Dr. Rajib Subba considers himself a pracademic in the field of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) with a multidisciplinary academic background and extensive industry experience. With a PhD degree in Communication and Information Sciences from University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, Dr. Subba bridges the gap between academia and industry, combining theoretical knowledge with practical expertise to drive innovation and promote real-world impact.
Dr. Subba's journey as a pracademic began during his doctoral studies, where he focused on the application of ICTs in solving complex organizational challenges. Dr. Subba’s research explore the intersection of ICT and crisis management, examining how technology can be leveraged to improve operational efficiency, enhance decision-making processes, and drive sustainable crisis response.
Dr. Subba is known for his ability to translate academic research and theories into practical engineering solutions that deliver tangible results particularly in Nepal Police during 2015 Nepal earthquake. Dr. Subba’s national and international work experiences include Nepal Police, National Planning Commission, The Kathmandu Post, Infodevelopers, United Nations Mission in Kosovo, and ITC/UNTAD-Geneva. In addition, since 2007, Dr. Subba has been involved in teaching with various universities including WestCliff University, University of Agder, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Tribhuvan University.
Dr. Subba is awarded with various national and international recognitions including Nepal Academy of Science and Technology Award, Nepal Education Medal, Janasewa Shree Medal, Gorkha Dakchhin Bahu, APCSS-Hawaii Alumni Achievement Award, and Westcliff University Teaching Excellence Award. Dr. Subba has been involved in various professional and community service organizations including Computer Association of Nepal. Dr. Subba served as a Jury Member to Smart Urban Technology Challenge (SUTC) organized by Kathmandu Metropolitan City in 2018.