acem has formed the Research and Innovation Unit. The Research and Innovation Unit plays a vital role in the further development of academic activities (including academic and research works) within the college, linking real-life activities in research. acem encourages students to cultivate an interest in research and make it a part of students’ life, beginning from small scale research work to moderate level, and to bigger projects to be accomplished in the future. Here are the members of the Research and Innovation Unit:
Dr. Prina Bajracharya obtained her Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) in User System Interaction from Technical University Eindhoven (TU/e), Eindhoven, Netherlands, and is a Designer/IT Consultant at The World Bank, Nepal. She completed her Master Degree program in Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok. She is the faculty at Kathmandu University.
Dr. Prativa Pandey is the Founder/CEO of Catalyst Technology and Herveda Botanicals and is a researcher and a science entrepreneur. She completed her MS/Ph.D. in Chemistry from Northwestern University and Management Certificate from the Kellogg School of Management, USA. She received the prestigious UNESCO-OWSD Early Career Fellowship 2019 and NAST-NABIL Science and Technology Award 2019 in recognition of her leadership and excellence in STEM.
Dr. Baburam Niraula obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Yokahama National University in Japan. He is currently working as a consultant at the World Bank. His research interests lie in quantitative development economics and policy applications.
Bidur Raj Joshi is an entrepreneur and business analysis, director of Peace Nepal DOT Com Pvt. Ltd, Impetus Incorporation Pvt. Ltd & Fix IT Pvt. Ltd. He has been working as a visiting faculty at Kathmandu University (KU), Departments of Arts and Design, since 2009. He completed his Master of Business Administration (2011), Ace Institute of Management. He specializes in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Product Development and innovation, and Business Analysis.
Sojan Prajapati completed his master's degree from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and his bachelor's degree from Kathmandu University (KU). He previously worked at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as an analyst.