Our Team

Prof. Dr. Triratna Bajracharya


Prof. Dr. Triratna Bajracharya is President of  Nepal Engineers’ Association 32nd executive committee . He was Former Dean at  Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University. He Studied M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering specialized to Refrigerating Equipment at Odessa State Academy of refrigeration. He has completed Doctoral Program in Engineering at Tribhuvan University, Institute of Engineering and  Post Graduate in Advanced Renewable Energy Systems at  IIT Delhi


Mr. Kabindra Raj Sharma


Mr. Kabindra Raj Sharma served as a Former Under Secretary of Urban Development, Government of Nepal. He has more than 3 decades long of experience in the field of Disaster Risk Management, particularly in Response and Recovery works. Mr. Sharma is a visiting Social Scientist at IHRR

Dr. Basanta Raj Adhikari


Dr. Adhikari is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Geology at Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus.He is a  DRR Professional & Visiting Scientist. He is TWAS Young Affiliates at The World Academy of Science and Technology.He Completed  his PHD Degree from Univeristy of Vienna.His expertise includes climate change adaptation, landslides, floods, early warning systems.


Mr. Parishwar Acharya


Mr. Parishwar Acharya did his M.Phils in Mathematics (Optimization). Mr. Acharya provides valuable insights and advisory roles in Optimization and Modelling, statistics and so on. He is also working as a Master's Coordinator in Acme Engineering College.

Er. Suraj Gautam

Executive Director

Civil Engineer & DRR Professional

 Executive Member, Nepal Engineers’ Association Bagmati

IRDR Young Scientist,

National Member TC21 of Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council; JST Science Sakura Fellow

Dr. Sasmita Poudel

Executive Member

PhD (West China School of Public Health, Sichuan University)

Public Health Expert
IRDR Young Scientist

Er. Uttam Pudasaini

Executive Member

Drone Expert

GIS Analyst and Mapping Expert

Lab Coordinator  at  Nepal Flying Labs  and Co-founder  at NAXA

Er. Sudip Phuyal

Executive Member

Automation Expert, ICT Coordinator

Senior Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer  at Mayos Instant Noodles


Devi Prasad Dotel

Executive Member

Social Scientist

Er. Sishir Dahal

Thematic Lead, Air and Water Quality Section

Sishir is a civil and environmental engineering graduate from IOE, Pulchowk Campus. His research interest lies at the intersection of urbanization and environmental changes in the Himalayan region.

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ftLVXVEAAAAJ&hl=en

Er. Kamal Prasad Pandey


Civil Engineer, Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering Expert

Er. Anup Shrestha


Civil Engineer

DRR Professional; Flood Hazard and Risk Mapping

Shreyashi Bista

Research Intern

Shreyanshi is a Bsc. Forestry graduate from Institute of Forestry, Pokhara and is currently pursuing MSc. In Environmental Science at Kathmandu University School of Science. She is a wildlife enthusiasts and in addition is interested in learning impacts of Climate Change in livelihood and diminish the research and policy gap between different levels. 

Er. Nisha Sthapit

Research Assistant

Nisha is currently studying for a Masters in Disaster Risk Management in IOE, Pulchowk Campus. She aims to contribute to sustainable livelihood and resilience through technical interventions. She has a keen interest in learning the impacts of multi hazards and climate change in Nepalese Himalaya.

Ms. Meena Ojha

Research Associate

Meena Ojha completed her undergraduate from Tri-chandra multiple campus (2016-2020). She's keen to pursue a career in Geographic Information system, overcome challenges of database management and provide precise spatial data.

Er. Kishor Bist

ICT Mapping and Open Data/ Tech in DRR intern

Civil Engineer

Ms. Sushama sharma

Research Documentation and communication Intern

 Undergraduate student of environmental science

Ms. Rajee Tamrakar

Research Intern

Rajee is a Bsc. Environmental Science Graduate from Kathmandu University. She is a DRR enthusiasts and in addition is interested in learning impacts of Climate Change, hydrometerological disasters