Kedar Nath Ghimire, PhD


Professional experiences

  • Member, Tribhuvan University Service Commission, From June 18, 2014 to June
    17, 2017.
  • Head of the Department of Central Department of Chemistry, From November
    2009 to January 2014.
  • Chairman of Chemistry Subject Committee and Central Department Research
    Committee, From November 2009 to January 2014.
  • Member, Faculty Board Standing Committee, IOST, From November 2009 to
    January 2014.
  • Professor at Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University from June
    2013 to date.
  • Post Graduate Studies at Karlsruhe University, Germany, 1994.
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher, Saga University, Japan (March 2005 August to
  •  Worked as a co-supervisor (from 2005 August to 2007 March) to post-doctoral,
    doctoral and master students at Laboratory of Chemical Engineering, Saga
    University, Japan.
  • Worked as a wastewater treatment expert on behalf of Laboratory of chemical
    engineering, Saga University at UNIREX Corp. Hossam Nishiku, Sapporo, Japan,
    from 2002 Oct to March 2003.

Dr. Ghimire has also presented his research works in several national and international conferences/seminars  as invited/guest/plenary speaker.


Selected Publications

1. Puspa Lal Homagai, Kedar Nath Ghimire, Katsutoshi Inoue, Adsorption behavior of heavy metals by modified sugarcane bagasse, Biores. Technol., 101, 2067-2069 (2010).
2. Kedar Nath Ghimire, Huang Kai, Katsutoshi Inoue, Keisuke Ohto, Hiroyuki Harada and Minoru Morita, Heavy metal removal from contaminated scallop waste for feed and fertilizer application, Biores. Technol., 99, 2436-2441 (2008).
3. Kedar Nath Ghimire, Junji Inoue, Katsutoshi Inoue, Keisuke Ohto, Hidetaka Kawakita and Hiroyuki Harada, Adsorptive separation of metal ions onto phosphorylated orange waste, Sep. Sci. Technol., 43, 362-375 (2008).
4. Kedar Nath Ghimire, Katsutoshi Inoue, Keisuke Ohto, and Takehiro Hayashida Adsorption study of metal ions onto cross- linked seaweed Laminaria japonica. Biores. Technol., 99, 32-37 (2008).
5. Kedar Nath Ghimire, Katsutoshi Inoue, Keisuke Ohto and Takehiro Hayashida, Adsorptive separation of metallic pollutants onto waste seaweeds,Porphyra yezoensis and Ulva japonica. Sep. Sci. Technol., 42, 2003-2018 (2007).
Book: Essential of Physical Chemistry for B. Sc. Level, Dikshant Prakashan, 2010.
1. Adsorbents prepared from plants biomass" Japan Kokai 2003-225559, date of disclose: Aug.12, 2003
2. Preparation of adsorption gel from OJR and its application to the removal of hazardous
materials" Japan Kokai 2004-267805, date of disclose: Sep.30, 2004
3. Method for separation, removal, concentration and recovery of heavy metals, fats and
proteins from leach liquor of scallop waste", Japan Kokai 2005-058951, date of disclose:Mar.10, 2005
4. Method for removing heavy metals from scallop waste", Japan patent application
No.2006-54267, date of application: Mar. 1, 2006.