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Biography

Prof. Ganesh Raj Joshi

United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD), Japan

 

Email: ganeshr_joshi@hotmail.com

 

Qualifications

2011 Postdoctoral Researcher (Postdoc), University of the Ryukyus, Department of Natural Environment

2010 Ph.D., University of the Ryukyus, Environment &Marine Sciences (first class first)

2007 M.Sc., University of the Ryukyus, Geology (first class first)

2001 M.Sc., Tribhuvan University, Geology (first class first)

1999 B.Sc., Tribhuvan University, Geology, Statistics & Mathematics

 

Publications (Selected)

  1. Joshi, G. R., 2010. Numerical simulation of stress distribution, deformation and displacement measurements associate with the design of the circular tunnel in Himalayan brittle rocks. GeoMod 2010 Portugal, pp. 1-5.
  2. Joshi, G. R. and Hayashi, D., 2010. Role of Himalayan décollement thrust in the contemporary state of stress and tectonic deformation in the Himalaya: a finite element approach The 5th International Symposium on In-situ Rock Stress, China, pp.1-6.
  3. Joshi, G. R. and Hayashi, D., 2010. Development Extensional stresses in the compressional setting of the Himalayan thrust wedge: inference from numerical modeling. Natural Science, USA, 2, 7, pp. 667-680 doi:10.4236/ns.2010.27083,.
  4. Joshi, G. R. and Hayashi, D., 2010. Finite element modelling of the pull-apart formation: implication for tectonics of Bengo Co pull-apart basin, southern Tibet. Natural Science, USA, 2, 6, pp. 654-666 doi:10.4236/ns.2010.26082.
  5. Joshi, G. R. and Hayashi, D., 2009. Numerical simulations of the stress distribution in the pull-apart basins. Proceeding of International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2009, Kyushu, Japan. pp. 535-541.
  6. Joshi, G. R. and Hayashi, D., 2008c. Numerical Modeling of Neotectonic Movements and State of Stresses in the Central Seismic Gap Region, Garhwal Himalaya. Journal of Mountain Science, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 279-298.
  7. Joshi, G. R. and Hayashi, D., 2008b. Neotectonic deformation and shortening along the Himalayan front in the Garhwal region by finite element modeling. Bollettino di Geofisica, Vol. 49, No.2, pp. 228-233.
  8. Joshi G. R. and Hayashi, D., 2008a. FE stress analysis and Quaternary deformation in the fold-and-thrust belt of the Garhwal Himalaya. Bulletin of Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 1-37.
  9. Joshi, G. R. and Dwivedi, S. K., 2007. Study of Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater in the Terai Alluvial Plain, Nepal. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, USA, Vol.10, No.2, pp. 200-209.
  10. Joshi, G. R., Shrestha, S., Joshi, P. R., and Sharma, A., 2007. Arsenic toxicity in groundwater of Nepal: A significant environmental problem. VIth International Scientific Conference of Modern Management of Mine Producing, Geology and Environment Protection (SGEM), pp. 157-167.
  11. Shrestha, S., Joshi, G. R., 2007.Time series study of airborne particulate matter (PM10) in Kathmandu valley, Nepal. VIth International Scientific Conference of Modern Management of Mine Producing, Geology and Environment Protection (SGEM), pp. 127-135.
  12. Joshi, G. R., Dwivedi, S. K. and Sah, R. B., 2006. Geology, reserve estimation and Quality assessment of the Sindhali limestone deposit, Nepal. VIth International Scientific Conference of Modern Management of Mine Producing, Geology and Environment Protection (SGEM), Vol. 1, pp. 153-161.
  13. Dwivedi, S. K., Dwivedi, S., and Joshi, G. R., 2006. Slope Stability of the Pawati landslide, Dolkha District, Central Nepal, UNSAT-ASIA, Beijing, China, pp.625-630.
  14. Joshi, G. R., 2005. Gological setting and lithostratigraphy of the Budar-Dadeldhura area, Lesser Himalaya, far western Nepal. Journal of Stratigraphic Association of Nepal, Vol. 5, pp. 13-25.
  15. Sah, R. B., Shrestha, R., Joshi, G. R., Shrestha, S., and Deshar, R., 2005. Aspects of arsenic contamination in Groundwater of Terai plain, Nepal. Journal of Stratigraphic Association of Nepal, Vol. 5, pp. 1-8.
  16. Shrestha, S., Deshar, R., Joshi, G. R., and Pandey, S., 2005. Efficiency of the west water treatment at Gushwori, Kathmandu valley. Journal of Stratigraphic Association of Nepal, Vol. 5. pp. 25-33.
  17. Shrestha, S., Deshar, R., Joshi, G. R., Pandey, S., 2005. Study of physico-chemical parameters and biotic components of Nakhu Khola, Kathmandu, Nepal. Journal of Stratigraphic Association of Nepal, Vol. 5, pp. 40-47.