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dr. S. Bhochhibhoya (Silu)

Lecturer and Researcher

About Me

Silu is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Twente. Silu did her PhD in Sustainability Assessment of Building System in Himalayan Region. Her research area includes environmental sustainability, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing, carbon footprint of construction materials, healthier indoor environment, bio-insulation as alternative building materials.

Expertise

Nepal
Material
Buffer Zone
Solid Waste
Buffers
Water Quality Management
Lodging
National Park
Water Quality
National Park
Global Warming
Building
Life Cycle
Life Cycle Analysis
Life Cycle
Global Warming
Quality Management
Life Cycle
Water
Quality Management
Solid Wastes

Publications

Recent
Bhochhibhoya, S., Pizzol, M., Achten, W. M. J., Maskey, R. K., Zanetti, M., & Cavalli, R. (2017). Comparative life cycle assessment and life cycle costing of lodging in the Himalaya. International journal of life cycle assessment, 22(11), 1851-1863. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-016-1212-8
Bhochhibhoya, S., Zanetti, M., Pierobon, F., Gatto, P., Maskey, R. K., & Cavalli, R. (2017). The global warming potential of building materials: An application of life cycle analysis in Nepal. Mountain research and development, 37(1), 47-55. DOI: 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00043.1
Bhochhibhoya, S., & Cavalli, R. (2016). Global warming and Himalayan building. In F. Balkau, S. Massari, & G. Sonnemann (Eds.), Life cycle approaches to sustainable regioanl development (pp. 296-305). Taylor Francis, Routledge.
Maskey, R. K., Khanal, S. N., Kayastha, R. B., Bhochhibhoya, S., Aryal, N., Manandhar, A., & Ghimire, P. (2013). Flood Risk and Energy Security Mountainous Region of Nepal: Lesson from Dig-Tsho, Tsho-Rolpa and Imja Glacial Lakes. Paper presented at International DAAD Alumni Expert Seminar "Science meets Economy - Water and Waste Water Management" in combination with the International Trade Fair IFAT India, Mumbai, India.
Other Contributions

Peer Review Journals:                                                                                                                         

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

Book Chapters:

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

Posters Presented:

[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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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Toren (building no. 20), room Z224
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Toren (building no. 20), room Z224
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Toren  Z224
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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