Nischal Maharjan

Ph.D. Students

MS/Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

I am interested in understanding the physics behind the interplay of various intermolecular and surface forces driving the electrification of water-hydrophobe interfaces. I am also interested in exploring the role of these forces in the wetting phenomena. 


  • Visiting Student, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2019-2020
  • B.Sc., Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2019 


Frs. Locke and Stiller Research Award, 2018 

KAUST Affiliations

  • Water​ Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Intermolecular and surface forces Bio and soft matter physics Wetting phenomena