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Biography

Dr. Arjun KC

Government of Alberta, Canada


Email: kcarjun@gmail.com, kcarjun@dal.ca


Qualifications

2012  Ph.D., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Civil Engineering

1997  M.Sc., Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, Energy Technology

1992  B.Sc. (Eng), Tribhuvan University, Kathmangu, Nepal, Civil Engineering


Publications

  1. Chhetri, A.B., 2013. Biodiesel Production from Non-Edible Oil Resources: Production and Characterisation.  LAMBART Publishing, Germany, In Press.
  2. Islam, M.R., Chhetri, A.B. and Khan, M.M. 2010. The Greening of Petroleum Operations: The Science of Sustainable Energy Production. The Willey-Scrivener Publishing, 3 Winter Street, Suite 3, Salem, MA 01970, USA, pp 850.
  3. Chhetri, A.B., and Islam, M.R., 2008. Inherent Sustainable Technology Development. Nova Science Publisher, New York, USA, pp 452.
  4. Bhattarai, M. and Chhetri, A.B., 2002. A Text Book of Community, Environment and Enterpreneurship. Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Education, Nepal, pp103.
  5. Chhetri, A.B. and Adhikari, R.P., 1998. A Text Book of Building Construction, Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Education, Nepal, pp 68.
  6. Chhetri, A.B. and Watts, K.C., 2012. Surface tensions of jatropha and soapnut biodiesel and their blends with diesel at elevated temperatures and pressures. International Energy Journal, Accepted, August, 2012.
  7. Chhetri,A.B. and Watts, K.C. (2012). Densities of Canola, Jatropha and SoapnutBiodiesel at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures. Fuel, 99:210-216.
  8. Chhetri, A.B. and Watts, K.C. (2012). Surface Tensions of Petro-Diesel, Canola, Jatrophaand Soapnut Biodiesel Fuels at ElevatedTemperatures and Pressures. Fuel, Inpress:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2012.05.006
  9. Chhetri,A.B. and Watts, K.C. (2012). Viscosities of Canola, Jatropha and SoapnutBiodiesel at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures. Fuel, In Press:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2012.04.032
  10. Tango, M.S., Chhetri, A.B. and Vost, E. 2011. Understanding the safety, health and environmental (SHE) challenges of xenobiotics and their remedial approaches. J. of Env. Sci.and Eng., 5 (8):1-11.
  11. Pokharel, G.R. and Chhetri, A.B. 2011: Large-scale promotion of animal dung-based domestic biogas digesters through public private partnership: a successful case of Nepal,Hydro Nepal: Journal of Water, Energy and Environment, 8:1-5.
  12. Chhetri,. A.B., Pokharel, G.R. and Islam, M.R., 2009. Sustainability of micro hydro systems-a case study. Energy and Environment 20 (4): 567-585.
  13. Chhetri, A.B., Watts, K.C, Rahman, M.S. and Islam, M.R., 2009. Soapnut extract as a natural surfactant for enhanced oil recovery. J. of Petroleum Science and Technology, 31(20):1893-1903.
  14. A.B. Chhetri and M.R. Islam, 2009. A Knowledge-based water and wastewater management model, J. Nat. Sci. and Sust.Tech. 1 (2): 175-188.
  15. Islam, M.P., Hussain, M.D., Chhetri, A.B., Islam, M.R. and Hossain, M.Z, 2009. Wastewater discharge and its measurement for reuse in a periurban area of Bangladesh. J. of Nat.Sci.l and Sust. Tech., 3(2):105-123.
  16. Chhetri, A.B., Adhikari, B.H. and Islam, M.R., 2009. Groundwater contamination and challenges in meeting increasing demand. J.Nat.Sci and Sust.Tech,3(1):21-40.
  17. Mehedi, M.Y., Chhetri, A.B., Ketata, C and Islam, M.R., 2009.  An approach for conflict resolution in oil and gas operations. Advances in Sustainable Petroleum Engineering Science, 1(2):163-182.
  18. Ali, M., Chhetri A.B, Ketata, C., and Islam, M. R., 2009. Microscopic study of oil flocculation and coalescence processes for understanding the role of surfactants in EOR performance. Petroleum Science and Technology, 27(12):1251-1260.
  19. Chhetri, A.B., Tango, M., Budge,S., Watts K.C. and Islam, M.R., 2008.  Non-edible oils as new sources for biodiesel production. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 9:169-180.
  20. Chhetri, A.B., Watts, K.C, and Islam, M.R., 2008. Waste cooking oil as a source for biodiesel production. Energies, 1:3-16.