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Madan Lall Shrestha

Academician, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology

Dr Madan Lall Shrestha is an academician at Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) with PhD degree in Meteorology from University of Hawaii, USA. He served as the Director-General of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Nepal and has been the permanent representative of Nepal to WMO. He has been the focal point of Nepal to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and contributed to the Working Group II of the Third Assessment Report of IPCC in producing the publication, Climate Change 2001, Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability.  He is the first Nepali to join Glaciological Expedition of Nepal (GEN), the First Joint Scientific Expedition between Nepal and Japan to explore the snow and glaciers of central Nepal Himalaya. He contributed toward the preparation of Initial National communication as well as the Third national communication to be submitted to UNFCCC from Nepal. He is the Scientific Planning Group member of APN representing Nepal. He has been visiting professor at Nagoya University and also at Tribhuwan University. He is also the Member of the Advisory Board of Journal “Scientific World”, Nepal and Journal of Meteorology, Pakistan. He has published many research papers in peer-reviewed journals.