Balkrishna Ghimire has obtained Bachelors's (2001) and a Master's degree in Botany (2004) from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has worked as a botany lecturer (2005-2007) at Trichandra College, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has obtained a Ph.D. degree in plant morphology and anatomy in relation to taxonomy (2012) from Kangwon National University, Korea. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher (2012-2013) at Oriental Bio-herb Research Institute, Kangwon National University. Currently (2014 - till now), he is working as a senior research fellow at plant taxonomy laboratory, Korean National Arboretum, Korea. His research projects cover the morphology and anatomy of the woody plants of Korea. In addition, he is working on embryological development, and seed formation in some Korean rare endemic plants.