Dr.-Ing Diah Indriani Widiputri, ST., MSc

Dr.-Ing Diah Indriani Widiputri, ST., MSc

Head of Chemical Engineering



Dr.-Ing. Diah Indriani Widiputri earned her Doctoral Degree in Process Engineering from Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany. She finished her Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering in Institut Teknologi Bandung and earned a Master Degree in Process Engineering from Technical University Berlin, Germany. Currently, she serves as the Deputy Head and a Lecturer in the Chemical Engineering Department, Swiss German University (SGU), Tangerang. Her main research area is currently the process development for the utilization of natural products in herbal medicines.


  • Head of Chemical Engineering Department November 2022 – Present (Swiss German Univertsity)
  • Deputy Head of Chemical Engineering Department August 2015 – November 2022(Swiss German Univertsity)
  • Technische Universität Berlin Research Assistant Department of Process and Plant Technology, Plant and Process Safety May 2007 – March 2010 Research Area: Human Factors in Process Safety Supervising different themes of master and bachelor thesis in the field of human factors in the process industry

Education Background

  1. Doctoral Degree Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
    • Faculty of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering Jan 2008 – June 2011
    • Research area: Human Factors in the Process Industry
    • Dissertation: Incorporating Human Factors into Process Plant Lifecycle: HF during Design and Operation of a Process Plant
  2. Master’s Degree Technische Universität Berlin Process, Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering (PEESE)
    • Faculty of Process Sciences Oct 2004 – June 2007
    • Master Thesis : Development of a Computer-Based Method to Determine the Most Influencing Factors on Human Performance in Process Industry
  3. Bachelor of Engineering Institut Teknologi Bandung Chemical Engineering Department
    • Bachelor Thesis : Characterization of Single Bubbles in Vertical Column

Knowledge Field

  • Chemical engineering
  • Process and plant safety
  • Human factors in chemical plant safety

Research Interest:

Process development and intensification for the utilization of natural products in herbal medicines.

Teaching Area:

  • Chemical engineering principles
  • Equipment and plant design
  • Process safety


  1. Piolo, J.A.M., Legowo, E.H. and Widiputri, D.I., 2022, January. Study of Biogas Production From Palm Oil Solid Wastes: A Review. In 6th International Conference of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource (IC-FANRES 2021) (pp. 155-173). Atlantis Press.
  2. Widiputri, D.I., Juventinus, Q., Yusri, S. and Pandiangan, F.I., 2022, January. Manufacturing Process Development of Health Supplement Containing Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) Extract. In 6th International Conference of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource (IC-FANRES 2021) (pp. 12-21). Atlantis Press.
  3. Widiputri, D.I., Ayuyasmin, F. and Legowo, E.H., 2022, January. Biopellet Production from the Wastes of Palm Oil Plantation and Processing Plant Through Various Pretreatment Processes: A Review. In 6th International Conference of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource (IC-FANRES 2021) (pp. 39-49). Atlantis Press.
  4. Widiputri, D.I., Julisantika, I., Kartawiria, I.S., Gunawan-Puteri, M.D.P.T. and Ignatia, F., 2020. Upscaling the Cymbopogon citratus (Lemongrass) Extraction Process to Obtain Optimum Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitor (AGI) Levels. International Journal of Technology, 11(3), pp.532-543.
  5. JS Sabarman, EH Legowo, DI Widiputri, AR Siregar. (2019). Bioavtur Synthesis from Palm Fatty Acid Distillate through Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking Processes. Indonesian Journal of Energy 2 (2), 99-110.
  6. Pramadhana, A. N., & Widiputri, D. I. (2018). Improvement of Combustion Quality of Biomass Briquette from Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) for Alternative Energy. ICONIET PROCEEDING, 2(1), 1-7.
  7. Jimmy, J., Widiputri, D. I., & Gunawan, P. (2018). Study of The Pharmacological Activity and Heavy Metal Content of Eichhornia crassipes Extract. ICONIET PROCEEDING, 2(2), 91-95.
  8. Widiputri, D. I., Gunawan-Puteri, M. D., & Kartawiria, I. S. (2018). Benchmarking Study of Cymbopogon citratus and C. nardus for Its Development of Functional Food Ingredient for Anti-diabetic Treatment. ICONIET PROCEEDING, 2(2), 109-114.
  9. Wiethoff, B., Legowo, E. H., & Widiputri, D. I. (2018). Preparation of Palm Fatty Acid Distillate (PFAD) As Raw Material for Bio Aviation Fuel Production. ICONIET PROCEEDING, 2(1), 13-18.
  10. D Widiputri, N Mariana, B Josopandojo, M Gunawan-Puteri, I Kartawiria. (2017, August). Effect of pre-treatment processes and stability testing of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) extract on α-glucosidase inhibitor (AGI) and α-amylase inhibitor (AAI) activities. Proceeding of International Postgraduate Symposium on Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology, Mahasarakham University, Thailand.
  11. Wijaya, E., Widiputri, D. I., & Rahmawati, D. (2017, November). Optimizing the antioxidant activity of Kelakai (Stenochlaena palustris) through multiplestage extraction process. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1904, No. 1, p. 020034). AIP Publishing.
  12. Tan, S., Kusumocahyo, S. P., & Widiputri, D. I. (2016, November). Pulverization of coffee silverskin extract as a source of antioxidant. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 162, No. 1, p. 012027). IOP Publishing.
  13. Löwe, K., Widiputri, D.I., Verbesserung von Alarmmanagementsystemen durch die Einbindung einer Human-Factor-Analyse, Technische Sicherheit Bd. 1 (2011) Nr. 11/12 – November/December, Springer-VDIVerlag, 2011.
  14. Löwe, K., Widiputri, D.I., Considering Human Factors in Alarm Management System, Proceedings of the 8th European Congress of Chemical Engineering, September 25 – 29, Berlin, Germany, 2011.
  15. Widiputri, D. I., Löwe, K., & Löher, H. J. (2009). Systematic approach to incorporate human factors into a process plant design. Process Safety Progress, 28(4), 347-355.

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