Upreti Bishal Nath
Current country of residence
Affiliation / Institution
Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)/ Tribhuvan University (Retired)
Upreti is a graduate of the Tribhuvan University, Nepal where he is a professor and former dean of the Institute of Science and Technology. He obtained his MSc and Ph.D. in India. He carried out research in universities in Europe, the United States and Japan. During his career of over 40 years, he has done extensive research in the Nepalese Himalaya,, and has published six books and over 70 research papers in national and international journals. He was instrumental in promoting collaborative research in the Nepalese Himalaya, bringing together a large number of international scientists and institutions. He attended, chaired and, delivered keynote speeches at many national and international seminars and conferences. He was a visiting professor in Erlangen-Nurnberg University, Germany, IPGP/Paris University, Hiroshima University, Japan, and the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bengaluru, India.
Sustainable Development Goals
Geology, tectonics, engineering geology, Himalayan geology, disaster management, paleoseismology, promotion of science and technology, science education.
Place of birth
Country of birth
DATE OF BIRTH
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Country where living and working for the majority of the last 10 years
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Last updated on 16/11/2021