Professionally, I am an Engineering Geologist from Nepal. I am working in various sectors of engineering geology that include landslides, debris flow, earthquake, engineering geomorphology, landslide simulation, landslide hazard, disaster management, disaster education, foundation analysis, engineering geology of roads and dams. A geologist and geotechincal engineer by education, I love to explore and use of new technologies and innovation in engineering geology. I want to work as a key figure in engineering geological research in Nepal and strives to drive up sustainable development and environmental standards in the Himalayan countries. I am a strong supporter of geological and engineering education, the development and poverty eradication in low income countries. I live in Kathmandu, Nepal with my family. Here are details of my education and professional life:


B.Sc in Geology from Tribhuvan University,

MSc in Geology from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal (1995)

PhD in Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering), Kagawa University, Takamatsu, Japan (2009)

Post-Doctorate in Geotechnical Engineering, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan (2013)


Best research award - 2009 – Faculty of Engineering, Kagawa University, Japan

Young scientist award - 2009 - Nepal Academy of Science and Technology

Nepal Bidhya Bhushan 'ka' - 2009 - Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal


Professional Engineering Geologist and Associate Professor, Tribhuvan University, Central Department of Geology, Kirtipur


Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA

Member, American Society of Engineering Geologist (AEG), USA

Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU), USA

Founder member, Himalayan Landslide Society

Treasurer, Himalayan Landslide Society

Life Member, Nepal Geological Society

Member, Nepal Geotechnical Society

Executive member of 11th Executive Committee of Nepal Geological Society

Associate Member (Supporting Member), International Association of Engineering Geology and Environment

Member, Action Group for Geographic Information Nepal (AGGIN)

Member, DP-NET (Disaster Prevention Network Nepal)


Nepal, India, Japan, Taiwan, Uganda

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