Principal Investigator

Afriyanti Sumboja, PhD.

Associate 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 is an Associate Professor at Department of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ITB, Indonesia. She received her bachelor and PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore, in 2009 and 2014. She was the recipient of 2014 MSE doctorate research excellence award, presented by School of Materials Science and Engineering, NTU. After working as a scientist at A*STAR Singapore, she decided to return home and contribute to higher education in Indonesia by joining ITB in 2018.

Until 2022, Afriyanti has published more than 60 papers (citations > 5900) in internationally reputable journals. She has served as editor of JETS ITB, vice director of BRIN-ITB collaboration research centre for advanced energy materials, member of ITB committee for research and community services, and member of ITB board of reviewers.

She has won several awards, including ITB young faculty award in high impact publication (2022), LIPI young scientist award (2020), and ITB faculty award in research category (2020). Her research mostly focuses on materials for electrochemical-based applications, especially for batteries and electrocatalysis.