Skills Summary

Familiar with microscopy: Optical, SEM/TEM/EDS, AFM/SPM; XRF; X-Ray Diffraction; AAS; FTIR; thermal analyzer; Profilometer; Mechanical: MTS tensile machine, Impact testing machine; Rockwell Hardness Tester, Microhardness, MTS Nano Indenter; Steris VHP 1000ED Isolator Decontaminant; cutting machine: Buehler, Acutom 5, and EDM; some operating systems: Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Employment History

  1. Teaching staff at ISI Surakarta 1993 – 1997.
  2. Head of Office of Information and Technology, ISI Surakarta 1995 – 1997.
  3. Staff of Research Center for Materials Science and Engineering, the University of Indonesia 1999 – 2000.
  4. Research Scholar in Materials Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, 2001 – 2002.
  5. Graduate Research Assistant in Materials Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, 2003 – 2008.
  6. Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Indonesia, 2009 – now.


  1. B.S. in Chemistry, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia 1992. Thesis: Effect of Time on N, P, K, and Organic Matter Contents during Aerobically Compost Preparation.
  2. M.S. in Materials Science, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia 1999. Thesis: Effect of Pb on Crystallographic Structure and Electron Density of Ba1-xPbxTiO3 Ceramic with x (nominal) = 0.5.
  3. Ph.D. in Materials Engineering, Auburn University, Alabama, USA 2008. Dissertation: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of 2024-T3 and 7075-T6 Aluminum Alloys and Austenitic Stainless Steel 304 after Being Exposed to Hydrogen Peroxide.


Failure analysis, electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, general structure analysis system, Web design

Professional Affiliations

  1. AMS – Auburn Materials Society
  2. ASM International – American Society of Metals
  3. TMS – The Mineral, Metals, and Materials Society


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References available upon request.


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