Basant Giri

Basant Giri, PhD received BSc and MSc in chemistry from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, and a second MS degree from the Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. He completed his PhD degree from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA. He is a co-founder of Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS) and currently works as a senior scientist and director of international relations at KIAS. He also serves as a founding chair of the National Young Academy of Nepal (NaYAN). Dr. Giri’s research interests include the development of new measurement technologies appropriate in resource-limited settings. He has several years of teaching experience in high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels in Nepal and the USA as a faculty and teaching assistant, respectively. Dr. Giri has authored/co-authored more than two dozen peer-reviewed research articles and two books in addition to giving more than 50 talks on national and international platforms. International Foundation for Science, Sweden, The World Academy of Science, Italy, and National Science Foundation, USA, National Academy of Sciences/USAID have funded his research works in Nepal. Dr. Giri has received several prestigious awards including the TWAS Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry 2020.

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Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology (RIBB)
Biomedicum Research Campus Building,
Saptakhel-9, Balkumari, Lalitpur, Nepal.
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