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Pakuan University National Seminar: Business Innovation Challenge in Industry 4.0 Entering to Society 5.0

Figure 1. The speakers, moderator and committee of Pakuan University National Seminar. Pakuan University Postgraduate Program (Unpak) held a national seminar on “Business Innovation Challenge...

Capita Selecta TG-4029 ITB by PYC: Indonesia’s Oil and Gas Sector: Past, Present, and Future

Figure 1. PYC researcher, Massita Ayu Cindy, gave a lecture to the class On 28 February 2020, one of PYC researchers, Massita Ayu Cindy was...

Energy Resilience and Security in Southeast Asia

Figure 1. Energy Resilience and Security in Southeast Asia discussion hosted by ERIA. Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) attended a discussion titled Energy Resilience and Security...

PYC BUSINESS CASE COMPETITION IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTEGRATED PETROLEUM FESTIVAL (IPFEST) 2020

Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) in collaboration with the Integrated Petroleum Festival (IPFest) ITB held business case competition for the second time. PYC provided a...

The Grand Seminar Petroleum Integrated Competition (PROTECT) 2020

Figure 1. Participants of the Grand Seminar. The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) attended the Grand Seminar with topic “Empowering  Potential, Institution, and Human Resource, Towards...

Kickoff Meeting for Indonesia’s Energy Outlook 2020 at National Energy Council (DEN)

Figure 1. Participants of the Kickoff Meeting for Indonesia’s Energy Outlook 2020 at National Energy Council (DEN). The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) was invited to...

Oil & Gas Short Class “General Plan on National Energy: Lighthouse of Indonesia’s Energy Resources Management”

Figure 1. The speakers and attendees of the Oil & Gas Short Class at SBM Building, Institut Teknologi Bandung Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Founder of Purnomo...

MOU BETWEEN PERTAMINA UNIVERSITY AND THE PURNOMO YUSGIANTORO CENTER

Tuesday (February 4, 2020), at the Wanita Patra Pertamina Building, The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) with Pertamina University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)....

Groundbreaking Ceremony of Laboratorium Teknologi XVII “Dato Low Tuck Kwong” Building

Figure 1. Mrs. Filda Yusgiantoro, Ph.D., Dato Low Tuck Kwong, Prof. Reini Wirahadikusumah, Ph.D. and Prof. Kadarsah Suryadi opened the groundbreaking ceremony by pressing...

5K Campus Fun Walk

Figure 1. Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro (wearing white hat) and other participants enjoying the Fun Walk Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) took part in the 5K Campus...

PYC DINNER PARTY

Figure 1. Mrs. Filda Yusgiantoro, Ph.D. and Mrs. Lis Purnomo Yusgiantoro on behalf of Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) gave mementos to Rector of Bandung...

PYC visit to PT Surya Utama Putra

Figure 1. PYC team visited PT Surya Utama Putra, a local solar PV manufacturer. The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) visited PT Surya Utama Putra (SUP),...

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Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Ir., M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.

Purnomo Yusgiantoro is the Founder of the Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC). He received his bachelor degree (Ir) in Petroleum Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia; MSc in Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA; MA in Economics from University of Colorado, USA; and PhD in Mineral Economics from Colorado School of Mines, USA. Since 2014, Purnomo dedicates much of his time, knowledge, and skills to teach the subject of energy economics at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). Also, Purnomo is the Co-founder of Universitas Pertahanan (Unhan), Indonesia, where he teaches the subject of energy security until now. He is now a senior advisor for Executive Office of the President Republic of Indonesia.

He has vast experiences working and contributing in the energy and defense sector of Indonesia. He worked as a consultant for the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the field of energy economics and sustainable development. He also acted as the Chairman of Board of Commissioners for Pertamina. Purnomo also has held a position as Vice Governor of National Defense Agencies (Lemhannas). Purnomo was the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia for three consecutive terms, from year 2000 until 2009. He also held the position of Minister of Defense of Republic of Indonesia between 2009 and 2014. In the global sphere, Purnomo served as the Governor of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its Secretary General as well as President, based in Vienna, Austria. He also carried the responsibility as the Chairman of the ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM). He continues his devotion to the energy sector development by establishing PYC in 2016.