Manoj Bista is a dedicated and passionate educator in the Civil Engineering Department. He completed his Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Thapathali Campus, followed by a master’s degree in Hydropower Engineering from Pulchowk Campus. He has a wide range of civil engineering experiences, starting as an intern engineer at a reputed consultancy. He also served as a civil engineer during earthquake reconstruction with NSET, Nepal and began his academic career as an assistant lecturer at Bachelor’s level civil engineering institutions. He has successfully completed a 6-day Training of Trainers conducted by CTEVT. Meanwhile, he is actively involved in the planning and designing of water resources engineering aspects of hydropower, dams, roads, and bridges. He is also actively engaged in research activities, with his topics of research interest including hydraulic modeling, climate forecasting, reservoir simulation, and optimization.