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Dedy Alfian


Senior Research Fellow


Regional & Urban Policy (RUP)



Dedy Alfian is a Senior Research Fellow in Resilience Development Initiative.

Research Interest

GIS and Remote Sensing.

Year Experience

Post Master in PEP Uni Breman, Germany.


Master of Science in Applied Earth Science, ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands.


Post-Graduate Diploma in Geo Hazard, ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands.


Bachelor in Civil Engineering, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

Working Experiences
Year Experience

DRR Project Coordinator of UN Migration (IOM) Myanmar.


DRR Assistant of UN Migration (IOM) DRR Aceh.


GIS Basic and Advanced Trainer for Bappeda Pidie Jaya of Bappeda Pidie Jaya.


Non-Permanent Lecture Remote Sensing and GIS Application at Civil Engineering Master Program – Unsyiah, Banda Aceh.


Remote Sensing and GIS Expert (Project Base) at TDMRC Banda Aceh.


Research Assistant Specialized GIS for Geo statistic Analysis for INTERCOAST – University of Bremen at University of Bremen, Germany


Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS specialist and trainer AMAP Capacity Building Project, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.


Spatial and Technical Specialist for Community Base Recovery Project, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.


Site Manager for Ring Road Construction Project, Simeulu Island, Indonesia.

    • Meilianda, E., Alfian, D., Huhn, K., Bartolomae, A. Application of multivariate geo statistics to investigate the median grain-size distribution of the surficial sediments on the energetic shallow sandy shelf environment of the Spiekeroog Island of the German Bight, North Sea. Submitted to International Journal of Geographical Information Science, in Press.
    • Meilianda, E., Alfian, D., Huhn, K. (2011) Sediment grain-size distribution analysis at the shallow sandy shelf of the North Sea using multivariate geo statistics. 1st Conference on Spatial Statistics 2011 – Mapping Global Change. Proceeding Environmental Sciences, 3, 4 pp.
    • Alfian, D. (2008). River flood simulation in a coastal zone and the consequences for city planning: a case study of Banda Aceh city. Master of Science Thesis, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observations, Twente University, Enschede, The Netherlands.
    • Alfian,D., Katie Kirsch, Vishal Pathak, James Kimani Kariembu. (2007). Landslide Classify, Modelling and Comparison using GIS and PC raster, Case study of Basilicata province, Italy, Post Graduate Diploma final project, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observations, Twente University, Enschede, The Netherlands.
    • Alfian, D.(2000). Durabilitas Perkerasan Jalan Menggunakan Bahan Tambahan Urea Formaldehid dengan menggunakan Agregat Gradasi Terbuka, Usyiah, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
Personal Qualities and Skills
    • RS & GIS software usage (e.g. ArcGIS, Arc Info, ArcView, ERDAS, ILWIS)
    • Numerical modelling in applied-hydraulic software (SOBEK 1-D & 2-D, PC Raster, R)
    • Extensive use of various digital photographic cameras, lenses and editing software (Photoshop, Corel, etc.)
    • Fluent of speaking and writing in English
    • Fluent of speaking and writing in Indonesian