Dr. Shrestha was a Professor at Research Centre for Applied Science and Technology (RECAST), Tribhuvan University. He has more than 35 years of professional experience in the field of renewable energy and holds a Ph.D. Degree in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. After serving RECAST for 38 years, he has been teaching in the Central Department of Environmental Science (CDES), Tribhuvan University as a Visiting Professor and has supervised a number of students for their Master’s Thesis and two students for Ph.D.Degree. He has published a number of papers in various national and international journals. Dr. Shrestha has participated in several national and international seminars, conferences, workshops and training programmes pertaining to energy and environmental issues. He has coordinated several national level projects funded by INGO’s and Government agencies and successfully conducted a number of training programmes on energy saving devices such as improved cook stoves (ICS), biomass briquettes and biomass gasification for electricity generation. Currently he has been working for the management of Municipal Solid Wastes through the production of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) for industrial applications.