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CURRICULUM VITAE

Vishnu Prasad Pandey


Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
P.O.Box 4, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand
Tel: (+66)-945-903-697
Email: vishnu.pandey@gmail.com; vishnu@ait.asia

I. PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Name: Vishnu Prasad Pandey; Date of Birth: 1979-06-13; Sex: Male; Marital status:
Married (with two kids)

II. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:


2007-2010

2005-2007

2000-2004

1996-1999

Dr. Eng. (Integrated River Basin Management)


GPA: 4.0/4.0
Dissertation Title: Development of methodology to
evaluate long-term adaptation strategies in
sustainable groundwater management
M.Eng. (Water Engineering and Management)
Rank: 1st in the class with CGPA of 3.94/4.0
Thesis Title: Vulnerability assessment of
freshwater resources: a case study of Bagmati
River Basin
B.Eng. (Civil Engineering)
Rank: 2nd out of 144 with score of 85.9%; 1st rank
in 3 out of 8 semesters
Thesis Title: Feasibility study of Dordi Khola
Hydropower Project in Lamjung, Nepal
Diploma (Civil Engineering)
Rank: 2nd out of 48 with score of 77.6%; 1st rank in
2 out of 6 semesters

University of Yamanashi
Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan

Asian
Institute
of
Technology
(AIT),
Bangkok, Thailand

Institute of Engineering,
Tribhuvan University
Kathmandu, Nepal

III. POSITIONS HELD:


March 2015 Research Fellow (For six months: Mar-Aug, 2015)
todate
Institute: Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
Responsibilities: To complete publishing of a book titled Groundwater
Environment of Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods and Case Studies to be
published by Elsevier in the second half of 2015; develop an edited book
on water-energy-food security nexus; carryout research in areas of
hydrology, water resources and water-energy-food security nexus; cosupervise graduate students; teach occasionally to undergraduate and
graduate programs
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sangam Shrestha
May 2014 Deputy Project Manager & Secretary in the research project titled
March, 2015
Hydro-microbiological approach for water security in Kathmandu Valley,
Nepal funded jointly by JST and JICA under the SATREPS Programme of
the Govt. of Japan.
Responsibilities: Assisting the project manager to develop implementation
strategies, coordinate with project members and partners for timely outputs

of research results, etc. The project is focused more on groundwater


conservation and management as a means of achieving water security.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Narendra Man Shakya
Jan 2014 Visiting Faculty
March, 2015
Institute: Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Responsibilities: To teach courses like Water Resources Planning and
Management and System Mathematics to M. Eng. (Water Resources)
students
Jan - Dec 2014

July 2013
March 2015

Adjunct Faculty
Institute: Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
Responsibilities: to teach courses related to water resources engineering
and management (e.g., Praxis-II; Fluid Mechanics; Hydrology; and
Groundwater Development & Management, etc.) for its undergraduate
program offered at NEF-CCN campus in Nepal.

Deputy Program Coordinator and Research Faculty


Institute: Asian Institute of Technology and Management (AITM), Lalitpur,
Nepal
Responsibilities: teach, coordinate research activities, run civil and
infrastructure engineering program as a deputy coordinator, and continue
research and professional activities in the areas of water resource.
Courses taught are: Hydropower Engineering; Hydrology; Irrigation
Engineering; Water Supply Engineering; Hydraulics; Fluid Mechanics;
Praxis-II
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Sriram Bhagut Mathe

Oct 2010- June Postdoctoral Researcher


2013
Institute(project): International Research Center for River Basin
Environment (ICRE), University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan
(Global COE Program of University of Yamanashi)
Responsibilities: design and implement interdisciplinary research, involve
in collaborative research with other members within and outside the group,
informally guide PhD student(s) under the Global COE Program, among
others. I was also involved in research activities related to hydrological
modeling, hydro-climatic trend analysis, impact of climate and land cover
change on hydrology and water resources, water poverty analysis, water
footprint analysis of agricultural products, groundwater markets, estimation
of groundwater recharge using vadoze-zone models, etc.
Supervisor: Prof. Futaba Kazama
Jan 2012
March 2015
(Concurrent
Position)

Coordinator of Groundwater PRA (Priority Research Area)


Institute: Center of Research for Environment Energy and Water
(CREEW), Kathmandu, Nepal
Responsibilities: design overall research direction/plan for the
Groundwater PRA, identify potential projects and suggest ideas for
proposals, contribute to organize groundwater-related events (e.g.,
national groundwater symposiums), guide/mentor junior staffs, and provide
strategic inputs to develop CREEW, among others. CREEW works in close
collaboration with ICRE of Uni. of Yamanashi.
Executive Director: Dr. Rabin Malla

Jun-Sep, 2007

Research Associate
Institute(project): Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Pathumthani,
Thailand (Vulnerability assessment of freshwater resources in Asia,
funded by UNEP)
Responsibilities: Data collection, analysis and draft report preparation for
the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghana (GBM) River Basin in South Asia
Supervisor: Prof. Mukand S. Babel

Jun-Aug, 2005

Micro-Hydro Engineer
Organization(project): Pioneer Architects and Consulting Engineers,
Kathmandu, Nepal (Feasibility study of micro-hydro projects in several
districts of Nepal)
Responsibilities: Hydrological and socio-economic survey, data analysis
and report preparation for selected Micro-Hydro Projects in Nepal

Mar-Jun, 2005

District Engineer
Organization(project): Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN), Kathmandu,
Nepal (Rural Community Infrastructure and Livelihood Support Program
(RCILSP), funded by DFID)
Responsibilities: Identify, design, implement and lead rural infrastructure
development projects (e.g., irrigation canals, water supply schemes,
school buildings, agricultural roads, etc) at a district in western Nepal

Jan-Mar, 2005

Micro-Hydro Engineer
Organization(project): Himal Energy Development Company, Bhaktapur,
Nepal (Feasibility study of micro-hydro projects in Nepal)
Responsibilities: hydrological and socio-economic survey, data analysis
and report preparation for selected Micro-Hydro Projects in Nepal

May-Jul, 2000

Junior Engineer
Organization(project): Environmental and Engineering Consultancy,
Kathmandu, Nepal (Fourth Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector
Project: Preparation of District Profiles and Development Plans, funded by
ADB)
Responsibilities: field survey for hydrological and socio-economic data
collection to prepare inventory of available water sources, existing water
supply schemes, and need of additional schemes in central Nepal

IV. SPECIAL HONORS, AWARDS, AND RECOGNITIONS:


2012.04
2011

2010.04

2010

Shortlisted as final four candidates for a hydrogeologist position in CSIRO,


Australia
Nepal Vidyabhusan Padak KA; awarded by the Government of Nepal in
recognition of outstanding academic performance in PhD in Engineering at
University of Yamanashi, Japan
Shortlisted and invited for an interview for a faculty position in Hydraulic
Engineering and River Basin Development at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water
Education, Delft, the Netherlands
Best Paper Award; 5th IWA Young Water Professional Conference (5-7 July,

2007-2010

2007

2007

2007
2005-2007

1996-1999
&
2000-2004

2010), Sydney, Australia


MEXT Scholarship; awarded by the Government of Japan to pursue Doctor of
Engineering in Integrated River Basin Management at University of
Yamanashi, Kofu, Japan
Nepal Vidyabhusan Padak KHA; awarded by the Government of Nepal in
recognition of outstanding academic performance in Master of Engineering in
Water Engineering and Management in AIT, Thailand
Hodak Prize; awarded by AIT in recognition of outstanding academic
performance in Master of Engineering in the field of Water Engineering and
Management at AIT, Thailand
Runner-up Prize; Y.P. Singhania AIT Masters Thesis Competition 2007,
wherein best thesis from each field of study were presented
Royal Thai Government (RTG) Scholarship; to pursue Master of
Engineering in Water Engineering and Management at Asian Institute of
Technology, Thailand
Tribhuvan University (Nepal) Merit Scholarship; to pursue Diploma (19961999) & Bachelor (2000-2004) in Civil Engineering in Institute of
Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

V. FELLOWSHIPS, RESEARCH GRANTS, & SPONSORED PROJECTS:


Title: Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project Under Climate Change Uncertainty
An Assessment of Hydro-Sociality. Funding: ADB/NAST Climate Change
Research Grant. Role: Co-PI (Hydrology & Water Resources Expert). Budget:
US$ 13,500
2014-2015 Title: Synergies between Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change
Adaptation (CCA). Funding: APAN (through IGES, Japan). Role: Collaborator
for Nepal. Budget: US$ 44,000.
2013-2014 Title: developing geospatial tools, methods and science applications for webbased geospatial platform. Funding: Servir-Himalaya Initiative, International
Research Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). Role: Co-PI.
Budget: US$ 45,000.
2013
- Title: Enhancing groundwater management capacity in Asian Cities through
2014
Development and Application of Groundwater Sustainability Index in the
context of Global Change. Funding: Asia Pacific Network for Global Change
Research (APN). Role: Expert Members / Collaborator. Budget: US$ 42,000.
2012-2013 Title: Study water quantity and health among postnatal women living in urban
environment, Nepal. Funding: Toyota Foundation, Japan. Role: Project
Member. Budget: US$ 23,000 (approx.).
IAH Congress Fellowship 2012; to participate in the Congress held between
2012
16-21 October 2012, in Niagara Falls, Canada
2011-2013 Title: Climate change impact on groundwater resources of Kathmandu Valley,
Nepal. Funding: The Takeda Foundation, Japan. Role: PI. Budget: First
Phase: US$ 10,000; Second Phase: US$ 10,000.
IWA World Water Congress Fellowship 2010; to participate in the Congress
2010
held between 19-24 September 2010 in Montreal, Canada
IWA Young Water Professional Conference (YWPC) Fellowship 2010; to
2010
participate in the 5th IWA YWPC held during 5-7 July 2010 in Sydney, Australia
2009
- Title: Study of groundwater sustainability in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Funding: Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) Programme of University of
2010
Yamanashi, Japan. Role: PI. Budget: US$ 5,000.
2008-2009 Title: Assessing situation of groundwater resources in Kathmandu Valley,
Nepal. Funding: University of Yamanashi Strategic Project Young Scholar
Award. Role: PI. Budget: US$ 10,000.
2014 -2015

2006-2007

Title: Vulnerability assessment of freshwater resources: a case study of


Bagmati River Basin, Nepal. Funding: The United Nations University (UNU)
Grant. Role: PI. Budget: US$ 1,500.

VI. OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:


Apr 2013Feb 2015
16-23 Jul,
2014

Member of Technical Committee, Upper Hugdi Hydropower Project (5MW),


which came into commercial operation in February, 2015.
Resource Person (for GIS) to a 21-hours training on Capacity Building on the
Use of Geo-spatial Tools organized by Geospatial Research Center, Asian
Institute of Technology and Management. My contribution was in developing a
training manual and conducting training as a Principal Resource Person for 4
days, mainly for GIS application part.
Jul 2014
Water Resources Expert, on behalf of Engineering and Educational Services
(e2 Services), for Developing a watershed management plan of Ghodaha
Khola Sub-watershed, Rupandehi District, Nepal
15
Jul Guest Lecture for a course to MS students in Climate Change Program at
2014
Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University. The lecture titled Climate
change vulnerability assessment was a part of course titled Climate Change
Adaptation and Mitigation
08
Jul Resource Person to a 30-hours training on SWAT Soil and Water
2014
Assessment Tool, a Hydrological Model to 15 participants. The training was
organized by Center of Research for Environment Energy and Water (CREEW)
during 6-16 July, 2014. My contribution was partial.
Jun 2014
Resource Person, on behalf of Development Support Consult Pvt. Ltd., to a
5-days training on Planning, Design and Cost Estimation of River Training
Structures for officers from Department of Soil Conservation and Watershed
Management. The training was held during 12-17 June, 2014 and my part was
focused on estimation of peak discharge and design of spurs.
Feb 2012
Invited Speaker, the 7th NESAJ Knowledge Transfer Symposium 2012 (19
Feb, 2012), Tokyo, Japan. Title of Presentation: Japanese Universities in
Knowledge Generation and Dissemination in Nepal: a case of University of
Yamanashi.
Sep 2011
Resource Person for Training on BTOPMC, a distributed hydrological model,
19-23 Sep, 2011, Nepal
Jul 2011- Coordinator cum resource person for the GIS Seminar Series entitled GIS
Jun 2013
application in water resources management organized regularly by ICREUniversity of Yamanashi
Sep 2010
Panelist, Groundwater Workshop in IWA World Water Congress (19-24 Sep,
2010), 23 Sep 2010, Montreal, Canada. Title: Promoting an Integrated Vision
for Urban Groundwater.
May 2010
Participated in an experiential action-based Getting to Know You More
Seminar, conducted by an Alliance of Double A Companies to recruit 10 best
AIT graduates suitable for their companies. More than 150 people had
participated, about 15 were selected for interview and 10 got job offer and I
was one of them
2006
Served to Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Community as a Coordinator of
Environmental Management Committee of Student Union, August 2006
Semester
2004
Coordinator of a national seminar on Policies and qualities of engineering
education in Nepal, Problems of Engineering colleges and possibilities and
employment organized by Technical Students Association of Nepal (TSAN),
13 February, 2004

VII. RESEASRCH SUPERVISION


A. Supervising PhD Student: I had an opportunity to guide (informally) a PhD
student, graduated in September 2012 under Prof. Futaba Kazama, University of
Yamanashi. We have jointly published several papers in the area of climate change
and water resources. It was a great learning, especially to guide students at postgraduate level.
B. Co-supervising of Master Students (as Committee Member or External
Expert):
Year.Month Name
M.Sc. Thesis
2015.05
Hai
(graduating) Nguyen
2015.05
(graduating)

2015.05
(graduating)
2014.05

2014.03

2014.02

Thesis Title

Institute

Duc Developing water security index, and Asian Institute of


its application in Vietnam
Technology (AIT),
Thailand
Umubyeyi
Modeling groundwater recharges and Asian Institute of
Safari Prosper nitrate contamination for management Technology (AIT),
purposes in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Thailand;
&
UNESCO-IHE, the
Netherlands
Ranjana Kafle Evaluation
of
groundwater Asian Institute of
vulnerability assessment methods to Technology (AIT),
pollution
Thailand
Dickson John Groundwater Vulnerability and Risk Asian Institute of
Semkuyu
Assessment
to
Pollution
in Technology (AIT),
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Thailand;
&
UNESCO-IHE, the
Netherlands
Dhiraj Paudel
Study of success factor of gravity and Himalayan Institute
lift irrigation schemes in Kapilvastu of Science and
Districts, Nepal
Technology (HIST),
Purbanchal
University, Nepal
Prabin Krishna Water management in high-rise Himalayan Institute
Tamrakar
residential apartments in Kathmandu of Science and
Valley
Technology (HIST),
Purbanchal
University, Nepal

VIII. PUBLICATIONS:
A. Books and Monographs
1. 2015.10: Shrestha S., Pandey VP, Babel MS, Shrestha P (Eds). Groundwater
Sustainability of Asian Cities. Publisher: (Forthcoming)
2. 2015.06: Shrestha S., Pandey VP, Thatikonda S., Shivakoti BR (Eds.)
Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies.
Elsevier. (Forthcoming)
3. 2014.05: Shrestha S., Babel M.S., Pandey V.P. (Eds.) Climate change and water
resources. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), ISBN: 13: 978-1-4665-9467-8
(eBook - PDF).

4. 2012.08: Pandey V.P., Gautam B.P., Bhattarai R. Pre-feasibility study of small


hydropower projects: a case study of Upper Dordi, Nepal. Lambert Academic
Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-201213-1.
5. 2012.03: Shrestha S., Pradhananga D., Pandey V.P. (Eds.). Kathmandu Valley
Groundwater Outlook. Publisher: AIT/SEN/CREEW/ICRE-UY. ISBN: 978-9937-2-4442-8.

B. Book Chapters
1. 2015.06: Pandey VP, Shrestha S. DPSIR framework for evaluating groundwater
environment. In: Shrestha S., Pandey CP, Telakonda S., Shivakoti B. (Eds.).
Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies.
Elsevier Publication. (Forthcoming)
2. 2014.05: Pandey V.P., Manandhar S., Kazama F. Climate change vulnerability
assessment. In: Shrestha S., Babel M.S., Pandey V.P. (Eds.) Climate change and water
resources. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), pp. 183-208. (Chapter 7)
3. 2014.05: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F., Kazama S. Economics of climate
change. In: Shrestha S., Babel M.S., Pandey V.P. (Eds.) Climate change and water
resources. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), pp. 153-182. (Chapter 6)
4. 2013.10: Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Application of Groundwater Sustainability
Infrastructure Index (GSII) to evaluate groundwater sustainability in the Kathmandu
Valley, Nepal. In: Yamamoto et al. (Eds.) Southeast Asian Water Environment 5. IWA
Publishing. pp. 19-26. (Chapter 3)
5. 2012.09: Manandhar S., Schmidt-Vogt D., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Religion, indigenous
knowledge and climate change in a Mountain region: a case study of Thini Village,
Mustang, Nepal. In: Veldman R.G., Szasz A., Haluza-DeLay R. (Eds.) How the worlds
religions are responding to climate change: social scientific investigations. Routledge
Publishing. pp 37-46. (Chapter 2)
6. 2012.03: Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Groundwater storage potential in the Kathmandu
Valleys shallow and deep aquifers. In: Shrestha S., Pradhananga D., Pandey V.P. (Eds.)
Kathmandu Valley Groundwater Outlook. Publisher: AIT/SEN/CREEW/ICRE-UY. pp 3138. ISBN: 978-9937-2-4442-8. (Chapter 4)
7. 2012.03: Nakamura T., Chapagain S., Pandey V.P., Osaka K., Nishida K., Shrestha S.,
Kazama F. Shallow groundwater recharge altitudes in the Kathmandu Valley. In:
Shrestha S., Pradhananga D., Pandey V.P. (Eds) Kathmandu Valley Groundwater
Outlook. Publisher: AIT/SEN/CREEW/ICRE-UY. pp 39-45. ISBN: 978-9937-2-4442-8.
(Chapter 5)
8. 2012.03: Khanitchaidecha W., Shakya M., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Attached growth
system for NH4-N removal from groundwater in Kathmandu Valley. Shrestha S.,
Pradhananga D., Pandey V.P. (Eds.) Kathmandu Valley Groundwater Outlook. Publisher:
AIT/SEN/CREEW/ICRE-UY. pp 64-73. ISBN: 978-9937-2-4442-8. (Chapter 8)

C. Journal Papers:
1. 2014.07: Shrestha S., Aquino FY, Pandey VP. Performance evaluation of the Telagasari
Irrigation Scheme (TIS) of Karawang Regency, Indonesia. Journal of Food, Agriculture &
Environment, 12(3-4): 187-197.
2. 2014.04: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Assessing suitability of apple
cultivation under climate change in mountainous region of western Nepal. Regional
Environment Change, 14(2): 743-756.

3. 2014.03: Pandey R., Kala S., Pandey V.P. Assessing climate change vulnerability of
water at household level. Mitig Adapt Strateg Glob Change, xx, xx-xx. DOI
10.1007/s11027-014-9556-5.
4. 2014.01: Pandey V.P., Kazama F. From an open-access to a state-controlled resource:
the case of groundwater in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water International, 39(1), 97112.
5. 2013.12: Shrestha S., Pandey V.P., Chanamai C., Ghosh D.K. Green, blue and grey
water footprints of primary crops production in Nepal. Water Resources Management,
27(15), 5223-5243.
6. 2013.11: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Ishidaira H., Kazama F. Perturbation study of
climate change impacts in a snow-fed river basin. Hydrological Processes, 27 (24), 34613474.
7. 2013.10: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Climate change and adaptation: an
integrated framework linking social and physical aspects in poorly-gauged regions.
Climatic Change, 120(4), 727-739. Publisher: Springer, Impact Factor: 3.385 (2011).
8. 2013.09: Pandey V.P., Futaba K., Wahid S. Estimating water footprint of global water
events. Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources (JEWR), 2(7), 198-202.
9. 2013.09: Shrestha S., Pandey V.P., Hiraga Y., Shrestha S., Kazama F. An evaluation of
rainwater quality in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Sustainable Environment Research, 23(5),
341-350. Publisher: Taiwan Association for Aerosol Research (TAAR), Impact Factor: 0.6
(2011).
10. 2013.06: Pandey V.P., Shrestha S., Kazama F. A GIS-based methodology to delineate
potential areas for groundwater development: a case study from Kathmandu Valley,
Nepal. Applied Water Science, 3(2), 453-465.
11. 2012.11: Pandey V.P., Shrestha S., Kazama F. Groundwater in the Kathmandu Valley:
development dynamics, consequences and prospects for sustainable management.
European Water, 37, 3-14. Publisher: European Water Resources Association.
12. 2012.xx: Pandey V.P., Pandey P., Wagle D., Kazama F. Assessing river waters
suitability for strawberry irrigation: a case study of Kolpu Khola watershed in central
Nepal. Submitted to Himalayan Journal of Sciences. (Under Review)
13. 2012.09: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Hydro-climatic trends and peoples
perceptions: case of Kali Gandaki River Basin, Nepal. Climate Research, 54, 167-179.
DOI: 10.3354/cr01108. Publisher: Inter-Research Science Center, Impact Factor: 1.99
(2011).
14. 2012.07: Pandey V.P., Manandhar S., Kazama. Water poverty situation of medium-sized
river basins in Nepal. Water Resources Management, 26 (9), 2475-2489. Publisher:
Springer, Impact Factor: 2.054 (2011).
15. 2012.01: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P.,Kazama F. Application of Water Poverty Index
(WPI) in Nepalese context: a case study of Kali Gandaki River Basin. Water Resources
Management, 26(1), 89-107. Publisher: Springer, Impact Factor: 2.054 (2011).
16. 2011.11: Babel M.S., Pandey V.P., Rivas A.A., Wahid S.M. Indicator-based approach for
assessing the vulnerability of freshwater resources in the Bagmati River Basin, Nepal.
Environmental Management, 48(5), 1044-1059. Publisher: Springer, Impact Factor: 1.744
(2011).
17. 2011.06: Pandey V.P., Shrestha S., Chapagain S.K., Kazama F. A framework for
measuring groundwater sustainability. Environmental Science & Policy, 14(4), 396-407.
Publisher: Elsevier, Impact Factor: 3.024 (2011).

18. 2011.03: Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Hydrogeologic characteristics of groundwater aquifers


in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Environmental Earth Sciences, 62(8), 1723-1732. Publisher:
Springer, Impact Factor: 1.059 (2011).
19. 2011.01: Pandey V.P., Babel M.S., Shrestha S., Kazama F. A framework to assess
adaptive capacity of the water resources system in Nepalese river basins. Ecological
Indicators, 11(2), 480-488. Publisher: Elsevier, Impact Factor: 2.695 (2011).
20. 2010.07: Chapagain S.K., Pandey V.P., Shrestha S., Nakamura T., Kazama F.
Assessment of deep groundwater quality in Kathmandu Valley using multivariate
statistical techniques. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 210(1-4), 277-288. Publisher:
Springer, Impact Factor: 1.625 (2011).
21. 2010.04: Pandey V.P., Chapagain S.K., Kazama F. Evaluation of groundwater
environment of Kathmandu Valley. Environmental Earth Sciences, 60(6), 1329-1342.
Publisher: Springer, Impact Factor: 1.059 (2010).
22. 2010.03: Pandey V.P., Babel M.S., Shrestha S., Kazama F. Vulnerability of freshwater
resources in large and medium Nepalese river basins to environmental change. Water
Science and Technology, 61(6), 1525-1534. Publisher: IWA Publishing, Impact Factor:
1.122 (2011).
23. 2009.06: Pandey V.P., Babel M.S., Kazama F. Analysis of a Nepalese water resources
system: stress, adaptive capacity and vulnerability. Water Science and
Technology/Water Supply, 9(2), 213-222. Publisher: IWA Publishing, Impact Factor:
1.122 (2011).
24. 2009.04: Chapagain S.K., Shrestha S., Nakamura T., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Arsenic
occurrence in groundwater of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Desalination and Water
Treatment, 4(1-3), 248-254. Publisher: Desalination Publications, Impact Factor: 0.752
(2011).

D. Conference Proceedings (selected)


1. 2013.09: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Is peoples perception really important
in climate change studies? In: Proceedings of the 21st Symposium on Global
Environment, 17-18 September 2013, Tohoku University, Sendai.
2. 2012.11: Pandey V.P., Manandhar S., Kazama F. Water poverty analysis of selected
river basins in Nepal. In: Proceedings of Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium
2012, 19-22 November, Dockside, Cockle Bay, Sydney, Australia. pp 127-130.
3. 2012.11: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. An Integrated framework to assess
climate change impacts on water resources and evaluate adaptation options. In:
Proceedings of The 10th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water
Environment, 8-10 November, Hanoi, Vietnam. pp 33-42.
4. 2011.12: Manandhar, S., Pandey, V.P., Ishidaira, H., Kazama, F. Application of
YHyM/BTOPMC to evaluate hydrological responses under changing climatic conditions:
a case of a snow-fed river basin in Western Nepal. In: Proceedings of The 9th
International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment, 1-3 December,
Bangok, Thailand. pp 383-390.
5. 2011.10: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Evaluation of Water Poverty Index
(WPI) in different physiographic regions within a river basin in western Nepal. In:
Proceedings of The 4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition, 2-6 October 2011,
Tokyo, Japan.
6. 2010.11: Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Simulation of near-to-natural groundwater flow
dynamics in Kathmandu Valley using GETFLOWS: preliminary results. Poster
presentation at International Symposium on The University of Yamanashi Global COE

Program (UY-GCOE) as an International Academic Hub for River Basin Research, 2930 November, University of Yamanashi, Japan.
7. 2010.10: Manandhar S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Analysis of trends in climate variability
indices: a case study of Kali Gandaki River Basin (KGRB), Nepal. In: Proceedings of the
8th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment, 24-26 October,
Phuket, Thailand. pp 103-108.
8. 2010.07: Pandey V.P., Shrestha S., Kazama F. A GIS-based approach for estimating
spatial variation in groundwater storage volume and potential areas for groundwater
development. In: Proceedings of 5th IWA Young Water Professionals Conference
(YWPC2010), 5-7 July, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
9. 2009.05: Chapagain S.K., Nakamura T., Shrestha S., Pandey V.P., Kazama F. Stable
isotope characteristics of groundwater in Kathmnandu Valley-Nepal. Poster Presentation,
Japan Geophysics Union Meeting (JGPM), Tokyo, Japan. May, 2009. (Ref. H128-P007).
10. 2009.04: Pandey V.P., Chapagain S.K., Kazama F. Groundwater environment of
Kathmandu Valley in central Nepal: Driver, Pressure, State, Impact and Response
(DPSIR). In: Bruthans-Kovar-Nachtnebel (eds.) Proceedings of 2nd International
Multidisciplinary Conference on Hydrology and (HydroEco2009), 20-23 April, Vienna,
Austria. pp 19-22.
11. 2009.04: Pandey V.P., Chapagain S.K., Kazama F. Kathmandu Valley aquifer, Nepal:
groundwater development and sustainability. In: Proceedings of International symposium
on Environment, Energy and Water in Nepal: Recent Researches and Direction for
Future, 31 March 01 April 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal. pp 31-38.
12. 2009.04: Nakamura T., Kazama F., Chapagain S.K., Pandey V.P., Osada Y., Shrestha S.
Isotopic approach for groundwater studies. In: Proceedings of International symposium
on Environment, Energy and Water in Nepal: Recent Researches and Direction for
Future, 31 March 01 April 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal, pp. 23-30.
13. 2008.10: Pandey V.P., Babel M.S., Shrestha S., Kazama F. Effect of scale on adaptive
capacity of water resources system: a case study from a Nepalese river basin. In:
Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment,
29-31 October Bandung, Indonesia. pp 123-131.

E. Selected Non-referred Publications (essays, reports, theses, and others)


1. 2012.08: Pandey V.P. and Magome J. A report on ICRE GIS Seminar Series, 2010-2011.
Annual Report of Global COE Program/University of Yamanashi, pp. 205-206.
2. 2012.08: Pandey V.P. and Magome J. A report on BTOPMC Training in Nepal (19-23
September, 2011, Kathmandu, Nepal). Annual Report 2011 of Global COE
Program/University of Yamanashi, pp. 211-212.
3. 2010.09: Pandey V.P. Development of methodology to evaluate long-term adaptation
strategies in sustainable groundwater management. Doctoral Dissertation, Global COE
Program, University of Yamanashi, Japan.
4. 2010.02: Pandey V.P. and Kazama F. Climate change impacts on water resources in
Nepal: a review. NEA-JC Newsletter, 3(2): 3-6. Available online at:
http://www.neajc.org/links/NEA-JC-NewsLetter201004-Y3-2.pdf
5. 2007.05: Vulnerability assessment of freshwater resources: a case study of Bagmati
River Basin. M.Eng. Thesis, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.

F. Research Impacts
Total Citations to the Published Works: 248 (Google Scholar, Apr 30, 2015)
The h-index to the Published Works: 11 (Google Scholar, Apr 30, 2015)
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IX. SERVICE/OUTREACH: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & MEMBERSHIPS:


2015.01

Member

2014.10
todate
2014.10

Editor

2014.08

Member

2013.12
todate
20122014
2012-

VicePresident
Editor

20112012

Editor

20112012
2011

President

2010-

Member

Jan-Apr,
2009

Secretariat

2009-

Reviewer

20092010
2009

Member

2008200820062007
2005-

Member
Member
President

Program Committee of a symposium on Utilizing lesson learnt


from the study of Japanese technologies for the development of
Nepal, 17 July, 2011, Tokyo, Japan
International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) (ID:
9632)
International Symposium on Environment, Energy and Water in
Nepal: Recent Researches and Direction for Future, 31 March
01 April, 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Regular reviewer of several international journals such as Water
Resources Management, Environmental Earth Sciences, Water
Science and Technology, International Journal of Water
Resources and Environmental Engineering; Hydrological
Sciences Journal; Journal of Arid Environment; IWA Conferences;
etc.
Publication Committee, Nepal Engineers Association Japan
Chapter (NEA-JC), Japan
Organizing Committee of The 3rd NEA-JC Annual Workshop on
Current and Future Technologies, 8 November, 2009, Tokyo,
Japan
American Geophysics Union (AGU) (ID:11084191)
International Water Association (IWA) (ID: 00985012)
Nepal Engineers Association (NEA) Bangkok Center

Member

Nepal Engineers Association, Nepal (ID: 6490 Civil)

Convener

Member,
Editorial
Board

Chair

Co-Chair

Scientific Committee, International Conference on Climate


Change Innovation And Resilience For Sustainable Livelihood
(Climdev15: http://climdev15.0rg), 12-14 January, 2015,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods
and Case Studies, a book to be published by Elsevier
National Conference on Energy Economics and Sustainable
Development (CEESDev2014) held at Asian Institute of
Technology and Management (AITM), Kathmandu, 22 October
2014.
Scientific Committee, iWISE2014 (The International Conference
on Water Informatics, Sustainability, and Environment) organized
by SCIENCE Target in Ottawa, Canada. 26-28 August, 2014.
Center of Research for Environment Energy and Water (CREEW)
(www.creew.org.np)
Climate Change and Water Resources, a book published by
CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group.
International Journal of Environment and Sustainability (IJES),
Science
Target
Inc.
(http://www.sciencetarget.com/site/index.php/editorial-board-ijes2)
Kathmandu Valley Groundwater Outlook, a book published
jointly by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand, The
Small Earth Nepal (SEN) in Nepal, Center of Research for
Environment Energy and Water (CREEW) in Nepal and
International Research Center for River Basin Environment of
University of Yamanashi in Japan.
Nepal Engineers Association (NEA) Japan Center

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2005-

Member

Nepal Engineering Council, Nepal (ID: 3843 Civil, A Category)

X. REFERENCES

Prof. Sriram Bhagut Mathe, Chairperson, Asian Institute of Technology and


Management (AITM), Nepal (Email: sbmathe@gmail.com)

Prof. Futaba Kazama, Professor of International Research Center for River Basin
Environment (ICRE), University of Yamanashi, Japan (Email: kfutaba@yamanashi.ac.jp)

Prof. Narendra Man Shakya, Professor of Water Resources Engineering, Institute of


Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (Email: nms@ioe.edu.np; nms.ioe@gmail.com)

Dr. Sangam Shrestha, Associate Professor of Water Engineering and Management,


Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (Email: sangam@ait.asia)

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