Organizational Structure

Research Division

The Research Division is responsible for generating new knowledge. It focuses on conducting research that has global scientific value but often contextually relevant locally, particularly in Low and Middle Income Countries. Our faculties have a strong track record of scientific contributions and we expect the researchers to pursue larger impact in the scientific community by pushing the frontiers of world knowledge, in the society via the applications and in the academia by training the next generation of scientific leaders.


    • Principal Research Scientist  (Equivalent to Professor)
    • Senior Research Scientist (Equivalent to Associate Professor/Reader)
    • Research Scientist (Equivalent to Assistant Professor/Lecturer)
    • Postdoctoral Researcher
    • PhD student or Research Associate
    • Research Assistant

Education and Outreach Division

The outreach division is responsible for disseminating generated knowledge to the wider community within Nepal and the Asian region. It is also responsible for engaging with educational institutions to enhance AI based teaching, conducting workshops and short training programmes primarily in machine learning and data science, with the aim of enhancing the technical capability of individuals and organisations with focus on enhancing AI/ML capability of IT professionals, embedding ML skills within organizations and improving science education within schools and colleges.

Industry and Innovation Division

Facilitate and support building of research and innovation based industry ecosystem in Nepal. Support and incubate start-ups by providing infrastructure and expertise, and also actively explore product ideas originating from research activities within NAAMII. The division is also responsible for building mutually beneficial partnership with established industries.
The partnerships can for example include providing scientific expertise to the industries, getting funding for long term research fellows in NAAMII and PhD students who work on research topics relevant to the industry.
The division will also provide support to scientists and students to shape up their ideas to potential future product and actively support spin-offs from NAAMII.

Management and Operations

Director leads the executive operations at NAAMII driving the vision and strategy set out by the board and general members.

Head of Operations works in this division with the Director to ensure smooth operations in HR, Finance, admin, procurement, logistics and legal compliance.

General Members and Board of Directors

Set the constitution, fundamental values and vision of the institute and ensure that the organization is moving towards its vision following its values.