Dr. Keshar Prasain completed his master’s degree in Chemistry from Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 2001. Dr. Prasain then joined Kantipur Engineering College as a Lecturer from June 25, 2001 and then was assigned the responsibility of Deputy Head of Science and Humanities in May 21, 2002. In September 17, 2006 He was promoted to Senior Lecturer. In 2007, Dr. Prasain got an opportunity to pursue his PhD degree in Kansas State University, USA and graduated in 2013. From October 2013 Dr. Prasain has rejoined KEC in the capacity of Vice Principal of the college.
Best Teacher Award 2002/2003 at Kantipur Engineering College, Nepal.
Best Classroom Award 2009 at Kansas State University, USA.
Graduate Student Summer Stipend 2010 from Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research, Kansas State University, USA.
Best Research Award 2011, Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University, USA.
Nepay Bidyabhusan Padak “Ka”, President of Nepal.
I teach following course:
Life Member, Nepal Chemical Society
Research interests :
Protein Kinase C
Anti Viral Drugs
Brian Heiniger, Gunjan Garkar, Keshar Prasain, Duy H. Hua, and Thu A. Nguyen. Second-generation substituted quinolines. Anticancer Research 2010; 30: 3927-3932.
Keshar Prasain, Thi D. T. Nguyen, Maureen J. Gorman, Lydia M. Barrigan, Zeyu Peng, Michael R. Kanost, Lateef U. Syed, Jun Li, Kun Yan Zhu, and Duy H. Hua. Redox potentials, laccase oxidation, and antilarval activities of substituted phenols. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 2012; 20: 1679-1689.
Yunjeong Kim, David George, Allan M. Prior, Keshar Prasain, Shuanghong Hao, Duy D. Le, Duy H. Hua, and Kyeong-Ok Chang. Novel triacsin C analogs as potential antivirals against rotavirus infections. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2012; 50: 311-318.
Ying Ding, Keshar Prasain, Thi D. T. Nguyen, Duy H. Hua, and Thu Annelisa Nguyen. The effect of the PQ1 anti-breast cancer agent on normal tissues. Anti-Cancer Drugs 2012; 23: 897–905.
Stephanie N Shishido, Keshar Prasain, Amanda Beck, Thi D. T. Nguyen, Duy H Hua and Thu A. Nguyen. Bioavailability and efficacy of a gap junction enhancer (PQ7) in a mouse mammary tumor model. PLOS ONE 2013.
Eugenia Trushina, Paras Minhas, Matthew Pinto, Izumi Maezawa, Joseph Poduslo, Lee-Way Jin, Keshar Prasain, Thi Nguyen, and Duy H. Hua. Modulation of mitrochondrial complex I activity averts cognitative decline in mutiple animal models of familial Alzheimer’s Disease. EBioMedicine 2015.
Book Chapter: Keshar Prasain and Duy H. Hua. Design, synthesis, property, and application of plant oil polymers. Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, processing, and technology 2011; 23- 67. Editor: Vikas Mittal. Scrivener and Wiley Publishing.
Prof. Nabin Chandra Sharma
Name : Prof. Nabin Chandra Sharma
Position : Academic Coordinator
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering with Honors Specialization – Bridge and Tunnel Engineering Automobile and Highway Engineering Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Year – 1988
Master degree initiatives in Structural Engineering, Surrey University, UK Year – 1996
Member, Faculty Board, Engineering, Purwanchal University
Vice Principal, KEC
Academic Consultant, KEC
Academic Coordinator, KEC
Interest Field of Teaching:
Design of Civil Engineering Structures
Life Member, NEA
Civil Engineer (Reg. No. 217 Civil), NEC
Structural behavior of highway bridges
Innovative materials for highway bridges and building structures
Research paper on “Development of Fragility Curves for Seismic Performance Comparison of Hammer Head and Multicolumn Bridge Supports” (ISJR Vol.9, Issue 3)
Author: Bhabuk Raj Aryal, Nabin Chandra Sharma
Technical article on “A Comparative Study of AASHTO and Indian Seismic Design Code on the Analysis and Design of Bridge Structures” (Technical journal of Nepal Engineers’ Association)
Training Manual on properties of basic construction materials and their quality control
Training Manual on Supervision and management of local road bridge
Course manual on Design of simple motorable bridges
Awarded full scholarship by Ministry of Education, Nepal for master degree in civil engineering in former USSR in 1982
Honored with the best teacher title by Nepal Engineering Students’ Society, TU in 2001
Honored with the best teacher title by Nepal Engineering Students’ Society, TU in 2002
Honored with the best teacher title by Kantipur Engineering Student’s Council, KEC in 2004
Honored as an operative principal title by Kantipur Engineering Student’s Council, KEC in 2011
Completed his master’s degree in Physics from University Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal in 2002.
Ioined in Kantipur Engineering College as a lecturer from May 04, 2003.
Deputy Chief of Exam Section from January 15, 2007 to September 17, 2007.
Deputy Head of Engineering Science & Humanities Department from September 18, 2007 to April 27, 2008
In July 18, 2007, promoted to Senior Lecturer.
Head of Engineering Science & Humanities Department from April 28, 2008 to February 12, 2011.
Chief of Exam Section from June 15, 2011 to September 17, 2011.
Head of Engineering Science & Humanities Department from September 18, 2011.
In July 17, 2011, promoted to Jr. Associate Professor.
In February 13, 2015, promoted to Associate Professor.
Best Teacher Award 2012 at Kantipur Engineering College.
Coordinator of Admission Committee 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.
Two month visit in the Faculty Exchange Program in the University of Lumiere Lyon-2, France, in 2009 December to 2010 January.
I teach following courses
Engineering Physics, Mechanics, Head & Thermodynamics, Mathematical Physics, Solid State Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics, Optics and many more subjects of Physics
Life member of Nepal Physical Society
Member of Subject Committee of Engineering Science & Humanities IOE since 2068.
Material Science & Nanotechnology
Condensed Matter Physics
“An experimental study of dielectric properties of Polystyrene – n-Butyl Acetate binary solution” at various temperature.
Objective Physics for BE Entrance.
Er. Rabindra Khati
HoD (Computer and Electronics)
Name : Er. Rabindra Khati
Position : HoD (Computer and Electronics)
Member-Secretary of conference secretariat for the second international conference SKIMA in 2008 in Kathmandu, Nepal
Deputy Chief (Research, Training and Consultancy Division) [2007-2009]
Coordinator of Publication Committee of the college, [2008-2009]
eLINK (east-west Link for Innovation, Networking and Knowledge exchange) Project works at the college level
Coordinator of Admission Committee, 2011
Member of Subject Committee, Institute of Engineering (IOE), Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Head of Department , Department of Computer and Electronics [2009 – Present]
USSR Scholarship Award to pursue M.Sc. Eng. study in Russia.
Indian Government’s (ICCR) Silver Jubilee Scholarship Award to pursue MCA study at IEC College Of Engineering and Technology, India.
Erasmus Mundus eLINK Scholarship Award to pursue research study at University of Sannio, Italy.
Erasmus Mundus FUSION Scholarship Award to undertake academic staff visit at University of Ruse, Bulgaria.
I teach following courses
Database Management System
Organization and Management
Real Time Systems
Khati Rabindra “Reaping Benefits of Reverse Engineering for College Web site”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management and Application SKIMA, Paro, Bhutan 25-27 August, 2010.
Er. Sudeep Thapa
HoD (Civil Engineering)
Name : Er. Sudeep Thapa
Position : HoD (Civil Engineering)
Master’s Degree in Technology and Management of Transport (2014 A.D. to 2015 A.D)
University of Ruse
University of Ruse, Bulgaria
Master’s Degree in Transportation Engineering (2013 A.D. to 2015 A.D.)
Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus
Tribhuvan University (TU)
Bachelor of Civil Engineering (2006 A.D. to 2010 A.D)
Kantipur Engineering College, Dhapakhel, Lalitpur
Tribhuvan University (TU)
10+2, Science (2003 A.D. to 2006 A.D)
Caspian Valley College,Kumaripati, , Lalitpur
Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB)
School Leaving Certificate (SLC) (2003 A.D)
Suryodaya English Secondary School, Dhapakhel, Lalitpur
I teach following courses
Strength of Materials
Theory of Structures
Registered member of Nepal Engineering Council.
Registered Member of Nepal Engineering Association
Geotechnical Engineering and Traffic Engineering
“Study on the Effect of Bus Bays on the Curb Lane Capacity of Kathmandu Valley” under the Supervision of Er. Anil Marsani.
“Analysis of Pedestrian Crossing Speed in the streets of Ruse City” under the Supervision of Prof. Dr. Mitko Marinov
I am self-motivate, young and result oriented. In addition to this I am Hardworking and enthusiastic person and have a capacity and capability to operate the work in a diverse Nepali multicultural environment. I can perform well in any circumstances and have a knowledge and experience of disaster risk management, Green Recovery and reconstruction with specialization on infrastructural construction work. I love meeting people and dealing with their personal needs. I am responsible and dedicated to perform my tasks and always looking for professional development in my future career.
I teach following courses:
M.Sc Interdisciplinary Water Resource Management (IWRM) running, Nepal Engineering College
Bachelors in Engineering Civil, Cosmos College of Management and Technology, Pokhara University
Intermediate in Science, Trinity International College, HSEB
Technical designer: Engineering Karmalaya
Project Coordinator: SSICDC, Gorkha
Wash Officer: SSN, Dhading
Dept. Asst. (Engineering Science & Humanites)
Name : Mr.Krishna Gautam
Position : Dept. Asst. (Engineering Science & Humanites)
I have earned Master Degree in English Education from Tribhuvan University and M.Phil. in English Literature from Pokhara University. I have been engaging in dealing with the college level students and also, participating in teaching Proficiency Tests such as IELTS, TOEFL & SAT for almost a decade in various institutions located in Kathmandu.
I teach following course:
Communication English (SH651)
Society of Nepali Writers in English, Kathmandu, Nepal
Being a student of English Education & Literature, I have a great interest on the developments of new teaching methodologies and techniques as well as different aspects of human nature in developing different literary theories. Besides this, I have a great passion on the issues pertaining to international relation thanks to the positioning of Nepal amid two economically powerful giants.
My two research articles on human nature and international relation are in pipeline to publish in international journal.
Mr. Paudel completed his MSc. In Renewable Energy Engineering in 2019 and Bachelors of Electrical Engineering from Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering (IOE), Tribhuvan University (TU) in 2016. He has been working as a faculty member in Kantipur Engineering College since March 2017. Since then, Mr. Paudel has been delivering lectures, organizing closed sessions and conducting laboratories of different subjects of Electrical Engineering in KEC. Besides, he has been performing a leading role in some of our international projects and linkages.
He teaches following courses:
Electrical Engineering Materials
Basic Electrical Engineering
Member, Nepal Engineering Council (Electrical Engineering “A” Category)
Member, Nepal Engineers’ Association
Member, Society of Electrical Engineers’ of Nepal
Government Policies for provisions of electromobility.
Protection Coordination of Distribution Systems.
Battery Energy Storage System for Grid Connected PV projects.
Renewable Energy Technologies.
Paudel, S., Timilsina, L., Acharya, P., Jnawali, R. P., Tamrakar, I., & Gyawali, N. (2016). Universal Power Converter For Microhydro Power Plant. Zerone Scholar, 1(1), 47-51.
Paudel, S., Pokharel, G.R., Bhattarai, N., Shrestha, S., (2019). Evaluating the Effect of Policies, Vehicle Attributes and Charging Infrastructure on Electric Vehicles Diffusion in Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. Proceedings of IOE Graduate Conference, Vol.6, May 2019.
Published a Kathmandu Policy Environment Paper in Urban Pathways Project, Wuppertal Institute for climate, Energy and Environment, Germany.(https://www.urban-pathways.org/uploads/4/8/9/5/48950199/1.kathmandu_policy_paper.pdf)
Clayburn, L., Blair, S., Gordon, N., Fusiek, G., Niewczas, P., Heid, T., Jianu, R., Munro, P., McFarlane, G., Shakya, B. B., Maharjan, R., & Paudel, S. (2022). Photonic combined current and voltage transformers – demonstration for the Nepalese grid. Abstract from CIGRE Session 2022, Paris, France.
Paudel, Sushil (2019), “Evaluating the Effect of Policies, Vehicle Attributes and Charging Infrastructure on Electric Vehicles Diffusion in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal”, Thesis Submitted To Department Of Mechanical Engineering In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Degree Of Master Of Science In Renewable Energy Engineering, Tribhuwan University, Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Nepal.
Professor Keshav Dahal joined the University of the West Scotland in 2013 as a research lead of the Artificial Intelligence, Visual Communication and Networks (AVCN) research centre. Prior to this he was with the University of Bradford (2002-2013) and the University of Strathclyde (1996-2002). His research interests lie in the areas of Computational intelligence, Machine learning, Big data mining, Scheduling/Optimisation, Trust/security modelling in cloud and distributed systems, and diagnosis/remote healthcare systems. His research paper on ‘reputation/trust modelling’ won the Best Paper award at an IEEE Conference; other two papers on “multiobjective and hybrid evolutionary/OR techniques for industrial optimisation and scheduling problems” were nominated for the best paper awards in two EvoCOP conferences. Prof. Dahal has an extensive experience in terms of research supervision and management of funded projects. He has been principal/co-investigator of 15 EU/UK/Industry funded projects worth over £4 million in last ten years. Currently, he is coordinating a consortium of 20 partners for EU Erasmus Mundus Action 2 ‘SmartLink’ project (2014-2018), which focuses on the applications of smart technologies based on AI and decision support techniques to a wide range of application domains. He is also a co-investigator of the recently awarded EU H2020-ICT-2014-2 “SELFNET – Framework for Self-organized network management in virtualized and software defended networks” project (2015-2018). He has successfully supervised the completions of 4 Post-Doctoral and 13 PhD studies. Prof. Dahal has published over 100 peer-reviewed journals/conferences papers and 3 edited books, and has sat on organising/programme committees of over 50 reputed international conferences; including the general chair of the IEEE SKIMA 2015. He is a senior member of the IEEE and fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Professor Hongnian Yu has held academic positions at the Universities of Sussex, Liverpool John Moor, Exeter, Bradford, Staffordshire and Bournemouth in the UK. He is currently Professor in Computing at Bournemouth University. He has extensive research experience in mobile computing, modelling, scheduling, planning, and simulations of large discrete event dynamic systems with applications to manufacturing systems, supply chains, transportation networks, computer networks and RFID applications, modelling and control of robots and mechatronics, and neural networks. He has graduated over 20 PhD/MPhil and MRes research students, is supervising 8 PhD students, and has examined over 20 PhD/MPhil students’ theses as both internal and external examiner. He has published over 200 journal and conference research papers. He has held several research grants from the UK EPSRC, the Royal Society, and the EU, AWM, as well as from industry. Prof Yu was awarded the F.C. William Premium for his paper on adaptive and robust control of robot manipulators by the IEE Council.He is a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College. Prof Yu has strong research collaboration with partners from China, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan and Thailand.
Akbar, M.S., Yu, H. and Cang, S., 2016. A holistic simulation model for remote patient monitoring systems using Wireless Body Area Sensor Networks (WBASNs).
Asghar, I., Cang, S. and Yu, H., 2016. A systematic mapping study on assitive technologies for people with dementia.
Cheng, L., Cheng, M., Yu, H., Deng, L. and Hou, Z.G., 2016. Distributed tracking control of uncertain multiple manipulators under switching topologies using neural networks. 233-241.
Liu, P., Yu, H. and Cang, S., 2015. On periodically pendulum-diven systems for underactuated locomotion: A viscoelastic jointed model.
Thiengburanathum, P., Cang, S. and Yu, H., 2015. A decision tree based recommendation system for tourists.
Eze, E.C., Yang, T.C., Chatwin, C.R., Yue, D. and Yu, H.N., 2015. Research into Big data for smart grids.
Hasan, M.S. and Yu, H., 2015. Innovative developments in HCI and future trends.
Gal, I.A., Vladareanu, L., Yu, H., Wang, H. and Deng, M., 2015. Advanced intelligent walking robot control through sliding motion control and bond graphs methods. 36-41.
Wang, A., Yu, H., Wang, D. and Deng, M., 2015. Robot arm with micro-hand robust control design using operator-based robust right coprirne factorization approach. 577-582.
Hasan, M.S. and Yu, H., 2015. Implementation of remotely controllable mobile robot system over mobile ad-hoc network. 131-136.
Ramesh is an associate professor at Southampton Solent University. He is a Chartered Construction Manager and member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB), and the Institution of Engineering Designers (MIED), and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
He obtained his civil engineering degree in 1992 from the Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal; his Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management in 1996 from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; and his PhD from the University of Teesside, UK in 2002.
Ramesh received further awards for his achievement during his degree; a DAAD (German) scholarship to study for his master’s degree and the Overseas Research Student Award by the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom for his PhD. As a postdoctoral researcher, he was awarded the CRUCIBLE fellowship in 2004 by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA).
Ramesh is a winner of the Excellent Academic Support Award 2016 at Solent University’s STAR (Student Teaching and Recognition) Awards, which are nominated and voted for by the University’s students and staff.
He has worked in the industry in design engineer, hydropower engineer, and civil engineer consultant roles, carrying out feasibility studies of roads and hydropower projects, design of hill roads and building projects in Nepal. He worked as planning engineer in Thailand on bridge and expressway projects.
Ramesh began his academic career at the University of Teesside working as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Construction Innovation and Research (CCIR), completing the EPSRC-ROPA project ‘Development of innovative managerial control system (IMCS): An application in the Precast Concrete Products Industry’, and supporting the DTI funded project ‘Enterprise simulation for precast concrete operations’.
He also worked on the B2B Manufacturing Centre-1.8M ERDF funded collaborative project with Warwick Manufacturing Centre, Warwick University and University of Teesside as a construction specialist providing specialist-support on IT and business process improvement projects for SME companies.
Recent professional outreach
Scientific Committee Member: First International UK BIM Academic Forum Conference hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University, 13-15 September 2016.
Scientific Review Committee Member:Going North for Sustainability: Leveraging Knowledge and Innovation for Sustainable Construction and Development (23-25 November 2015), jointly organised by the International Council for Research and Construction in Building and Construction (CIB) and London South Bank University (LSBU).
Associate Editor: Special issue on Manufacturing Research, Production and Manufacturing Research: An Open Access Journal,Taylor & Francis Engineering.
Scientific Committee Member: CONVR 2014: 14th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality in Construction and conference on Islamic Architecture.16-18 November 2014, Sharjah, UAE.
Member: Building Information Modelling (BIM) Academic Forum, UK.
Scientific Committee Member: First UK BIM conference, Northumbria University.
Reviewer: Business Process Management Journal, International Journal of Construction Management and Economics, International Journal of Simulation Modelling.