NEAJ/NESAJ Symposium 2016: Program details

The NEAJ/NESAJ Symposium 2016 on
Technologies and Development Policies
University of Tokyo, Komaba Research Campus
2016 June 18
Venue: University of Tokyo, Komaba Research Campus
Research Building, An Block, 4th Floor, Room No.: 401/402
Please visit the below website for access map of Komaba Research Campus.
Important note: Only the Main Gate is open on weekends. So please enter from it.
Building An block gate requires an ID card to open. There is someone from the organizing committee standing in front of the building gate until 10:00am to help you. In case you come later, please contact in advance to Dr. Krishna Bhetwal (tel. 080-9032-1717) or Dr. Dhruba Panthi (tel. 090-6650-5562).

यहाँ क्लिक गरी फर्म भरेर आफ्नो नाम दर्ता गराउन सक्नुहुनेछ।
9:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 11:00 Opening Session
10:00 – 10:10
Welcome Address by Er. Dr. Ved Prasad Kafle, Coordinator, NEAJ/NESAJ Symposium 2016 Organizing Committee
10:10 – 10:20
Opening Address by Chief Guest – Mr. Gahendra Rajbhandari, Charge d’Affairs, Embassy of Nepal, Tokyo
10:20 – 10:30
Remark by Distinguished Guest – Mr. Sudan Thapa, President, Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Japan
10:30 – 10:45
Vote of Thanks by
– Er. Dr. Jhabindra Prasad Ghimire, President, Nepalese Engineers’ Association in Japan (NEAJ)
– Er. Rishi Ram Parajuli, Former President, Nepalese Students’ Association in Japan (NESAJ)
10:45 – 11:00
Group photo

11:00 – 12:30 Session I – Gorkha Earthquake

Chair: Er. Dr. Ramesh K. Pokharel, Professor, Kyushu University


11:00 – 11:30
Lessons of the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake: What we learned and how we should prepare for the next big one (Keynote Lecture)
Er. Dr. Netra Prakash Bhandary, Associate Professor, Ehime University
11:30 – 11:50
A study on role of historical courtyards as evacuation site during 2015 Gorkha Earthquake
Dr. Lata Shakya, JSPS Postdoc Fellow, University of Tokyo
11:50 – 12:10
Detection of non-linear site response using the main shock and its aftershocks of 2015 Gorkha Earthquake recorded at DMG and KATNP sites in the Kathmandu Valley
Mr. Mukunda Bhattarai, JSPS Doctoral Fellow, University of Tokyo
12:10 – 12:30
2015 Gorkha Earthquake: Ground motion, topographical effects on damage scenario and change in structural properties
Er. Rishi Ram Parajuli, PhD Candidate, Kyoto University

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break (group lunch in nearby restaurants)
14:00 – 15:20 Session II – Gorkha Earthquake, Building, Material
Chair: Er. Dr. Krishna K. Bhetwal, Researcher, University of Tokyo
14:00 – 14:20
The Mental health and Psychosocial Service (MHPSS) issue: A highlighted issue after a Nepal earthquake
Dr. Bijay Gyawali, Clinical Psychologist, Japan IsraAid Support Program
14:20 – 14:40
Evaluation of thermal environment of the temporary shelter of Nepal after massive earthquake in 2015
Ms. Rita Thapa, Research Student, Tokyo City University
Prof. Hom B. Rijal, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Tokyo City University
14:40 – 15:00
Development of a biaxial contact element to analyze eccentric pounding between asymmetric buildings under bidirectional excitation
Ms. Sanjeema Bajracharya, MS Student, Tokyo Institute of Technology
15:00 – 15:20
Finite element analysis of carbon-fibre/epoxy stitched laminates with varied stitched density on in-plane tensile loading
Er. Prabij Joshi, PhD Student, Tokyo Metropolitan University
15:20 – 15:50 Tea Break
15:50 – 17:10 Session III – Water, Education, Energy, Food
Chair: Er. Dr. Achyut Sapkota, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology, Kisarazu
15:50 – 16:10
Scenarios analysis for drinking water shortage management in Kathmandu Valley
Er. Dr. Binaya Kumar Mishra, Research Fellow, United Nations University
16:10 – 16:30
Exigency of integrating social media in Nepalese educational context
Mr. Jiwak Raj Bajracharya, PhD Candidate, International Christian University
16:30 – 16:50
A review on HEMS and thermal comfort evaluation of HEMS managed residential building in Japan
Mr. Rajan KC, PhD Student, Tokyo City University
16:50 – 17:10
Quality improvement of frozen paneer by using different freezing methods to minimize the frozen damage
Mr. Rajib Lochan Poudyal, MS Student, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
17:10 – 17:20 Concluding Remarks

For detailed abstracts of presentation and profile of presenters, session chairs, please look at the pdf below.

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