Achieved a bachelor degree, Sarjana Teknik ST at the University of Hasanuddin UNHAS Makassar in 2003 in the area of Control Systems and Design, with the title of final project Robot BASIC for Obstacle Detection and Avoidance. Obtained a masters' degree in Computer Science, MSc by Research at the University of Technology Sydney UTS Australia in 2009, awarded an Australian Partnership Scholarship from the AUSAID, with the title of thesis A Directed Learning-based Evolutionary Approach for Legged Robot Motion. Obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Technology Sydney UTS Australia 2017 in the area of robotics, awarded by the AUSAID in the scheme of Australian Leadership Award from 2012 to 2016.
Research works involved with data mining, machine learning, visual processing which covers image detection and visual transformation. Besides, several projects involving hardware robot development, embedded systems and kinematics for robot gait development, with software development utilising C, C++, R-Programming and Python.
I am currently working as a lecturer at Electrical Engineering Department, University of Hasanuddin and being the Director of the Indonesia-Australian Cognitive and Social Robotics Collaboration, which is a joint research work between the Faculty of Engineering UNHAS and the Faculty of Information and Technology UTS Australia which was formerly a joint research project in Advanced Artificial Intelligent Research Group established in 2009 in the area of robotics. Active research in the area of robotics and recently in Cognitive and Social Robotics with the particular of development of self-awareness concept into robot framework.
Currently, working at Electrical Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Hasanuddin UNHAS and working with Professor Mary-Anne Williams at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia as Honorary Appointee Associate from 1 May 2017 till 30 April 2020.