Asian Student Membership Scholarship Awards

Trishna Acharya

trishna-acharya_asm-2016Trishna Acharya has completed her MA (Journalism & Mass Communication) from Tribhuvan University with first class division. Her research interest mainly lies in “Significance of Intrapersonal Communication in Human and Environmental Management” for which she did her preliminary research study for her Master’s Thesis as “Significance of Intrapersonal Communication in Hinduism”. In her Master’s Thesis, she studied human physiology and psychology using phenomenology research methodology to understand how intrapersonal levels of communication impact other levels of communication and society as a whole, using Hinduism as a sample of study. In the case of the earthquake her research interest lies in “Significance of sound Intrapersonal communication to heal Post earthquake social psychology”.  To develop methodology for this research purpose, she continues her studies in this field.

Read Trishna Acharya’s Report on her year as an Asian Student Membership Scholarship recipient.

Vivek G Babu

Vivek G Babu currently works as a Junior Research Fellow in a seismology group at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun, India. He completed his graduation in Physics from Kerala University, and then finished his post-graduation in Marine Geophysics from Cochin University of Science And Technology (CUSAT). He is currently working on a project titled, “Geodynamics and seismicity investigation in North West Himalayas.” His main focus is on Seismic hazard implications and characterization of earthquake source parameters.

Subhajit Debnath

Subhajit Debnath is presently pursuing LL.M. in Constitutional and Administrative Law at Gujarat National Law University, India. As a part of his LL.M. Dissertation, he is working on developing a Regional Legal and Policy Framework for the Conservation of Himalayan Biodiversity. His primary research interests include issues pertaining to sustainability, global change, natural resource management and conservation of the Himalyan eco-region. Prior to his Post Graduation, he studied B.A. LL.B. from Sikkim University, India. He wishes to pursue higher studies on the Himalayan eco-region.

Contact Info

Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies
c/o John Metz, Treasurer
1586 Rockhurst Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45255-2637

ANHS Kathmandu Research Center
54 Kantishree Marg, Baluwatar
Kathmandu, Nepal.