Dr. Matulanda SUGANDI – RATULANGI (Mrs)
Director (retired) S & A PETROKIMIA & New Energy
Sugandi & Associates Petrochemical Consultants
Jalan Niaga Hijau I/No 10. Pondok Indah, Jakarta Selatan
Phone : (+62) 8111809137
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1960 Diplom-Chemiker, Techn. Hochschule Aachen, West-Germany and 1971 Doktor der Naturwissenschaften from the University of Hamburg, Germany
1960 – 1962 Professional at RAYON PROJECT of the Department for Basic Industry and Mining of the Republic of Indonesia in Jakarta
1962 – 1965 Lecturer the Faculty for Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Indonesia, later appointed as Head of the Chemical Department
1965 Joined family to West Germany because husband had an assignment as supervisor for shipbuilding in Bremen
1966 – 1967 Joined KRUPP-Mess und Analysentechnik in Bremen (Massspectrometry-Application Laboratory), West Germany
1967 – 1970 Dissertation at the Institute for Organic Chemistry of University of Hamburg, West Germany
1971 Doktor der Naturwissenschaften from the University of Hamburg, Germany
1972 – 1989 Joined PERTAMINA (Indonesian state Oil & Gas Company) and participated at the planning and construction of the PETROCHEMICAL TECHNICAL SERVICE CENTRE in Jakarta. In 1982 becoming Head of this centre until retirement
Training courses attended whilst at PERTAMINA :
1972 Operation Training at TECHNICAL SERVICE LABORATORY of SHOWA YUKA, Tokyo, Japan ; SALES SERVICE LABORATORY of PHILLIPS PETROLEUM, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA
1974 Managers Teachers Course, PERTAMINA, Jakarta
1975 UNIDO Plastics Technology Course, Vienna, Austria
1976 Marketing Management Appreciation Course, LPPM, Jakarta
1980 Advanced Polymer Physical Analysis Techniques Course, PHILLIPS PETROLEUM, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA
1980 Analysis of Plastics Course, WATER ASSCN., Jakarta
1981 Cost-Effectiveness Course, THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT / PERTAMINA, Jakarta
1981 4 weeks course : Export Industry Development and Trade Promotion at the WORLD TRADE INSTITUTE, New York, USA
1981 Efficient Reading Course, CALDERONS READING WORKSHOP, PERTAMINA, Jakarta
1982 THE ARTHUR D.LITTLE INTERN. INC. SEMINAR FOR TOP MANAGEMENT: The Petrochemical Industry, Bali, Indonesia
1983 Top Executive Program for the Indonesian Oil Industry, Advanced Management Seminar on Energy. PERTAMINA & UNION TEXAS PETROLEUM, Surabaya
1983 The Fifth Indonesian Top Executive Course for Oil & Gas Management (SUSPI MIGAS V), LEMHANNAS & PERTAMINA, Jakarta
1983 – 1988 Attended many Conferences & Technical Meetings on Oil/Gas & Petrochemical matters in USA, EUROPE, JAPAN and ASEAN countries. Presented several papers on local and regional Symposia on Petrochemical & Polymers. Executed Markets Studies for Polypropylene, Terephtalic Acid and Methanol. Participated at market development for these commodities. Cooperated at the development for industrial standards for several petrochemicals and plastics products in Indonesia
1989 – now Since January 1989 retired from PERTAMINA; then active as Petroleum/Petrochemicals consultant. Became Director of S & A PETROKIMIA, an Indonesian consulting firm in the field of petrochemicals & plastics
February – August 1989 Produced a market research study for a joint – venture company intending to produce LLDPE and HDPE (gas-phase process) in Indonesia
3rd October 1989 Organised the 1st Indonesian Petrochemical Business Conference, Theme :PETROCHEMICAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN INDONESIA, with 150 Attendants from the government as well as private sector
October 1990 Elected as IIIrd Chairman of the Federation of Indonesian Plastics Industry Associations (FIPLASIN), with the responsibility for Technological and Training activities of the Federation
30th October 1990 organised the 2nd Indonesian Petrochemical Business Conference, Theme : INDONESIA’S INTERMEDIATE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY IN THE 90’S, again with 150 Attendants
21 January 1991 invited to present a paper at the 1st International Conference on Frontiers of Polymer Research, New Delhi. India
20-25 January 1991, New Delhi, India. Title of paper : The State of Polymer Research in Indonesia
14 – 19 April 1991 invited by UNIDO to participate and present a country paper at the International Conference on Plastics Waste Recycling Technology at Shanghai, PRC. Title of paper : Recycling of Plastics Wastes in Indonesia. This conference was organised by UNIDO and the Government of the Peoples Republic of China, c.q. the Shanghai Resource Recycling & Utilization Company
21 June 1991 presented an invited paper titled : Business Oppor-tunity and Developments in the Plastics Industry in Indonesia, at the IInd International Conference on Plastics and Rubber Process-ing ’91 in Singapore
16 August 1991 presented an invited paper titled : Recent Developments in the Plastics Industry in Indonesia at the International Symposium on Materials, Machineries and Technologies for the Plastics Industry in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
17 October 1991 organized the 1st Indonesian Plastics Technology Conference : S & A PETROKIMIA in cooperation with FIPLASIN (Federation of Indonesian Plastics Industry Associations)
18 – 19 December 1991 participated as observer at the 21st ASEAN – CIC (Chemical Industry Club) Board of Directors Meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand
17 – 19 February 1992 participated at the Asia-Pacific Conference on the chemical industry, sponsored by Chemical Week, in Hong Kong
22 – 25 June 1992 participated as observer at the Regional Consultation on the Petrochemical Industry in the Arab Countries in Innsbruck, Austria, by invitation of UNIDO
7 August 1992 appointed as Member of the Steering Committee for “Second International Conference and Exhibition on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials”, to be held at Jakarta on 10 – 15 January 1993, by the Chairman of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Samaun Samadikun.
19 August 1992 appointed as Resource Person to the Team for Planning of a Coordinated Research Programme on Polymers and Materials, by the Chairman of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Samaun Samadikun
12 October 1992 organized the 2nd Indonesian Plastics Technology Conference : S & A PETROKIMIA in cooperation with FIPLASIN (Federation of Indonesian Plastics Industry Associations) Theme : TECHNOLOGIES TO MEET DEMAND
8 – 10 January 1993 organised a Polymer Training Workshop at Jakarta which was held in conjunction with the Second International Conference on Frontiers of Polymer and Advanced Materials, 10 – 15 January 1993
10 – 15 January 1993 participated as Member of the Steering Committee for the Second International Conference on Frontiers of Polymer and Advanced Materials, held at Jakarta and presented a paper at this conference
23 – 25 February 1993 participated by invitation of UNIDO at the : GLOBAL PREPARATORY MEETING for the CONSULTATION MEETING on DOWMSTREAM PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, whilst submitting an invited paper on ASEAN Countries.
23 – 25 May 1993, participated as consultant to the AIFTA (Indonesian Association for Thermosetting Adhesives) at the 1993 ASIAN METHANOL CONFERENCE, Singapore
24 August 1994 organized the Workshop on Plastics Waste Recycling in Indonesia in Jakarta in cooperation with PKK (Women’s Organization), IPI (Indonesian Scavengers Organization) and AIDUPI (Indonesia’s Plastics Recycling Association)
8 April 1994 presented an invited Paper titled : Indonesia’s Plastics Fabrication Industry, Prospects for Growth, Opportunities and Constraints at the Regional Seminar on Asian Petrochemicals and Downstream Fabrication, Opportunities in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, held at Langkawi Island, Malaysia on 7 – 8 April 1994
6 – 7 October 1994 participated at the Asia Pacific Specialty Chemicals Market ’94 Conference in Singapore
3 November 1994 presented an invited paper : “The ASEAN Petrochemical Industries” at the 20th ASEAN Chemical Industries Club Board of Directors’ Meeting & Conference at Jakarta, Indonesia
December 1994, appointed as Chairperson of the Organizing Committee for the 1st Indonesian Polymer Symposium & Congress of the Indonesian Association for Polymers to be held in July 1995 at Jakarta
29 December 1994 inaugurated as member of the Group for Industrialization of the Dewan Riset Nasional, DRN (National Research Council) for the term of 1994 – 1999.
10 – 11 July 1995 organized the 1st Indonesian Polymer Symposium, Congress and Exhibition of the Indonesian Association for Polymers on which occasion she was chosen by acclamation to become the Chairperson of the Himpunan Polimer Indonesia for the term 1995 – 1998.
20 – 21 November 1995 organised the 3rd Indonesian Petrochemical Business Conference, Theme : INDONESIAN CONFERENCE on AROMATICS with close to 100 participants
28 March 1996 to respond to an invitation by the Ministry for Industry & Trade, Directorate General for Metal, Machinery & Chemical Industry she presented a paper on the status of imports of chemicals to Indonesia. at the Co-ordination Meeting between Government and the Associations.
26 – 27 June 1996 organised the 4th Indonesian Petrochemical Business Conference, Theme : INDONESIAN CONFERENCE on NATURAL GAS for PETROCHEMICALS; participants 125 delegates, Keynote Address was by Professor Dr. Subroto.
10 – 12 September 1996 attended the 13th ISEI Congress (Indonesian Economists Association) in Medan to function as Co-referent by invitation of the Organizing Committee to comment on a Presentation on the Petrochemical Industry in Indonesia by an Indonesian Consultant.
3 – 4 October 1996 attended the Intensive Short Course : Metallocenes by : the Catalysts Goup, held at Singapore.
4 – 8 November 1996 inaugurated the opening and closing of the International Workshop on Green Polymers organized by the Indonesian Polymer Association in cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Bandung.
20 – 21 November 1996 attended Chem Systems’ Sixteenth Annual Souteast Asian Seminar : “Regional Dynamics and Competitiveness in the Petrochemical Industry” at Singapore.
21 – 24 November 1996 attended the 26th ASEAN Chemical Industries Club Board of Directors’ Meeting & Conference at Chiangrai, Thailand to chair the Petrochemical Manufacturers Product Group Meeting.
27 – 28 November 1996 attended the Chemical Industry Business Forum at Bandung , to report about the 26th ASEAN Chemical Industries Club Board of Directors’ Meeting at Changrai, Thailand.
19 December 1996 upon invitation of the Indonesian Gas Association (IGA) presented a paper : “Optimizing Indonesia’s Natural Gas Utilization, Opportunities in the Petrochemical Sector”
23 January 1997 presented an invited paper : “Engineering Thermoplastics in Indonesia” at the Conference on Engineering Thermoplastics in Asia, 23 – 24 January 1997 at Singapore
17 March 1997 to respond to an invitation by the Ministry for Industry & Trade, Directorate General for Metal, Machinery & Chemical Industry functioned as Co-referent at the Co-ordination Meeting between Government and the Associations.
March 1997 established the Yayasan Petrokimia & Perplastikan (YPP) (Foundation for Petrochemicals & Plastics) which main activities are in education & training for personnel in the petrochemical & plastics sector.
20 – 22 March 1997 attended the Indonesian Gas Association (IGA) Domestic Gas Forum held at Surabaya.
20 – 22 March 1997 The YPP organized the first course for industry : “Additives for plastics” (8 participants of 3 companies)
17 – 18 June 1997 : Successfully organized the 5th Indonesian Petrochemical Business Conference on The Asia Pacific Petrochemical Industry Into the Next Millennium at Jakarta 1997, with about 100 participants. The distinguished speakers were from various countries of the Asia Pacific region
4 – 5 July 1997 The YPP organized the second course for industry : In House training for a woven bag industry (15 participants)
31 Juli 1997 Inaugurated as Vice Chairperson of the Indonesian Chemical Industry Cub (ICIC) for the term of 1997 – 2000.
19 September 1997 attended the Willem Prins Lecture Series by Prof. Dr. Ir. L. C. E. Struik : “Polymers, Importance and Technical-Scientific Challenges” Ai the Department of Chemistry, Technical University Delft, Netherlands.
22 – 23 September 1997 attended the : “20th Hamburger Makromolekulares Symposium” held at Hamburg, Germany
1 – 2 October 1997 organized the Conference on Engineering Plastics for Automotive, Electro/Electronic & other Applications in Jakarta in co-operation with Bayer of Singapore participants 80 persons.
20 – 24 October 1997 participated by presenting an invited poster “Polymer R&D in Indonesia” at the ” 6th SPSJ International Polymer Conference” held at Kusatsu, Japan organized by the Society for Polymer Science, Japan and attended the South / East Asia Polymer Scientists Meeting (SEAPSM) on 22 October 1997 at the same place.
26 – 30 October 1997 participated at the ” 5th Pacific Polymer Conference” held at Kyongju, S. Korea, and attended the Pacific Polymer Federation (PPF) Council Meeting on 27 October 1997 at the same place.
5 – 7 November 1997 participated at the 27th ASEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CLUB Meeting held in Manila, Philippines.
9 November 1997 participated at the 18th INDONESIAN GAS ASSOCIATION General Meeting held in Jakarta.
20 – 22 March 1998 The YPP organized the third course for industry : “Injection Molding Technology” (11 participants of 6 companies)
12 – 14 March 1998 The YPP organized the course for industry : “Compounding Technology” (6 participants of 2 companies)
14 September 1998 presented an invited lecture at the Polymer Chemistry Training, held at Palembang from 14 – 18 September 1998, as a cooperation between : The Faculty for Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the Sriwijaya University in Palembang, South Sumatra and the Japan Industrial Cooperation Agency (?).
19 October 1999 presented an invited paper “Perkembangan Industri Petrokimia berbasis Bahan Baku Lokal” (The Development of a Petrochemical Industry based on Domestic Raw Materials”) at the Meeting on Science and Technology of Materials 1999, organized by the National Nuclear Energy Institute at Serpong, Jakarta.
10 November 1999 participated as Moderator at the All Indonesian Chemical Technology Students Meeting (Musyawarah Nasional (HIMATEK)at the tripartit discussion : “Industry-Government and University” in Jakarta.
24 – 25 November 1999 participated at the 29th ASEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CLUB Meeting held in Bali, Indonesia and was nominated as Moderator for Country Report Session.
November 2000 – July 2001 participated as resource person to a team which provided the Ministry of Industry and Trade with a study: “Policy Recommendation for Indonesia’s Petrochemical Industry”
20 – 21 March 2001 Invited to present a paper titled “Consulting the Polymer Industry in Indonesia” at the Symposium on Polymer Technology organized by the Sentra Teknologi Polimer at Serpong, Tangerang, West Java.
August 2002, Chairperson of the “INDONESIA in the PACIFIC FOUNDATION” active in the Minahasa, North Sulawesi, Eastern Indonesia.
January 2003, Vice Chairperson of the Advisory Board to the KERUKUNAN KELUARGA KAWANUA, which is an organization dedicated to social activities among families originated from the Minahasa (North Celebes Area)
August 26th, 2003, National Symposium on Natural Gas for Industry,Theme: NATIONAL POLICY on NATURAL GAS to ASSURE the SUSTAINABILITY and DEVELOPMENT of the NATURAL GAS BASED INDUSTRY, Chairperson at the Panel Discussion I, Natural Gas Policies in MALAYSIA and the P.R. of CHINA.
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