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Ramanditya Wimbardana

Position

Staff


Cluster

Disaster & Climate Resilience (DCR)


Mail

ramanditya.wimbardana@rdi.or.id


Summary

Ramanditya Wimbardana is an urban planning graduate student at University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, USA. He is also a researcher at Resilience Development Initiative, Bandung, Indonesia who has been involved in intensive research on disaster risk management and climate change adaptation. He is currently developing his research interest on post disaster recovery. Previously, he has worked for several consultancy projects in climate change adaptation with local governments in Indonesia. He is also an active volunteer in Bandung Disaster Study Group, empowering university students to conduct disaster education for children and youth in West Java. Ramanditya is one of prestigious Fulbright scholarship awardees for supporting his graduate study in US.

Research Interest

Social dimension of disaster research, especially community resilience and post disaster recovery.

Education
Year Experience
2017

Master Urban Planning (MUP), in Buffalo University, New York, USA.

2007-2011

Bachelor of Science, in Urban and Regional Planning, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia.

Research Experience
Year Experience
2014

Researcher, Sustainable Dam Development Model to Reduce Flood Events in Urban Area of Palembang.

2014

Researcher, The role of local wisdom to disaster risk reduction, the case of the 2010 West Sumatra Earthquake, the 2009 West Java Earthquake and the 2010 Mount Merapi Eruption.

2013

Researcher, Micro-zonation Risk Assessment in Yogyakarta, Balikpapan, and Palembang Urban Area Using GIS Analysis.

2013

Researcher, The Model of Social-Economic Recovery in Mount Merapi Area.

2013

Researcher, The Model of Actors Network and Social Interaction for Tourism Development in Mount Merapi Prone Area

2013

Researcher, The Role of Social Capital in Post Disaster Recover, Case Study of West Java Earthquake, Indonesia.

2012

Planner, National Action Plan for Climate Change Adaptation. Directorate of Environment - Ministry of National Planning and Development and Climate Change Centre - Institute of Technology Bandung.

2012

Researcher, Local Economic Impacts of Volcano Tourism in Disaster Prone Area of Mt. Merapi, Sleman District, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

2012

Researcher, Earthquake Post-Disaster Recovery Planning: Case Study of West Java Earthquake, Indonesia.

2012

Planner, Master Plan of North Jakarta Coastal Reclamation and Revitalization 2012 - 2030, Regional Planning and Development Agency of DKI Jakarta Province.

2011

Researcher, Community Preparedness of Flood Citarum River, Case Study: Baleendah District, Bandung District, West Java, Indonesia. .

2011

Researcher, Risk Perception and Preparedness of Lahar in Mt Merapi population, Case Study: Kali Putih River, Magelang District, Central Java, Indonesia.

2011

Researcher, Risk Perception and Preparedness of Fire Hazard in Bandung Slum Area, Case Study: Sukahaji Sub District, Bandung, Indonesia.

Awards
    • 2017, East West Center, Full Travel Grant for The 16th East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference in University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu (HI)
    • 2016, Global Innovation Challenge in Water and Sanitation Workshop Scholarship, University at Buffalo, New York
    • 2015, Fulbright Master Degree Program – Granted by the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) and the Institute of International Education (IIE)
    • 2015, New Zealand ASEAN Scholar – Granted by New Zealand Government
Publications
    • Tarigan, A.K.M. Sagala, S., Syamsura, A. & Wimbardana, R. (2017). Urban planning and development in anticipation of the post-oil industry era: The case of Balikpapan City, Indonesia.Cities. Vol 60 (Part A). Pages 246–259.
    • Lubis, W., Sagala, S., Wimbardana, R. and Argo, T. (2015) From Preparedness to Resilience: Assessing Household Risk Mitigation to Flooding in Lowland Area of Palembang, Edited Book Herryal Anwar. LIPI
    • Pribadi, K., Kusumatuti, D., Sagala, S., & Wimbardana, R. (2014). Post-disaster Housing Reconstruction in Indonesia: Review and Lessons from Aceh (2004), Yogyakarta(2006), West Java (2009) and West Sumatra (2009) Earthquakes. in Disaster Recovery: Used or Misused Development Opportunity, ed Shaw, R. Springer.
    • Sagala, S., Wimbardana, R. & Pratama, F. (2014). Household Behavior and Preparedness of Fire Hazard in Bandung Slum Area, Case Study: Sukahaji Sub District, Bandung, Indonesia. Forum Geografi. Universitas Muhamadiyah Surakarta (In Indonesian languange).
    • Sagala, S., Situngkir, F., and Wimbardana, R. (2014). Actors' interaction in post-disaster recovery after West Java earthquake. Journal of Mimbar. Bandung Islamic University. (in Indonesian languange).
    • Sagala, S., Lutfiana, D. and Wimbardana, R (2014). Housing Reconstruction Management After the 2009 West Java Earthquake Disaster: Status and Challenges. Journal of Spatial Planning. Institute of Technology Sepuluh November (in Indonesian languange)..
    • Sagala, S., Dodon, Y. and Wimbardana, R. (2014 – In Press) Community Preparedness of Flood Citarum River, Case Study: Baleendah District, Bandung District, West Java, Indonesia. Journal of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung (in Indonesian language).
    • Sagala, S. Wimbardana, R., Pratama, A.A. Wijayanti, A.R., and Rosyidie. A. (2014 – submitted for review) Community Socio-Economic Recovery Planning of Post 2010 Eruption of Mount Merapi. Tata Loka, Journal of Spatial Planning. University of Diponegoro (In Indonesia Language)
    • Wimbardana, R. and Sagala S. (2014 – Accepted). The Role of Newspapers in Disaster Risk Dissemination: Review from Indonesia. 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Conference, Beijing, 7-9 June 2014
    • Wimbardana, R. and Sagala, S. (2013). Households’ Disaster Preparedness of Lahar Risk in Mount Merapi. Journal of Bumi Lestari 13 (5). University of Udayana (in Indonesian languange)
    • Sagala, S., Dodon, D., Lutfiana, D., & Wimbardana, R. (2013). Wetlands Land Use Change in Palembang City: Issues and Implication to Urban Flood Mitigation Policy. in. Disaster Management Issues in Indonesia ed Anwar H., Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) (in Indonesian languange).
    • Wimbardana, R. and Sagala, S. (2013). Assessing Community’s Socio-Economic Improvement in Post Disaster Recovery: Case Study of Mount Merapi. Planocosmo International Conference, Bandung, 22-23 October 2013
    • Pratama, A., Sagala, S., Wicaksono, A., and Wimbardana, R. (2013). Networks and Roles in Volcano Based-Tourism Development (Case Study: Merapi Volcano Tour). 2nd Planocosmo International Conference, Bandung, 22-23 October 2013
    • Luthfiana, D. Sofhani, T.F., Sagala, S. and Wimbardana, R. (2013). Exploring Social Capital Role to Restore Community Resilience after West Java Earthquake: Case Study Pangalengan Sub-District, Bandung Region, West Java. 2nd Planocosmo International Conference, Bandung, 22-23 October 2013.
    • Sagala, S., Wimbardana, R., Tarigan, A., and Paton, D. (2012 -submitted). Exploring household perceptions regarding lahar risk in Mount Merapi: Implications and policy recommendations to natural disaster risk reduction. Habitat International.
    • Wimbardana, R., and Sagala, S. (2012). Community Risk Perception to Lahar in Mount Merapi. Planocosmo International Conference, Bandung, 8-9 October 2012.
    • Wimbardana, R., and Sagala, S. (2012). Understanding Social Recovery Process in Pangalengan Community after the 2009 West Java Earthquake: Challenges to Post-Disaster Recovery Planning. International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta, 10-12 July.
    • Sagala, S., Rosyidie, A., Wimbardana, R., Pratama, A. A., and Wijayati, A. (2012). Promoting Tourism in Hazard Zone Area for Local Economic Development. Case study of Tourism in Cangkringan, Mt. Merapi. International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta, 10-12 July.
    • Sagala, S., Rosyidie, A., Wimbardana, R., Pratama, A. A., and Wijayati, A. (2012). Promoting Tourism in Hazard Zone Area for Local Economic Development. Case study of Tourism in Cangkringan, Mt. Merapi. International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta, 10-12 July.
    • Wimbardana, R. (2011). Community Risk Perception and Preparedness of Lahar in the Mt. Merapi Riverbanks, Case Study: Kali Putih River, Magelang District. Bachelor Thesis - Institute of Technology Bandung: Bandung (in Indonesian languange).