I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Twente contribute to education, research and project in the field of Sustainability and Circularity in Civil Infrastructure. My research focused on circular economy, environmental and economic sustainability, life cycle thinking, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing, carbon footprint of construction materials, healthier indoor environment, bio-insulation as alternative building materials. bio-insulation, rice husk ash as an alternative to building materials, energy management.
Before joining UT, I worked a consulting company in France as Project Manage in LCA that enabled me to take a holistic and whole-building approach in the healthier indoor environment which is the European union funded project H-House. I have developed the life cycle inventory and evaluate the impact of indoor emissions on human health from buildings components. I have also developed the life cycle inventory of the textile, which is another European union project.
I hold a PhD degree on Sustainability Assessment of Building System in Himalayan Region from University of Padova, Italy. During my PhD research, I had the opportunity to work at the Institute for Environmental Management and Land-use Planning from the Universté Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium and at the Department of Development and Planning from Aalborg University, Denmark. The main aim of the study was to assess the environmental and economic assessment of buildings from a life-cycle perspective starting from the extraction of raw materials, manufacturing, production, use and maintenance and the final disposal. Furthermore, research on the alternative bio-insulation made of local and recycling materials and different energy-related activities and identifies key behaviors to reduce the energy consumption and GHG emissions household behavior changes were performed.
I have worked as Research Associate at Centre for Excellence in Production of Electrical Energy (CEPTE), Kathmandu University on Environment and Energy management of Building sector.
Peer Review Journals:During O., Bhochhibhoya S., Maskey R.K., Joshi R. (2018). Rice Husk Resource for Energy
and Cementitious Products with Low CO2 Contributions. Nordic Concrete Research. Norsk
Betongforening, Norway. DOI: 10.2478/ncr-2018-0014
Bhochhibhoya S. (2016) Sustainability Assessment of Building System in Himalayan Region. PhD Dissertation, University of Padova, Italy. http://paduaresearch.cab.unipd.it/9258/
Bhochhibhoya S., Gupta S.K., Marinello F., Zanetti M., Maseky R.K., Cavalli R. (2016).The potential of GHG emission reduction in terms of household behavioral changes in theHimalayan region. Manuscript submitted (under review)
Salerneo F.,Viviano G., Thakuri S., Flury B., Maskey R. K., Khanal S N., Bhuju D., Carrer, M., Bhochhibhoya S., Melis M T., Giannino F., Staiano A., Carteni F., Mazzoleni S, Cogo, A., Sapkota A., Shrestha S., Pandey R. K., and Manfredi C. E. (2010). Energy, Forest, and Indoor Air Pollution Models for Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development (MRD) 30(2):113-126. 2010
Manfredi1 E, Flurry B., Viviano G., Thakuri S., Khanal S.N., Jha P.K., Maskey R.M.,KayasthaR.B., Kafle K.R., Bhochhibhoya S.,Ghimire N.P., Shrestha B.B.,4, Chaudhary G.,Giannino F.,Carten F., Mazzoleni S., and Salerno F. (2010) Solid Waste and Water Quality Management Models for Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development (MRD) 30(2):127-142. 2010
Bhochhibhoya S. and Cavalli R. (2016). Global Warming and Himalayan Building. In editors Fritz Balkau, Stefania Massari, Guido Sonnemann, Life cycle approaches to sustainable regional development, Taylor & Francis,Routledge, ISBN 978-1-138-94060-4
Maskey R.K., Bhochhibhoya S., Pandey R.K., Khanal S.N., Kayastha R.B., Kafle K.R., Salerno F., Flurry B. and Viviano G., (2010).Energy Management Research in Sagarmatha NationalPark and Buffer Zone (SNPBZ) and its Outcomes. Contemporary Research in Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) Region, Nepal,pp 57-64, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Khumaltar,Lalitpur .
Proceedings:Bhochhibhoya S. and Maskey R.K. (2011).Energy Conservation through Thermal Insulation Building for Minimizing the Greenhouse Gas Emission at Local Level. Third International Conference,Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development (RETRUD -11), Kathmandu, Nepal, pp 122
Kawan S., Shrestha S., Maskey R.K., Bhochhibhoya S., Baral B. and Sharma K. (2011).Design and fabrication of Stoves Using Jatropha Curcas as the Cooking Fuel and its prospect for Clean Development Mechanism.Third International Conference, Renewable Energy Technologyfor Rural Development (RETRUD -11), Kathmandu, Nepal,pp163
Bhochhibhoya S., Maskey R.K., Khanal S.N. (2010), Potentiality of Reducing the Green house gases through Energy Efficient Building in Higher Himalayas of Nepal at Third InternationalSymposium on Energy from Waste and Biomass, 8-11th November 2010,Venice, Italy
Bhochhibhoya S., Maskey R.K., Khanal S.N. (2010). Mitigating Climate Change throughEnergy Efficient Practices in High Altitudes of Nepal. Linnaeus ECO-TECH’10 Kalmar, Sweden,November 22-24, 2010
[anviR] Conference, Life Cycle in Practice, Lille, France, 5-6thNovember 2014
High Summit,Lecco, Italy 23-25th October 2013
Symposium on Plasma Physics and Material Science, 2-3rd February 2011
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