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Mr. Prakash Ranjitkar

Transportation and Traffic Systems

Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University

Kita-13, Nishi-8, Kitaku, Sapporo 060-8628, Japan.

Tel. +81-11-706-6822 (Lab), +81-90-62643970 (Mobile)

Fax. +81-11-706-6215, Email

Address in Nepal: Malangwa-8, Sarlahi, Nepal










Educational Background

  • Pursuing PhD. (Civil), specialization in Transportation and Traffic Systems at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan (from Octoberf 2001).
  • M. Eng. (Civil), specialization in Transportation Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand (1999).
  • B. Eng. (Civil) from Tribhuvan University, Pulchowk Campus, Nepal (1994).

Professional Background

  • Building Construction Projects (includes schools, offices, laboratory, staff quarters, cold storage building, private owned residential buildings and factory building)
  • Road Construction Projects (includes local graveled roads, temporary/ permanent access roads and access bridges)
  • Hydropower Project (includes construction of access roads, access bridges, cofferdams, concrete weir, intake structures and desander, headrace/tailrace culverts, upstream/downstream portals, partially shotcrete lined headrace tunnel, surge shaft, steel pressure pipe line, power station, office, powerhouse and staff quarters)
  • Wastewater Management Project (includes construction of manholes, CSO's, drainage pipes installation by Horizontal Directional Drilling Method, installation of concrete and steel pipes by pipe jacking methods)

Academic Presentations & Publications

  • Ranjitkar, P., Nakatsuji, T., Azuta, Y., Gurusinghe, G.S., "Stability Analysis based on Instantaneous Driving Behavior using Car Following Data", 82nd TRB Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., 2003.
  • Ranjitkar, P., Nakatsuji, T., Azuta, Y., Asano, M., "Stability Analysis based on Driving Performance Factors using RTK GPS Car Following Data", ITS Japan Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 2002.
  • Ranjitkar, P., Nakatsuji, T., Azuta, Y., Kamizumi, T., "Stability Analysis Car Following Behavior", JSCE Infrastructure Annual Meeting, Iwate, Japan, 2002.
  • Ranjitkar, P., Nakatsuji, T., Gurusinghe, G.S., Azuta, Y., gCar-Following Experiments Using RTK GPS and Stability Characteristics of Followers in Platoonh a conference on Application of Advanced Technology in Transportation (AATT), Boston, USA, 2002.
  • Suzuki, J., Nakatsuji, T., Azuta, Y., Ranjitkar, P., gAnalysis of Variable Reaction Timeh JSCE Infrastructure Journal, Japan, 2002.
  • Gurusinghe, G.S., Nakatsuji, T., Azuta, Y., Ranjitkar, P., Tanaboriboon, Y. Multiple Car Following Data Using Real Time Kinematic Global Positioning System, 81st TRB Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., 2002.
  • Ranjitkar, P., Nakatsuji, T., gChaos in Traffic Flow Dynamics Using Car Following Modelh at JSCE Infrastructure Annual Meeting, Kochi, Japan, 2001.

Professional Membership

  • Nepal Engineersf Association, Nepal - General Member
  • Japanese Society of Civil Engineers, Japan - Student Member
  • Institute of Transportation Engineer, USA - Associate Member
  • Transportation Research Board, USA - Student Member

Family Members

Mrs. Sabina Ranjitkar (wife)

Master Prawesh Ranjitkar (son)

Master Suwesh Ranjitkar (son)

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- Prakash Ranjitkar

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