Organizing Committee Member (NSFT - 2018)
Christofora Hanny Wijaya is a professor at the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST-IPB), Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from the Graduate School of Hokkaido University in Japan, in the field of agricultural chemistry in 1990. She is currently the head of the food chemistry division in FST-IPB, and also the coordinator of IPB-Hokkaido University cooperation desk. Until 2011, she was the chief of the board of editors for the Journal of Food Technology and Industries (Jurnal Teknologi dan Industri Pangan), a formal publishing journal of the Association of Indonesian Food Technologist (PATPI) in cooperation with FST-IPB. She is a visiting lecturer at several Indonesian and overseas universities. These include the National University of Singapore, Hokkaido University, Pelita Harapan University, Swiss-Germany University and Atmajaya University. She has conducted several national competitive researches as well as international joint researches with Hokkaido University (JSPS-funding), BAZ-Germany (DAAD funding) and Wisconsin University (USDA funding) in the field of food technology, particularly relating to flavor and bioactive compounds.
Professor Wijaya has received approval for ten patents and has two patents in process. Her research findings have been published in over 100 national and international scientific journals. She has also published 8 books and 3 review papers. She has been requested as a reviewer on several scientific journals i.e. J . Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Food Chemistry, International Food Research Journal, Hayati, Jamu, majalah Pangan, Minyak atsiri.
Beside her academic involvement, she was the founder of IPB`s career development center. She is active as a consultant in a number of industries; including PT Ogawa Indonesia, PT Otsuka Indonesia, PT Indesso Aroma and Nestle R&D Singapore, as well as consultant expert for the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE)-Ministry of Education. Since 2005 until now, she is the president of Indonesian Association of Flavor and Fragrance (AFFI), and also P3FNI. She involve as member of professional organizations such as the International Food Technologist (IFT), ISEKI, Indonesian Society for Microbiology (PERMI) and Indonesian Association of Food Technologists (PATPI). Since last year, she has been appointed as Hokkaido university ambassador.
Professor Wijaya has received several awards including the Erasmus plus in 2017, Rooseno Award in 2013, the Outstanding Intellectuals Property Award (Anugerah Kekayaan Intelektual Luar Biasa) in 2012, the Indonesian 100/101/103/105/106 Innovations Awards in 2008/2009/2011/2013/2014, Association of Indonesian Food Science and Technologists (PATPI) Award in 2010 and the One Hundred Indonesian Oustanding Women Researchers (100 Perempuan Peneliti Berprestasi Indonesia) in 2010. She was selected as the most inspiring lecture and the outstanding lecturer at IPB. Several grants including a competency grant from DGHE- Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of of Indonesia, LPDP, AUSAID, DAAD, JAFIC, JSPS, and Japan Foundation have been received.