Jiban Shrestha is a Scientist (Plant Breeding and Genetics) at National Maize Research Program, Rampur, Chitwan under Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Nepal since 2010 to till date. He has been involved in basic and applied research on maize mainly related to development, maintenance and improvement of hybrid and open pollinated maize varieties as well as soil nutrient management for maize grown in various production systems. He has played vital role for development and release of three three early hybrid and three early varieties. He has published 50 peer reviewed articles in both national and international journals, 10 proceeding papers, 12 scientific abstracts, 18 scientific reports, 11 magazine articles, two leaflet, one newsletter article and two book. He has been affiliated to more than 15 journals [ including European Journal of Agronomy (Elsevier), Agronomy Journal (American Society of Agronomy), Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment (WFL Publisher) etc], and national publications (books, annual reports etc) as editor or reviewer. He has joined as member of Asian Council of Science Editors (ACSE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), Council of Asian Science Editors (CASE) and reviewer committee member of 5 international conferences. He has guided 6 agricultural graduate and 2 postgraduate students for their thesis research.