Research Centers

Center for Earth Sciences

ShareCenter for Earth Sciences (CES) at KIAS promotes scientific and technical research and development studies in the Nepalese Himalaya and adjacent region. It purses multidisciplinary

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Center for Medicinal and Natural Product Chemistry

ShareThe Center for Medicinal and Natural Product Chemistry (CMNPC) at KIAS focuses on exploration and exploitation of natural resources for their better and effective utilization

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Center for Water and Atmospheric Research

ShareCenter for Water and Atmospheric Research (CenWAR) conducts integrated research on two broad thematic areas, water and air. CenWAR’s primary aim is to provide a

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Center for Analytical Sciences

ShareThe Center for Analytical Sciences (CAS) at KIAS brings experts from different disciplines of analytical sciences together for collaborative research and educational activities to develop

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Center for Conservation Biology

ShareThe Center for Conservation Biology (CCB) conducts multidisciplinary research to develop a sound basis for the conservation and management of biodiversity (e.g., species, ecosystem services,

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About KIAS

Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences

Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS) is a nonprofit science based research institution in Nepal. It was founded in 2014 by a group of young Nepali scientists with proven excellence. Scientists at KIAS conduct multidisciplinary research in both fundamental and applied areas ranging from biodiversity and climate change to the development of new technologies for chemical and biological analyses in pursuit of the advancement of knowledge in science and technology. Please visit our research centers to know more about our research interest and activities.

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PO Box 23002
Kathmandu Metropolitan City-14, Kalanki (near INSEC office)
Kathmandu, Nepal


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