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Diwakar Bista

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Contact Details:

  • Kathmandu University, P.O. Box 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal. Phone: +977-11-661399 (Ext. 0820) / +977-9801199888

Educational Status:

  • Master’s of Science by Research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal, 2009 April
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, specialization in Power and Control, Kathmandu University, Nepal, 2005 August

Designation in KU/DoEEE:

  • Assistant Professor


  • Illumination and White Light Emitting Diode, Digital Circuit and Systems, Control System and Robotics


    • N. Rolamo, D.Bista, P. Bhusal, R. Dangol "Study of efficiency and quality of solid state lighting by combination of monochromatic source with phosphor based white light emitting diode" , RENTECH, pp. 30-37, Dec 2012. 

    • B. Chapagai, D.Bista, S. Adhikari,"Controller design for smart hybrid power user" , RENTECH, pp. 81-86, Dec 2012 
    • M.  Prajapati, s. Shrestha, D. Bista "Design and testing of prediction based battery charging techniques for solar home sytem" , RENTECH, pp. 70-75, Dec 2012.
    • Shrestha B., Mandal D., Bista D. and Basnet S. Software Algorithm for Solar Home System and WLED Based Illumination Design. National Seminar on Power and Communication Sector Development: KU, 2010
    • Bhusal P., Bista D., Puolakka M., Halonen L., Fuel based lighting in developing countries and their replacement with LEDs - Case study from Nepal, Proceedings of CIE 2010 "Lighting Quality and Energy Efficiency", Vienna, Austria, 14-17 March, 2010, pp.500-504.
    • Shrestha B., Mandal D. Bista D. Software Algorithm for Solar Home System and WLED based Illumination Design. PCSD: KU, 2011.
    • Bista D. WLED for General Purpose Illumination. National Seminar on Electrical Power Sector Development: KU, 2010.
    • Siwakoti, Y.P.; Chhetri, B.B.; Adhikary, B.; Bista, D.; “Microcontroller based intelligent DC/DC converter to track Maximum Power Point for solar photovoltaic module” 2010 IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply (CITRES), 2010, pp 94-101
    • Y.P. Siwakoti, B. Adhikary, D. Bista, Dr. B.B.Chhetri “Modelling and Evaluation of Maximum Power Tracking for Solar Photovoltaic Module using Simulink” National Conference on Renewable Energy 2010(NCRE2010) Tezpur, India.
    • Karaliūnas M., Vitta P., Žukauskas A., Zahnd A., Bista D., Chhetri B. B., Updhyaya M. R. “Characterization of Nepali Solid-State Lamps”. Journal of Electronics and Electrical Engineering.” 1.29 (2009): ISSN 1392 – 1215
    • Bista D., Chhetri B.B. Characterization of White Light Emitting Diode. Fifth National Conference on Science and Technology: NAST, 2008.
    • Bista D. Development of WLED Based Industry in Nepal. Closing Seminar Asia Link Project ENLIGHTEN: Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2008.
    • Bista D., Chhetri B.B., Bhusal P., Eloholma M., Halonen L. Future and Challenges of LED Lighting in Nepal. Sähkö&Tele (2008) 6, pp. 48-51.
    • Eloholma M, Bista D. Sähkoä ja Valoa Nepalin vuoristokyliin. Sähkö&tele (2007)8, pp. 21-24.

Master’s Thesis:

  • “Electrical and photometric performance test mechanism for characterization of WLED and WLED luminaire," Kathmandu University, Nepal, 2009.

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