr. Felix Sebastian Ruediger, Research Assistant at the Embassy accompanied the Ambassador in his first ever visit to the University.
isms | 12 January, 2015 09:53
isms | 11 January, 2015 12:02
School of Science / School of Engineering
Call for EOI for Admission in B. Sc. in Computer Science Program (February 2015 Intake)
Kathmandu University announces admission open in 4-year B. Sc. in Computer Science program for February 2015 intake. Expression of Interest (EoI) for admission is invited from candidates, who have appeared in KUCAT 2014.
EoI Submission to Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Document Verification should be completed by January 20, 2015.
This program will run in the morning session. Hence candidates from local communities will be given preference for admission.
Classes will begin from Feb 10, 2015.
DOCUMENT VERIFICATION PROCESS
Procedure for Document Verification and Admission:
1. Appear in person in the concerned department with original documents and admit card.
2. Complete the admission and registration forms.
3. Pay the required fees to Kathmandu University’s Account at any branch of the following banks:
- Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. (NIBL): A/C No.: 00501030250009
- Nabil Bank Account No.: 0110010955102
- Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd Account No. : 2022524044147028
4. Visit the concerned department with 3 recent photos (PP-size), proof of payment, copies of the academic certificates, transcripts, and citizenship certificate.
KU School of Science KU School of Engineering
isms | 11 January, 2015 11:51