The 3rd World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (WCSET 2014) was organized by the Basha Research Corporation at Hotel Manang, Kathmandu, Nepal during 27-29 September 2014. The conference received 258 papers out of which 158 were accepted for the oral presentations divided into four parallel sessions. However, only 156 papers were considered for publication in the conference proceedings with ISBN 13: 978-81-930222-0-7. There were total 148 participants, representing 17 countries that contributed to the success of the conference.
Mr. R. Hafeez Basha, Vice President - Technology, BRCORP was the Conference Chairman, along with Mr. Raju Aedla, Secretary General, Cafet-Innova Technical Society, India as Co-Chair. Mr. Pragyan Bhattarai, Managing Director, Planning and Review Engineering Consultancy Services, Nepal was the Organizing Secretary.
Shri. Minendra Rizal, Honorable Minister for Information and Communication, Government of Nepal was the Chief Guest. Prof. Jammi Srinivasa Rao, Professor Retd., IIT-Delhi and President & CEO, BRCORP and Prof. D. Venkat Reddy, Professor, National Institute of Technology, NIT-Karnataka and President, Cafet-Innova Technical Society were the Guests-of-Honour.
Prof. Shuichi TORII, Assistant Director, Centre for Globalization, Kumamoto University Japan; Prof. Amde M. Amde, University of Maryland, USA; Prof. Katta Venkataramana, Dean-Academics, National Institute of Technology (NIT-Karnataka); Prof. Indra Prasad Tripathi, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya; Prof. R. N. Patel, Awadhesh Pratap Singh University; Prof. R. Rajesh, Central University of Bihar; Dr. ASN Chakravarthi, Chief Technology Officer, BRCORP and Associate Professor, University College of Engineering Vizianagaram, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada and Mr. Saikiran Chavali, Oracle Software Ltd., India were the keynote speakers during the parallel sessions.
Field trip to Kathmandu City was arranged on the last day of the conference to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Pashupatinath Temple, BoudhaNath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changu Narayan. Also, private trips for river rafting and Pokhra were also arranged.