Dr. Basanta Raj Adhikari
Advisor

Research Interests:
Engineering Geology
Education:
Ph.D. in Geology, University of Vienna, Austria (2009)
MSc in Geology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2003)
Website - http://bradhikari.com.np/
Primary Affiliation:
Asst. Professor at Department of Civil Enginering, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Researchgate pageLinkedin pagebradhikari@ioe.edu.np
Kaushal Raj Gnyawali
Executive Director

Research Interests:
Geological hazards, Landslides, Remote sensing
Education:
Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering– University of British Columbia, Canada (Ongoing)
M. Eng. in Geotechnical Engineering– Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (2019)
Other role:
Director- Section 5.1: Natural Hazards Lab

Researchgate pageLinkedin pagegnyawalikr@hri.org
Suman Chapagain
Program manager

Research Interests:
Urban disaster risk redution, floods
Education:
M. Sc. in Disaster Risk Reduction– Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2020)
B. Eng. in Civil Engineering– Purbanchal University, Nepal (2015)
Other roles:
Director- Section 5.3: Urban Risk and Resillience Lab

Researchgate pageLinkedin pagesumanchapagain@hri.org.np
Anup Raj Dhungana
Director- Section 5.2: Earthquake and Structural Engineering Lab

Research Interests:
Structual and earthquake engineering
Education:
M. Eng. in Structural Engineering– KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2020)
B. Eng. in Civil Engineering– Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2015)

Researchgate pageLinkedin pageanup@hri.org.np
Sujata Kayastha
Director- Section 5.4: Women in STEMM Research

Research Interests:
Structual engineering, dams
Education:
M. Eng. in Structural Engineering– KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2020)
B. Eng. in Civil Engineering– Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2015)

Researchgate pageLinkedin pageatajus@hri.org.np
Padma Nepal
Engineering Geologist- Section 5.1: Natural Hazards Lab

Research Interests:
Engineering Geology, Landslides
Education:
MSc. in Engineering Geology – Tribhuvan University, Nepal (Ongoing)
BSc. in Geology – Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2017)
Other role:
General secretary

Researchgate pageLinkedin pagepadma@hri.org.np
Kshitij Dahal
HRI Affiliated fellow- Section 5.1: Natural Hazards Lab

Research Interests:
Remote Sensing, GIS, Google Earth Engine, Natural Hazards
Education:
M. Eng. in Remote Sensing– University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (Ongoing)
B. Eng. in Civil Engineering– Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2018)

Researchgate pageLinkedin pagegeokshitij@hri.org.np
Badal Pokharel
HRI Affiliated fellow- Section 5.1: Natural Hazards Lab

Research Interests:
Remote Sensing, GIS, Landslides
Education:
Ph. D. in Remote Sensing– University of New South Wales, Australia (Ongoing)
MSc. in Engineering Geology – Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2018)

Researchgate pageLinkedin pagebadalpokharel@hri.org.np
Bibek Giri
HRI Affiliated fellow

Research Interests:
Structural Geology, Mountain belts
Education:
Ph. D. in Earth Sciences– Montana State University, USA (Ongoing)
MSc. in Geology – Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2017)

Researchgate pageLinkedin pagereasoningeverest@gmail.com
Sweta Baniya
HRI Affiliated Fellow

Research Interests:
Rhetoric and Composition
Education:
Ph. D. in Rhetoric and Composition– Purdue University, USA (2019)
M. Phil. in Arts and English – Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2015)

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Suraj Shah
HRI Affiliated fellow

Research Interests:
Remote Sensing & GIS
Education:
M. Eng. in Remote Sensing– University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (Ongoing)
B. Eng. in Civil Engineering– Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2017)

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Ruchita Sainju
HRI Affiliated Fellow

Research Interests:
Public health
Education:
MS. C. in Public Health– Australia (2019)
BS. C. in Public Health – Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2015)

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Shikshita Bhandari
Research Assistant- Section 5.1: Natural Hazards Lab

Research Interests:
Geotechnical engineering, landslides
Education:
B. Eng. in Civil Engineering– Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2019)

Linkedin PageResearchgate Pagebhandarishikshita@gmail.com
Rashna Pandit
Research Assistant- Section 5.1: Natural Hazards Lab

Research Interests:
Geotechnical engineering, landslides
Education:
B. Eng. in Civil Engineering– Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2019)

Linkedin PageResearchgate Pagerashna.pandit00@gmail.com