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Elisabeth Rianawati

Position

Director


Cluster

Children Social Welfare & Health (CSWH)


Mail

elisabeth.rianawati@rdi.or.id
erianawati@gmail.com


Skype

erianawati


Summary

Elisabeth Rianawati received her BSc with Distinction (Cum Laude) from Environmental Engineering, Institute of Technology. Subsequently she received an award from AUN- SEED Net to continue a master study at Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). Starting from 2013, she has been appointed as a Director of Resilience Development Initiative (RDI). Under her direction, RDI has secured a number of important achievements, building networks with national and international entities and collaborations. She has been involved in a number of research projects and consultancies in disaster risk management, renewable energy, water management, monitoring and evaluation. Her clients include, among others, Plan Iternational, Save the Children, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Wahana Visi Indonesia (WVI), International Foundation of Science (IFS). She has received awards and travel grants from STUNED (The Netherlands), PIAD (Taipei), IFS (Manila), AUN-SEED Net (Palawan, Philippines).

Research Interest

Environmental Change and Sustainable Development.

Education
Year Experience
2015-Now

PhD Candidate, Study Program of Environmental Engineering, Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia.

2004-2006

Master of Engineering, in Department of Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore.

1999-2004

Bachelor of Science with Distinction, Department of Environmental Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB), Indonesia

Working Experience
Year Experience
2013 - now

Director, Resilience Development Indonesia (RDI), Research Center focuses on environmental change and sustainable development.

2009 - 2013

Researcher, RDI Indonesia, various research projects of Resilience Development Initiative on social-ecological resilience, climate change adaptation, resilience and adaptive capacity, water management.

2007 - 2009

Researcher, Khatulistiwa Indonesia Foundation, Research Center for Environment and Urban Planning, various research projects on water and environmental management.

2007 - 2009

Research Data translation Indonesian-English (probono).

2005 - 2006

Research Assistant, National University of Singapore (NUS).

2005

Field Researcher on Research Project of Forest Fire in Riau, Sumatra, Indonesia, NUS.

2003 - 2004

Teaching Assistant in Department of Environmental Engineering, ITB.

2004

Teaching Private for University Entrance, Bandung, Indonesia.

Research & Consulting Experience
Year Experience
2019-2022

Digital Biogas Market (DibiCoo) with GIZ International (Munich), together with all 10 partners across the globe, case studies in 5 developing countries (Indonesia, Argentina, Ghana, Ethiopia and South Africa)

2019-2020

Japan-ASEAN Science, Technology and Innovation Platform (JASTIP), Sustainable Production of High-Quality Bio-Oil from Different Agriculture Wastes in the ASEAN Region through Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis

2019-2020

Kurita Water and Environment Foundation, Stakeholder Acceptance Behaviour of Infiltration Well and Rainwater Harvesting System as Runoff Water Management in Bandung City

2019-2020

ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (COST), Sustainable Biofuels Production in the ASEAN Region from Oil Palm Residues

2019-WVI

Team Leader for Baseline Study: Central Sulawesi Earthquake And Tsunami Response (Centre)

2018-2019

Global Challenge Research Fund / GCRF (UK), Creating Resilient Sustainable Microgrids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems with Leeds University

2018-Hivos Southeast Asia

Team Leader of Project Evaluation - Gender & Entrepreneurship Analysis for Solar Services in Sumba

2018-SNV

Consultant on Climate Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment of WASH infrastructure

2018-American Red Cross

Team Leader for Mid Term Review Disaster Management and Logistics Readiness

2018-Save the Children

Child Right Situation Analysis in Papua and East Java

2017-Oxfam Indonesia

Consultant on South Sulawesi Mapping and Assessment Report of Empower Youth for Work.

2017-Oxfam Indonesia

Consultant on Baseline Study of Power Up Project:Women Shaping Their Future in Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat.

2017-FAO

Consultant on Evaluation of Post Disaster Recovery in Mt. Sinabung and Mt. Kelud Volcanoes. Resilience Development Initiative (RDI).

2017-Plan International

Consultant, Mid-term Review of Safe School Project in Soe, NTT, with Dr. Ayu Krishna.

2017-Wahana Visi Indonesia (World Vision)

Consultant, Policy Analysis of Forest Fire Impact to Children, Locations: South Sumatra, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, Resilience Development Initiative (RDI).

2017

Domestic Waste Management with Biogas Digester, PhD Project, Supervised by Prof. Enri Damanhuri..

2016

Consultant, Rapid Risk Assessment on Community Based Mechanism in integrating Child and Family Resilience with Social Protection in every Humanitarian Action in Cianjur District. Save the Children Indonesia

2016

Researcher, The role of culture in facilitating disaster-resilient communities: A mixed-method investigation of the community surrounding Mount Sinabung, Indonesia. PI: Dr. Saut Sagala. Funding: Pump-Prime Research from Coventry University.

2015

Consultant, Evaluation of Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) program of PLAN International, Indonesia

2015

Supporting staff, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Profile in South East Asia Region, PI: Dr. Saut Sagala. Funding Oxfam Indonesia Project.

2014

Supporting Staff, Disaster and Climate Change Impact to Children in West Java, Indonesia, PI: Dr. Saut Sagala. Funding Save the Children Indonesia Project.

Working Papers
    • Rianawati, E., Sagala, S., Wulandari, Y., Pratama, A. A., Nugraha, D., Vitri, R., Lubis, W., Hyne, Z. T. (2016). Biogas in Indonesia: Lessons Learned from Renewable Energy of Livestock Waste. Study Case: Selo and Cibodas. Energy Panel of 8th Widyatama International Seminar on Sustainability.
    • Pratama, A., Rianawati, E., Sagala, S. (2016) Resilience Perspective of Water Management in Indonesia, International Conference on Water Security and Climate Changes and Opportunities in Asia, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok.
    • Rianawati, E., Sagala, S. and Pratama, A. (2015) The Disaster Impacts on Children Welfare in West Java Province, Indonesia. September, 2015.
    • Sagala, S., Yamin, D., Pratama, A., Rianawati, E. (2015) Social Protection Roles in Reducing Risk and Building Resilience to Communities in Indonesia. Resilience Development Initiative. August 2015.
    • Rianawati, E., Saut Sagala (2015) Communal Based Flood Mitigation Measures in Bandung City. Resilience Development Initiative. July, 2015.
    • Sitinjak E., Sagala, S., Rianawati, E.(2015) Opportunity for Sister City Application to Support Resilience City. Resilience Development Initiative. May, 2015.
Publications
    • Rianawati, E., S. Sagala, J. K. Bhagnani, A. Ramadhani, D. Yamin (2020). Water in the Highland: Perception of Urban Dwellers to Flooding in Bandung. Oral presentation on “Water and the City Workshop” by the Asia Research Institute, and the Institute of Water Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore on 6-7 Feb 2020
    • Rianawati, E., Damanhuri E., Handajani M., Padmi T. (2019) Anaerobic Digester Implementation in Urban Setting as a Waste to Energy Approach in Indonesia: Comparative Study of Landfill Household and Communal Scale. Oral Presentation at 8th International Conference on Bioprocessing 2019 (IFIBiop 2019), 1st-5th May 2019, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia.
    • Rianawati, E., Damanhuri E., Handajani M., Padmi T., BCL Fui (2019) Structuring an Evaluation Approach for Sustainability of Urban Anaerobic Digester Project in Indonesia. Case Study: Bandung City. Poster Presentation at 8th International Conference on Bioprocessing 2019 (IFIBiop 2019), 1st-5th May 2019, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia.
    • P Unrean, BCL Fui, Rianawati, E., M Acda (2018). Comparative techno-economic assessment and environmental impacts of rice husk-to-fuel conversion technologies. Energy 151, 581-593
    • A. C. M. Loy, S. Yusup, B. L. F. Chin, D. K. W. Gan, M. Shahbaz, M. N. Acda, P. Unrean, E. Rianawati (2018). Comparative study of in-situ catalytic pyrolysis of rice husk for syngas production: Kinetics modelling and product gas analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 197, Part 1, 1 October 2018, Pages 1231-1243
    • A. C. M. Loy, D. K. W. Gan, S. Yusup, B. Lai Fui Chin, M. Kee Lam, M. Shahbaz, P. Unrean, M. N Acda, E. Rianawati (2018). Thermogravimetric kinetic modelling of in-situ catalytic pyrolytic conversion of rice husk to bioenergy using rice hull ash catalyst. Bioresource technology, in press.
    • D. K. W. Gan, A. C. M. Loy, B. L. F. Chin, S. Yusup, P. Unrean, E. Rianawati, M. N. Acda (2018). Kinetics and Thermodynamic Analysis in One-Pot Pyrolysis of Rice Hull using Renewable Calcium Oxide based Catalysts. Bioresource Technology, Volume 265, October 2018, Pages 180-190
    • S Humaira, E Rianawati, S Sagala, M A Sasongko, (2018). Preferences mapping of household biodigester in Bandung. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 158, conference 1.
    • Mulyawan S.S, Aghnia D.W, Rianawati E., Damanhuri E., Handajani M., Padmi T. (2018) Oral Presentation. The Study Of Rice Husk As Co-Digestion Together With Cow Dung In Biogas Production Of Anaerobic Digestion. 3th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Information System (ICENIS) 2018.
    • Rianawati E., Damanhuri E., Handajani M., Padmi T. (2018) Oral Presentation. Comparison of Household and Communal Biogas Digester Performance to Treat Kitchen Waste, Case Study: Bandung City, Indonesia. 3th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Information System (ICENIS) 2018
    • Rianawati, E., Damanhuri, E., K. Nadhila, A. Sasongko (2017) Poster. Feasibility study of biodigester implementation in Bandung City to treat kitchen waste. The 1 st International Workshop on Biomass for Biofuels at LIPI, Serpong, October 19-20 th , 2017
    • Rianawati, E., Damanhuri, E. (2017) Conference paper. Feasibility Assessment of Biogas Digester to Treat Municipal Solid Waste, Case Study: Bandung City, Indonesia. IWWG-ARB, Seoul Korea, 12-14 April 2017.
    • Rianawati, E., Pratama A., Ardhanareswari A. (2017) Book Chapter in “Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia”, Chapter 9: Water Management Strategy for Resilience: An Option for Climate Change Adaptation in Indonesia. Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois.
    • Sagala, S., Yamin, D, Pratama, A., Rianawati, E. (2016) Chapter 13: Adaptive Social Protection, Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Community Resilience: Evidence from Rural Areas in Indonesia. Edited Book By Drolet, J. to be published in 2016 by Francis & Taylor.
    • Pratama, A., Rianawati, E., Saut Sagala. (2016) Book Chapter in "Water Security and Climate Change": Resilience Perspective On Water Management In Indonesia. Water Security And Climate Change: Challenges And Opportunities In Asia, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, 29 November-01 December, 2016.
    • Rianawati, E., Saut Sagala, Alpian A. Pratama. (2016) Oral presentation: Children Vulnerability and Capacity Toward Climate Change Impact in West Java Province, Indonesia. World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016. Seoul, Korea, June 27-30, 2016.
    • Rianawati, E., Damanhuri, E. (2016) Utilization of Biogas Digester in Urban and Rural Areas of Indonesia: Challenges and Future Direction. International Conference: 8th Widyatama International Seminar on Sustainability, September 5-8, 2016, Bandung, Indonesia.
    • Rianawati, E. (2015). Bringing Resilience into Water Governance Perspective. Indonesian Resilience Knowledge Workshop: Fostering Community Resilience in Disaster Risk Exposed Area. LIPI and RDI workshop, 26-27 November 2015, Bandung.
    • Rianawati, E., Sagala, S. and Pratama, A. (2015) Section 3, Chapter 3: The Disaster Impacts on Children Welfare in West Java Province, Indonesia, Edited Book by Herryal Anwar, Disaster Resilience Community using Social Economic, Governance and Spatial Planning Approach. LIPI, Bandung.
    • Rianawati, E., Ramaditya Wimbardana, Saut Sagala (2015) Understanding Multi-hazard Disasters’ Impact to Local Communities in West Java, Indonesia, Case Study: Social Recovery Process in Pangalengan Community. 4th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention after Disaster (PIAD), 9 to 12 November 2015, Taipei, Taiwan.
    • Rianawati, E., Saut Sagala, Asirin, Alpian A. Pratama, Intania R. Sani. (2015) Farmers Adaptation in dealing with the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture Sector, Case Study Indramayu District, Indonesia. 59th National AARES Conference, 10th-13th February 2015, Rotorua, New Zealand
    • Rianawati, E., Saut Sagala (2014) Can municipal biophore program reduce the urban floods? Case study: Bandung city. International Conference: 7th ASEAN Engineering Conference (AEEC), on November 21-22, 2014, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.
    • Rianawati, E., Saut Sagala (2014) Wildfire and Climate Change, a vicious cycle, An International Symposium on Sustainability Science: Understanding Climate Change Phenomena for Human Well Being, Co-Sponsored by University of Padjajaran, Bandung, Indonesia, 8-10 September 2014, Bandung, Indonesia.
    • Rianawati, E. (2009) Sustainable water management policies in Singapore, Environmental Policy: a Multinational Conference on Policy Analysis and Teaching Methods, An International Conference Co-Sponsored by APPAM, 11-13 June, 2009, Seoul, South Korea (accepted).
    • Rianawati, E. (2008), Occurence and Distribution of PAHs in Rainwater and Urban Runoff, The 4th Vietnamese and Japanese Students Scientific Exchange Conference, Kyoto University, Japan
    • Rianawati, E. (2007), Master thesis, Occurence and Distribution of PAHs in Rainwater and Urban Runoff in Singapore, Department of Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore.
    • Rianawati, E. (2004), Bachelor thesis, Technological Analysis of Hidrological Re-functioning of Residential Area in North Bandung Conservation Core Area Case Study: Villa Istana Bunga , Department of Environmental Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung (In Bahasa).
Awards, Grant/Scholarship
Year Experience
2020

Travel grant to present a paper on “Water and the City Workshop” by the Asia Research Institute, and the Institute of Water Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore on 6-7 Feb 2020

2019

Best poster presentation at 8th International Conference on Bioprocessing

2019

(IFIBiop 2019), 1st-5th May 2019, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia

2017

Travel grant to attend training from UNU-IIHG on Governance Challenges for Planetary Health and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia in Cebu, the Philippines, October 11-13 th , 2017

2016

Travel grant and 3 day accommodation to attend Development of Save the Children program design: Community Based Child Protection integrated with Disaster Risk Reduction and Social Protection program in Bogor, Indonesia, 30 November – 2 December 2016

2015

International Council for Science (ICSU) travel grant for presenting at 4th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention after Disaster (PIAD), 9 to 12 November 2015, Taipei, Taiwan.

2015

Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for Short Course on Urban Flood Management and Disaster Risk Management, UNESCO-IHE Delft.

2014

AUN SEED Net Travel grant for presenting at ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference, November 21-22, 2014 Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

2004-2006

AUN SED Net Awardee, Scholarship for Master Study in NUS.

2002

ITB Scholarship.

2002

ITB Distinction Graduation.