Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management

Rupesh Shrestha, M. Sc.

Bldg. 14
Room 470
Phone: +49 631 205 2952
Fax: +49 631 205 3904
E-mail: shrestha(at)rhrk.uni-kl.de

Academic career

09/2005 - 01/2011Studies of Architecture at Tribhuvan University in Lalitpur, Nepal, Bachelor of Architecture
05/2014 - 12/2016Studies of Natural Resources Management and Development at TH Köln, Germany, Master of Science

Scientific career

since 03/2021Research fellow in the Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering unit of Prof. Dr. Robert Jüpner - funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Lecturer in winter term 2021/22: "Reconstruction of Shelter and Settlements after Disasters" for Master students
since 06/2020Urban Coordination Officer - Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP), Nepal
since 06/2017    Consultant - Architectures sans Frontières in Lalitpur, Nepal
since 04/2017Project Architect - Kathmandu Valley Preserversation Trust, Nepal
06/2017 - 12/2018Part-time lecturer - ACME Engineering College in Kathmandu, Nepal


Resilient Housing and Urban Planning - Adaptation strategies for flood resilience in Nepal within the International Climate Protection Fellowship funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; the programme addresses to prospective leaders with climate expertise

Strategies and technologies for resource conservation in emerging economies

Heritage conservation, post-disaster reconstruction (flood and earthquake recovery)

Sustainable building construction


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