Kathmandu University News

National River Summit 2014 (24-27 Sept) to be organized by DESE

isms | 30 March, 2014 04:33

National River Summit 2014 is going to be organized from 24-27 September 2014 by the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering in collaboration with National River Conservation Trust and Biosphere Association. A meeting is called on 31st March for the formation of a Local Organizing Committee.

For more details [Click Here].

Mr. Duwadi Publishes in IATEFL Voices

isms | 30 March, 2014 04:27

Mr. Duwadi Publishes in IATEFL Voices

Mr. Eak Prasad Duwadi, Assistant Professor of English at Humanities and Management Unit, got an article published in IATEFL Voices 237 (March–April 2014). The paper, entitled “Effective Reading,” gives solid strategies for learners to critically engage with reading. This is the third of Mr. Duwadi's publication in IATEFL Voices.

Full text of the article is available at:


Voices is a research-based publication of International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), published six times a year. It is subscribed by English Teaching communities all over the world.

Call for Application: Logo design of One Village One Product (OVOP)

isms | 29 March, 2014 03:08

Call for Application: Logo design of One Village One Product (OVOP)


Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DOCSE), in association with Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), organizing an OVOP logo design competition. All interested Students, Faculties and Staffs are invited to participate.

There is no limitation in the number of participants. Participants can apply individually or in a group (group members should not exceed 5).

The selected logo will be used as an official logo for OVOP Nepal and will be rewarded with a cash prize of NRs. 30,000. 

Application Deadline: 9 April 2014.


For further information, please contact the following faculties from DOCSE.


Pankaj Dawadi (pdawadi@ku.edu.np)

Dhiraj Shrestha (dhiraj@ku.edu.np)



Click to download the application form.



Mr. Pant Presents on ICT in Education

isms | 25 March, 2014 16:08

Mr. Pant Presents on ICT in Education

Mr.  Padam Raj Pant, a staff of computer department at the School of Education, presented a paper titled “Virtual Classroom with moodle, the Best Practice Using ICT in Education” at FNCCI Hall of Hetauda, Makawanpur.

The workshop, titled Use of ICT in Education, was jointly organized by ICT Association of Nepal, Ministry of Education and Consulate General of India Birgung, Nepal (CG Birgung), on 14 March 2014.



DoCSE Signs MoU with HeNN

isms | 25 March, 2014 13:16

On  23 March 2014, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Help Nepal Network(HeNN). The purpose of this MoU is to establish partnership between the two institutions to conduct research and development in the field of ICT for Education.

Dr. Manish Pokharel, Associate Professor and Head, DoCSE, and Mr. Arun Singh Basnet, President, HeNN – Nepal Chapter, signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.


Notice for Biomass Stove Testing Lab - Student Support Program

isms | 25 March, 2014 12:16

Dr. Jha Publishes Scientific Paper

isms | 24 March, 2014 09:00

Dr. Jha Publishes Scientific Paper

The project report  by Dr. Bibhuti Ranjan Jha titled 'Study of the advance and scientific fish sampling techniques and their assessment for the application in Nepalese conditions' submitted to Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, College of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE), Virginia Tech, USA, has been published.

The work was carried out during the Fulbright tenure starting August 2013 till February 2014. The report is accepted by Virginia Tech Central library and is available at: http://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu/handle/10919/46630

Tender Notice for Block (09) and (10)

isms | 24 March, 2014 05:41


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isms | 22 March, 2014 01:22

Invitation for Phd Candidates- Department of Development Studies - School of Arts - Kathmandu University

isms | 20 March, 2014 05:29

TTL Celebrates Second Anniversary

isms | 20 March, 2014 05:13

TTL Celebrates Second Anniversary

March 18, 2014

Turbine Testing Lab [TTL], Kathmandu University, celebrated its second anniversary at TTL Auditorium, in the presence of the Board of Trustees, Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Deans and Associate Deans of different Schools, Professors, Associate and Assistant Professors, Lecturers, Staffs along with contributors.

The program started with a welcome speech of Dr. Hari Prasad Neopane, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering. In the program the official second edition issue of TTL magazine was released by the Chair of Board of Trustees Mr. Daman Nath Dhungana and Vice Chancellor Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha. In the occasion Prof. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Associate Dean, School of Engineering, shared his thoughts and gave vote of thanks to all invitees.

In the second phase of the program all the invitees visited Turbine Testing Lab and its facilities. 


WASH 2014 Kicks Off

isms | 17 March, 2014 06:14

WASH 2014 Kicks Off

The four day long National Level Training on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene 2014 (WASH 2014) kicked off on 17 March at CV Raman Auditorium, Kathmandu University.

The third session in the series of WASH trainings that started in 2012, WASH 2014 started with opening remarks by Prof. Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha, Dean of Research, School of Engineering, KU. Prof. Shrestha highlighted  the endeavors of establishing KU as a hub for WASH and stressed the importance of WASH both as an academic subject and a practical issue.

The opening program progressed with a short remark by Mr. Ashutosh Tiwari, Country  Representative of Water Aid, who outlined a short history of the program as well as the activities of Water Aid in relation with KU. He further expressed the importance of the role played by universities at educating as well as creating awareness in local communities.


    Mr. Ashutosh Tiwari, Country Representative, Water Aid speaking during the inaugural ceremony of WASH 2014

WASH 2014 is participated by a diverse group of people including personnel from various NGOs/INGOs, health sectors, civil engineering, media and students of various institutions.

Updates of the four-day training will be available at 


Dr. Pandey Publishes in International Journal

isms | 16 March, 2014 02:55

Dr. Pandey Publishes in International Journal

Dr. Bishnu Prasad Pandey, Assistant Professor at the Department of Natural Science, published a research article in Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, a reputed international journal. The article entitled on “Identification of the specific electron transfer protein, ferredoxin, and ferredoxin reductase for CYP105D7 in Streptomyces avermitilis MA4680” is available online in the following link:


The paper covers the identification of specific electron transfer protein i.e. ferredoxin and ferredoxin reductase for CYP105D7 activity from Streptomyces avermitilis MA4680. The work is relevant in the field of Biotechnology, especially in the Cytochrome P450 enzymology. 

Dr. Pandey has used several approaches like in-vitro reconstitution, gene disruption, and quantitative reverse transcription poly-merase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) for mRNA expression profile analysis of ferredoxin and ferredoxin reductase. Through his findings he has proposed the pathway for CYP105D7 activity, which follows  NAD(P)H→FdxH→FprD→CYP105D7.

Mr. Subedi Presents a Paper in SAARC Literary Festival

isms | 14 March, 2014 08:36

Mr. Subedi Presents a Paper in SAARC Literary Festival

Mr. Prakash Subedi, Lecturer in English at School of Arts, presented a paper entitled "Images of War in South Asian Poetry" at the SAARC Literary Festival, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The festival was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, at the  National Musuem. Organized by the WRITE Foundation, the Bangladesh chapter of the Foundation of SAARC Writers, on February 27-28, the festival was focused on the theme "Beyond Borders: Towards Trust and Reconciliation." It was attended by noted scholars, academics, and writers from all the eight SAARC countries including Nepal.


Details of the festival are available in these links:




Mr. Gupta Presents a Research Work in IEEE Conference

isms | 12 March, 2014 09:41

Mr. Gupta Presents a Research Work in IEEE Conference

Mr. Manoj Kumar Gupta, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, presented a paper entitled "A System Model of Online Trading System for Nepal Stock Exchange" at IEEE International Conference: INDIACom – 2014. 

The conference was held in Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), New Delhi, India, during 5–7 March 2014.

 The research was a joint work of Mr. Gupta and Mr. Bikash Dhakal, an  M. E. (Computer Engineering) student. 



Detail of the Conference is available at:


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