Since May 2018- Associate Professor, Kathmandu University (KU), School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
2011- 2018- Assistant Professor, Kathmandu University (KU), School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
2015-2016- Visiting Researchers as DAAD Sandwich PhD Scholar at Water Chemistry and Water Technology Chair, Engler-Bunte-Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
2009-2010- Lecturer, Kathmandu University (KU), School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
2004-2006- Teaching Assistant, Kathmandu University (KU), School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
2001-2004- Mechanical Engineer/Consulting/Partly teaching
2013-2016- PhD research in Bioenergy, DAAD PhD Sandwich between Kathmandu University, Nepal and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany and in Collaboration with University of South Eastern Norway
2006-2008 MSc in Renewable Energy from University of Oldenburg, Germany
2008-2009 MSc in Process Technology from Telemark University College, Norway (60 ECTS completed)
1997-2001 BE in Mechanical Engineering from Kathmandu University, Nepal
Experienced on teaching and research of renewable energy with a focused on Waste to Bioenergy, Valorization of Waste, Clean Cooking Energy Transition, 100% Renewable Energy with PHES, Low Carbon Technology, Solar Energy Applications and Energy Policies
Demonstrated capacity in undertaking inter-disciplinary research and securing grants independantly
Experience in executing consulting projects.
2018- Nepal Bidhya Bhusan “KA” awarded by president of Nepal
2014-2016- German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) award for DAAD PhD Sandwich research stay at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2008-2009 - Norwegian Quota Scheme for MSc Process Technology at Telemark University College, Norway
German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) scholarship for studying MSc Renewable Energy at University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Biogas Technology, Valorization of Waste, Circular Bioeconomy, 100% Renewable Energy with PHES, Solar Energy Potential Assessment, Energy System Analysis, Energy Planning and Policies
RELEVANT RESEARCH AND CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
2020- 2024 - Project Leader from Kathmandu University: DAAD’s subject-related Partnership Project between TH Koln, Germany and Kathmandu University, Nepal, Funded by German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD).
2020-2021- Project Leader from Kathmandu University: Linne-Palme grant, to develop education exchange on sustainable energy areas, Funded by Linnaeus University, Sweden.
2018 -2020 - Project Leader: A Pilot Study to Produce Bioenergy and Fertilizer from Kathmandu University's Food Waste, Funded by EnergizeNepal Project (NORAD).
2018-2019 - Energy Expert: Health and Economic Analysis Including Data Analysis and Scenario on Air Pollution under the Urban Health Initiative (UHI) Program in Kathmandu, Funded by World Health Organization (WHO).
2018-2020 -Project Leader: Valorization of Urban Waste to Biogas, Funded by University Grant Commission Nepal.
2018-2018 - Bioenergy Expert: Maximizing the Health Benefits of Clean Cooking in Urban Nepal, through Leaders Nepal, Funded by The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) initiatives.
2015-2017 - Team Member: Curriculum Development of Interdisciplinary Master Courses in Energy Efficient Building Design in Nepal and Bhutan, Funded by ERASMUS Plus.
2012-2014 - Project Leader: High Rate Anaerobic Digestion for Biogas Production from Wastewater, Funded by RenewableNepal Program (NORAD).
2012-2013- Project Co-Leader: Thermal Performance of flat plate collectors manufactured in Nepal, Funded by University Grant Commission Nepal.
2012-2013 - Waste Sector Expert: Low Carbon Economic Development Strategy - Data Collection and Analysis, Funded by Ministry of Environment, Government of Nepal.
2011-2012 -Project Leader: Energy Recovery Potential from Wastewater in Kathmandu Valley, Funded by Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), Kathmandu, Nepal.
2011-2012 - Project Leader: Conceptual Framework of Low Carbon Development in Nepal, Funded by Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), Kathmandu, Nepal.
2011-2012 -Waste Sector Expert: National Greenhouse Gas Inventory (Second National Communication), Funded by Ministry of Environment, Government of Nepal.
2010-2012 -Project Co-Leader: Design, Development and Testing of Biomass Gassifier for Small Sized Internal Combustion Engines, Funded by RenewableNepal Program (NORAD).
2010-2010 -Supervised Activities (Three months): Municipal Solid Waste to Biogas Generation, Purification, Compression and Bottling, Kathmandu University, Nepal, Funded by Korean Government (KOIKA)
2021 Guest Editor, Special Issue Sustainablity and Anaerobic Digestion Technologies, MDPI, IF:2.57, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/sustainability_anaerobic_digestion_technologies
2019-2022 Editorial Board member of Water-Energy Nexus (WEN) http://www.keaipublishing.com/en/journals/water-energy-nexus/
2020 Technical Program Committee, The 12th Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering, Conference (APPEEC 2020), August 14-16
2020-2021 Technical Committee Member for Assessment of Biogas technologies, Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Nepal
2018 Organizing Committee Member, Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials, Kathmandu, October 26-29.
2018 Technical Program Committee, The 10th Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, (APPEEC 2018), April 20-22
2012 Member, Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society
Since 2010- Life Member, Executive Member (2021-2022), Neapl German Academic Association (NEGAAS)
2012 Reviewer for:
Renewable Energy (Elsevier), Energy (Elsevier), Sustainable Energy and Technology Assessment (Elsevier), Water and Environment (Wiley & Sons), Water-Energy-Nexus (KeAi)