Jakarta Convention Center Indonesia
19-23 September 2016


Herliyani Suharta

Organizing Committee

Herliyani Suharta works for The Center of Energy Technology at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (B2TE-BPPT), Jakarta, Indonesia (1979-now).

Her Doctor of Philosophy is from Hertfordshire University, UK (2005). Her Master of Philosophy from Sheffield University, UK (1987). Her first engineering degree from Institute Technology 10 November Surabaya (1978).

She has involved in many research activities in solar thermal under Bilateral Cooperation between Indonesia and Germany (1980-1994).

Involve in the Measuring System and Safety Course on The Use of Isopentane for Solar Thermal Pump, then she leaded Technology Transfer Project from a German industry to four Indonesian industries and Extended Field Test of Solar Thermal Pump Products (1989-1991)

Project of Liason for Timber Drying under Bilateral Cooperation between Indonesia and Japan (1993-1996).

Principal Investigator at The Center for Field Research at Earthwatch Institute, Massachusetts, USA (1994-1998).

Advisor to Indonesian Project Developer of CDM Solar Cooker Project, Aceh (2002).

Project Developer of CDM Cook Stove Project Kupang 1 (2005).

She published many scientific papers in the national and international forum/journal.

In January 2006, Herliyani Suharta received a national award: Professor in Research.

She is one among “THE BEST HUNDRED INDONESIAN FEMALE RESEARCHERS”, published by The Ministry for Women Empowerment and The Ministry for Cultural and Education in cooperate with UNESCO, December 2010.

She has experiences on global meetings and involved in international organizations.

  • The Global Forum Exhibition during the Eart Summit (UNCED) 1992, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Preparatory Committee IV for WSSD, May 2002 inNusa Dua Bali.
  • World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD) 2002, Johanessburg, South Africa.
  • UNFCCC Meeting 2007 in Nusa Dua , Bali, Indonesia.
  • Delegation of Republic of Indonesia for COP15 in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2009.
  • Delegation of Republic of Indonesia for COP16 in Cancun, Mexico, December 2010.
  • Joined trainings on Global Warming and Climate Change given by AL GORE in Melbourne Juli 2009, in Nashville July 2010, and in Jakarta Januari 2011.
  • Member of World Renewable Energy Network (WREN), Brighton, United Kingdom since 2000.
  • Member of Solar Cooker International Association, Sacramento, USA since 1995.
  • Member of Inter-government Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) Indonesia, Team Gugus Tugas Energi – ESDM (2013-2014).

Involvement in professional organization related to her competency

  • The Head of Working Program for International Networking, member of Board of Experts for the field of Global Warming & Climate Change Mitigation at Indonesian Renewable Energy Society (IRES), Jakarta (2008-2011).
  • The Head of Organizing Committee for World Renewable Energy Conference in 2007 and 2009.
  • Vice Chairman for WREC-Indonesia, in Nusa Dua Bali, 2011.
  • Board of Adudu Nantu Forest Foundation, Gorontalo, Indonesia (2010-2013)
  • Ketua Komisi Sumber Daya Alam dan Energi, Dewan Riset Daerah Propinsi Banten (2009-2014) Kewilayahan (2008-2012).
  • Member of The Climate Reality Project Indonesia, under DNPI-KLH, Jakarta (2008-now).
  • Vice Chairman for World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) XIV - 2016, in charge for scientific section and international networking.