Renewable Energy Development in Indonesia

This course aims to lead you to understand how renewable energy plays an important role in energy sources in the next decades. In this course, the lecturers will present the thoughts regarding the opportunities and challenges for renewable energy development in Indonesia such as biomass, biogas, solar, wind, hydro and ocean energy. This course also gives opportunities for you to interpret and discuss the development and the applications of sustainable and renewable energy in Indonesia. Through the lectures and discussions, you will be expected to understand and think critically about how renewable energy needs to be developed and the effects of renewable energy to the world’s energy resources.


Prof. Dr. Willyanto, M.Sc

  • Willyanto Anggono is the first professor in Mechanical Engineering Department and the Head of the Centre for Sustainable Energy Studies at Petra Christian University. His research focuses on renewable and sustainable energy, and he was granted numerous patent from his research. He has experience working with various international sustainable energy projects, such as in the United Kingdom and Japan. He is also a technical committee and reviewer for many international conferences and journals.

Ir. Hanny Hosiana Tumbelaka, M.Sc., Ph.D., IPM.

  • Hanny H. Tumbelaka obtained the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Petra Christian University, Indonesia, in 1988, the Master of Science in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA in 1993, and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Curtin University, Australia in 2006. He is an Associate Professor with Electrical Engineering Department. He is an author of two books and more than 40 articles. He is a reviewer for many journal and conference papers. His research interest includes power electronics and renewable energy. Dr. Tumbelaka received Fulbright Senior Research Grant, in NREL, Colorado, USA, in 2016, Endeavour Executive Fellowship Award, Department of Education, Australia, in 2014, Sophia University Lecturing – Research Grant, Japan, in 2008, and Australian Development Scholarship (ADS), Australia, 2002. He is a member of IEEE, and The Institution of Engineers, Indonesia (PII)

Felix Pasila, M.Sc., Ph.D.

  • Felix Pasila holds a PhD in Robotics and Automation from the University of Bologna, Italy, with specialization in the area of Artificial Intelligence. He is conversant in four languages: Bahasa, English, German, and Italian. In addition to his role as lecturer at the Electrical Engineering Department, he is the Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at Petra Christian University. He also is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has 5 granted patents, 15 applied patents and 1 PCT Patent. He is Founder and CEO Rumah Inovasi Pasila that since 2018 has been supported by the Ministry of Education and Research and also invested by VC UMG IdeaLab.

Fandi D. Suprianto, S.T., M.Sc.

  •  His concern for sustainable energy issue has led Fandi to undertake the masters degree in combustion and energy at the University of Leeds, UK. After graduated, he went back to serve as a lecturer in mechanical engineering study program. Apart from teaching, he has also done numbers of researches in the field of sustainable energy that interests him. His projects include conducting experimental investigation and numerical modeling of combustion, heat transfer, and aerodynamics phenomena. Currently he is the head of conversion energy studies in the mechanical engineering study program.