•         Membrane technology for: separation/purification and energy generation
  •         Water technology: Drinking water technology, water and waste water treatment, water reuse for agriculture
  •         Sustainable energy technology: biofuels and bioreactors
  •         Fluid dynamics: two-phase flow processes, bubble columns, cooling tower
  •         Biomaterial: Bio-based material, biomass utilization, bio-compatible material


  Doctoral research
Topic                  : Air/water cleaning in spiral wound membrane module
Institutions       : The Joint Research Programme of the Dutch Water Sector (BTO), 
                              University of Twente,  KWR Watercycle Research Institute, 
                              TTIW Wetsus, Centre of excellence for sustainable water technology 
Thesis Title       : “Two-Phase Flow for Fouling Control in Membranes”       (
  Advisers            :
  • Prof. D.C. Nijmeijer (University of Twente),
  • Dr. A.J.B. Kemperman (University of Twente/Wetsus-Center of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology)
  • Dr. E.R. Cornelissen (KWR Watercycle Research Institute),
  • Prof. W.G.J. van der Meer (Technical University Delft)

  Graduate research
Topic               : Develop green membrane processes for energy and environmental applications: Membrane for Biodiesel and Biooil Degumming, optimization using Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Institutions       : Taiwan National COE R & D Centre for Membrane Technology, International Chemical Engineering and Materials Program, Chung Yuan University (CYCU) – Taiwan
Thesis Title      : “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling of Vegetable Oil Degumming Using Tubular Ceramic Membrane
Adviser              : Prof. Tsair Wang Chung

  Lecturer/Research Associate
Topic               : Conduct teach, research as well as community development in the area of sustainable energy technology, water and environmental engineering.
Institutions       : Bioprocess Engineering, Department Agricultural Engineering, University of Brawijaya,  Indonesia

  Undergraduate research
Topic               : Develop and design process of green house effect GHE solar dryer and hybrid nocturnal-evaporative cooling tower for agricultural product.
Institutions       : Centre for Research on Engineering Application in Tropical Agriculture (CREATA), Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia
Thesis Title      : “Design an Performance of Induced Counter Flow Type of Cooling Tower  Prototype under Controlled Surrounding
Adviser             : Prof. Kamaruddin Abdullah, MSA

SEM, Contact Angle, Surface Tension Meter, UV-Vis, Zeta Potential Meter, Centrifuge, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Particle Imaging Velocimety (PIV), FLOWBUS Control System, High Speed Camera, Microscope, and Swagelok Certified.

   Computer Language
Microsoft Office programmes, Latex, CFD package’s FLUENT® and GAMBIT®, COMSOL, PDE2D, some experiences with FORTRAN, MATLAB, BASIC, AutoCAD, LAB-View, Image-J, SolidWorks.