Lena Sthapit
Deputy Head of Department & Faculty, Department of Civil Engineering

Ms. Lena Sthapit holds Master degree in Geo-technical Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (2000) and Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk, Nepal (1996). Ms. Sthapitjoined AITM as a Program Officer and later assigned the job of Deputy Head & Faculty of Civil Engineering Department. She has an extensive experience in managing research projects and establishing collaboration with international donor agencies. Before joining AITM, she worked in an internationally reputed educational institute AIT as a Project Manager in an IDRC funded project, Senior Research Associate in EU project, Project Associate in Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) projects. Prior to joining AIT, she worked as a Civil Engineer for more than six years in private consultancies and Government of Nepal.

Ms. Sthapit was awarded an academic excellence award “Aishwarya Vidya Padak” in 1996. Moreover, she was a recipient of Norwegian Scholarship for pursing Master degree in AIT. While working in AIT and AITM, she has been involved in teaching undergraduate courses and supervising M.Sc. students in their research works. In addition, she has published technical papers.