Principal Investigator, Modeling for Biodiversity and Climate Change
Education: Ph.D., Botany, University of Jodhpur, India, M.Sc., Botany, Kanpur University, India, B.Sc., Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, University of Jodhpur, India.
Dr P.K. Jha (Professor Emeritus) has 42 years of teaching and research experience, and is an Academician of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). He was Head of the Department for ten years (2002-2007 and 2012-2016). His field of interests are ecology and environment, biodiversity, climate change, weed biology and management, etc. He has conducted eighteen research projects including projects funded by USAID-CDR, USAID-IPM IL, USAID-PEER, NSF-USA, and more. He has authored five books, co-authored fourteen books on Botany, environment, biodiversity, ecology, and has written over 170 research papers and 80 semi-technical-popular articles. Dr. Jha is the recipient of several awards including the National Plant Resource Award-2016.