Prem Adhikari – Personality of the Month for August 2009

We are starting a new segment from this month featuring a distinguished Nepali as a role model and inspiration to our website visitors.

This month we are presenting Mr. Prem Adhikari who is professor of Chemistry at Richland College, Dallas and a Phd candidate for BioChemistry at the University of North Texas, Denton.

Prem Raj Adhikari
Professor of Chemistry at Richland College, Dallas
Phd Candidate at University of North Texas

Birth Place: Begnas, Pokhara, Kaski (now Lekh Nath Municipality)
Spouse: Uma Adhikari (Registered Nurse)
Children: Gaurab Adhikari and Anjali Adhikari
Current Residence: Coppell, Texas, USA
Hobbies: Reading magazines, Social work, Writing poems


Educational Background
School : Ananda Jyoti High School, Begnas, Kaski
High school : PN campus Pokhara (ISc)
College: ASCOL – Amrit Science College (BSc)
MSc in Chemistry, TU Nepal
Masters in Bio Chemistry form Miami University of Ohio
Phd: Bio Chemistry at University of North Texas (Currently enrolled)
Phd dessertation – “Proteomic Responses in the Gill of Zebrafish following Ibuprofen& Naproxen”

Tribhuvan Chhatrabriti (Tribhuvan Scholarship) TU Nepal (MSc) Willam Hale Charah
Grad Scholarship, Graduuate School Of Miami Ohio
Phd Academic Achievement Award – 2 years (UNT)

He has been teaching at various colleges and institutes for the past 15 years.

Mount Annapurna Boarding school Pokhara
Lord Buddha Academy (Maharajgung, Kathmandu)
NIST Patan ( Founder – Morning in charge )
Richland College, Dallas TX, USA (current)

Other experience and Affiliations
Forensic Scientist at RONAST, Nepal – 3 years
Founder of – Nepali School Denton, Texas
President : INLS (International Nepali Literary Society) Dallas Chapter
Coordinator : NCSC (Nepali Cultural and Spiritual Center) Texas
Worked for Proctor & Gamble Co.( Company that makes Tide Detergent) : 2 years

Contact info:
Prem Adhikari
Professor of Chemistry
School Of Mathematics, Science And Health Profession
12800 Abrams Road# S- 244
Dallas, TX 75243
E-mail : [email protected]
Ph: 972-238-6045
Fx: 972-238-3689

Interview Video

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