Prof. Meen Poudyal Chhetri
Prof. Chhetri is the President of Nepal Center for Disaster Management (NCDM) and Chairman of The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS)’s paper Review Committee. He was awarded with AEI Australia Alumni Excellence Awards in 2014 by the Government of Australia and received the "DPNet-Nepal Award 2014" by the Government of Nepal in recognition to his significant contribution in the field of DRR. Prof. Chhetri authored two books namely; "Mitigation and Management of Floods in Nepal" and “Analysis of Nepalese Agriculture.” Prof. Chhetri completed his Post Doctorate Research Study on "Disaster Risk Reduction: Policy Implications for Nepal, Australia and Beyond" from Queensland Uni. of Technology, Brisbane, Australia in 2011. Prof. Chhetri earned his doctorate degree in Economics from the University of Vienna, Austria in 1995. He also holds an MA and Law degree. He carried out 14 months Drug Abuse Research Study at the Johns Hopkins University.