Susma Giri, PhD is a scientist and Director of Research at the Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS). She specializes in understanding insect responses to climate change, biodiversity conservation in the Himalayas, and environmental pollution. With a PhD in Ecology from the University of Wyoming (UW) and a BSc in Forestry from the Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, she has demonstrated significant expertise and leadership in research and education.

Dr. Giri’s research, supported by numerous grants and prestigious awards, has notably contributed to understanding insect ecology, pollination, and environmental science. She actively engages in communication and outreach, advocating for initiatives concerning green economy and citizen science. Her engagement in various organizations and research primarily centres on critical issues including microplastic pollution, parasitism in Himalayan cliff bees, and insect diversity in Kathmandu among others.

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