I would like to thank my colleagues at the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) and Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (PENS) for a good reception during our visit there, especially to Prof. Mohammad Nuh (former Indonesian Minister of National Education), Dr. Son Kuswadi, Prof. Ketut Buda Artana, Prof. Didik Prasetyoko, Mr. Djoko Hartanto, Mr. Didik Setyo Purnomo and Dr. Agung Purniawan. Hopefully, our plan to establish the Indonesia-Malaysia Research Consortium (I’M Research Consortium) can proceed smoothly. Prof. Mohammad Nuh agreed to attend the I’M Research Consortium Forum which will be held at UTM, Johor Bahru, on May 18, 2016. On January 14, 2016, I also gave a lecture at the Department of Chemistry, ITS.
I am invited as a guest lecturer at Universitas Negeri Malang (UM) on 18 December 2016. My talk is on how the strategy and best practice to improve the quantity and quality of the research at the UM. The rector, vice rectors, deans and also professors attended my lecture.
As the Director of CSNano, I would like to congratulate CSNano staff, especially Dr. Leny Yuliati and her team, for successfully organize One Day EU-ASEAN Symposium and Workshop on Photocatalysis on 24 November 2015.
I delivered a motivational talk in front of students from Indonesia who are studying in various Malaysian universities in “Leadership Camp 2015” program. I would like to congratulate the UTM Indonesian Student Association which has been successfully hosted this event at UTM!
I represent UTM at a meeting in BPPT (Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi), Jakarta to discuss cooperation between BPPT and UTM. This meeting was chaired by Prof. Dr. Ir. Suhendar Indrakoesmaya Sachoemar.
I am one of keynote speakers at The 1st International Conference on Science, Technology, and Interdisciplinary Research (IC-STAR) 2015 which is held in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia from 21 to 23 September 2015.