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Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT)
BPPT II Bld. 6th Fl, JL. M.H. Thamrin No.8, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia

Dr. Suhendar I. Sachoemar is Professor of Fisheries Resources Management, Coastal Environment and Marine Science at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) in Jakarta, Indonesia. He graduated as Doctor of Science from the Department of Earth Science, System and Technology. Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan in 2002. He served as the Director of the Center for Development, Education and Training of BPPT from 2014-2020 and as an Indonesian National Group Leader of Physical Oceanography of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Asian Core Program to establish research and education network on coastal marine science in Southeast Asia and Head of Indonesian Researcher Society of BPPT. His research activities are focusing on the assessment of coastal environment and fisheries resources management using satellite oceanography, field observation as well as fisheries oceanography and hydro-oceanography study. At the moment, he is doing a research of Sato Umi Concept application for developing sustainable aquaculture model within Indonesian coastal area collaborate with North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES). He also engage on the research creating new strain of fish to support national food security, increasing fisheries productivity of the aquaculture and national fisheries techno park program. This activity is directed to optimize utilization of marginal and idle brackish water pond in the coastal areas of Indonesia and to anticipate the coastal environment change due to the climate change and global warming. Suhendar is also active on various national and international scientific meeting and dissemination of research result related on the sustainable fisheries resources and coastal management.