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Agricultural engineer , Civil engineer

Devendra Man Amatya, Nepalese Civil engineer, agricultural engineer. Achievements include effects of controlled drainage water management practices on the hydrology of pine plantations on high water table soils. Grantee National Council Air and Steam Improvement, Inc., since 1996; recipient Graduate Research award American Water Foundation, 1990.

Background

Amatya, Devendra Man was born on November 2, 1950 in Lalitpur, Nepal. Son of Ananta Man and Seti Amatya. came to the United States, 1988.

Education

Master of Science, Lumumba University, Moscow, 1974. Master of Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University, 1993.

Career

Assistant engineer, Department Water Resources, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1974-1975; assistant engineer, Water Supply Corporation, Kathmandu, 1975-1978; project engineer, Soil Conservation Department, Kathmandu, 1978-1988; research assistant, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1988-1993; research associate, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, since 1993. Technical coordinator Amatya Techno-Consult, Lalitpur, Nepal, 1978-1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include effects of controlled drainage water management practices on the hydrology of pine plantations on high water table soils.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Resources Association, American Society Agricultural Engineers, American Geophysical Union.

Connections

Married Azal Joshi, February 28, 1978. Children: Devesh, Anisha.

father:
Ananta Man

mother:
Seti Amatya

spouse:
Azal Joshi

child:
Devesh Amatya

child:
Anisha Amatya