Article on Water Management in Nepal authored by Mr. Utsav Bhattarai published in The Kathmandu Post (June 4, 2017) WMS in collaboration with CREEW successfully conducted an “Introductory Training Program on Application of GIS in Water Resources” from 2nd to 5th April, 2017, in Kathmandu.
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Laxmi Prasad Devkota

Dr. Laxmi Prasad Devkota

Email: laxmi.devkota@wms.com.np
Academic Qualification

PhD in Hydrological Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan(1996);
Masters in Water Resource Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand(1992);
B.E. in Agricultural Engineering, University of Agriculture, Pakistan(1990).

Expertise

Hydrological and Hydraulic Modeling; Groundwater Modeling; Crop Water and Crop Yield Modeling; Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change and Adaptation; Rainfall-Runoff Analysis; Water Resources Planning and Management.

Tools

MIKE SHE, NAM, HEC-HMS, SOURCE, HEC-RAS, MIKE11, MODSIM, MIKE HYDRO

Khada Nanda Dulal

Dr. Khada Nanda Dulal

Email: khada.dulal@wms.com.np
Academic Qualification

PhD in Integrated River Basin Management, University of Yamanashi, Japan(2007);
Masters in Hydroinformatics, UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands(2002);
B.E. in Civil Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, India.

Expertise

Flood forecasting; Climate change and adaptation; Precipitation runoff modeling; Uncertainty analysis in hydrological modeling; Prediction in ungauged basins (PUB); Parameter optimization; Application of GIS and Remote sensing in hydrological modeling; Hydrodynamic modeling. 

Tools

Sobek, Epanet, MODFLOW, Neurosolutions, Neural Machine, Weka, Topmodel, MODSIM, Mike series, VALORAGUA, WASP, GLUE, BTOPMC, SRM, HBV, SWAT, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HEC-SSP, NAM, TANK, ARMA.

Utsav Bhattarai

Mr. Utsav Bhattarai

Email: utsav.bhattarai@wms.com.np
Academic Qualification

Masters in Water Resource Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Nepal, (2009); 

Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Nepal (2004).

Expertise

River hydraulics and engineering; Hydraulic and hydrological models and their applications; Water induced disasters and management; Energy planning and management; Climate change and adaptation; and GIS in water resources

Tools

HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SWAT, HEC-ResSIM, WEAP, Optimization models, ArcGIS

Dhiraj Raj Gyawali

Mr. Dhiraj Raj Gyawali

Email: dhiraj.gyawali@wms.com.np
Academic Qualification

Masters in Water Resource Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Nepal(2011); 
B.E. in Agricultural Engineering, Purwanchal College, Institute of Engineering, Nepal (2008).

Expertise

Hydrological and Hydraulic Modeling; Crop Modeling; Water Resources Management; Agriculture, Climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction; Remote sensing and GIS applications.

Tools

SWAT, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, MIKE 11, CRAFT, DSSAT, InfoCrop, WRF Model

Dibesh Shrestha

Mr. Dibesh Shrestha

Email: dibesh.shrestha@wms.com.np
Academic Qualification

Masters of Science in Water Science and Engineering: Specialisation Hydroinformatics, UNESCO-IHE, The Netherlands (2015); 

Masters of Science in Interdisciplinary Water Resources Management, Nepal Engineering College, Nepal (2011);

Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Kathmandu Engineering College, Nepal (2007).

Expertise

Integrated Water Resources Management; Flood Risk Assessment; Hydrological modelling; Hydrodynamic Modelling; Data Assimilation; Uncertainty Analysis in hydrological modelling; GIS in Water Resources; Programming; Climate Data Analysis.

Tools

HBV, Ensemble Kalman Filter, MIKE-SHE, MIKE 11, SOBEK, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, ArcGIS, MATLAB, RIBASIM, MODFLOW.

Pallav Kumar Shrestha

Mr. Pallav Kumar Shrestha

Academic Qualification

Masters in Water Resource Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Nepal (2013); 

Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Nepal (2010).

Expertise

Hydrological Modeling; Snow extent calibration Modeling; Groun water modeling; Climate change analysis; Bias Correction; Water Induced land subsidence analysis. 

Tools

SWAT, SHETRAN, TOPKAPI, HEC-RAS, SWAT-CUP, ArcGIS, MW GIS, Erdas Imagine, FORTRAN, Mathlab, Python.

Ashish Dangal

Mr. Ashish Dangal

Academic Qualification

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Nepal Engineering College, Pokhara University, Nepal (2014)

Expertise

Rainfall-runoff modeling and GIS

Tools

HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, AutoCAD, GIS

Sanjib Sapkota

Mr Sanjib Sapkota

Academic Qualification

M.Sc. in Geology , University Campus (TU), Nepal (2004 BS)

B.Sc. in Geology, Trichandra Campus, TU, Nepal (2002 BS)

Expertise

Geology, Engineering Geology, GIS, Disaster Risk Management, Hydraulic Structures,

Water Supply and Sanitation, Geotechnical investigation and Mitigation, Enhancing earthquake resiliency

Tools

Arc GIS, Surfer, DIPS, Auto CAD

Rabindra Acharya

Mr. Rabindra Acharya

Academic Qualification

M.Sc. Information Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (2012)

Bachelor of Information Management, TU, Nepal (2005)

Expertise

Information system, E-governance,  E-business,E-health, Information Privacy

Tools

HIPAA, Access Control Protocol, Access, SQL, Oracle

Rohini P Devkota

Dr. Rohini P Devkota

Academic Qualification

Phd in Environmental Science, University of Southern Queensland, Australia (2014)

Masters of Business Administration, Holmes Institute, Australia (2015)

Masters of Science in Environmental Science, UNESCO-IHE, the Netherlands, (2007)

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management, Pokhara University, Nepal (2003)

Expertise

Climate Change, Flood Adaptation, Waste Management, Bugs production and Adaptation,  Hydraulic Modeling, Bio-Briquette, Green House Gases,  Environmentally Sustainable Pest Management

Tools

SPSS, Advanced Excel for statistical analysis

Suresh Marahatta

Mr. Suresh Marahatta

Academic Qualification

M.Sc. in Meteorology, Central Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (1999)

Expertise

River Hydrology and Lake Hydrology; Rainfall-Runoff Analysis, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Adaptation, Water Resources Management and Planning

Tools

Bikesh Shrestha

Mr. Bikesh Shrestha

Academic Qualification

Phd in Civil Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (ongoing)

Masters of Engineering in Water Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (2010)

B.Sc. in Civil Engineering , Central Luzon State University, The Philippines (2005)

Expertise

Hydrological modelling; sediment and nutrient modelling; climate change impact assessment; land use change impact assessment; hydraulic modelling; uncertainty analysis in hydrological modeling, climate change and land use change; water use master planning; water resources planning and management; reservoir and catchment sediment management; integrated catchment management and design of hydraulic structures related to hydropower, irrigation and water supply.

Tools

Arc GIS, LUC, CROP WAT, SPAW, Hec HMS, Hec RAS, SSIIM, Hec Geo HMS, HecResim, Modflow, Mike 11, EPANET, Mouse, SWAT/MWSWAT, SWWSP, SWCanal, Qual2K and SDSM