Diana Elizabeth Waturangi, Ph.D.

Diana Elizabeth Waturangi, Ph.D.

Atma Jaya Catholic University

I am Professor in microbiology with research interest emphasis in food microbiology at Faculty of Biotechnology Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, Indonesia. I was appointed as ASM country ambassador for Indonesia since 2016 and were continued for second term until 2021.

During my appointment as ambassador (2016-2020) I have initiate collaboration with 14 universities throughout Indonesia which are in Java, eastern part of Indonesia and western part. We organized 14 seminars and 8 workshops in different institutions with the topic interesting teaching in microbiology, science communication and scientific writing.

Not only initiate collaboration project with universities in Indonesia but also with other country ambassador from Philippine, El Salvador and Argentina. We organize workshop 2 times in Jakarta and Bandung, last time organized webinar. In 2018, I took the opportunity offered by ASM collaborate with Smithsonian for DIY outbreak exhibit panel and I organize exhibition in school and public area.