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Hemu Kafle

Country of origin: Nepal Currently in: Nepal, Kathmandu General field of specialization: Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Early Career Fellowship
Academic Background


2009 Doctorate Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Currently, I am studying drought pattern, its frequency of occurrence and its impact on crop production for the last 30 years in Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh using remote sensing data sets. I am also building a low-cost meteorological station in my institute. This will be used for validation of satellite data sets. Besides, I am also monitoring air pollution in Kathmandu Valley and its impact on soil and food.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
I am working as a scientist in the Center for Water and Atmospheric Research and Director of Research in Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences.


Organization of Women Scientist Nepal (OWSN)
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded

Early Career Fellowship awarded 2018

OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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