Education and Scholarship Award


Planning and Development, Faculty of Engineering Science – KU Leuven, Belgium

15/10/2009 – 08/10/2014

  • Doctor of Engineering Science (publicly defended and granted on 8 October 2014)
  • Thesis Title (Supervisor: Prof Frank Moulaert): Black Water – Grey Settlements. Domestic Wastewater Management and the Socio-ecological Dynamics of Jakarta’s Kampungs 
  • Scholarship and research grant were granted by the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR-UOS) Belgium, with a dissertation-writing grant from LPDP, the Government of Indonesia – Ministry of Finance. The two-year field-research period was hosted by the Regions and Infrastructure Research Center – LPPM, Institute Technology of Bandung


Department of Architecture, Urbanism and Spatial Planning-KU Leuven, Belgium

15/09/2007 – 11/09/2008

  • Master of Human Settlements – magna cum laude
  • Thesis Title (Supervisors: Prof. Kelly Shannon, Prof. Bruno De Meulder): Reclaiming Waterways for Urban Regeneration – Testing an Urban Design Model of Water Management Strategy in Cikapundung River Basin, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Scholarship from the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR-UOS), Belgium


School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape-Newcastle University, UK 

March – May 2009

  • Erasmus Grant – an Interdisciplinary Programme (3 months)
  • Post-graduate Module on European Spatial Planning


Faculty of Sociology-Universitá degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy

March – April 2008

  • Erasmus Grant- an Interdisciplinary Programme (2 weeks)
  • Intensive Programme on Spatial Development Planning


Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

15/08/1999 –06/02/2004 

  • Sarjana Teknik/ Bachelor of Architecture Engineering – GPA 3.07
  • Final Design Project (Supervisor: Dr. Suparti Amir Salim): (Topic) Housing as an Urban Element: Inclusive & Participatory Settlement. (Poject) Settlements for Workers of KBN-Cakung Industrial District, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • The Second Best of the Final Design Competition – February 2004 Graduation: An award for achieving mass efficiency, appropriating the design within the industrial context,and bringing a new alternative in a condition of limited land availability

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