Kathmandu University News

MoU signed between Northwestern Chinese Plant Natural Compounds Bank, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Peoples of Republic of China and School of Science, Kathmandu University

isms | 28 June, 2016 14:53

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is signed between Northwestern Chinese Plant Natural Compounds Bank, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Peoples of Republic of China and School of Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal. This MOU is developed to pursue joint research activities in the field of research of bioactive natural constituents of Chinese and Nepali Medicinal plants, and development of new natural medicines. The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Mohan B. Gewali, Dean of School of Science, Kathmandu University and Prof. Dr. Yanping Shi, Director, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Lanzhou. The signing of MoU was facilitated by Prof. Dr. Janardan Lamichhane, Head, Department of Biotechnology and Prof. Junli Yang, Director, Northwestern Chinese Plant Natural Compounds Bank, P.R. China.

Notice for Quotations

gyanendra | 27 June, 2016 08:44

 

MoU signed between Royal Thimphu College and School of Science

isms | 26 June, 2016 09:00

A Memorandum of Understanding is signed between Royal Thimphu College (RTC), Royal University of Bhutan; and School of Science, Kathmandu University (SoS-KU). This MOU is developed for the purpose of facilitating exchange activities between the institutions.  RTC and SoS-KU are mutually interested in further strengthening collaboration on academic activities to increase education opportunities and to promote research collaborations.  The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Mohan B. Gewali, Dean of School of Science at Kathmandu University, and Prof. Dr. Shiva Raj Bhattarai, Dean of Academic Affairs at the Royal Thimphu College, Thimphu, Bhutan. The signing of MoU was officially completed on June 24, 2016 facilitated by Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma, Director of Research, Development & Consultancy, Kathmandu University.

Seminar on Connecting Flow and Ecology in the Koshi River Basin

isms | 24 June, 2016 13:39

Seminar on Connecting Flow and Ecology in the Koshi River Basin

Dr. Tanya Doddy from CSIRO, Australia is giving a talk on the title "
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Connecting flow and ecology in the Koshi River Basin (and
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beyond) to aid integrated water resource
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management" from 12-12.45 pm in Senate Room on 28th June 2016.

All interested are invited. 

Subodh Sharma, Prof. Dr.nat.techn.
Director- RDC

Notice for AC and Solar Panel Supply

gyanendra | 23 June, 2016 15:12

Notice for Desktop Computer and Laptop Supply

gyanendra | 23 June, 2016 11:28

Career Opportunity School of LAW and Humanities and Management Unit.

gyanendra | 23 June, 2016 10:45

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, arts, law, and medical sciences.
KU is looking for committed, competent, and qualified Nepali professionals to take up permanent faculty positions in its following School/Unit.

Advertisement Number & School

Position

Area

Required  Number

 

 

07/072/073

 

School of Law

 

Assistant Professor

1. Law

 

 

One

Lecturer

1. Law

(Subject: Corporate / Business and others)

2. Management

(Subject:  Finance/ Accounting / Quantitative Techniques)

One

One

 

08/072/073

 

School of Engineering

Humanities and Management Unit

Assistant Professor

1. Management and Entrepreneurship

One

 

Potential candidates will require completing an application form available from June 24, 2016   on payment of Rs. 500 from Kathmandu University Central Office, Dhulikhel (Tel # 011 66 13 99/ 011 66 15 11) from 10 AM to 3 PM on working days. Application form can also be downloaded from KU webpage. The completed application form must be submitted along with necessary documents not later than July 15, 2016 to KU Central Office, Dhulikhel, Kavre.  The shortlisted candidate must make a payment of Rs 1500 as test and interview fee for Assistant Professor and Rs 1200 for Lecturer at the time of collecting admit card.

Documents required: Attested copies of mark sheets of all academic qualifications/ transcripts, citizenship certificate, work and professional experience certificates (both existing and previous), training certificates, and a list & copy of major research publications.  Two recent PP size photographs should also be attached.

 

Salary and benefits will be as per the rule of the University.

KU provides good career opportunities for high performing staff.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process as per the KU selection guidelines.

 

Registrar

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel, Kavre

Phone: (011)661399, www.ku.edu.np

 

 

For more details School of Law:

For more details Humanities and Management Unit (Assistant Professor): 

ADMISSION DATE EXTENSION FOR MPhil in CHEMISTRY

gyanendra | 23 June, 2016 10:26

 Kathmandu University, School of Science announces admission for the MPhil in Chemistry, in collaboration with Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).

 

Eligibility: Students, who have completed Master’s degree in Chemistry and other relevant fields with minimum 60% in aggregate or 2.5 CGPA, are eligible to apply.

 

Selected applicants will receive scholarship through the TWAS

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed for interview.

 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit graduate application form until 8th July 2016 to the following address

 

Office of the School of Science (Block -06)

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel-7, Kavre

Tel. 011-661399/2232

 

Further detail about the program contact: Dr. Bishnu Prasad Pandey, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering.

Mr. Shrestha Participated in 10th Anniversary of APCICT

isms | 22 June, 2016 15:20

Mr. Dhiraj Shrestha, Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was invited as a Speaker to share his experience on “Building an Android app and SMS system for migrant workers,” a Community Development Project using Engaged Learning in Regional Forum on ICT Human Capacity Development and Launch of the Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) organized by United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) from 9-10 June, 2016 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

The event was held on the occasion of APCICT’s 10th Anniversary, the meeting provided the multi-stakeholder platform to engage participants from over 50 countries in a dialogue on ICT capacity development towards a sustainable future. It facilitated an exchange of ideas and perspectives on effective ICTD capacity building, identify lessons learned, and chart the way forward.

The 2-day meeting convened government leaders and policymakers as well as representatives from civil society, academia, private sector, and international organizations to engage in a dialogue on effective ICT capacity development in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Kathmandu University is APCICT’s Primer partner institution.

 

 

Dr. Chhatra Sharma and His Colleagues Get a Paper Published

isms | 21 June, 2016 13:57

Dr. Chhatra Sharma, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Environmental Science & Engineering at Kathmandu University, with his colleagues from Norwegian University of Life Sciences recently got a research article published in an international peer-reviewed journal. The information and link to the article:

Rosseland, B.O., Teien, H.-C., Basnet, S., Borgstrøm, R., Sharma, C.M. 2016. Trace elements and organochlorine pollutants in selected fish species from Lake Phewa, Nepal. Ecotoxicology & Environmental Chemistry (DOI: 10.1080/02772248.2016.1189915).

Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02772248.2016.1189915 

Dr. Sharma Delivered Keynote Speech in 10th ICCEM

isms | 21 June, 2016 13:51

Dr. Gajendra Sharma, Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, delivered keynote speech on 'Role and Significance of IT on Crisis and Emergency Management,' during 10th International Conference on Crisis and Emergency Management (ICCEM) held at Lucern, Switzerland during June 16-19, 2016.

The participants from 15 nations presented their papers in this conference. The conference was jointly organized by International Society of Crisis and Emergency Management, Florida State University (USA), Korea IT Policy Forum (Korea) and Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Workshop on Introduction to Mathematical Biology and Scientific Computing with Python

isms | 20 June, 2016 17:56

The Department of Natural Sciences (Mathematics) is organizing a workshop on “An Introduction to Mathematical Biology & Scientific computing with Python “ from July 25 – August 5, 2016. Graduate Students and Faculties of Science and Engineering Departments can apply for this program.

The numbers of participants are limited up to 40.

To know more about the program and registration, visit the following link:

www.ku.edu.np/dons/mathematics.htm

Talk Program on Sustaining Cultural Heritage through Digital Preservation

editorial | 20 June, 2016 14:55

Talk Program on

Sustaining Cultural Heritage through Digital Preservation

 

Department of Computer Science and Engineering is organizing a talk program on “Sustaining Cultural Heritage through Digital Preservation”. The speaker is Mr. Sujan Shrestha, Assistant Professor, Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies, University of Baltimore.

The schedule of the program is as follows:

Date: 22nd June, 2016 (8th Asadh, 2073)

Venue: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Block-14, Room-3

Time: 10:00 -12:00

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

 

(Synopsis of Talk)

The limitless scope of modern science and digital technology today makes it an ideal choice for many tasks in the area of digital preservation and conservation. Much of the cultural content in recent history is created and documented through scanning and modeling while traditionally it was documented through drawings, manuscripts and photo imaging. Like any medium, this process of documentation has impacted the representation of history and time through interpretation and cultural awareness. Although, the use of virtual reality in archaeology and art history seems like a tangible path, constructing and digitally preserving cultural heritage is a challenging task. Methods of preservation, cost and metadata and archiving techniques need careful analysis for historical accuracy. Virtual reality provides an ideal platform to synthesize these accuracies and transform these techniques into reliable information/technology that has the potential to unleash new innovation and discoveries. It brings an array of possibilities in the area of digital preservation of historical artifacts using Virtual Reality environments that have been designed through studies of human interaction of technologies. The presentation will explore an alternative technique of finding innovative and creative solutions in converting and sustaining cultural heritage sites and cultural artifacts into a digital virtual space

 

Dr. Bista and Mr. Shakya Publish a Research Paper

isms | 20 June, 2016 12:03

Dr. Rabindra Bista, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DOCSE), and Mr. Anmol Shakya, a graduate student at DOCSE, got a paper published in Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies. 

This paper is based on a research carried out by Mr. Shakya under Dr. Bista’s supervision. The work proposes a new method and claims of it being more efficient than the existing approaches in enhancing the life-time of Wireless Sensor Networks. The same is published as “Randomized Distance Based Clustering Algorithm for Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks.”

Given below is the link of reference of the published paper.

 http://www.springer.com/in/book/9789811010217

Quotation Notice for Maintenance of Dinning Hall Area ( KUIC)

isms | 19 June, 2016 17:09

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