Professor in Urban planning at the Institute of Engineering and teaching for 24 years. Holds PhD in Urban Planning (specializing in eco cities). Did M.Sc. in Infrastructure Planning from the University of Stuttgart, Germany and basic degree is Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering. Is currently the Deputy Director at the Centre for Disaster studies at the Institute of Engineering and has led a number of research projects related to ecological urban planning, Disaster resilience, equitable urban resilience, sustainable development, gender mainstreaming among others.
Is the Program coordinator for the M.Sc. in Energy for Sustainable Social Development program, which is two years master’s program being conducted at the Department of Architecture at the Institute of Engineering in collaboration with NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.
Is the coordinator of the Nepal National Urban Forum and also the Chairperson of Women in engineering business committee at Nepal Engineering Association. Is the member of the Madan Bhandari Technological University Infrastructure Development Committee and also member of the Co investment Direction committee, NPC.
Has published various research works especially in the field of eco city and sustainable development, and has been a visiting scholar at other international universities.