Asia Expertise Guide

 

Indonesia

  • Dr Joshua Snider

    State and non-states responses to violent religiosity inspired by Islamist ideology in South and Southeast Asia and the security implications therein. Particular interest in the governance of CVE (counter-violent extremism) initiatives - specifically the area of "resilience" and how state and non-state actors respond to the problem of Islamist-inspired religio-political extremism.
    +60 38924 8700
    International Relations Politics Extremism in Souththeast Asia counter-radicalisation policy religious violence inter-communal violence religious nationalism Indonesian politics Malaysain politics
  • Dr Russel Skelchy

    Research interests include popular music of maritime Southeast Asia, multiracial studies, popular music (sub)cultures, sound studies, imperialism, decolonisation, and gender studies. Also performes the Indonesian keroncong, Javanese gamelan and Filipino rondalla music.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures Gender History Migration Music Politics popular music Maritime southeast asia multiracial studies (sub)cultures sound studies imperialism Decolonisation gender studies
  • Dr Novita Sakundarini

    Eco-design, sustainable manufacturing, material selection, recycling oriented design, design and development of environmental impact assessment tool in product design, and development of expert systems for green design. Has established many research collaborations and university linkages in the area of manufacturing and sustainable design, specifically with Asia-Pacific universities.
    +60 3892 435 52
    Engineering Environment Eco-design sustainable manufacturing material selection Recycling oriented design Environment impact assessment product design Manufacturing Sustainable design
  • Professor Julian Henderson

    Science and archaeology. Ancient technologies, particularly glass, ceramics, metals and stone. Islamic archaeology in Syria. Scientific techniques used in archaeology. Silk Road
    +44 (0) 115 951 4840
    Archaeology Arts and Culture Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Environment History Science archaeology Ancient technology Islamic syria silk road Asia China Japan Indonesia turkey Kazakhstan Tajikistan Hong Kong history
  • Dr Richard Field

    Conducted ecological research on the Krakatoa islands (more properly Krakatau); assembly of tropical ecosystems after 1883 eruptions.
    0115 846 6146
    Environment biogeography ecosystems ecology tropical Krakatoa Islands Asia
  • Dr Pauline Eadie

    The Philippines, including politics, corruption, elections and 'People Power'; poverty ie. urban housing, population growth land reform; security including the Mindanao situation and terrorism, counter-terrorism and the Abu Sayyaf group; religion; the United States/Philippines relationship; migrant workers ie. overseas foreign workers. Disaster relief and rehabilitation.
    +44 (0) 7759544100
    Environment International Relations Migration Politics politics Philippines Corruption election population terroism overseas disaster relief
  • Dr Sarah Jewitt

    Gender and environmental management. Forest use and management in India during the colonial and post-colonial period. Socio-cultural importance of forests and their role in community-based resource management. Technology transfers and the displacement of indigenous agro-ecological knowledge. The impact of 30 years of Green Revolution in India. Political ecology of natural resource management in Eastern India, intra- and inter- community variations in environmental knowledge possession and management capacity in Jharkhand, India.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5450
    Environment Gender Geography Rights Lab Geography Environment Gender Forest India Colonial post-colonial Community technology political Indian IAPS
  • Dr Dag Yngvesson

    Indonesian cinema from 1950-present. Local/regional comparative politics of cinematic form and style. Relation between cinema and other screen/performing arts. Relation between local literatures (historical and contemporary) and cinema. Cinema as a local political/counter-hegemonic tool. Javanese philosophy & historiography. Politics of Sukarno era, Suharto era, and Reformasi in relation to cinema and other mass media.
    +6 (03) 8924 8704
    Art Communications Cultures Media film Indonesia southeast asia Malaysia Thailand cinema politics java Sukarno Suharto Reformasi
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Professor Colin Thorne

    Professor Colin Thorne is one of the UK's leading expert in flooding. His expertise covers flood management, rivers and river management, including rehabilitation and restoration for environmental enhancement and rivers and development issues in South America, Africa and Asia.
    0115 951 5431
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Environment International Relations Science Sociology Africa America (South) Asia civil engineering Flooding Geography rivers Water weather IAPS
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    Developing Virtual Reality technology for the production, storage and sharing of cultural heritage spanning large spatial-temporal scales. Develop technology for retrieving, processing, and tools for visual analytics for large social media datasets for understanding phenomena within connected societies.
    +86 574 8818 3049
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Art Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Environment History Science virtual reality augmented reality social media big data Digital heritage virtual heritage computational archaeology
  • Dr Bagus Muljadi

    Director of the newly-established Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership (IDTP). IDTP provides a platform for research and knowledge exchange with the Indonesian government, higher education institutions, and industries. IDTP was established in partnership with the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI). Recent research focuses on includes publications on rarefied quantum gas dynamics, multiscale method developments, direct pore-scale simulations and reactive transport modelling.
    +447475834586
    Education Engineering Environment International Relations Science Engineering Environment Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership transport modelling chemical engineering quantum gas
  • Gayathry Venkiteswaran

    Expert in journalism, press freedom, freedom of expression, media reforms, digital rights as well as media and gender in Southeast Asia. Dr Venkiteswaran has also done research on the intersections of online rights with freedom of religion and freedom of association and assembly.
    +60389248705
    Communications Gender Press Freedom Media disinformation political economy of the media hate speech freedom of expression journalism
  • Dr Thomas Barker

    Analyst of media and social change in SE Asia with a focus on Indonesian cinema. Trained in sociology with research interests in cities, media ownership, Islam, and transnational cinema. Author of "Indonesian Cinema After the New Order: Going Mainstream" (HKU Press, 2019).
    Communications Cultures Sociology cinema creative industries transnational Media film
  • Professor Pau Loke Show

    Microalgae have recently attracted considerable interest worldwide, due to their extensive application potential in the renewable energy, biopharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. Microalgae are renewable, sustainable, and economical sources of biofuels, bioactive medicinal products, and food ingredients.
    +60102250322
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Engineering Environment Science agriculture biosciences life sciences pharmaceutical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Water
  • Dr Christina Supramaniam

    Certification and best practices for sustainable palm oil estate management in smallholders. Molecular plant pathologist for soilborne diseases of tropical plants. Soil microbiome for disease suppression and preservation of natural biodiversity. Microbial biotechnology for agricultural waste management and green technologies.
    +60389248217
    Environment Plant Science Science Sustainable Palm Oil tropical plants soilborne diseases biodiversity Indonesia Malaysia
  • Dr Sean Mayes

    Crops, plants, seeds, crop genetics, marker assisted selection, development of minor crops, resilient agriculture, oil palm, bambara groundnut, wheat, tea, biotechnology, breeding, seed systems
    01159518062
    Environment Science World Crops plants seeds crop genetics marker assisted selection development of minor crops resilient agriculture oil palm bambara groundnut wheat tea biotechnology breeding seed systems
  • Dr Sofie Sjogersten

    Expertise relates to the functioning and management of tropical peat swamp forests, land degradation, greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable agriculture. Involved in a UK Space Agency project using space borne platforms to monitor and manage tropical peatlands and a Global Challenges Research Fund project to develop less damaging agriculture on tropical peatlands in Malaysia and Indonesia.
    0115 951 6239
    Environment Science tropical peatlands swamp forests land degradation greenhouse gas emissions sustainable agriculture Malaysia Indonesia China
  • Dr Alexander Trautrims

    Logistics and supply chains ie. the operations that are run behind every business, with a focus on the retail sector. How products get to the supermarket shelf, collaboration between retailers and suppliers, sustainability issues ie. food miles, and the impact of online shopping on the retail sector. Vulnerability of supply chains and logistics networks.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1414
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment International Relations Rights Lab Logistics supply chains business retail supermarkets retailers Sustainability modern slavery human rights sustainability scandals
  • Dr Casey Watters

    Commercial law in East Asia, published on corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, cross-border insolvency, mergers and acquisitions and piercing the corporate veil. Previously the Yong Pung How Research Fellow at Singapore Management University School of Law's Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia ("CEBCLA").
    +86 574 8818 8702
    Business and economy Law Commercial Law East Asia corporate insolvency bankruptcy cross-border insolvency Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dr Meryem Duygun

    Published research papers on Turkish banks, and is a regular consultant to the Indonesian Supreme Audit Board (BPK) offering advice on banking and service sector performance evaluation. Currently working closely with the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) on small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) finance.
    0115 951 5267
    Business and economy Banking service sector turkey Indonesia Asia Development Bank Institute Asia China SME finance
  • Professor Kok Wei Khong

    Expertise in data analytics particularly in the use of Machine Learning (ML) structural equation modeling (SEM), social media analytics and text mining.
    +60 38924 8019
    Business and economy Communications data analysis machine learning Structural Equation Modelling social media Malaysia Indonesia
  • Professor Meryem Duygun

    Banking; insurance; risk; SMEs access to finance; Artificial intelligence and Financial services; FinTech
    +44 (0) 115 9515 267
    Business and economy Technology Banking finance Insurance artificial intelligence
  • Karma Tashi Choedron

    Karma's primary research focus is on modern-day slavery (Trafficking in Persons), i.e. on migrant workers in Malaysia, South and Southeast Asia. Research is primarily focused on oil palm companies and the manufacturing industry and its supply chain, including certification bodies.
    +6 03 8925 3563
    Environment Gender International Relations Religion Rights Lab Trafficking in Persons Marginalised/Displaced Communities Gender Environmental Ethics conservation Traditional/Indigenous Knowledge buddhism sikhism modern-day slavery modern slavery migrant workers oil palm companies manufacturing industry supply chains certification bodies Social Injustice
  • Dr Sumit Mandal

    I am a transregional historian. My research concerns historical forms of inter-religious and inter-cultural interactions and their outcomes in the Malay world as well as contemporary Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. Currently, I am doing research on the Muslim shrines that underpin a historical sacred geography spanning the Indian Ocean from Jakarta to Cape Town.
    Cultures History Malay world southeast asia Indian Ocean transregional history transnational history religious studies race politics Identities
  • Dr Alison K.S. Wee

    My research focuses on the evolution and conservation of coastal ecosystems. My primary goal is to understand their historical and future response to global change using molecular approaches, and to formulate sustainable development strategies. I work primarily on mangroves, with 12 years of field and lab experience in the Asia Pacific region, including in Japan, China and Thailand.
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment Science bioscience Governance life science Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Water
  • Dr Matthew Ashfold

    Atmospheric sciences in Southeast Asia, trans-boundary air pollution, haze, air quality in cities, connections between climate change, climate variability and air pollution.
    +60 38725 3434
    Environment Air Pollution atmospheric sciences air quality haze climate change
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Georgios is recognized as a world leading expert and researcher in Digital Innovation and Project Management in Architecture, Engineering and Construction sector. He held roles in Greece, United Kingdom, China and Middle East and United States of America. He is a BRE BIM Certified ISO19650 Trainer, a Certified Project Manager and currently is working as an Assistant Professor in Building Information Modelling (BIM) at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and a V.Professor in Management Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa, USA.. He is also an Associate Member of the Center for Structural Engineering and Informatics at The University of Nottingham UK campus. In addition, He is the Acting Deputy Director of the Geospatial and Hazard Research Group at the same university.
    +86 574 8818 8806
  • Professor Tim Heath

    Extensive research and professional expertise in urban design, city planning, and heritage conservation especially in China for over 15 years. Some limited experience in Indonesia and Malaysia.
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Engineering architecture design urban built enviroment
  • Dr Christina Chin

    I have a wide range multi and interdisciplinary knowledge in project engineering management for sustainability & environmental impact industries, methodologies and energy management related aspect including green technology, security, and storage.
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Environment Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Vicente Reyes

    I engage in research and consultancy work in Asia. The theme that I explore revolves around reforms and governance as well as the political sociology of education in various contexts. A particular focus that I look at is the interface of technology, big data and education.
    +44 (0) 115 956 7201
    Education Politics Governance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Luke Emeka Okafor

    Economic issues that relate to international trade, regional connectivity, digital transformation, tourism economics, development process, and industrial organization with a specific focus on how firms, industries, and countries respond to globalization and shocks. This includes investigating the interplay between digitalization, economic resilience, and performance as well as COVID-19 effects on firms, industries, and economies.
    +6 (03) 8725 3716
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Energy Environment Gender Migration Trade Corruption Governance human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable development goals
  • Professor Kim Hua Tan

    Accelerated product innovation; lean management; supply chain management; sustainable operations; lean green; operations strategy implementation
    +44 (0)115 8467 749
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy International Relations supply chain management sustainable operations lean green business
  • Dr Mohan Avvari

    My interest and expertise is around business organisations developing capabilities for sustainable strategies and Innovation. In particular how businesses develop inter-organizational linkages for enhancing innovation and also for developing sustainable /socially responsible strategies in Asia. I have also developed expertise around how small and medium enterprises (SMEs), particularly those located in 'regional clusters', develop linkages or form networks for their business strategies and innovation. I have done work in the above area in the context of Malaysia, India and South Korea.
    Business and economy innovation Responsible Business innovation systems Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Punita Bhatt

    Entrepreneurship Education in Developing and Emerging Markets; Social Entrepreneurship/innovation in Asia; Empowerment of marginalised communities through entrepreneurship programmes; Women's Entrepreneurship; Community based entrepreneurship in cooperatives and social enterprises.
    Business and economy Environment Sustainable development goals agriculture
  • Dr Vengadeshvaran Sarma

    Development, impact evaluation, and policy research. Current research focuses on Entrepreneurs with disabilities, Social entrepreneurship, Anti-slavery practices in global supply chains, Charitable giving and donor behaviour, Sustainable development and land acquisition, Education reforms. The current geographic focus is primarily on Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Laos), and South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh).
    Business and economy Education Migration agriculture Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Duncan Shaw

    AI in business, Internet of Things, data, big data
    +44 (0) 115 951 5151
    Business and economy Communications Education Energy Engineering Environment Trade AI internet of things big data business analytics customer service agriculture biosciences Governance pharmaceutical

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