Research Project

  • Scholarship holder, ‘The DAAD (Germany)  Scholarship’, Thailand, 1983 – 1985.
  • Scholarship holder, ‘The Overseas Research Scheme Award’, U.K., 1986 – 1989.
  • The best paper presentation in engineering, for research year 1994 – 1996 funded by Sector-Loan, DIKTI, 1996, Ministry of Education
  • Grant for the scientific paper, URGE Project,  Batch I, 1994/1995, Ministry of Education.
  • Research grant: ‘The OSAKA GAS Research Award for the Palm Oil Mill Effluent Treatment Project’, 1996 – 1997.
  • Research grant: Riset Unggulan Terpadu VI, 1998-2000 for ‘The coupling of activated sludge treatment with membrane separation to treat industrial wastewater project’, National Research Council.
  • Research grant from ‘ASAHI GLASS Foundation’ for ‘Treating textile wastewater with the combination of anaerobic and aerobic processes’, 1998-1999.
  • Team member on the following research project:  RUT I, 1993-1995 (Anaerobic Sequencing Bioreactor for treating Industrial Wastewater) dan RUT VII, 1999-2001 (Application of the combination of anaerobic bioreactor and membrane separation for treating palm oil mill effluent), National Research Council.
  • Team Member on the ‘Hibah Tim Project’, URGE, 1998-2000, The application of Soft Sensor for Bioprocess Application’, Ministry of Education.
  • Member of Badan Kejuruan Kimia (Chemical Engineering Chapter), Persatuan Insinyur Indonesia, 1983 – now.
  • Member of International Water Association (IWA), England, U.K.,1993 – now.
  • Member of Water Environment Federation, U.S.A.,1995 – now.
  • Collaborative research Europe-ASEAN, ESA-UNET Programme, 1996-1998
  • Collaborative research Australian-ASEAN, AUSAID-AAECP Programme., 1998-1999.
  • Collaborative research Toyohashi University of Technology-ITB, 2000 – 2002.
  • Collaborative research: JFE Japan, Toyohashi University of Technology, Lampung University and ITB, 2005 – 2007.
  • Research grant: Riset Unggulan Terpadu X, 2003-2006 for ‘Production of Biodegradable plastics from the Agroindustries Wastewater’, National Research Council. Team Leader
  • Team Member on Riset Unggulan Terpadu XII, 2005 – 2007 on: “Application of the Palm-Oil Empty-Fruit-Bunches in Biofiltration Processes for Controlling Air Pollution in Crumb Rubber Industries’.
  • Team Member on Hibah Dikti Tahun 2009 on:”Pengolahan Limbah Industri Biodiesel Menjadi Produk Bernilai: Langkah Awal Menuju Biorefinery (Conversion of Waste from Biodiesel Industry into Valuable Products: an Initial Step to Biorefinery)”
  • Team Leader on Insentif Ristek 2009 for ”Produksi Enzim Ligninolitik untuk Penyisihan Lignin Bahan Lignoselulosa (Production on Ligninolytic enzyme for Lignin Removal in Lignocellulosic Materials) “Ministry of Research and Technology”
  • Team Leader on Hibah Penelitian Strategis Nasional Dikti 2009 for “Produk bioplastik dari Air Limbah Industri  Kelapa Sawit  menggunakan Ralstonia eutropha (Production of Bioplastic from Palm oil mill effluent using Ralstonia eutropha)
  • Team Leader on International Research 2010 for “Electricity Generation from Tapioca Wastewater by Microbial Fuel Cells: Experimental and Mathematical Model”. Institut Teknologi Bandung.
  • Team Leader on Hibah Penelitian Tim Pascasarjana-HPTP (Hibah Pasca) 2010 for “Produk Bioplastik Dari Air Limbah Industri Pertanian Menggunakan Fermentasi Mikroba (Bioplastics from Agricultural Wastewater by Microbe Fermentation). Institut Teknologi Bandung (DIPA ITB).
  • Team Leader on Riset dan Inovasi ITB 2011 (Kelompok Keahlian) for “Produksi Biohidrogen dari Air Limbah Tapioka secara Anaerobik” (Production of Biohydrogen from Tapioca Wastewater by Anaerobic Process). Institut Teknologi Bandung