Rabindra Bista completed his Bachelor in Information Technology from Sikkim Manipal University, India, in 2004; both Master’s of Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering from Chonbuk National University, S. Korea, in 2007 and 2011 respectively under S. Korea Government Research Foundation Grants (KRF/NRF, and BK 21). On different occasions, he has been felicitated by the President of Nepal, Vice-President of Nepal, and Asst. Minister of Education and Sports for his academic achievements. He has published 44 papers in International Journals, International Conferences, and Book-Chapters. He attended many international conferences in the capacity of Chief Guest, Keynote Speaker, Invited Speaker, Session Chair, and Resource Person. Previously, he was the Academic and Research Coordinator/Contact Person for three EU-funded projects- Erasmus Mundus Mobility Programs- INTACT and LEADERS and Erasmus+ Program MOBILE+. Currently, he is the Academic and Research Coordinator/Contact Person for Erasmus+ Projects- Merging Voices Consortium (MVC), and other four CBHE mobility projects Key Action 1- KA 101, KA 103, and KA 107. Being the first Ph. D. holder in the current Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), since 11th November 2011, he has been working in the DoCSE, School of Engineering, Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal. His total grants worth is about $ 1 million (USD). He has supervised 18-Master (MS by Research-3 and ME/MTech-15) theses so far. He served as the Research Degree Coordinator in the School of Engineering for 7 and 1/2 years without extra remuneration and Computer Science Program Coordinator in the DoCSE for 3 and 1/2 years. His research interests are eHealth, IoT, wireless sensor networks, and software engineering. He is a member of both the IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.


  • e-Health (Heath Informatics, Telemedicine, AI in Health Care)
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Software Engineering


  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, 2011 (Under Korean Government Scholarships) Chonbuk National Univ., S. Korea
  • M.E. in Computer Engineering, 2007 (Under Korean Government Scholarships)
    Chonbuk National Univ., S. Korea
  • BSc in IT, 2004
    Sikkim Manipal Univ., India