Bhochhiboya, Silu

 

 

 

Name

Silu Bhochhibhoya

Department

Construction Management & Engineering

Room

HT-315

Tel.

053-489 3313

Fax

053-489 2511

E-mail

s.bhochhibhoya@utwente.nl

Position

Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

Postal address

University of Twente

Faculty of Engineering Technology

Department of Construction Management & Engineering

P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands

Education

2013-2015

Jan-March 2015

May-June 2015

PhD in Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry (LERH), University of Padova, Italy

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PhD Dissertation: Sustainability Assessment of Building System in Himalayan Region (Funded by CARIPARO, Italy)

Visiting PhD Scholar, Institute for Environmental Management and Land-Use Planning, Uni- versité Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium.


Research: Life Cycle Costing of Building System

Visiting PhD Scholar, Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University, Denmark. Research: Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Costing of Himalayan Buildings

2006-2008

MSc in Environmental Science, Kathmandu University, Nepal

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Specialization: Pollution Sector

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Master Dissertation: Impact of House-hold Energy-Use on Climate Change in Sagarmatha National Park (Funded by WWF Nepal)

 

 

2002-2006

Bachelor in Environmental Science, Kathmandu University, Nepal

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Bachelor Thesis: Study on Solid Waste Management in Kathmandu University

 

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Employment record

2016-current

Lecturer (Part-time), Department of Construction Management & Engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Lecture on: Sustainability assessment of building materials

2009-2012

Research Associate, Centre for Excellence in production and Transportation of Electrical Energy, Kathmandu University- Happy House Foundation (KU-HHF), funded by Happy House Foundation, Switzerland for Energy Development in region of Nepal.

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Responsibilities: Environmental and Energy Aspect


Major Research Work

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Energy-use and its impact on climate change


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Bio-insulation for thermal efficiency of building


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Atomization of Jatropha curcas L. as a cooking fuel in kerosene stove Consulting Works

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District energy prospective plan of Chitwan district. Worked with Flensburg Association for Energy Management-Nepal (FAEM) 


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Installation of 2 kW photovoltaic system in Lama Hotel, Langtang National Park in collaboration with SNU, South Korea 
Other Activities

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Project supervision of 10 undergraduate thesis work


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Assist supervisor to organized National and International programs

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Administrative work 


2007-2009

Reserach Assistance, EVK2CNR project, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel , Nepal. Responsibilities: Scientific research on Energy Management and Solid Waste Management for sustainable development in Sagarmatha National park & Buffer Zone

Energy Management

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Study on current Energy Management in the Park


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Study of the existing building types and materials


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Study on household energy use and its impact on greenhouse gas emission


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Feasibility study on alternative energy in the Park


Solid Waste Management

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Study on current solid waste management in the Park


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Quantification of waste generation in the Park to draw the relevant recommendations

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Organized workshop on solid waste Management

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Publications

Bhochhibhoya S., Pizzol M., Achten W., Maskey R.K., Zanetti M., Cavalli R. (2016). Comparative Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Costing of Three Himalayan Building. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, DOI 10.1007/s11367-016-1212-8 


Bhochhibhoya S. and Cavalli R. (2016). Global Warming and Himalayan Building.In editors Fritz Balkau, Stefania Massari, Guido Sonnemann, Life cycle approaches to sustainable regional development, Taylor & Francis,Routledge, ISBN 978-1-138-94060-4

Bhochhibhoya S., Zanetti M., Pierobon F., Gatto, P., Maskey R.K and Cavalli R. (2016). Global warming and building materials: A prospective from the Himalayas. Manuscript sub- mitted (under second review) 


Bhochhibhoya S., Gupta S.K., Marinello F., Zanetti M., Maseky R.K., Cavalli R. (2016). The potential of GHG emission reduction in terms of household behavioral changes in the Himalayan region. Manuscript submitted (under review) 


Salerneo F.,Viviano G., Thakuri S., Flury B., Maskey R. K., Khanal S N., Bhuju D., Carrer M., Bhochhibhoya S., Melis M T., Giannino F., Staiano A., Carteni F., Mazzoleni S, Cogo A., Sapkota A., Shrestha S., Pandey R. K., and Manfredi C. E. (2010). Energy, Forest, and Indoor Air Pollution Models for Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development (MRD) 


Manfredi1 E, Flurry B., Viviano G., Thakuri S., Khanal S.N., Jha P.K., Maskey R.M.,Kayastha R.B., Kafle K.R., Bhochhibhoya S.,Ghimire N.P., Shrestha B.B.,4, Chaudhary G.,Giannino F., Carten F., Mazzoleni S., and Salerno F. (2010) Solid Waste and Water Quality Management Models for Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development (MRD) 


Proceedings 


Bhochhibhoya S. and Maskey R.K. (2011).Energy Conservation through Thermal Insulation Building for Minimizing the Greenhouse Gas Emission at Local Level.Third International Con- ference, Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development (RETRUD -11), Kathmandu, Nepal, pp 122 


Kawan S., Shrestha S., Maskey R.K., Bhochhibhoya S., Baral B. and Sharma K. (2011). Design and fabrication of Stoves Using Jatropha Curcas as the Cooking Fuel and its prospect for Clean Development Mechanism.Third International Conference, Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development (RETRUD -11), Kathmandu, Nepal, pp 163 


Maskey R.K., Bhochhibhoya S., Pandey R.K., Khanal S.N., Kayastha R.B., Kafle K.R., Salerno F., Flurry B. and Viviano G., (2010).Energy Management Research in Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone (SNPBZ) and its Outcomes. Contemporary Research in Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) Region, Nepal,pp 57-64, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Khumaltar, Latitpur 


Bhochhibhoya S., Maskey R.K., Khanal S.N. (2010),“Potentiality of Reducing the Green house gases through Energy Efficient Building in Higher Himalayas of Nepal” at Third International Symposium on Energy from Waste and Biomass, 8-11th November 2010,Venice, Italy 


Bhochhibhoya S., Maskey R.K., Khanal S.N. (2010). Mitigating Climate Change through Energy Efficient Practices in High Altitudes of Nepal. Linnaeus ECO-TECH’10 Kalmar, Sweden, November 22-24, 2010 


Posters Presented

anviR] Conference, Life Cycle in Practice, Lille, France, 5-6thNovember 2014

High Summit,Lecco, Italy 23-25th October 2013


Symposium on Plasma Physics and Material Science, 2-3rd February 2011 


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