PhD in Civil Engineering (2019-Present), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
M.Sc. Engineering Geology (2018), Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Badal is an Associate Lecturer at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. She teaches Geospatial Information Science (GMAT3220). She specializes in implementation of remote sensing (RS), geographical information systems (GIS) and machine learning algorithms to assess natural hazards.
Baniya, B., & Pokharel, B. Global Partnership Project Grant 2022. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech University, USA (AUD 7200)
Pokharel B. Research Grant, HPC- Europa3 Transnational Access Programme 2022 hosted by Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection, Italian National Research Council (IRPI-CNR), Perugia Italy (AUD 3630)
Best Talent Award, 2021 Young Generation Forum/Young Professional Forum hosted by the Korean Academy of Scientists and Engineers in Australasia
University topper for Master of Science in Engineering Geology, Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, 2018
Her research focuses on the assessment of natural and human-induced disasters, such as earthquake-triggered landslides or climate change-induced floods, using geospatial approaches. She is passionate about working in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research that contributes towards disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM).
Geospatial Information Science (GMAT 3220)