树木年轮与环境演变青年科学家小组 Tree Ring and Environmental Change Group

Shankar Panthi

2013 年 12 月 14 日 / by 范 泽鑫

Shankar Panthi

Name: SHANKAR PANTHI

Gender: Male

Nationality: Nepal

Birth Date: 16 Apr, 1983

Birth Place: Thada-3, Arghakhanchi, Nepal

Address:

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Menglun Town, Mengla County, Yunnan Province 666303, China

Tel.: +86-18206936910

Email: shpanthi2010@gmail.com, shankar.panthi@xtbg.ac.cn

Currently, Ph.D. scholar at Tree Ring and Environmental Change Group, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Yunnan, China since November 2013.

 

Research Interests

Dendrochronology, Climate change, Eco-physiology, Plant Ecology and Biodiversity

Academic Qualification

2012  Master’s in Science (Botany)  – Plant Systematics and Phytogeography, Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

M.Sc. Dissertation on “Herbaceous species diversity in mixed Rhododendron forests of Kanchanjungha Conservation Area, Eastern Nepal”.

2007  Bachelor’s in Science (Botany) – Department of Biology, Tribhuvan Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

 

Trainings

2012  Experimental design, Tree Regression and Multivariate analysis in Research(3 days)

2011  CANOCO For Windows version 4.5 and its graphical program CANODRAW for Windows (1 week)

2010  R- an open source statistical package and SPSS- statistical package (Two months)

 

Professional Experience

2012-2013   Lecturer, Botany, Xavier Int’l College, Kathmandu, Nepal

2012-2013   Instructor, for teaching Biostatistics and related softwares (R- An open source statistical software, SPSS version 16, MINITAB version 14 and CANOCO for Windows  version 4.5), Research Solutions Nepal (ReSoN), Kathmandu, Nepal

2011-2012   Teaching Assistant, Xavier Int’l College, Kathmandu, Nepal

2010-2011   Teaching Assistant, Kumari H. Sec. School (KEBS) and College of Innovative Technology (CIT) H. Sec. School, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

 

Field experience

2013  Ecological sampling and questionnaire survey on “Vulnerability assessment of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) on Gaurishankar Conservation Area, Central Nepal (one month) and collecting information and preparing Report.

2010  Establishment of  permanent plots and core collection of few high elevation tree species in Kanchanjungha Conservation Area, Eastern Nepal (one month)

2008  Botanical exploration in Annapurna Conservation Area, Central Nepal (10 days) 

Publications

(i) Master’s Thesis

 

Herbaceous diversity in mixed Rhododendron forests of Kanchanjungha Conservation Area, Eastern Nepal”. Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. 47 p. February, 2012.

(ii) Peerreviewed Research Articles

Panthi S., Ranjitkar S., Baniya C.B., Xu J. and Shrestha K.K. Herbaceous species-environmental correlations in mixed Rhododendron forest of Eastern Nepal (manuscript submitted (JVS-A-01980) in Journal of Vegetation Science).

(iii) Conference paper

            Panthi, S., Baniya, C.B., Ranjitkar, S. and Shrestha, K.K. 2012. Herbaceous Species Richness Pattern in Mixed Rhododendron Forests of Kanchanjungha Conservation Area, Eastern Nepal. Sixth National Conference on Science and Technology. Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Kathmandu, Nepal. 25 – 27 Sept., 2012 (presented).

Participations

  • ‘Sixth National Conference on Science and Technology’ conducted by Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (10 – 12 Nov, 2012).
  • Workshop on ‘Experimental design, Tree Regression and Multivariate analysis in Research’  conducted by Central Département of Botany, TU, Kirtipur (June 16-17, 2012).
  • International Conference on ‘Biodiversity, Livelihood and Climate Change in the Himalayas’ organized by Central Department of Botany, TU and Government of Nepal (12- 14 Dec., 2010).
  • ‘Fifth National Conference on Science and Technology’ conducted by Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (10 – 12 Nov., 2008).
  • Seminar on ‘Role of Students on Development of Nation’ conducted by Regional Educational Directorate, Pokhara, Nepal (11 – 13, May, 2008).

Research Grants/Awards

  • An International Foundation for Science (IFS) Research Grant (2013) for “Vulnerability assessment of non timber forest products (NTFPs) in Gaurishankar Conservation Area, Central Nepal” (RESEARCH GRANT AGREEMENT NO. D/5465-1).

Languages

  •  Nepali (Native)
  •  English (Good)