Kathmandu University News

Quotation Notice for Meeting Chair

isms | 24 April, 2017 17:12

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Call for Applications for ICIMOD Mountain Chair 2017

isms | 24 April, 2017 12:08

Call for Applications
Date of Announcement:24, April 2017
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KU Signs MoU with MLU, Germany

editorial | 21 April, 2017 15:16

21 April 2017

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.

New Year Greetings from the Vice Chancellor

editorial | 14 April, 2017 11:42


Notice for Bus Route

isms | 13 April, 2017 15:16

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Press Release - Kathmandu University Silver Jubilee Closing Ceremony

isms | 13 April, 2017 09:50

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Dr. Bista Attends ICETRE2017 As Chief Guest

isms | 10 April, 2017 09:42

Dr. Rabindra Bista, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, inaugurated the International Conference on Emerging Trends and Research in Engineering (ICETRE2017) as the hief Guest.

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 mechanism that optimizes duration of data collection in Wireless Sensor Network.  


Notice for Silver Jubilee Closing Ceremony

isms | 10 April, 2017 09:38

Mr. Shakya and Mr. Shrestha attend 2nd Regional Meeting of DL4D at the Philippines

isms | 07 April, 2017 10:23

Mr. Manoj Shakya and Mr. Sushil Shrestha, Assistant Professors of Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kathmandu University, attended 2nd Regional Meeting of the Asia Research Grant Program organized by FIT-ED Philippines in Manila during 29 – 30 March 2017.

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.



International Symposium on CRHT VII organized by Turbine Testing Lab

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.


Notice for Undergraduate students (School of Science , School of Engineering and BBIS Program)

isms | 03 April, 2017 12:29


isms | 03 April, 2017 09:52



                             Career Opportunity           Date: April 3, 2017        

Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, not-for-profit institution of higher learning dedicated to maintaining high standards of academic excellence.  Pursuing the mission of providing quality education for leadership and leadership in quality education, KU is in the forefront of knowledge industry in the fields of science, engineering, management, education, law, arts, and medical sciences.

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Online Application Form

Note: Read all steps before applying the application.

  1. Login to http://apply.ku.edu.np/application
  2. Create an account by clicking the button “Click Here to Register”
  3. In registration form you are required to provide all fields.
  4. After clicking on Register, a confirmation code will be sent to the email address you provided.
  5. Check your email (check SPAM folder as well).
  6. Copy the confirmation code and click the link provided on your email.
  7. Provide your email address and confirmation code to make sure your registration has been confirmed.
  8. After this, log in again with the email and password provided.
  9. List of the application call will appear by clicking the Available application at the left menu.
  10. Select your application position and click 'apply now' button (at the right side).
  11. Application form will appear. Complete all from section A to F. Each section needs to be saved separately by clicking the Save button.
  12. After you have completed all sections, the system automatically completes the form and redirects you to a print version format.
  13. Print the form by clicking the Applicant Blank Print Preview and stick the recent passport size photo.
  14. Submit all necessary documents with bank voucher of Rs. 500 before the deadline at KU central office, Dhulikhel, Nepal




Dr. Sharma Visited UTAD, Portugal

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).




Mr. Poudel Got a Research Paper Published

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.


Mr. KC received a PhD fellowship from ICIMOD

isms | 30 March, 2017 17:29

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."


Dr. Chi Huyen Truong, program coordinator Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) at ICIMOD has announced the fellowship result in the meeting that was held on 29 March, 2017. The meeting was attended  by Professors, Dr. Ian Hall and Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Program coordinator for Atmosphere initiative Dr. Arnico Pandey, Air Quality Specialist Dr. Bhupesh Adhikari, Program coordinator HUC Dr. Chi Huyen Truong, Aerosol scientist  Dr. Siva Praveen Puppala, Senior Environmental economist Dr. Bikash Shrama and PhD fellow Mr. Binaya KC.

During the meeting, Dr. Pandey highlighted some of the key working areas ICIMOD and explored thematic areas of ICIMOD that would be interested to work in collaboration with the two Universities. He mentioned that this PhD fellowship would play a key role to bridge ICIMOD with Kathmandu University and the University of Nottingham to work on the areas of mutual interest.

Prof. Ian Hall enlightened on the main theme of Binaya’s PhD work and mentioned that he would be happy to help in several  capacities to work and collaboration like data analysis, joint publication etc. Prof. Hall is former Dean of School of Medical Science at Queens Medical Center of University of Nottingham and currently serving as Director of Biomedical Research Center at UoN.

Prof. Shrestha gave an introduction of HUC as a steering committee member and highlighted on the potential areas to work in the future that should be trans-boundary in nature. Dr. Chi Huyen briefed about the fellowship and mentioned that PhD fellowship will be in action from 15 April, 2017 for the period of 6 months. This will allow Mr. Binaya to make field work in Hindu Kush Himalayan region, primarily in Nepal.


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