Organising Committee

Organising Committee

Chairs

Mr. Kumar Panta, Non-Resident Nepali Association, Germany (Logistic and Management)

Dr Hem Raj Sharma, the University of Liverpool, UK (Programme)

Member Secretary
Dr Hari Dahal, American Physical Society, USA

Nepal Government’s Liaison Officer
Dr Damaru B Paudel, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

Scientific Advisory Board

 Dr Ambika Adhikari, Arizona State University, USA
 Prof Bhagawan Koirala, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
 Prof David Gellner, University of Oxford, UK
 Dr Dinesh Bhuju, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal
 Dr Drona Rasali, Provincial Health Services Authority, Canada
 Er Ganesh Shah, Nepal Science Olympiad, Nepal
Dr Kayo Devi Yami, Former Chief of NAST Science Faculty, Nepal
Prof Kedar Bhakta Mathema, Former VC, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
 Mr Mahabir Pun, National Innovation Centre, Nepal
 Prof Michael Hutt, University of London, UK
 Mr Naresh Koirala, Nepal Library Foundation, Canada
 Dr Pramod Dhakal, NRNA Academy, Nepal
 Dr Raju Adhikari, RMIT University, Australia
 Dr Shobhakar Dhakal, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Dr Yub Raj Pokharel, South Asian University, New Delhi, India

 

Programme Committee (Symposium Coordinators)

Agriculture and Food Security
 Dr Drona Rasali, Provincial Health Services Authority, Canada
 Dr Keshav Adhikari, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, TU, Nepal

Disaster Risk Reduction
 Mr Ajaya Dixit, Institute for Social and Environmental Transition, Nepal
Dr Netra Prakash Bhandary, Ehime University, Japan

Education
 Dr Pramod Dhakal, NRNA Academy, Nepal
 Dr Tejendra Pherali, University College London, UK

Environment Pollution
Dr Maheswar Rupakheti, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany
Dr Durga Poudel, University of Lousiana at Lafayette, USA

Financial Policy and Investment

Mr Keshab KC, Nepal Rastra Bank, Nepal
Mr Ranjeet Mahato, Neapolis University Paphos, Cyprus

Health
 Dr Archana Amatya, Global Health Department, Institute of Medicine, Nepal`
 Dr Binod Shah, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA

Hydropower, Transportation and Utilities
Dr Arun Timalsina, Institute of Engineering, TU, Nepal
 Mr Naresh Koirala, Nepal Library Foundation, Canada

New Frontier in Physical Sciences and  Prosperity
 Dr Hari Dahal, American Physical Society, USA
 Prof Narayan Adhikari, Central Department of Physics, TU, Nepal

Social Security

Mr Prakash Dahal, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Nepal
Mr Kiran (Ron) Sitoula, Department of the Treasury, USA

Sustainable Energy 
 Dr Ambika Adhikari, Arizona State University, USA
 Dr Subodh Sharma, Kathmandu University, Nepal

Technology Transfer and Innovation
 Dr Raju Adhikari, RMIT University, Australia
 Dr Rameswor Adhikari, RECAST, TU, Nepal

 

Management Committee

Mr Kumar Panta, Vice President, NRNA
Dr Badri KC, General Secretary, NRNA
Mr Ram P Thapa, Patron, NRNA
Dr Hemanta Dabadi, CEO, NRNA Secretariat
Mr Shreeram Ghimire, Secretariat liaison

 

Regional Coordinators:

Americas: Dr Rudra Aryal, Franklin Pierce University, USA
Asia Pacific: Dr Devi Basnet, Medytox Inc., South Korea
Europe: Mr Ram Pratap Thapa, NRNA Patron, Germany and Dr Nabin Aryal, Aarhus University, Denmark