Bambang Rudyanto   



  Impressive 25-year Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing Expert especially for Disaster Management

  Experienced in all aspects of Disaster Management, Humanitarian Activities, Regional Planning, Urban and Rural Development and many international development projects

  Teach Database and Media Business for 16 years.

  Teach South East Asian Studies and Official Development Assistance for 10 years in Japanese Universities.

  Teach Indonesian Language for 12 years in Japanese Universities.

  Proven track record in project management and new project development

  Well experienced on advising Private Companies for business development in Indonesia.

  Strong networking with Decision Makers in Indonesia.

  Skilled analytical problem-solver and able to quickly learn new technologies

  Able to relate effectively to people at all levels and convey complex technical information in understandable manner



Professor, Wako University, Japan, April 2002 – Present

Lecturer at Keio University

  Teach students on Remote Sensing and GIS Technique, providing knowledge of programming and its implementation to several fields

  Lecture students on Development Studies and International Cooperation, encouraging them with role-playing, critical debates and presentation

  Develop and manage spatial database for the students, initiating to use the data to be analyzed further

  Encourage students, enabling them to develop an understanding of diversity, individualism, and creativity through multicultural seminar

  Work closely with Disaster Management related institution, preparing map and related matters of geographic data accumulation, analysis and display

  Interface with Government Officers, International Institutions and Experts to discuss issues in Bio-energy and Disaster Management

Notable Accomplishments:

  Achieved outstanding results in the research, and have been invited as speaker in many forums


Visiting Fellow, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, US, April 2009 – March 2010

  Research Disaster Management Systems in Southeast Asia by using GIS and Remote Sensing, developing into multi hazards early warning system

  Assist gDevelopment of National Spatial Data Infrastructureh Project, facilitating the Indonesian Government and Consultant to implement the project

  Work collaboratively with School of Civil & Environmental Engineering of Cornell University


Senior Researcher, Asian Disaster Reduction Center, Japan, Dec 1999 – Sept 2001

  Conducted "Information Network System for Disaster in Asian Countries" project involving 22 countries in Asia to develop website and databases of disaster, and also to develop Internet based GIS system for those countries (

  Prepared cartographic and geographic information services to the Disaster Response Team, providing the data within hours and analyzed within 1 day before the dispatching

  Implemented project on Human Information Network, collecting the information for the purpose to build internationally connected and solid team

  Involved in A GLobal IDEntifier number (GLIDE) initiative project which is now used by UN-OCHA/ CRED to identify the disaster event

  Developed and maintained geographic databases including satellite imagery and gazetteers

  Maintained computer networking, internet server, database, programming and web sites 

Notable Accomplishments:

  Pioneered the gCommunity-based Flood Mitigation Project: The Case study of Bandung City, Indonesiah, coordinating 6-member team


Project Officer, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Indonesia), Oct 1997 – Nov 1999

  Managed 15 projects for Directorate General of Highways and Directorate General of Human Settlements, Ministry of Public Works, Government of Indonesia (GOI), including projects on Human Settlements Improvement Project and Local - Urban Road Development:

Ø  Project Identification, a) discussed on policies and planning of the Government of Indonesia, b) collected on new proposals from the executing agencies (E/A)

Ø  Appraisal, a) conducted survey with headquarters to appraise new proposals, b) monitored the procedure of Minutes of Discussion, Project Memorandum to Loan Agreement

Ø  Employment of Consultant, a) concurred Terms of Reference, Short List and Invitation, b) concurred Evaluation Report on Proposals

Ø  Monitoring and Supervision, a) monitored project progress, b) Discussed the problems with executing agencies, c) advised E/A to handle the problems, d) conducted discussion for Action Program


UN Researcher, United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Japan, Apr 1996 – Sept 1997

  Coordinated gTourism Development Project for Lombok Island, Indonesiah using GIS and Remote Sensing

  Trained Tourism Bureau of Guatemala Government for the application of GIS and Remote Sensing

  Implemented research on Kobe Earthquake by using GIS technique, building quick decision method to analyze land cover changes



PhD in Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1996

  Thesis on Infrastructure Planning with emphasis on analyzing Rural-Urban Development by using Geographical Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing

  Specialties GIS and Remote Sensing in Infrastructure Planning


M.S. in Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan, 1993

  Thesis on the Simulation of Environmental Hazards with emphasis on Land Cover changes by using Satellite Data (Remote Sensing) and GIS

  Specialties in Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Changes


B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, Keio University, Japan, 1991

  Thesis on Simulation of Electromagnetic Wave and Vibration Engineering by using Finite Element Method



  PT. Mandom Indonesia, Independent Commissioner, January 2015 – March 2018

  IHI Enviro Corporation, Adviser for Indonesian Waste Project, Sept. 2013 – March 2017

  Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd., Project Formulation in Indonesia, April 2010 – March 2017

  IHI Corporation, Adviser for Enhancing Business in Indonesia, April 2013 – March 2015

  Meisei Electric Co. Ltd, Arrangement Business in Indonesia, Dec. 2012 – March 2015

  Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products Co.,Ltd., Tsunami Tower Project Adviser in Indonesia, November 2013 – March 2015

  Aoyama Seisakusho Co,Ltd.,Adviser for Indonesia Investment, April 2012 – March 2013

  Ministry of Industry Indonesia, Adviser for Directorate general of Chemical, Textile and Aneka Industries on Japan relation.

  Embassy of Indonesia in Japan, Adviser for Industrial Development in Indonesia

  Projects Adviser on Disaster Management in Indonesia

  Interpreter of Indonesian President in Japan: Mr. Joko Widodo, Ms. Megawati Soekarnoputri. Ministers: Mr. Luhut Panjaitan (Maritime and Infratructure), Mr. Airllangga  (Industry), Mr. Yasonna (Law and Human Rights) etc.



  English - fluent speaking, writing and reading

  Japanese - fluent speaking, writing and reading

  Dutch - fully functional

  Indonesian - mother tongue

  Javanese - mother tongue



Yujiro Ogawa, Hirotaka Suzuki, Bambang Rudyanto, Kiichi Hirono, Shigeya Yoshikawa, Masami Sugiura. (2003) gDevelopment of Disaster Information Network System in the Asian Region: Internet GIS for Disaster Information Managementh. In Barry Boots, Atsuyuki Okabe and Richard Thomas (Ed.) Modelling Geographical Systems: Statistical and Computational Applications (Geojournal Library). Kluwer Academic Publishers.


Bambang Rudyanto, Krishna S. Pribadi, Masaru Arakida  (2007). gCommunity-based Flood Mitigation Project: The case study of Bandung City, Indonesiah. In International Symposium on Landslide Risk Analysis and Sustainable Disaster Management (IPL 2007). IPL 2007.


Bambang Rudyanto. (2003). gThe Management of Disaster Mitigation by Using Internet Based GISh. In Wako Keizai (The Bulletin of the Faculty of Economics, Wako University) Vol.35 No.1. Wako University.           


Bambang Rudyanto. (2001). gThe Perspective of Information Management and GIS Database – Toward Internet Based Spatial Information g. In Information Technology for Disaster Management. Asian Disaster Reduction Center.

Hideki Kaji, Hidehiko Kanegae, Bambang Rudyanto, Tae Komori, German Velasquez, Kenichi Ishibashi, Yoichi Ozeki, Yasunori Minagawa, Hiroko Okada, Makoto Kachi, Miyo Ueno, Monday Ohi Asikhia, Keiko Wakisaka. (1998). gGaming Simulation Exercise for Regional Development – PANGAEA. United Nations Centre for Regional Development.


Bambang Rudyanto, Eiichi Itoigawa. (1996). gAnalysis on Damage Areas of the Great Hanshin – Awaji Earthquake by using GISh.  In GIS for Disaster Management: UNCRD's 25th Anniversary Commemorative Programme. Proceedings of the 9th International Research and Training Seminar on Regional Development Planning for Disaster Prevention. UNCRD Proceedings Series, no. 18. United Nations Centre for Regional Development.


Bambang Rudyanto. (1996). gAnalysis on Infrastructure of Java by using GISh. The Indonesian Agency for the Assessment & Application of Technology (BPPT)


And other 26 published and presented papers



  1st Level Diploma in Japanese Language Proficiency, Japanese School at Japan Foundation and Takushoku University, 1986 - 1987

  American Field Service (AFS) Exchange Student in Belgium, at Don Bosco College, Gent, Belgium, 1984 - 1985

  Bogor Agricultural University and Bandung Institute of Technology, 1984 - 1985



GIS Software Applications: ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ERDAS Imagine, SIS, PCI, IDRISI, ENVI

Database Applications: SQL, MS Access, Oracle

Programming/ Scripting Languages: C++, Fortran, html, xml, Java, ASP, Basic





Birth: 6 September 1966