Dr. Balaram Prasain is Reader (Associate professor) and Head at CDL . He earned his PhD from Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 2012 on computational linguistics. His research interests include general and theroetical linguistics, computational linguistics and natural language processing, language documentation, lexicography and dictionary making etc.
Dr. Dan Raj Regmi is Professor and former Head of CDL, TU (2009-2018 January). He was Director of Linguistic Survey of Nepal. He received PhD from TU, Nepal. He is expert-counselor of Language Commission, Nepal. His research areas/interests are language typology, sociolinguistic survey, language documentation, multilingual education and language policy.
Dr. Dubi Nanda Dhakal is Professor and former Head of CDL. He earned his PhD from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. His research interests include language documentation, and gramamtical description of lesser-known and endangered languages of Nepal, areal typology, language contact, sociolinguistic studies, etc. He has widely published in the areas of grammatical description, and language documentation.
Dr. Karnakhar Khatiwada is reader(Associate Professor) at CDL. He earned his PhD from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. His research interests include language documentation, and gramamtical description of lesser-known and endangered Tibeto-Burman languages of Nepal. He is also involved in English-to-Nepali translation (technical and literary).
Ram Raj Lohani has been teaching as a lecturer at this department since 2000. He has been working in the areas of generative syntax, corpus linguistics, and phonology. His research interests include general and theoretical linguistics. Particularly he is interested in generative syntax and phonology. He has published articles in several national and international journals including Corpora.
Lekhnath Sharma Pathak is Leturer (Assistant Professor) at CDL. Currently, he is puruing his PhD in Cognitive Science from Center for Neural and Cognitve Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India. He has presented papers in national and international conferences and published on language acquisition, sociolinguistics, ELT and pedagogy.
Bhim Lal Gautam is currently working as a permanent lecturer at Central Department of Linguistics since 2000.He is the past president of Linguistic Society of Nepal (2014-2016) and Research Coordinator (2017-2023) of NELTA. Mr Gautam has been engaged in language documentation and revitalization, sociolinguistic surveys, language contact and shift, language policy and planning
Bhim Narayan Regmi is a Lecturer at the department. He has got MA both in Linguistics and in Nepali from Tribhuvan University. He is in the department since 2002. He is involved in research activities both in core and interdisciplinary/applied linguistics. He has four books in Nepali in his credit and many articles both in English and Nepali.
Kamal Poudel, a faculty at the department, has been involved in the language and linguistic activities for more than two decades. He has participated and presented in the national and international seminars of theoretical and applied linguistics. Additionally, he has published articles in the periodicals and journals. His areas of interest include syntax, morphology and applied linguistics.
Mr. Chalise is an Assistant Professor at the Central Department of Linguistics, Tribhuvan University. His research interests include phonetics, phonology, language documentation and linguistic researches in different fields of language and linguistics. His research articles have been published in both national and international journals in different fields of language and linguistics.
Dr Rai is an Assistant Professor at the Central Department of Linguistics, Tribhuvan University. He earned his PhD from Tribhuvan University in 2015. Prior to that he gained his MA degrees in English anf Linguistics from TU. His research areas/interests are language documentation, linguistic typology, ethnolinguistics, field linguistics, sociolinguisticsand endangered and minority languages.