Dr. Sagar Parajuli / Research Scientist, King Abdulla University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Sagar Parajuli is a self-motivated researcher with expertise in Regional/Global Climate Modeling, Air Quality Modeling, and Big Data Analysis. His current research is focused on modeling natural and anthropogenic aerosols and understanding how they impact air quality and rainfall processes using a regional climate model (WRF-Chem) together with various satellite and ground-based observations. He enjoys deciphering the various physical, biological, and chemical happenings of the Earth System and has broader research interests in Environmental Policies, Public Health, and Sustainable Development.

Dr. Parajuli is currently a Research Scientist at the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Before joining KAUST, he worked at The University of California, Irvine, as a postdoctoral researcher. He obtained his Ph.D. in Geosciences (2016) from The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA. He did his master’s degree in Water and Environmental Engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (now a part of Khalifa University), Abu Dhabi, UAE, and completed his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Institute of Engineering, Lalitpur, Nepal.