Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal +977-01-5535407 info@wrrdc.gov.np

Government of Nepal

Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation

Water Resources Research and Development Centre


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details


Maheswor Shrestha

Birth year:


Contact Address:

Water Resources Research and Development Center, Lalitpur, Nepal,


977-1- 5535407 (Office)




Permanent Address:

Sankharapur-7, Kathmandu, Nepal

Academic Qualification:

Ph. D. in Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan

M.Sc. in Water Resources Engineering, Institute of Engineering, TU, Nepal

Job Details and Professional Experiences:


Executive Director, Water Resources Research and Development Center (WRRDC), Lalitpur, Nepal


Senior Divisional Engineer, Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS), Singha Durbar, Kathmandu


Hydropower Engineer, Department of Electricity Development (DoED), Sano gaucharan, Kathmandu

Reward and Achievements:

  • Honored with Nepal Vidyabhusan ‘Ka’ and ‘Kha’ in 2012 by The Right Honourable  President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
  • Honored with Chancellor Medal in 2012, Tribhuwan University, Nepal
  • Honored with Water Resources Excellence Award in 2009, Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Nepal
  • Contributed as Author to more than 20 research papers in International Journals
  • Contributed as Reviewer for more than 20 International Journals
  • Developer of Water and Energy budget based Distributed Hydrological Model with improved Snow and glacier physics (WEB-DHM-S)
  • Formulation of methodology for correcting basin-scale snowfall in a mountainous basin using a distributed snowmelt model and remote sensing data

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