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Shakti Raj Shrestha

PhD candidate

Tel: (+64) 3 479 5230
Mobile: (+64) 27 6403391


Shakti Shrestha (160)Shakti is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago. He has an MSc in urban planning and management from ITC, University of Twente, Netherlands with focus in disaster management. He was trained in Architecture in Kathmandu, Nepal and has few years’ experience in design and construction. Shakti is interested in research related to disaster management and mitigation in relation to earthquake hazards.


Shakti is currently working on the QuakeCoRE (QC) funded project, the Wellington Cordon Project which is part of the QC flagship 3.


Shrestha, S. R., Sliuzas, R., & Kuffer, M. (2018). Open spaces and risk perception in post-earthquake Kathmandu city, 93(October 2017), 81–91.