Education & Previous Work Employment

Education (Academic and Professional Titles)

Docent in Atmospheric and Environmental Data Sciences

Awarded on September 2020

University of Helsinki, Finland

  • Organisation: Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR)

  • Superior: Academician Prof. Markku Kulmala

Ph.D. Automatic Control & Systems Engineering (Sept 2010 - Mar 2014 )

Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) for systems & control

Dept. of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering

The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

MSc.(Eng.) (Distinction) in Control Systems (Sept 2008 - Sept 2009)

Dept. of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering

The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Dissertation: Adaptive control of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)-assisted indoor rowing exercise for paraplegic.

  • Supervisor: Dr. M Osman Tokhi

B.Eng. (Cumlaude) in Electrical Engineering (Sept 2003 - Feb 2007)

Dept. of Electrical Engineering

Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Mobile Manipulator for Griping and Moving Objects based on Microcontroller

Previous Work Employment

Aalto University, Espoo, Greater Helsinki, Finland (August 2015 - August 2017)

Job title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Aalto Science Institute (AScI) & Centre of Excellence in Computational Nanoscience (COMP)


  • Performing research on machine learning strategies for applied physics (environmental and material sciences).

  • Conducting research on machine learning for engineering systems (battery and bearing) diagnostics & prognostics.

  • Other tasks include teaching, intern supervision and organising workshops.

Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Muscat, Sultanate of Oman (Feb 2015 - June 2015)

Job title: Visiting Faculty in Dept. of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering


  • Teaching and designing courses of (i) Engineering Dynamics, (ii) Engineering Systems & Control.

  • Preparing, designing and demonstrating automatic control experiments in simulation and real-time environments. The experiments include the use of MATLAB/Simulink for modelling and control design as well as real-time control for fluid level and pressure control systems.

University of Maryland at College Park, United States of America (June 2014 - Feb 2015)

Job title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering


  • Performing research in developing machine learning techniques for prognostics and health monitoring (PHM).

  • Teaching and developing modules for PHM course in machine learning and intelligent systems where the students come from academia, industry and government agency.

  • Assisting PHM software development.

The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Job title: Tutor in Mathematics & Statistics Help Centre (MASH) (Jan 2014 - April 2014)

    • Role: Providing support to UG & PG students in mathematics & statistics.

  • Job title: Tutor & Laboratory Demonstrator (Sept 2009 - Mar 2014)

    • Roles: Delivering tutorial and assisting the laboratories to UG & PG students within Faculty of Engineering for the modules in: (i) Foundations of control systems, (ii) Modelling, simulation and control, (iii) Control systems analysis and design, (iv) Systems laboratory and design.

  • Job title: Student Mentor (May 2012 - Sept 2012)

    • Role: Supervising an MSc (Control Systems) student for project titled "Application of Kalman Filter for prognostic health monitoring of gas turbine engine."

  • Job title: Research Assistant (Oct 2009 - Aug 2010)

    • Role: Performing research in intelligent control and system modelling for applications in aerospace and biomedical engineering.