Nepali professor wins Fulbright US Scholar Program award

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Kathmandu: The US Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have provided Fulbright US Scholar Program award to Nepal to Dr Mohan Dangi, Professor in the Geography and City & Regional Planning department with specialization in Environmental Science and Engineering at California State University (CSU), Fresno. Dangi hails from Dang district of Nepal.

Dangi will research/lecture seven months at the Central Department of Environmental Science (CDES), Tribhuvan University (TU) as part of a project (Developing an Environmental Engineering Curriculum and Studying Municipal Solid Waste in Nepal) to design, develop, and teach an Introduction to Environmental Engineering course at CDES, TU, and research life cycle assessment of municipal solid waste management in Kathmandu, according to Fresno State College of Social Sciences

As a Fulbright Scholar, Dangi will share knowledge and foster meaningful connections across communities in the United States and Nepal. “I feel very honored and humbled to receive the high award from the U.S. Department of State and Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and I am so thankful to my students, collaborators, and Fresno State community for trusting and supporting us for our work in Nepal and internationally,” said Dr. Dangi.