Research and Current Activities

PhD (2015- Present) , Natural Resources and Environmental Studies

University of Northern British Columbia, UNBC.

Supervisor: Dr Stephen Dery

Details: Rivers in the Sky: Role of Atmospheric Rivers in the water resources of British Columbia, Canada.

Research Skills:
  • Broad understanding of technical aspects of climate science, hydro-climatology climate change and its impacts.
  • Excellent ability in spatial and point based hydro-climatological data collection, handling and analysis.
  • Outstanding skills in computer programs. Data analysis skills in Python, R and ArcGIS and excellent knowledge of other research support tools.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and publication skills.
  • A good team player, out-going, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and a quick learner.
  • Very ardent to work, professional, ethical, and hardworking.


Master’s in Environmental Science (Hydro-climatology) (2014).

University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), BC, Canada

Passed with Distinction [A]

Supervisor: Dr Stephen Dery

Research Details: Trends and elevational dependence of the hydro-climatology of the Cariboo Mountains, British Columbia. Thesis

Major activities:

  • Hydro-climatic data collection and spatial and temporal analysis for the Cariboo Mountains
  • Identify the climate change trends, interannual variability of climatic parameters and elevational dependence of changes over the Cariboo Mountains
  • Integrate these changes and impacts of such change with the local ecology and hydrology

Master’s in Environmental Sciences (2007)

Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Major: Climate change and water resources

Passed with Distinction [88.00%, 3/47 position]

Thesis: Climate change and impacts on communities in the Khudi watershed, Western Nepal.


Aerological Observer (part-time) (July 2014 - Present)

For Environment Canada Upper Air Stations Network

Prince George Aerological Station, 3666 Massey Drive, PG, BC, Canada

Teaching Assistant (2012-2016)

Courses on Atmospheric sciences, Geography and GIS

University of Northern British Columbia, PG, BC, Canada

Research Associate (09/2009 -08/2012)

Water and Hazards, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Lalitpur, Nepal


Details: Hydro-climatological analysis for Hindu-Kush Himalayan Region. Publications related to my work are here and here.


BE Real State Foundation Funding for PhD (2016)

UNBC Research Grant for Students (2015)

UNBC Travel Award (2015,2014 & 2013)

UNBC PhD Scholarship (2015)

Research Fellowship (September, 2014 – December, 2014)

Young Scientists Research & Action Grants for Disaster Risk Reduction (Round III) (2007/08)