Andi Arsana is a lecturer in the Department of Geodetic Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia. He obtained his PhD at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, Australia. Since 2004, Andi has been focusing his research and activities on technical/geospatial aspects of the law of the sea, particularly those related to maritime boundary delimitation. He started learning this area when he studied his Master Degree at the School of Surveying and Spatial Information Systems, at UNSW, in Sydney Australia. He has published more than 200 works (books, journals, newspaper articles, conference papers, etc.) both in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
He was the best presenter at the Annual Research Seminar (Australia, 2005), the champion of the Olympic of Scientific Writing (Paris, 2009), the champion of writing competition held by the Indonesian Community in Europe (The Netherlands, 2012), and the champion of article writing competition on education (Canberra, 2012). Andi was also the runner up of an essay competition held by the Indonesian Students Association in the Netherlands (2013). With regards to research dissemination, Andi has presented his papers in Asia, Australia, North America, Europe and Africa in various national and international conferences, seminar and workshops.
Andi is active in organisation and social activities. He was the president of the Indonesian Students Association of the University of Wollongong, Australia (2009-2010) and also the secretary of the Balinese Community of New South Wales, Australia (2009-2011). He was also the representative (president) of the United Nations-Nippon Foundation Fellowship Alumni (2008-2009) and secretary of the University of Wollongong AusAID scholar’s Club (2008-2009). In 2010-2011 Andi was appointed as the coordinator/editor of book publication of the Indonesian Students Association of Australia. He also chaired a committee for an Annual Scientific Conference of NSW Indonesian Students Association of Australia (PPIA NSW). It was the first ever conference organised by the PPIA NSW. At the present time since 2014, Andi is the head of the Office of International Affairs of Universitas Gadjah Mada.
Andi is a father of a girl named Lita, who was born in Sydney and a husband of Asti, a Medical Doctor graduated also from Universitas Gadjah Mada. Like Andi, Asti also went to UNSW, Sydney for her master degree. Andi and his small family are now living in Yogykarta, Indonesia.
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