1. Dr. Mahabir Pun, Eminent philanthropist, Founder & Chairman, National Innovation Center, Nepal
  2. Prof. Dr. Er. Roel Baets, Director - Center of nano- and biophotonics, Ghent University, Belgium
  3. Prof. Dr. Er. Thomas Krauss, Chair, Nanocenter Lab, University of York, York, UK
  4. Prof. Dr. Shyam Sundar Budhathoki, MD, MPH, MBBS, Asst. Professor , School of Public Health & Community Medicine, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
  5. Prof. Dr. Er. Manoj Karkee , Group leader, Agricultural Automation and Robotics Lab, Washington State University, WA, USA
  6. Prof. Dr. Er. Iain Crowe, Asst. Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  1. Ashim Dhakal, (B. Engg, M.Sc., Ph.D) Chief Scientist , Phutung Research Institute, Nepal
  2. Gopal Lama, (MBBS, MD)
  3. Rijan Maharjan, (B.S., M.S., Ph.D) Post-doctoral Researcher, Phutung Research Institute, Nepal
  4. Sanket Bohara, (MEng)
  5. Suman Basnet, (MBA)


At the present we have following departments led by following personnels.

  1. Research and Development Department, headed by Dr. Er. Ashim Dhakal consisting of the following laboratories.
  2. Business Development and Valorization Department, headed by Mr. Suman Basnet
  3. Public Relations and Outreach Department, headed by Mr. Ang Dorjey Sherpa
  4. Information Technology and Infrastructre Department, headed by Mr. Prakash Jung Thapa

We are still building our team and are seeking individuals interested to lead or participate our projects. Please email us with you CV attached at info@pinstitute.org to get in touch with us.

Our Expert & Entrepreneurs

Ashim Dhakal

(PhD, MSc., B.Tech) Spectroscopist, Photonics instrumentation engineer

Chintan Manandhar

(M.Sc., B.Sc.) Agriculture scientist

Avyudaya lamsal

Chartered Accountant

Sanjeeva Sharma

(M.Sc, BSc) Psychiatric Nursing

Arjun Aryal

Licentiate (M.Phil), Environmental scientist and activist.

Rajiv Dhakal

(B. Arch, MBA) Architect and entrepreneur.

Niru Tripathi

(MSc., B.Sc) Nematologist, Agriculture scientist

Gopal Lama

(MBBS, MD) Physician and Resident pathologist

Niru Tripathi

(MSc., B.Sc) Nematologist, Agriculture scientist

Gopal Lama

(MBBS, MD) Physician and Resident pathologist

Sajid shah

(BBA) Agriculture and paper industry entrepreneur