Roshika Bhattarai

Roshika Bhattarai

Project/Lab Coordinator and Senior Lecturer

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Ms Roshika Bhattarai is a dedicated and passionate lecturer with a specialization in Water Resource Engineering. She has proven ability to teach challenging water resources related subjects for undergraduate students for past six years. Her expertise in this domain allows her to effectively deliver informative lectures that inspire and empower students to become future leaders. Driven by a commitment to fostering a positive and interactive learning environment, she actively encourages class interaction and seek to ignite her students’ curiosity.

In addition, she has incredible ability to integrate academic and professional career together which is justified by her Master’s thesis based on flood impact assessment and her work experience as flood analyst. She has remarkable capacity to think analytically and work independently with problem-solving abilities which is demonstrated by her journal publication which is work of uniqueness.

Education:

  • M.Sc. in Water Resources Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering, Kathmandu Engineering College, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Professional Experience

  • Senior Lecturer (2017-Present), Sagarmatha Engineering College, Lalitpur, Nepal
    Major courses: Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics
  • Flood Analyst (2021-2022), Nepal Development Consultancy (NDC), Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Part-Time Lecturer (2018-2019), Kathford International College of Engineering and Management, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Assistant Road Design Engineer (2016-2017), Nepal Development Consultancy (NDC), Kathmandu, Nepal

Professional Memberships

  • Registered Engineer, Nepal Engineering Council
    Regd. Number: 13095 “Civil”
  • Registered Engineer, Nepal Engineers Association
    Regd. Number: 19449 “Civil”

Teaching Interests:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Hydrology
  • Computational Technique (Water Part)
  • Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • Hydropower Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Hydrological Modeling
  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • Water Induced Hazards
  • Climate Change Impact Assessment
  • Design and Analysis of Hydraulic Structures
  • Dam Break Analysis

Publications:

Journal Publication: Bhattarai, R., Bhattarai, U., Pandey, V.P., & Bhattarai, P.K. (2022). An artificial neural network-hydrodynamic coupled modeling approach to assess the impacts of floods under changing climate in the East Rapti Watershed, Nepal. Journal of Flood Risk Management, e12852. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12852

Skills (If applicable):

  • Softwares: ArcGIS, AUTOCAD, CROPWAT, FLOW-3D, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, QGIS, SWAT, SW Road
  • Programming: C, Python

Awards and Honors (If applicable):

  • Full Scholarship for 10-years of school level study sponsored by lecturer Petra Rossback, Lulea University, Sweden
  • Most sincere student award 2008
  • 75% Scholarship in plus two level
  • Semester Scholarships in Bachelors of Civil Engineering level

Inquiries

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