Dr. Rajendra Shrestha

July 30, 2009

Dr. Rajendra Shrestha

Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering Department

Institute of Engineering Pulchowk

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Education:

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical 1988 – 1994 Bangladesh University of Eng. & Tech., Bangladesh
Master of Engineering in Mechanical 1995 – 1997 Kyushu University, Japan
Doctorate of Engineering in Mechanical 1997 – March 2000 Kyushu University, Japan
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Employment

Chairman Fluid Mechanics, Fluid Machines and Renewable Energy Instruction Committee 2002 ~ Till now
Chairman Renewable Energy Subject Committee 2001 ~ Till now
Faculty member Master of Science in Renewable energy Engineering Program 2002 ~ Till now
Lecturer Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal 2000~ Till now

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Teaching Record

Subject (Theory and Lab) Level From to
Fluid machines Undergraduate level 2000 to cont.
Fluid mechanics Undergraduate level 2001 to cont
Mini and Micro Hydropower Plant Undergraduate level 2003 to cont.
Engineering applications Masters level 2000 to cont.
Mini & Micro Hydropower Plant (Lab) Masters level 2007 to cont.

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Research & Project Supervision

  1. Experimental research on Two-phase fluid flow, Kyushu University, Japan
  2. Experimental study with different methods of flow analysis, Kyushu University, Japan
  3. Supervisor, student project on Detail Design of Propeller Turbine for 50kW (with Fabrication of Runner) (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2000/2001
  4. Supervisor, student project on Analysis and solution of problem induced by bypass system in Sundarijal Mini Hdropower plant (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2001/2002
  5. Supervisor, student project on Design of Khare Khola MHP with selection of pump as Turbine (PAT) (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2002/2003
  6. Co-supervisor of master’s student project on Performance Evaluation of solar Photovoltaic water pumping systems with locally manufactured tracking gear (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2003/2004
  7. Supervisor, student project on Roshi Khola, Micro Hydropower (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2003/2004
  8. Supervisor, student project on Ghothi Khola, Micro Hydropower (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2003/2004
  9. Supervisor, student project on System Design of Micro Hydropower at Chhahare Khola (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2004/2005
  10. Supervisor, student project on Design of Roshikhola (2nd) Micro Hydropower (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2004/2005
  11. Supervisor, student project on Puxin Biogas Plant (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2004/2005
  12. Supervisor, student project on Design of water Supply System (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), 2004/2005

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Publication

  1. Behavior of single bubble train in a pool, JSME (The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers), Kyushu Branch, Japan, 1997
  2. Experimental Study of the Behavior of Bubbles Rising in Stagnant Water, Memoirs of Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan, 1999
  3. Experimental Study of the Behavior of Bubbles Rising in Stagnant Water, Doctorate Thesis, Kyushu University, Japan , 2000
  4. Flow Visualization, Technology, Nepal Engineering Student Society, Vol. 10, Nepal , 2001
  5. Hybrid Hydro Power Plant, Second International Conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Development RETRUD-03, Nepal , 2006

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Other Involvements, Medals, Seminars and Workshops attained

  1. Student Member: ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers), 1997~2000
  2. Associate Member: JSME (The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers), 1997~ Dec. 1999
  3. Member: NAE (Nepal Engineers’ Association), July 2000 ~ cont.
  4. Member, NEC ( Nepal Engineering Council Regd. No. 15 Mechanical), 2000
  5. Member, JUSAN (Japan University Students Association Nepal), April 2002~ cont.
  6. Mahendra Bidhyabhusan Medal by His majesty King, Nepal, 2001
  7. Member, Department Research Committee (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), April.2001
  8. Assistant Director, Center for Energy Study, Institute of Engineering,Tribhuvan University, Nepal, March 2003 ~ August 2003
  9. Organizer of second International Conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development, (RETRUD-2003), Nepal, 12-14 October 2003
  10. Member of Department Total quality Management System (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), September 2004
  11. Workshop program on Post graduate research initiatives at Institute of Engineering T.U. 27~28 June 2002, Kathmandu, Nepal
  12. Workshop on Revision of curriculum of Master of Science in Renewable Energy, 1~7 October 2002
  13. SWERA- RET Screen Regional Workshop (Nepal), (Renewable Energy Development Support Center), 23~24 June 2003, Kathmandu, Nepal
  14. International Training / Workshop on small Hydropower, 8~11 July 2005, Kathmandu, Nepal
  15. Micro and Pico Hydropower Technology (Training class for student from Bhutan), 15~17 January 2006, Kathmandu, Nepal
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