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Dr Panta selected for The World Academy of Science and Technology


Nepalnews
2023 Nov 10, 16:10,

 Prof Dr Hem Raj Panta, a chemist from Nepal, has been nominated as a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) on behalf of South Asia. TWAS is a world-class academic institution of science and technology.

Dr. Panta will get an opportunity to elect and get elected representing the Academic Assembly of the international organization in the capacity of its life member, it is stated. The organization currently has around 1,400 Academic Members.

Dr Panta is the Chief of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, the Tribhuvan University. He has been nominated as the Fellow on behalf of the least developed country on the basis of evaluation of the study research, and publications that he has done in his area of knowledge.

Panta is also the president of the Nepal University Teachers Association, Pulchowk Campus chapter.

Before this, Prof Dr. Dayananda Bajracharya, Prof Dr. PK Jha, Prof Dr. Bishalnath Uprety, and Prof Dr Bijaya Panta have been nominated as TWAS Fellow from Nepal.

Dr Panta said that this important responsibility that he has on behalf of Nepal will help motivate the development of the science and technology sector in Nepal.

TWAS, with its head office in Italy, was founded in 1983 under the leadership of a physicist from Pakistan Abdus Salam with the objective of exchanging skills and knowledge in the science and engineering realms.

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