EDUCATION
2013        PhD in Analytical Chemistry, University of Wyoming, WY, USA
2009        MS in Analytical Chemistry, Oregon State University, OR, USA
2004        MSc in Physical Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
2001        BSc in Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

JOBS
2014-       Scientist, Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal
2014        Research Fellow, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal 
2005-06  Assistant Lecturer, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
2004-06  Faculty, CIT college, Kathmandu, Nepal 

RESEARCH PAPERS
total peer reviewed publications = 9, citations = 114, h-index = 4, i10-index = 4
PRESENTATIONS/CONFERENCES
Basant Giri, A young scientist’s perspective on challenges and opportunities of scientific research in Nepal”, 7th International conference on strategic partnership between diaspora and homeland”, New Mexico, USA, March 21st, 2015 (guest speaker).

Basant Giri, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays on microfluidic platform. Saint Mary’s College, Indiana, USA. December 13, 2013 (Invited Seminar).
Fidelis N. Ngwa, Basant Giri, Debashis Dutta, Robert C. Corcoran. Hexaethyleneglycol-based Coatings for Microfluidic Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Applications. ACS MWRM, Springfield, MO, USA, October 18, 2013  (Oral Presentation).
Basant Giri, Fidelis Ngwa, Robert Corcoran and Debashis Dutta, Microfluidic enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using a new kind of substrate for the enzyme-label, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indiana, USA, September 12, 2013 (Oral Presentation).
Basant Giri and Debashis Dutta, Quantitation of low concentration of TNF-α using solution phase pre-concentration in a microfluidic device, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indiana, USA, September 11, 2013 (Oral Presentation).
Basant Giri, Microfluidic approaches to improving enzyme linked immunosorbent assays, Department of Natural Sciences, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal, January 3, 2013 (Invited Seminar).
Basant Giri, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other Organic Tracers in Aerosol Particles of Central INDIA, Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, December 23, 2009 (Invited Seminar).
Basant Giri, Bernd Simoneit and Staci Simonich, Particle Phase Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Atmosphere of Raipur, India, 17th annual meeting of PNW-SETAC, Corvallis Oregon, USA, March 27-29, 2008 (Poster Presentation).
Basant Giri and Rajaram Pradhananga, Use of Gran Plot in the Determination of End Point in Argentometric Titrations and Inherent Titration Errors, Nepal chemical society symposium, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2004 (Oral Presentation).
AWARDS
2014       Nepal bidhya bhushan "ka"-Gold medal, Government of Nepal (received from president of Nepal)
2013          Graduate Student Travel Award, University of Wyoming
2012          Sharon Love Harrold Scholarship for Scholastic Achievement, College of Arts Sciences, University of Wyoming
2007          Excellent Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University
2003          Science Article Award (2nd position), Central Depart of Chem., Tribhuvan Univ., Nepal
1996-01     Full Tuition Fellowship for MSc, BSc & ISc programs, Tribhuvan Univ., Nepal
REVIEWER FOR
Atmospheric Research, Environmental Pollution, Electrophoresis, ASME 2011 Proceedings, BIBECHAJA, Nepal Journal of Science and Technology, Atmospheric Pollution Research, Chemosphere, Conservation Science.
OTHER ACTIVITIES

  •  Judge, Poster presentation, Kathmandu symposia on advanced materials, Sep 7-10, 2014, Kathmandu
  •  Judge, Science Fair, University of Wyoming, Lab School, Jan 6th, 2011.
  •  Editor, SPECTRUM, a chemistry annual magazine published by Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, 2003. 
MEMBERSHIPS
American Chemical Society
Nepal Chemical Society
American Institute of Chemical Engineers