Principal Investigator

Afriyanti Sumboja, PhD.

Assistant Professor

Department of Materials Engineering

Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Institut Teknologi Bandung

Jl. Ganesha No. 10 Bandung

40132 Indonesia


Office: Lab Logam FTMD 2nd floor


PhD., (2014), Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

B.Eng., (2009), Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

Past Working Experience

Scientist, (2014 – 2018), A*STAR, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore

Research Fellow, (2013 – 2014), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Research Interest

Electrochemistry, energy storage, batteries, supercapacitors, electrocatalysis, synthesis and application of carbon-based materials/nanomaterials and their composites, electrochemical-based devices.


Afriyanti received her bachelor and PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2009 and 2014, respectively. She was the recipient of the 2014 MSE doctorate research excellence award, presented by the School of Materials Science and Engineering, NTU. 

Afriyanti joined A*STAR Institute of Materials Research and Engineering Singapore as a scientist in late 2014 after a short postdoctoral research with her PhD advisor, Prof. Lee Pooi See. In 2018, Afriyanti decided to return home and contribute to higher education in Indonesia by joining Institut Teknologi Bandung. 

Afriyanti has 1 US patent and has published more than 50 scientific papers (h-index: 32) in several high impact journals. Her research mostly focuses on materials for electrochemical-based applications, especially for energy storage devices and electrocatalysis.