Dr. Ir. Harsawardana, M.Eng


He has over 28 years of experience in design of machinery and equipment of agro-industry and food-industry and has wide experiences as profesional in companies, consultant , entrepreneur, lecturer and researcher. In the last ten years his research is focussing on integrating mechatronics and intelligence systems in machinery and equipment used in agroindustry and food industry to enhance their performances and utilities. He got a doctoral degree in Biosystems Engineering from University of Bonn, Germany in 2000, and a master degree in Agricultural Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand in 1992 and a bachelor degree in Agricultural Engineering from Gadjah Mada University. His current research interest is developing harvesting robot based on hydraulic crane for oil palm fruits.

Dr. Bens Pardamean

Adjunct Senior Researcher & Research Consultant

Dr. Bens Pardamean has over thirty years of global experience in information technology, bioinformatics, and education, including a strong background in database systems, computer networks, and quantitative research. His professional experience includes being a practitioner, researcher, consultant, entrepreneur, and lecturer. His current research interests are in developing and analyzing genetic data in cancer studies and genome-wide association studies (GWAS) for agriculture genetic research. After successfully leading the Bioinformatics Research Interest Group, he currently holds a dual-appointment as the Director of Bioinformatics & Data Science Research Center (BDSRC) and as an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Bina Nusantara (BINUS) in Jakarta, Indonesia.He earned a doctoral degree in informative research from the University of Southern California (USC), as well as a master’s degree in computer education and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from California State University, Los Angeles.

Dr. Haryono Soeparno

Adjunct Senior Researcher & Research Consultant

Dr. Haryono Soeparno has over thirty six years of experience in information technology and its applications in resource management, especially in agricultural topics. He has been a senior lecturer in computer science subjects at BINUS University since 1984. He also has experiences in R&D management, communications and collaborations at national and international bodies. Currently, he is a Senior Faculty Member at BINUS Graduate Program (BGP) and Senior Researcher at BDSRC. His expertise and research interests are in modelling and simulations using dynamic systems, knowledge-based systems, and neural networks. He earned a doctoral degree in Computer Science from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand in 1995, a master’s degree in Computer Science from Western Michigan University, USA in 1987, and a bachelor’s degree from Bogor Agricultural University in 1980. He also earned certificates from Honeywell Education Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA in Data Base Systems and System Programming; and from National Computer Institute, The Office of the President, Quezon City, Philippines, in Programming and System Analysis and Design.

Dr. Achmad Himawan S.Si,M.Si

Senior Researcher

Dr. Achmad Himawan has ten years of experience in Plant Pathology, especially in Citrus plant disease and its vector insect. At present he has been undertaking Post Doctoral Grant entitle ‘Detection of Endosymbiont in Diaphorina citri, Huanglongbing Disease Vector, at Central of Citrus Plantation in Java’. He has been a lecturer in Plant Protection, Plant Tissue Culture, and Agricultural Microbiology subjects at Instiper Yogyakarta since 2016. His expertise and research interests are in Microbes-Vectors-Plants interactions. He earned a doctoral degree in Plant Pathology from Faculty of Agriculture, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta in 2015, a master’s degree in Plant Tissue Culture from Faculty of Biology, University of Gadjah Mada in 2001, and a bachelor’s from Faculty of Biology, from UGM in 1996.

Yureana Wijayanti, S.T.,M.Eng.,Ph.D

Senior Researcher

Dr. Yureana Wijayanti started her research in groundwater contamination in agriculture, and urban area in 2010. InFebruary-April 2018, she was doing her post doctorate study at school of Engineering and Information Technology, Murdoch University, Western Australia.Since then, she has been doing a colaborative research and participating in the ‘Australia Indonesia Institute (AII) Grant’. In most of her research, she utilizes an ArcGIS program in the analysis method. One of her recent publication using the ArcGIS is “Understanding and Quantifying Water Balance for Sustainable City and Agriculture of Yogyakarta Province”. She has been a lecturer in Environmental Impact Assessment, and Agricultural Infrastructure and Plantation Design, at Instiper Yogyakarta since 2017. Her expertise and research interests are in environmental impact assessment, groundwater contamination and hydrology. She earned a doctoral degree in Environment Engineering from University of Yamanashi, Japan in 2013, a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Institute for Infrastructural, Hydraulic & Environmental Engineering (IHE), Delft, The Netherland in 2000 and a bachelor’s from Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 1998.

Teddy Suparyanto, SPd, MTI

Research Associate

Teddy Suparyanto gained a deep understanding in developing and managing IT systems in educational sector from his 6 years experiences as Head of Multimedia and IT Department. He is able to manage all matters relating to multimedia data, web programming, database system, design organizational and development strategies based on the IT systems, and IT procurement to support the achievement of the vision, mission and objectives of the institution. Graduated from mathematics teacher education faculty, he has an educational background in Mathematics, Teaching Skills, Educational Psychology, Pedagogy Philosophy, Teaching Strategy and Learning Media. His ability in Statistics are very helpful in the data analysis process. He completed his master degree program in information technology at Bina Nusantara University.His current research interests and expertise are in implementation of IT in education sector based on Team Based Learning (TBL) approach and developing CANREG 5 as cancer registration for Indonesia.

Arief Ika Uktoro, S.TP., M.Sc.

Research Associate

Arief Ika Uktoro is researcher and lecture at Institut Pertanian STIPER Yogyakarta. He teaches GIS application for plantations, GIS and Mapping Survey, Mapping Survey, Drawing Techniques and AutoCad, Information and Computer Technology. He graduated from Agricultural Engineering at Institut Pertanian STIPER Yogyakarta with the thesis "GIS and Remote Sensing Applications for Mapping Rice Fields". He earned master’s degree in Remote Sensing from Gadjah Mada University, in 2012 with the thesis "Building a Sustainable Rice Model and the change model using Cellular Automata". His interested in GIS, Remote Sensing, Drone, UAV and ICT.

Kuni Faizah, S.Si., M.Sc.

Research Associate

Kuni Faizah has more than seven years of experience in research. She had been a Research Assistant at LIPI Tangerang, Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Research and Testing at Gadjah Mada University, once a lecturer at the Physics Department - Faculty ot Teacher Training and Education at IKIP PGRI Madiun. She graduated from the physics department at Sebelas Maret University with the thesis "Development of Extensometer Sensors Based on Optical Bending Loss". Her postgraduate education came from the physics department of Gadjah Mada University with the thesis "Fabrication of Doped PVA / Chitosan Nanofiber with NaCL and its Effect on The Fiber Morphology. Her interest in Fuel Cells, Material Characterization, Nanomaterial Synthesis, Nano Cellulose, Electrospinning. She is also interested in Personal Development and Language. Her current activities are as a researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering - Institut Pertanian STIPER, Yogyakarta.

Lisma Safitri, S.TP., M.Si.

Research Associate

Lisma Safitri has more than nine years of experience in research. She is one of the Member of International Young Researcher on Hydrology and Water Resource Management. Undergraduate Study in Agricultural Engineering of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Spec. Soil and Water Eng. Graduate Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Spec. Water Resource Eng. Graduate study in Hydrology, Hydrochemical,Soil and Environment of University of Toulouse III, France, Spec. Hydrology. Her competence in Hydrology, Hydro-climatology, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Soil and Water Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation, Water Resource Engineering. Her current activities are as a researcher and lecturer at Agricultural Engineering Department - Institut Pertanian STIPER, Yogyakarta.

Arif Umami S.Si.,M.Sc

Research Associate

Arif Umami currently works at the Agrotechnology, Institut Pertanian Stiper (Instiper). Arif does research in Biotechnology, and Botany. He have skills and expertise in Plant Physiology, Biotechnology, Plant Biology, Aquaculture, Algae, Microalgae, Marine Biotechnology, Seaweed, Seaweed Biology, Microalgae Biodiesel. His current project are bio conversion of Lignocellulase to bioplastic and improving plant productivity using Plant Growth promoting rhizobacter as biofertilizer.

Betti Yuniasih, S.Si, M.Sc

Research Associate

Betti Yuniasih is a lecturer at the STIPER Agricultural Institute, focusing on environmental science. She joined the STIPER Agricultural Institute since 2015. She currently teaches in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Agroecosystems, Climatology, and Information Technology and Computers. Her educational background is as an S1 graduate from the Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University and completing a master's degree in Environmental Sciences from Gadjah Mada University in 2018. Several studies have been conducted are the use of remote sensing data from satellite imagery for monitoring succession after the eruption of Mount Merapi. Research on the use of GIS to see the condition of gound water quality in Yogyakarta Special Province, Utilization of GIS in oil palm plantations, and diversity of weeds in oil palm plantations.

Dian Pratama Putra Suwarno Saragih, S.P., M.Sc.

Research Associate

Dian Pratama Putra Suwarno Saragih is researcher and lecturer at STIPER Agricultural Institute. He Graduate form STIPER Agricultural Institute in 2015. Earned Master degree in Soil Science, Gadjah Mada University. His interest in plantation, mining reclamation, all about soil fertility, leadership role. Past activities are internship programme at PT. First Resources Ltd as foreman and fied assistants, As consultan at Lestari Taman Asri. Recent activities is lecturer at STIPER Agricultural Institue (2018).

Yuslinawari, S.Hut., M.Sc.

Research Associate

Yuslinawari, S.Hut., M.Sc Yuslinawari, S.Hut., M.Sc is a researcher and lecturer at the STIPER Faculty of Forestry. She graduated from Gadjah Mada University in forest cultivation at Faculty of Forestry. She earned master degree from Forestry Science, Faculty of Forestry Gadjah Mada University.

Hangger Gahara Mawandha,SP.,MSc

Research Associate

Hangger Gahara Mawandha graduated as Bachelor and Master of agronomy. Have experience of 5 years working in the sugar cane plantations that as a supervisor and as a staff for Research and Quality Control. A lecturer since 2015 in Instiper Yogyakarta. During a lecturer has been entrusted to teach weed science and climate science. When a lecturer, experience during work on the plantation is used to create models and perform research that can be applied in the field. One of the works is to create a model calculation to estimate the yield of sugarcane in the form of android app called "kalkulator tebu". The application has been available for download on google PlayStore. Currently working on a model of an approximate calculation of yields for other commodities. In addition to designing Android-based applications to the plantation, is currently developing a web-based vegetation analysis program transfer database called “elektronikkatalog gulma”. The study is in the process of implementation funded by the ministry of research, technology and higher education.

Muhammad Prasanto Bimantio, S.T., M.Eng.

Research Associate

Muhammad Prasanto Bimantio is researcher and lecturer at Institut Pertanian STIPER Yogyakarta. He earned bachelor degree's from Chemical Engineering Gadjah Mada University. Earned master degree in Industrial Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University. He is an engineer with strong passion in technical, mathematical, computing, system design, system thinking, scheduling, simulation, and optimization.

Helmi Afroda, SIP., M. IP

Research Associate

Helmi Afroda is researcher and librarian at STIPER Agricultural Institute. She Graduate form Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University Yogyakarta in 2012. Earned Master degree in Library Science, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University Yogyakarta in 2015. She interest in development of library information technology and digital library.

Bagus Muhammad Akbar, SST., M.Kom

Administrator & Research Associate

Bagus Muhammad Akbar is a technology activist. He has work experience from designing and implementing information systems in various companies and colleges. His current research interest is designing enterprise information systems, and machine learning. He is interestedin creating an enterprise information system that has artificial intelligence and can facilitate organizational decision making. Previously he studied digital media technology at the Bandung Institute of Technology and received M.Kom degree in informatics engineering at the Indonesian Islamic University

Muchammad Ali Nur Secha, S.Kom

Research Assistant

Muchammad Ali Nur Secha is a technology activist. He has work experience designing and implementing information systems in universities. He completed his bachelor's degree in information systems at STMIK AKAKOM.His current research interest is the design of information systems and decision support systems.

R. Hendro Kusumo Raharjo, S.Kom

Research Assistant

Hendro Kusumo Raharjo is a technology activist. He has more than thirteen years experience in information technology. He is interested in web applications, multimedia, and databases. He completed his bachelor's degree in information systems at STMIK AKAKOM. His current research is creating an enterprise information system that has artificial intelligence and can facilitate organizational decision making. His current activities are involved in the artificial intelligence development project team.

Nova Eko Saputro, S.Kom

Research Assistant

Nova Eko Saputro is a technology activist. Nova has work experience in making Augmented Reality in a company. His expertise is included in database and website-based programming. Nova has a great interest in Android developers and IOS developers. The interest of current research is to create an information system which has artificial intelligence and can make decisions. Previously he studied at the Information Engineering field school and completed a Bachelor of Informatics Engineering at the University of AMIKOM Yogyakarta

Johan Narotama, SST.

Research Assistant & Graphic Designer

Johan Narotama has of experience in create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers and develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports. Previously he studied digital media technology at the Bandung Institute of Technology

Budi Wahyuningsih, ST

Research Assistant

Budi Wahyuningsih is a researcher and laboratory assistant at the Yogyakarta Stiper Agricultural Institute. He has more than 5 years experience in the laboratory field. He joined the Stiper Yogyakarta Institute of Agriculture since 2012. He has an interest in writing blogs in the field of chemistry and laboratories. He graduated from the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Sebelas Maret University Surakarta (UNS).

Anzaludin Samsinga Perbangsa, SKom, MMSI

Adjunct Research Associate

Forward-thinking web and mobile developer professional with more than 8 years of experience, including enterprise resource planning, learning management system, and social media application, as well as working directly with customers in a consulting capacity throughout the full software life cycle. Customer-focused and expert in leading and contributing to projects designed to enhance system functionality and end-user productivity. Acknowledged for capacity to tackle challenging issues, analyze viable alternatives, and provide innovative solutions. A resourceful, life-long learner, embracing knowledge as a tool for improved problem-solving effectiveness using a variety of tools, techniques, and programming languages, including [R], HTML, AJAX, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, PostgreSQL, PHP, and Phonegap. His current research interests and expertise are in developing tools to investigate the interplay of genetic and environmental factors in agriculture and has developed agricultural germplasm database. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Bina Nusantara University, as well as a master’s degree in information system from the Bina Nusantara University.

Arif Budiarto, SKom, MSc

Adjunct Research Associate

Arif Budiarto is a technology enthusiast. He has work experiences ranging from system implementer to UX researcher at several IT companies. He also had a great opportunity to join summer internship program at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) as a business and technology analyst. His expertise areas include Internet of Things (IoT) and Human Computer Interaction (HCI). His current research interest is how to design from, with and by data. He aims to combine his expertise in IoT with the advantage of data science to solve multidisciplinary real life problems. He previously studied computer science at Bina Nusantara University for his bachelor’s degree and earned MSc with distinction in Advanced Design Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.

Tjeng Wawan Cenggoro, SKom, MTI

Adjunct Research Associate

Wawan is an academic whose researches focus on the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Wawan got his bachelor degree from STMIK Widya Cipta Dharma, with AI-based final project. This final project employed Artificial Neural Network to recognize underlying patterns of human behavior in Rock-Paper-Scissor game. Wawan then continued his study in AI by taking Master Degree in Bina Nusantara University. During his Master study, he started to learn the state-of-the-art technique in AI called as Deep Learning. The knowledge he gained in Deep Learning is then immersed to his Master final project, in which he tried to classify land use/land cover of Jakarta from satellite imagery. Currently, he takes an interest in discovering beneficial information in genomics data using Deep Learning. In addition to his AI academic research project, he is also a certified instructor for NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute.

Reza Rahutomo, SKom, MMSI

Adjunct Research Associate

Reza finished his Bachelor of Information System and Magister of Management Information System program in Binus University. Previously, Reza has working experience in Japanese AI company as Technology Development Consultant until he came back to the university to finish his master thesis about Deep Learning in Structural Health Monitoring. Currently, he is passionate to learn more about the sub category of AI called NLP (Natural Language Processing) by doing some research in that area.