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Training Call Announcement: Sustainability Analysis of Bioenergy Systems

isms | 03 February, 2016 05:25

This is a course as a part of disciplinary development, within the Building Stronger Universities (BSU) II program between Kathmandu University (KU) and Danish Universities that seeks to strengthen the capacity in the field of sustainability. This training program is fully sponsored as a part of disciplinary development under BSU II at KU funded by Danida Fellowship Center (DFC), DANIDA, Denmark. The training course on Sustainability Analysis of Bioenergy Systems will be for 5 days commencing from 13th March to 17th March 2016 from 9 AM to 5 PM at Dhulikhel and Kathmandu.

The course will provide understanding of the complex interactions between a number of environmental and technological parameters related to biomass provision and energy conversion, including understanding of biogas technology for optimizing plant efficiency and sustainability. You will gain tools for understanding and conducting sustainability analyses, through hands-on examples of positive and negative bioenergy cases. The course description along with resource person can be downloaded from the link course description.

Course Trainers: Alastair James Ward, Uffe Jørgensen, and Torsten Rødel Berg, Aarhus University ,  Bim Prasad Shrestha from Kathmandu University, Nepal

Total Number of Participants: 20

Minimum applicant qualification requirements

  • Should hold a minimum bachelor degree in engineering or science + one year of experience in a research or profession that requires sustainability analysis
  • Current master or PhD student
  • Lecturer, assistant professor, research assistant, research associate or research fellows at school of science or engineering
  • Should be currently engaged in research works.
  • Good working knowledge of written and spoken English

Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please don’t forget to bring your laptop for excel data works.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter mentioning a statement of commitment, to successfully complete the course, their current research and relevance along with C.V and above mentioned requirements to the following address only through email or postal applications before 5 PM, 22nd February 2016.

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we look forward to hearing from you.

For information and application;

Building Stronger Universities (BSUII) at KU

School of Engineering

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel, Kavre

P.O. Box: 2650, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: 977-011-663736, 977-9751065511, 977-011-663188

Email: bsuiiku@gmail.com



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