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Sabitri Kumari Tripathi

Country of origin: Nepal Currently in: Nepal, Kathmandu General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

1991 Master Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Water, sanitation and hygiene


Publications resulting from Research: 


Peer Reviewed Journal Papers
• Matthews, R.L., Templeton, M.R., Tripathi, S.K., and Bhattarai K. Disinfection of waterborne
coliform bacteria by Neem oil, Environmental Engineering Science. 2009 • Shaheed, A. Templeton, M.R., Matthews, R.L., Tripathi, S.K., and Bhattarai K. Disinfection of
waterborne coliform bacteria by Luffa cylindrical fruit and seed extracts, Environmental Technology.
2009
Conference papers
• Tripathi, S.K., Templeton M.R., Shrestha, H.K. and Prajapati, M.B. Selecting appropriate water
supply and sanitation solutions for low-income communities in Nepal, International conference on
Sustainable Water Resource Management organized by Mehran & Sindh Universities Karachi and
Exeter University, UK, Karachi, 2010 • Luca Di Mario,Templeton, M.R.,Tripathi S.K. Sanitation for low income communities in Nepal:
Multi-criteria analysis decision making and case studies, EWB-UK National Research Conference,
2010 • Tripathi, S.K. Domestic rain water harvesting as an appropriate technology of water supply to the hill
community: A case study of Bhalakhalak, Bhaktapur, Nepal, regional conference on ‘Save water save
life’, organized by Helping Hand, Islamabad, Pakistan,2010 • Tripathi, S.K. Innovative education and curriculum development. Regional conference on WASH,
(power point presentation), Kathmandu, Nepal, 2010 • Templeton, M.R., Matthews, R.L., Shaheed, A., Tripathi, S.K., and K. Bhattarai. Evaluation of Neem
and Luffa cylindrica extracts as potential low-cost natural disinfectants in developing countries.
Engineers Without Borders UK National Research Conference, February 2009. • Tripathi, S.K., Templeton, M.R., Yiu, W., and N. Tapley. A decision-making tool for water supply
improvements in low-income rural and peri-urban communities in Nepal. Engineers Without Borders
UK National Research Conference, February 2009.
• Tripathi, S.K., Templeton, M.R., Yiu, W., and Tapley, N. Case studies of data collection and decisionmaking
process for small low-income community water supply in Nepal. 34th WEDC International
Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 2009. • Tripathi, S. K.Water supply and sanitation in a Terai Village: Situation analysis of Sonbarshi Village
in Kapilvastu District in Western Nepal. National workshop, Safe Drinking Water Project, DelPHE,
2007



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching
Teaching chemistry/Environmental chemistry to the engineering students at Nepal Engineering College under Pokhara University.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 National Academy of Science and Technology(NAST), Lalitpur, Nepal • Presented a paper on Low-cost water disinfection technology: A review of Chlorination, one day seminar organized by National Academy of Science and Technology(NAST), Lalitpur, Nepal, 2019
2018 Astana, Kazakhstan, Water Initiative South Asia workshop organised by Imperial College London and British Council
2018 Istanbul, Turkey Water Initiative South Asia workshop organised by Imperial College London and British Council
2017 Kathmandu, Nepal Water Initiative South Asia workshop organised by Imperial College London and British Council
2014 Colombo, Sri Lanka • Participated in the Regional Council Meeting and AGM of Global Water Partnership South Asia, Colombo ,2014
2013 Thimpu, Bhutan Participated in the Regional Council Meeting of Global Water Partnership South Asia,Bhutan,2013.
2014 Karachi, Pakistan • Participated as a resource person in the international conference “Water in action from global to grassroots”, Karachi, Pakistan, 2014
2013 Kathmandu, Nepal • Country consultation workshop on “Water security and climate resiliency program South Asia” organized by GWP-Nepal and Jalashrot Vikash Sanstha, March7, 2013.
2010 Kathmandu, Nepal Presentation on, Development of appropriate safe drinking water supply and sanitation system for slums and squatters in Nepal in the workshop on Water Security in Peri Urban South Asia: Adopting to climate change,organized by SaciWATERs, Nepal Engineering
2010 Kathmandu, Nepal Resource person and coordinator of a regional training on ‘Gender, water and equity’, organized by Nepal Engineering College, SaciWAters, SOPPECOM, Cap-Net and UN Habitat, Kathmandu, August 6-8, 2010
2010 Kathmandu, Nepal • Coordinator, Regional conference on “Development of appropriate water supply, sanitation and hygiene(WASH) solutions to the informal settlements and marginalized communities in Nepal”,Kathmandu,2010
2009 Kathmandu, Nepal Regional Training on ‘Gender, water and equity’ organized by SaciWATERs, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, 2009
2009 Imperial College London, UK • Attended Master's level Lecture classes on ‘Water born diseases in developing countries’ at Imperial College London, 2009
2008 Dhaka, Bangladesh sanitation system for slums and squatters in Nepal’ International Training Center, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2008
2008 Kathmandu, Nepal South Asia staff training on ‘Participatory field research methodology’ organized by Nepal Engineering College, supported by South Asian consortium for interdisciplinary water resources studies (SaciWATERs), Hyderabad, India, 2008
2008 Kathmandu, Nepal • Participated in the training on ‘IWRM (Interdisciplinary Water Resource Management) and gender: Harmonizing theory and practice’, organized by Professional Women in Promotional Activities. Nepal, 2008
2007 Pune, India • Participated in the South Asia staff training program on ‘Water and equity’ organized by SaciWATERs, Pune, India, 2007

Affiliations

Life member, Nepal Chemical Society
Jalashrot Vikash Sanstha,Nepal 2013-till date
Environmental Solution and Research Center

Presentation given

2019
• Presented a paper on Low-cost water disinfection technology: A review of Chlorination, one day seminar organized by National Academy of Science and Technology(NAST), Lalitpur, Nepal, 2019
National Academy of Science and Technology, Lalitpur, Nepal
Event: Seminar on National Water Week-2019, Leaving no one behind
2018
Key problems in water quality and sanitation in Nepal
Istanbul, Turkey
Event: Water Initiative South Asia organised by Imperial College London and British Council
2009
Seminar presentation on the Project ‘ Development of appropriate safe drinking water supply and sanitation system for slums and squatters in Nepal at Imperial College London
Imperial College London
Event: Partners meeting
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Sep 2007
Research project on development of appropriate safe drinking water supply and sanitation system for slums and squatters in Nepal,Sept.2007-Aug.2010
Awareded a research project on development of appropriate safe drinking water supply and sanitation system for slums and squatters in Nepal with the partnership of Imperial College London and Preston University Pakistan. It was quite successful project and many national and international publications were produced and wide networking resulted. A masters curriculum on community based low cost water treatment technology was prepared by the research outcome of the project. It was 3 years project.
Apr 2007
‘Water saving awareness campaign in hotels of Thamel, Kathmandu’, 2007-08
A research grant from SaciWATERs was received to carryout research activities on water saving awareness campaign in hotels of Thamel, Kathmandu. A report was submitted to SaciWATERs.
Jun 2009
study of data base of ‘Women water professionals in Nepal’
A study was conducted to prepare database of Women water professional in Nepal. A book was published entitled"Profile of women water professionals in Nepal"