Education and Academic Training

  • 2015: Doctorate at Berlin University of Technology and Wuppertal Institute. Dissertation: Comparison of Energy Efficient and Green Buildings: Technological and Policy Aspects with Case Studies from Europe, the USA, India and Nepal
  • 2009: M.Sc. at Institute for Technology and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics, Cologne University of Applied Sciences
  • 2004: B.Arch. at Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Professional Experience

  • Since 2022: Senior Researcher at Wuppertal Institute
  • 2018: Visiting Researcher, UN-Habitat, Urban Mobility Unit, Kenya
  • 2015: Visiting Researcher, Stockholm Environment Institute, Thailand
  • 2014 - 2021: Researcher at Wuppertal Institute
  • 2004 - 2007: Architect in Nepal

Research Focus

  • Sustainable transport strategies and Implementation in developing and emerging economies
  • Policies and Planning for sustainable cities
  • Climate actions in cities
  • Building energy and resource efficiency

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