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Rajiv Khadka

Visualization Researcher

Research Areas:
Applied Visualization; Cyber and Information Science; Data collection; Data Science; Spatial Analysis; Web Applications


Rajiv Khadka is a Visualization Researcher at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). He holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Wyoming. He is respected as dynamic, enthusiastic, and multilingual with a proven track record of researching and creating cutting-edge user interaction methods, visual analytics applications, and tools that improve scientific workflows within Virtual and Augmented Reality environments. He is also a dedicated and passionate educator, delivering engaging lessons and providing mentorship to his students, while also writing successful proposals and furthering personal research.

Rajiv has a strong technical background in programming and visualization tools, and an outstanding ability to build lasting relationships with, and convey technical information to, scientists and non-scientists audiences. He is respected as a motivated self-starter with exemplary organization skills, a keen eye for detail, and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. He is an out-of-the-box, analytic thinker committed to implementing unique solutions to challenging research problems, while thriving in diverse environments that champion collaboration and innovation.

During his Ph.D. in Computer Science, he conducted research in the fields of Human-Computer Interaction, Collaborative Virtual Environments, Proxemics, Immersive Data Visualization, 3D User Interface, and Tangible User Interfaces.

Digital Profiles:

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Wyoming, 2019
M.S., Computer Science, University of Wyoming, 2019
B.E., Computer Engineering, Kathmandu University, 2012


Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Idaho State University, Pocatello, USA​

Research Interests:
  • ​​Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Immersive Data Visualization
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Collaborative Virtual Environments
  • Immersive Analytics
  • Digital Twins​
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