Qualifications

  • Philosophy in Doctorate (PhD), The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Post Graduate Diploma (PGRD) in Geospatial Information, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT), Australia.
  • Master of Science (MSc.) Environmental Management, SchEMS, Pokhara University, Nepal
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc. HONS.) Environmental Science, Kathmandu University, Nepal.

Experience

  • Casual Senior Research Technician, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Demonstrator (Catchment Processes and Management ENVM3201/7201); Demonstrator (Progress in Geography GEOS3103); Demonstrator (Global Population Issues GEOG2205) - Semester 1, 2017
  • Demonstrator (Urban Management & Governance in Developing Countries PLAN7614) - Semester 2, 2015 and 2016.
  • Research Assistant, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) Project, AHURI-RMIT Centre, Australia.
  • Programme Officer, National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), Nepal.
  • United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP), ‘Food Security Atlas Mapping Project’, Nepal.
  • Research Assistant, Mercy Corps, ‘High Economic Value Commodity Mapping Project’, Nepal.
  • Research Intern, Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI), ‘Mapping Urban Slum Settlements of Kathmandu’, Nepal

Publication

  • KC, K and Corcoran, J 2017, ‘Modelling residential fire incident response times: a spatial analytic approach’, Applied Geography, Vol 84, pp. 64 – 74.
  • KC, K, Corcoran, J, Higginson, A and Chhetri, P, 2015, ‘Temporal and spatial patterns of fire incident response time: a case study of residential fires in Brisbane. In State of Australian Cities Conference, State of Australian Cities Research Network’, URL: http://soacconference.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/KC.pdf
  • KC, K, Chhetri, P, Arrowsmith, C and Corcoran, J 2014, ‘Modelling the spatial pattern of housing-renovation employment in Melbourne, Australia: an application of geographically weighted regression’, URL: http://arrow.monash.edu.au/vital/access/manager/Repository/monash:131140
  • Bajracharya, SB, Timsina, RT and KC, K 2011, 'An Assessment of the Landscape Management Approach in the Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal.' In Acharya, KP; Tripathi, DM; Joshi, J; Gurung, UM (eds) Leveraging the Landscapes: Conservation beyond the boundaries, pp 132-157. Kathmandu: Nepal Foresters Association (NFA)
  • KC, K and Pahari, K 2011, ‘A Study on Squatter Settlements of Kathmandu Using GIS, Aerial Photography, Remote Sensing and Household Survey’, Nepalese Journal on Geoinformatics, URL: http://dos.gov.np/upload/publication/10_nepalesejournal10.pdf