Biographies of PhD Fellows

Bhupendra Das

Bhupendra Das from Nepal is a PhD candidate at the Central Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Science and Technology, Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal. He is being supervised by Rejina (Maskey) Bynaju and co-supervised by Prakash Bhave, Senior Air Quality Specialist at ICIMOD. He is one of the fellows of the ICIMOD PhD Fellowship 2016.

His present study is entitled ‘Emission Inventory of Nepal Air Pollutants for Effective Air Quality Management’. He is involved in the development of a gridded, model-ready emission inventory of all major air pollutants from the major open burning sectors in Nepal. 

Das holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from TU, and a Master’s degree in Environmental Technology from Teesside University, UK. He has over a decade of experience working in a variety of environmental research projects carried out by government bodies, private firms, and national/international non-government bodies. 

Das can be reached at