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Former student becomes assistant professor at Hiroshima University

GS PHOTO P1Our former student, Dr. Ratna Balgis, passed the examination for Hiroshima University assistant professor (at Thermal-Fluid Eng. Lab., Dept. Chem.Eng.). She will start her job from March 1, 2014.

Dr. Balgis joined our laboratory when she was at the 4th grade bachelor student in 2006. After she got bachelor degree in 2007, she continued her study to master course, still in our laboratory, and got her master degree in 2009. Her thesis work during master course has been published in Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering. She received scholarship from Asea-Uninet (Austria) for her master course study. Then, she pursued her PhD degree at Hiroshima University supported by MEXT (Japanese Government) scholarship under a special doctoral course “Fostering Program for Practical Researchers and Engineers Distinguished in Technology Transfer.” She got her PhD in 2012. She published 8 papers in reputable international journals during her three years as PhD student. After finishing her PhD degree, she joined Hiroshima University as Postdoctoral fellow under Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

Congratulation Balgis. We hope you can use this opportunity the best way you can. Good luck. May Allah bless you.

Rizka is accepted as doctoral student at Hiroshima University

Rizka Zulhijah

We just received good news for one of our master students. Rizka Zulhijah has succesfully passed the entrance examination and is accepted to the Department of Graduate School of Engineering (Doctoral Course), Hiroshima University. Congratulations! The notice of acceptance, signed by the Dean of Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, was received this morning. She will start her doctoral study on April this year. Her supervisor is Prof. Kikuo Okuyama of the Department of Chemical Engineering. Once again, congratulations and good luck.

Sandwich-like program to Japan

Two doctoral students, Adrian Nur and Nazriati, just came back from Japan to do sandwich-like program to Japan for three months under the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE), the Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia scholarship. The program started from October to December 2012.

Adrian Nur went to Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Wuled Lenggoro. He carried out research on electrochemical synthesis of hydroxyapatite as bone and dental implant material. Nazriati went to Hiroshima University under the supervision of Prof. Kikuo Okuyama. She worked on the preparation of carbon material as catalyst for PEM fuel cell.