Uttam develops hydrological/hydraulic models for flood forecasting and warning and does climate change impact assessment on various sectors. His recent works involve climate change projections, downscaling and bias correction, Geo-spatial analysis of climate and hydrology, hydrological and hydraulic modeling, etc.
Previously, Uttam worked as a district coordinator for the preparation of District Climate Energy Plan of selected districts of Nepal in ERI Pvt. Ltd, Lalitpur, Nepal.
Uttam is a gold medalist during his Master’s Degree in Water Engineering and Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and a Deans’ honored student during his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Nepal Engineering College, Nepal.