Mr. Robertus Heru Triharjanto

Director for Space Policy Study Center,
National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN), INDONESIA

Started his service at in 1998, as design/flight test engineer for LAPAN’s sounding rocket program. He then became lead engineer for Indonesian 1st microsatellite, LAPAN-A1/TUBSAT in 2004. He served as the Head of Satellite Bus Technology Division, at Satellite Technology Center, between 2009-2014, which during such time, LAPAN developed its 2nd and 3rd satellite, i.e. LAPAN-A2/ORARI and LAPAN-A3/IPB. He also contributed in the formulation of Indonesian Space Law, which was enacted in 2013. He then served as the senior researcher at LAPAN in 2014-2018, in-charge for national journal and internatonal seminar on aerospace technology.

He graduated in Aerospace Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA, Texas A&M University, USA, and Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia.