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Rabindra Bista completed his B.Sc. IT from Sikkim Manipal University, India, in 2004, 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 56 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 and NEEM. His total grant worth is about $ 2 million (USD). Since 11th November 2011, he is working in the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal being the first Ph.D. holder in the current DoCSE. He has already supervised 1 PhD Scholar and 22 Master (MS by Research-3 and ME/MTech-19) theses so far. Currently, he is supervising 8 PhD scholars and 1 Master students. He served as the Research Degree Coordinator in the School of Engineering, KU, for 7 and 1/2 years and Computer Science Program Coordinator in the DoCSE for 3 and 1/2 years. His research interests are Digital Health, IoT, Wireless Sensor Networks, and Software Engineering. Working as the Chairperson of the Subject Committee of the Health Informatics Program of Kathmandu University, he is a member of both the IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.

Research Interest: Wireless Sensor Networks, Digital Health (e-Health, Health IT/Health Informatics/Telemedicine/AI in Healthcare), Software Engineering, and Cyber-security