Bijaya B. Karki

Bijaya B. Karki

McDermott Inc. Endowed Professor, Division Chair

3325E Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225 578 1252 / Fax: 225 578 1465


Educational Background

Ph.D. in Computational Physics, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1997

Diploma with Honors, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 1994

M.Sc. with Distinction, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1992


Research Interests

Scientific Visualization and Applications, Computational Materials, Large-Scale Simulations


Teaching Responsibilities

CSC 7443: Scientific Information Visualization

CSC 4103: Operating Systems

CSC 3102: Advanced Data Structures and Algorithmic Analysis


Selected Publications

Ghosh DB, Karki BB and  Wang J, Utilization of Artificial Neural Network to explore the compositional space of hollandite-structured materials for radionuclide Cs incorporation, Journal of Nuclear Materials 530, 151957, 2020

Deng J, Du Z, Karki BB, Ghosh DB and Lee KKM, A magma ocean origin to divergent redox evolutions of rocky planetary bodies and early atmospheres, Nature Communications 11 (1), 1-7, 2020

Bhattarai D, Zhang J and Karki BB, Parallel coordinates-based visual analytics for materials property, Int’l Joint Conf. on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2019), 83-95, 2019.

Shakya SS, Zhang J and Karki BB, ToPoMine: A graph miner for analysis of atom dynamics simulation data in materials science, Intelligent Data Analysis 20, 1182-1198, 2016

Bohara B and Karki BB, Clutter reduction in visualization of particle (atom) trajectories with adaptive position merging, The 9th Int'l Conf. on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP'14), 2014

Bhattarai D and Karki BB, Atomistic visualization: space–time multiresolution integration of data analysis and rendering, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, 951-968, 2009


Awards and Honors

NSF Career Award (2004)

Excellence in Refereeing (AGU 2015 Editor’s Citation)

Fellowship (2012, Japan Society for Promotion of Science)

LSU Rainmakers Faculty Mid-Career Scholar Award (2010)

JMGM Graphics Prize (2009, Elsevier and Molecular Graphics Modeling Society)

Phi-Kappa-Phi Non-Tenured Faculty Award (2008, LSU Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society)


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