Ravi Mohan Tiwari (PhD)

Academic qualification

2014 – 2017 PhD from Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan.

2006 – 2008 M.Sc. in Botany (Specialization: Plant Ecology) from Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

2003 – 2006  B.Sc. in Botany from Birendra Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal.

Teaching Experience:

Assistant Professor (Part-time) at Shaheed Smriti Multiple Campus, Chitwan, Nepal (2017.12.28 – 2018.07.08).

Lecturer (Botany) at Aroma English Higher Secondary School (Aroma College), Chitwan, Nepal (2010.07.10 – 2014.01.01).

Research Experiences:

2018.09~2020.08      Post-doctorate Researcher in College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, China.

2017.05–2017.08       Visiting Researcher at Forest Research Institute, Poland.

Research Training:

Training on Dendrochronological Analysis carried out at Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Kathmandu, Nepal, from 15th to 21th January 2009.

Research publications:


Tiwari, R.M. and Shrestha, B.B. (2011) Community Structure and Regeneration of sub-alpine Abies spectabilis, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Tiwari, R.M., Akutsu, K., Shrestha, B.B. and Kohyama, T.S. (2019) Altitude-dependent variation in biomass and wood production of subalpine Abies spectabilis forest in eastern Himalaya. Eurasian Journal of Forest Research, 21:1- 10.

Tiwari, R.M., Shrestha, B.B. and Kohyama, T.S. (2017) Topographic and anthropogenic factors shaping subalpine Abies spectabilis forest in Langtang National Park, Eastern Himalaya. Eurasian Journal of Forest Research, 20: 1- 9.

Dobrowolska, D., Orman, O., Tiwari, R. M. (2020) Low-intensity cutting leads to similar forest structure and tree diversity as in protected stands. Polish Journal of Ecology.68(2) : 145-158.

Jinliang Liu, Shilu Zheng, Ravi Mohan Tiwari, Wenjuan Han, Jiajia Liu (accepted, 2020, Ecosphere) Similar mechanisms underlie beta diversity of bryophytes in two archipelagos with different isolation time.


Tiwari, R.M., Shrestha, B.B. and Kohyama, T.S. Variation in storage and turnover of stand biomass along altitude in subalpine Abies spectabilis forest in eastern Himalaya. 64th Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of Japan, 14-18 March 2017, Tokyo.

Tiwari, R.M. [Oral Presentation] “Dynamic properties of subalpine coniferous forests of Nepal Himalaya and Hokkaido (Japan)”, 30, October-04, November 2018, East Asian Plant Diversity and Conservation 2018, Hangzhou, China.


April 2014 – March 2017 ‘Reconstructing dynamics and development of forest based on demographic and allometric properties of forest trees.’ [Project Assistant]. Granted to Prof. Takashi Kohyama. Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University, Japan.

Other Academic Experiences

External examiner for M.Sc. (Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal) dissertations, “Structural composition and regeneration of tree species in mid-mountain community forests: A case study from Lamjung district, Nepal” and, “Distribution and Association of Cycas pectinate Griff. In Bajho, Ilam in Eastern Nepal”.


Languages         Nepali – Native speaker

                   English – Advanced level

                   Japanese – Basic level

                 Hindi – Intermediate level

Computer skills     Analytical skills in R.


Received “Vidyabhusan” award from the Honorable President of Nepal on 8th September 2017.