Head of Meteorology Department, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)
Head of Applied Meteorology Laboratory, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)
Armi Susandi obtained a doctor title from the University of Hamburg / Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Germany. He is an expert on climate change. Various studies on climate change has been conducted starting from the increase of global temperatures, changing of rainfall patterns in Indonesia, sea level rise, the impacts of climate change on various sectors of development, until the mitigation and adaptation to climate change.
To complete his research references, Armi Susandi is pursuing a number of disciplines, such as the application of meteorology, economics, mathematics and statistical techniques in environmental issues. In addition, the application of a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) is applied for research on development of policies and economic value in various problems. Each outcome of the research always uses remote sensing applications (GIS) to provide an easy understanding for all parties.
His work activities include teaching several courses at ITB Meteorological Studies Program, such as: Concept of Technology, Environmental Meteorology, Capita Selecta (new topic in the field of environment, Climate Change), National and International Climate Policy, Environmental Policy, Renewable Energy (solar and wind energy), Colloquium (Proposal Making, Journal Writing, Presentation Techniques). Previously, he has taught courses in Macroeconomics and Microeconomics courses Masters in Development Studies ITB.
In addition to academic activities on campus, he is also active in national and international organizations such as the Association of Indonesian Geophysicists (HAGI), American Geophysical Union, and the Association of Indonesian academics and experts in Germany. He also served as the Head of Climate Change Center in ITB for 2 periods in 2012 – 2013.
He currently serves as the Head of Meteorology Department, Bandung Institute of Technology and is also the Head of the Laboratory of Applied Meteorology, Bandung Institute of Technology. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman of the Working Group on Adaptation to National Council on Climate Change (DNPI) based in Jakarta.
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