Prof. Dr. Deepak Prasad Subedi

Prof. Dr. Deepak Prasad Subedi is currently the Director of Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) at Kathmandu University (KU). He started his career as a Lecturer in Gyanodaya Higher Secondary School upon the completion of M.Sc. in Central Department of Physics, Tribhuvan University and joined in Department of Physics, Kathmandu University as a lecturer in 1997and eventually his interest grew in plasma physics. After completing his Ph.D in Plasma Physics from the Department of Physical Electronics at Masaryk, he joined KU as an Assistant Professor. During his 23 years at KU, he has served as Associate Dean of School of Science for four years. His research areas are diverse covering Plasma Surface modification of polymers, Plasma diagnostics & applications, Deposition of thin films Characterization of solid surfaces by contact angle measurement, Synthesis and characterization of ZnOetc. Apart from his teaching and research responsibilities, Prof. Subedi is heavily involved in publishings and has 60 research papers and 2 book chapters till date. He has also received honorary awards; Mahendra Bidya Bhusan ‘Ka’, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Youth Science and Technology Award 2060 by Royal Nepal Academy of Science and Technology as well as Education Award by the Ministry of Education and Culture. He is also the member of the Steering committee, Nepal Technology Innovation Center (NTIC) under KU and KOICA.