About Krishna Chandra Devkota
Dr. Krishna Devkota is a Senior Geologist who is working on geological and geotechnical research that mainly focused on transportation and hydropower sector in Nepal and Asia Pacific region.
Dr. Devkota finished his PhD in Geology form Kyungpook National University, South Korea in 2011. He is a visiting faculty in different educational institutions, including Central Department of Geology, Central Department of Environmental Sciences, Department of Geology of Tri-Chandra Campus, Armed Police Force Command and Staff Collage, and Institute of Crisis Management Studies under Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He teaches slope stability analysis, hydro-geochemistry, climate change, disaster risk management, and tunneling and underground excavation to master’s students, and supervises master’s degree dissertations.
Dr. Devkota served as a Senior Researcher at the National Disaster Management Institute of Korean Government based in Seoul; Technical Specialist at Asian Disaster Preparedness Center based on Bangkok; Disaster Risk Management Specialist at Terrasense Switzerland Pvt. Ltd. based on Kathmandu; and Disaster Risk Management Specialist at Nepal Red Cross Society based on Kathmandu.
He has published research articles in various journals including Natural Hazards, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, and Landslides. Additionally, he has extensively disseminated his knowledge about landslide risk management, disaster resilient infrastructure development, and post-earthquake reconstruction through national medias.
Dr. Devkota has an avid interest in Geohazards and its impacts on economy, infrastructure, and society.