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Central Department of Geology

Tribhuvan University

Kirtipur, Kathmandu 44618, Nepal

Phone: +977-1-4332449

Email: info@tugeology.edu.np 

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Notice Board

1. Classes of MSc Geology and MSc Engineering Geology will be resumed from Oct 22 after the Dashain and Tihar holiday.

2. Classes of 2nd semester and 4th semester of both MSc Geology and MSc Engineering Geology is going to start from 27, Bhadra 2074 (2017/09/12).

3. Practical exam of MSc Geology (II and IV Sem) and MSc Engineering Geology (II Sem)

 

 

 Faculty Members


 Dr. Dinesh Pathak

Dr. Pathak completed M. Sc. Geology from Tribhuvan University, MS and Ph. D. in Geosciences from Osaka City University, Japan. He also completed PG Diploma in RS and GIS from IIRS, India and PG Diploma in exploration, exploitation and management of groundwater resources from Hebrew University, Israel. He has authored more than 20 research articles published in national and international journals. He has been teaching in the Geology Department, Tribhuvan University since 1992. Dr. Pathak is leading the Geo-disaster Research Centre (GdRC) at Central Department of Geology at the capacity of Director. He also served Nepal Geological Society as President from 2013 to 2015.

 Research Interest: Hydro-geology, geological disaster, climate change.

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 Dr. Kabi Raj Paudel

Mr. Paudel completed M. Sc. in Geology from TU in 2001 and joined the Central Department of Geology as a teaching staff in 2002. He has been teaching petrology and mineral exploration in the department and has also been teaching environmental science and engineering geology in several other colleges.

Research interest: Petrology, mineral deposits, exploration geochemistry

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Dr. Kamala Kanta Acharya

Dr. Acharya completed M. Sc. from TU in 2001, and doctorate from the University of Vienna, Austria in 2008. He is involved in different research projects related to structural geology, mapping, metamorphism, geochronology and geochemistry. He has been teaching in structural geology, structural analysis and photogeology for five years.

Research interest: Structural geology, tectonics and climate change

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Dr. Khum Narayan Paudayal

Dr. Paudayal completed M. Sc. Geology from Tribhuvan University, Ph.D. from Vienna University, Austria, and Post Doctorate from Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He has authored 20 research articles published in national and international journals and one book published from national publisher. He has been teaching in the Central Department of Geology since 1995.

Research Interest: Tertiary-Quaternary climate change in the Himalaya and Tibet

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 Prof Dr. Lalu Prasad Paudel

Dr. Paudel completed MSc from Tribhuvan University, PhD (2000) and post-doc research (2004–2006) from Hokkaido University, Japan, and has been teaching at the Central Department of Geology since 1995. He has visited Germany several times as a researcher and stayed at Paris University as a visiting professor. He has published more than 30 research articles in peer-reviewed journal of national and international reputes and two books in geology.

Reserarch interest: Petrology, structural geology and tectonics

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Prof. Dr. Megh Raj Dhital

 

Professor Dr. Megh Raj Dhital,


 Dr. Naresh Kazi Tamrakar

Dr. Tamrakar completed M. Sc. from TU, M. S. from Department of Geoscience and Engineering, Shimane University, Japan, and Ph. D. from TU in 2006 . Tamrakar is the recipient of the Nepal Vidyabhushan Medal ‘Ka’ and the Mahendra Vidyabhushan Medal ‘Kha’. He has authored more than 43 peer reviewed national and international scientific research papers, and four geological text books. He has been a faculty member in the Central Department of Geology, TU, since 1995.

Research interest: Study of physical, mechanical and petrographical properties of rocks and aggregates as construction material, landslides and sedimentary environments of the Siwaliks and other regions of the Himalayas, and study of controls on dynamics and morphology of mountain and urban rivers.

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Dr. Ram Bahadur Sah, Professor

 

Dr. Sah completed Ph. D. from Russia.


 Mrs. Ramit Bajracharya

Mrs. Bajracharya completed M. Sc. in Geology from Tribhuvan University, and has been a faculty member in Khwopa Engineering College, Bhaktapur for five years and in the Central Department of Geology from 2011. She has authored scientific research papers. She was involved in studies of landslides and river environments.

Research interest: River environments, Engineering Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry

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Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Associate Professor

Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal, a professional geology engineer and geohazard expert of Nepal has been working in the research field of geohazards such as earthquake, landslide and debris flow for the last 18 years. He has completed PhD and PostDoc in geohazards and specialized in landslide, debris flow and earthquake risk research and management. At present, he is serving Tribhuvan University as Associate Professor in Himalayan Geodisaster Research Center, Central Department of Geology. From the research and academic perspective, he has published more than 60 technical/scientific papers in peer reviewed international and national journals.

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 Dr. Subesh Ghimire

He completed M. Sc. geology from Tribhuvan University, Ph. D. and post doc from Hokkaido University, Japan. He has been involved in doing research on geodynamics. He has been teaching Geophysics in the Central Department of Geology for one year.

Research interest: Geodynamics and seismic modeling  

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Miss. Suhana Mool

Miss Mool has done M. Sc in geology from TU, in 2002 with specialization on structural & mapping techniques. She has been involved in various project works of consultancies related to ground water assessment, recharge water measurement, soil profile development for recharge well, and bore hole core logging. She has been working as a part time teacher in the Central Department of Geology, TU since 2010.

Research interests: Natural Resources, Mining and Exploration

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Mr. Suman Panthi

Mr. Panthi completed his M. Sc. from TU, and has been working in the Central Department of Geology for more than 10 years. He has been teaching soil and rock mechanics, and hydrology. He has authored few scientific papers and one book.

Research interest: Soil mechanics, and environmental science 

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 Dr. Sunil Kumar Dwivedi

Dr. Dwivedi was awarded a Ph.D. in 2009 from the University of the Ryukyus. He was awarded ‘Nepal Bidhya Bhusan (Ka)-2010’ from the government of Nepal and a ‘Young Scientist Award-2010’ from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). He has been working as a consultant for various geology, hydropower, and climate change projects. Dr. Dwivedi is the author of several papers in various leading peer-review national and international journals.

Research interests: Tectonic Modeling, Structural Geology, Engineering Geology, Rock Mechanics, GIS and Remote Sensing

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Prof. Dr. Suresh Das Shrestha

Dr. Shrestha completed Masters and Doctor of Science in 1996 from Japan in Hydrogeology, and Post Doctorate from University of Texas at Dallas in 2004. He has been conducting classes in groundwater and related subjects. He is a member of Climate Change Council since 2009 and now is   engaged in studies related to Climate Change impacts. 

Research interest: Engaged  in several studies related to groundwater feasibility, groundwater resources and quality. Currently focussed in rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge from rainwater especially in realtion to Climate Change.

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