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Kathmandu University IT MEET 2016

editorial | 28 April, 2016 18:36

Kathmandu University Computer Club (KUCC), a student wing under Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), is organizing its annual IT event, IT MEET-2016. The event is a two-day program hosted on 29th and 30th of April at IT Park located across half a mile from the main university premises. IT MEET this year is advocating the theme Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship.


The event features multifarious contests, competitions and programs that are expected to emphasize and consequently elaborate the role of information technology on radical and multidimensional development of the nation as a whole. According to KUCC, as many as twenty thousand visitors are expected to visit the event this year, which may include anyone and everyone with an inclination towards information technology and the computing world.


Programs as diverse as hardware competitions, software competitions, project demonstration, googling competition, hackathon, coding competition and IT quiz competitions provide a platform to individuals where they can exhibit their prowess and correspondingly gain revelling perspective about current scenario of IT in the country. The event also features gaming competitions, treasure hunts, 3D movies, Android Gaming among others to amalgamate the event with amusing aspect of technology.

 

Besides, the event will host developer’s meet and talk programs where prominent figures in Nepalese IT field will share their ideas and knowledge with other tech enthusiasts.

 

KUCC invites everyone to become a part of this two-day saga where one can experience phenomenal reach of technology, the exponential progress associated with technology and the present scenario of IT in Nepal.

Publication by Mr. Paudel and Colleagues

editorial | 28 April, 2016 18:27

Mr. Prem Narayan Paudel, Lecturer at the Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, along with Mr. Balram Pokhrel and Mr. Babi Kumar Kafle, colleagues from the same Department, and Dr. Rajendra Gyawali, Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, got a research article published in the International Food Research Journal, 23(3): 1005-1011 (2016).

The paper is entitled Analysis of heavy metals in some commercially important fishes of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.” 

This research work mainly focuses on quantification of heavy metal concentrations in the muscles tissues of nine commercial fish species available in the markets of Kathmandu Valley. The main purpose of the paper is to make people aware of the possible health risks associated with the consumption of such fish species.

The paper is available in the following link: 

http://www.ifrj.upm.edu.my/ifrj-2016-23-issue-3.html

Notice for Basic Chinese Language Classes

editorial | 28 April, 2016 09:11

Faculties and Staffs interested to learn Basic Chinese Language are informed to register their names to Humanities and Management Unit (HMU), or Ms. Li Lingyun (9823141335), volunteer from CIKU, before 10 May 2016. Classes will be held in the morning (7:00-8:30).

 

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Coordinator, HMU

 

Call for expression of Interest for installation of 3.5 kVA Solar power system:

isms | 25 April, 2016 12:00

25 April 2016

1.Call for expression of Interest for installation of 3.5 kVA Solar power system:

Kathmandu University School of Law is constructing new solar power system as secondary backup source of power of 3.5 kvA capacity. The construction will be done on roof top of School of Law building located at Dhulikhel

In this regards, we would like to call expression of interest (EOI) from local companies for the design, installation and commission of solar power system with best available resources and technology as per technical specification below.

Technical Specification

Solar PV module: 2 kWatt. (Panel should be RETS certified)

Inverter: 3.5 kVA pure Sin wave

Charge controller: MPPT controller built in or separate.

Battery: 12V 150aH X 4

Interested applicant should provide technical and financial details of the system along with EOI, within 7 days from the date of published in KU website.

  • Technical proposal

  •  
    1. Designs should meet the minimum output detailed in technical specification.

    2. Proposals should outline all calculations, drawing and working which explain how their proposed design provides this output. This should justify the overall system design, and the selection of each component given the key design principles listed below.

    3. Detailed layout of PV installation and power management plan.

    • Installation work plan, timeline and management plan.

    • Operation and maintenance training requirements, schedule and plan, and any additional suggestions regarding the management of maintenance.

    1. The proposals must state what the warranty period is for all components and what the operation and maintenance requirements are. Proposals should demonstrate that they have authorized service centres or repair centres for the technology they are providing.


  • Financial proposal

Financial proposal provided in separate, sealed envelope, with detailed budget and financial breakdown.

Proposal should be submitted to Registrar office, Kathmandu University central campus, Dhulikhel.



2. Further Documents is required with above specification as follow:

  • A Copy of Registered firm, company certificate

  • The Discounted price lists with VAT

  • A Copy of Renewed firm Registration Certification

  • A Copy of VAT Registration Certification & Tax Clearance Certification for 2071/72

  • A Copy of Authorized Dealership Certificate

 

 

Contact

Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre
P.O Box. 6250

Tel 011-661399
Fax: 011-661443
E-mail: procurement@ku.edu.np

Call for EOI for Pharmacy Lab Equipments

isms | 24 April, 2016 14:15

Call for EOI for Pharmacy Lab Equipments

Kathmandu University, Department of Pharmacy is going to install the Lab Equipments at Central Campus, Dhulikhel.

In this regards, we would like to call expression of interest (EOI) from the renounced suppliers or companies within 7 days from the published date of KU Website with best available resources and technology as per technical specification below.

Interested applicant should provide technical and financial details of the system along with EOI.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

  SPECTRALAB’ Automatic Potentiometric Titrator Model – AT38C [EX] with standard Supplies:

 

Accessories required-

                Electrodes

• Combination pH Electrode

• Electrode for Complexometric Titration

• Electrode for Non-Aqueous Titrations

• Electrode for Red-ox / Iodometric Titration

• Electrode for Argentometric / Precipitation Titration

               

                KF attachment consisting​ of​ :

• Interchangeable Burette

• Dual Platinum Electrode

· 50 μl syringe

• Magnetic Stirrer

• KF Vessel (150 ml)

                                • KF Software

 

2. Further Documents is required with above specification as follow:

  • A Copy of Registered firm, company certificate

  • The Discounted price lists with VAT

  • A Copy of Renewed firm Registration Certification

  • A Copy of VAT Registration Certification & Tax Clearance Certification for 2071/72

  • A Copy of Authorized Dealership Certificate

 

Contact

Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre

P.O Bosc 6250

Tel 011-661399

Fax: 011-661443

E-mail: procurement@ku.edu.np

 

 

 

 

KU Idea Hunt 2016 Interaction Program

editorial | 22 April, 2016 14:54

KU Idea Hunt 2016

Interaction Program, 24th April 2016

KUBIC along with KUSOM IdeaStudio is organizing Idea Hunt 2016. KU Idea Hunt is a program organized for the students of Kathmandu University to identify innovative business ideas which have the potential to be launched as a Start Up business.

This program is organized with the intention to promote innovative thinking and entrepreneurship among the students. 

Idea hunt is a great opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs, who have a business idea and want to launch a startup but do not know how to do it. Idea hunt will help to refine your idea and give it a shape.

This event is organized only for the students of Kathmandu University and its affiliated colleges.

To make this event more participatory/ informative, we are organizing an information sharing platform for the same.

Date: 24th April 2016

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Venue: C.V. Raman, Main Hall, Kathmandu University

This program is open to all faculties/ staff/ students of Kathmandu University.

Please share and invite students and other related professionals of Kathmandu University.

Looking for your participation in the program!

 

Dr. Gunjan Bista and Mr. Sagar Rayamajhi Get an Article Published

editorial | 22 April, 2016 14:45

Dr. Gunjan Bisht Thapa, Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, with Mr. Sagar Rayamajhi student of Department of Biotechnology published a review article entitled ZnO Nanoparticles: A Promising Anticancer Agentin Journal of Nanobiomedicine (Intech Open)doi:  10.5772/63437.

This review has mainly focused on ZnO NPs, the relation between zinc and cancer, zinc’s role in the human body and the probable mechanism surrounding ZnO NPs with the biology of the human body, leading to its selective localization and cytotoxicity towards cancer cells.

The paper is available at the given link:

http://www.intechopen.com/journals/nanobiomedicine/zno-nanoparticles-a-promising-anticancer-agent

Joint Publication of Mr. Shah, Prof. Jha and Mr. Nepal

editorial | 22 April, 2016 14:41

Mr. Chitranjan Prasad Shah, a student of MTech IT at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kathmandu University, presented  and published a paper entitled ""Zero Knowledge Proofs Technique using Integer Factorization for Analyzing Robustness in Cryptography" at IEEE international conference : INDIACom- 2016, which was a part of 3rd International Conference on "Computing for Sustainable Global Development."

The conference was held in Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), New Delhi, India, during 16th -18th March 2016.
The research was a joint work of Mr. Chitranjan Prasad Shah, Mr. Kanhaiya Jha and Mr. Sushil Nepal.

The published paper can be available on the following link:

http://bvicam.ac.in/news/INDIACom%202016%20Proceedings/Main/papers.html

Notice for Lokthantra - Ganatantra - Diwas - 2073

isms | 22 April, 2016 13:54

KU Thesis Awarded in International Competition

isms | 21 April, 2016 14:26

The PhD thesis of Dr. Prakash C Bhattarai, Assistant Professor, Kathmandu University School of Education titled “Ethical Leadership in Nepali Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Schools: A Convergent Mixed Methods Study” has been chosen by the editorial team of Journal of Educational Administration, as a Highly Commended Award winner of the 2015 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Education and Leadership Strategy category.  A worldwide competition was held among doctoral research scholars and Dr. Bhattarai was selected for the award.  The award was announced on April 13 in London.

Dr. Bhattarai was also awarded Paul Begley Award 2015 by University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA)’s Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics (CSLEE) in the last October in Penn State College, Pennsylvania, USA in a global competition of PhD dissertations.

 

Award Link: 

Winners and Highly Commended Award winners

http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/research/awards/odra.htm

http://www.efmd.org/research/awards/doctoral-research

 

Paul Begley Award

http://www.edu.uwo.ca/cslee2016/awards.html 

Dr. Bista Delivers Keynote Speech

editorial | 21 April, 2016 09:37

Dr. Rabindra Bista, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, delivered Keynote Speech in Third International Conference on Emerging Trends and Research in Engineering (ICETRE2016), organized by A R DIGITECH in association with SND College of Engineering and Research Centre (SNDCOERC), Yeola, Pune, India. The ICETRE 2016 was held on 1-3 April, 2016.

Dr. Bista’s  Keynote focused on the significance of Energy Efficiency in Wireless Sensor Network.

Tender notice for Multipurpose Hall(2nd Phase)

isms | 21 April, 2016 08:36

Training Opportunities in India 2016

isms | 19 April, 2016 12:04

The University invites applications for some training opportunities in India. Interested non-teaching staffs who meet the eligibility criteria can apply with testimonials (SLC to Last Degree), English proficiency certificate and other related documents to Human Resource and General Services Section (HRGS). Please visit www.indianembassy.org.np under Education/scholarships'for detailed information on the training programs.

 

THE HR DIVISION RESERVES THE RIGHT FOR THE SELECTION OF CANDIDATES.

 

For details contact:

Human Resource and General Service Section (HRGS)

Kathmandu University

KU Idea Hunt 2016

editorial | 18 April, 2016 08:48

April 14, 2016

KU Idea Hunt 2016, a joint initiative of the KUSOM's Idea Studio and KU Business Incubation Center at the University central campus, has been formally launched amidst a function by Registrar Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa. The program, organized with the purpose of promoting innovative thinking and entrepreneurial practices, involves soliciting business ideas from among the students of all seven schools of the University. The selected business ideas will be supported with incubation services to be launched as Start Up ventures.

Kathmandu University students can submit their ideas by clicking on THIS LINK.

DETAIL HERE

 

 

Admissions open for Bachelor in Buddhist Studies with Himalayan Language

isms | 12 April, 2016 08:21

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