Project Team

Academic Team

Dr Lee Bosher

Senior Lecturer in Disaster Risk Management; his work covers the integration of multi-hazard mitigation strategies into the decision-making processes of key construction stakeholders. He has been involved in research projects investigating how urban resilience can be increased in India, Indonesia, Japan and across Europe.

t: @leebosher

Dr Ksenia Chmutina

Lecturer in Sustainable and Resilient Urbanism. Her main research interest is in synergies of resilience and sustainability in cities, including holistic approach to enhancing resilience to natural hazards and human-induced threats, and a better understanding of the systemic implications of sustainability and resilience under the pressures of urbanisation and climate change.  Ksenia has been doing research in Europe, the Caribbean, India, Indonesia and Japan.

t: @kschmutina

Dr Jati Utomo Dwi Hatmoko

Vice Dean for Research and Innovation and Senior Lecturer, Engineering Faculty, UnDip. His research interests include sustainable construction, supply chain management, risk management, public private partnership. His research has been funded by Ministry of Public Works, Construction Services Development Board, and Ministry of Research and Higher Education. He is a founding member of UK-Indonesia Researcher Network (UKIREN), and University Network for Indonesia Infrastructure Development (UNIID).


Dr Ferry Hermawan

Lecturer and Head of Construction Management Research Group, UnDip. His main research interest is in strategic management of public building projects in the local government context. Other research works include stakeholder engagement, public infrastructure policies, construction productivity, public building retrofitting, and traditional market revitalisation. He has conducted consultancies for government at regional and national level.


Dr Robby Soetanto

Senior lecturer at LU and Principal Investigator of BuGIS project. He has been researching flood resilience strategies since 2001, and was a Co-Investigator of EPSRC-funded Community Resilience to Extreme Weather project. He is the founder of UK-Indonesia Researcher Network (UKIREN:; and the leader of award-winning research project, BIM-Hub (

t: @soetanto_robby

Dr Wido P Tyas

Lecturer in Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UnDip. Her research covers several issues such as sustainable housing and settlement, resilience and post-disaster, and also home based enterprises. Most of the researches are social research.  Her research is mostly about developing countries context.

t: @WPTDona

Project Partners

  • Mr Agung Budi Margono
    Member of Parliament – House of Representative Semarang
  • Mr Purnomo Dwi Sasongko
    Chief Resilience Officer – Regional Development Planning Agency (BAPPEDA)
  • Dr Wiwandari Handayani
    Deputy Chief Resilient Officer – Universitas Diponegoro
  • Dr Hanifa M. Denny
    Dean of College of Public Health, UnDip and member of Urban Development Advisory Council (DP2K)