Karna Wijaya


Universitas Gadjah Mada

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Karna Wijaya was born December 7, 1963 in Jakarta, got doktorandus degree from the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Gadjah Mada University in 1987, a Master of Engineering degree in Applied Chemistry from the School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in 1993 and in 1999 received a Doctorate degree in Chemistry from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. Served as a Professor since 2008. He currently teaches in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Gadjah Mada University, level under graduate (S-1) and postgraduates (S-2 and S-3). He teachs in the undergraduate degree some lectures, among others : Radiochemistry, Computational Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Chemical Equilibrium, Introduction to Materials Chemistry as well as Polymer Materials and Composites. In postgraduate, he taught Materials Science and Chemical Equilibrium. In addition, he also teaches undergraduate class of International Programme in the field of Radiochemistry, and Chemical Kinetics. At the level of the doctorate degree he taught Philosophy of Science and Review of Journal. In addition to teaching, Prof.Karna Wijaya also writes several scientific publications in international journals such as J.Natur. Forschung, Acta Crystalography, Asian Journal of Chemistry, International Journal of Applied Chemistry, Sustainable Environment Research and so forth. Some works of Prof.Karna Wijaya have already been patented and proposed to obtain patent rights. He is also actively involved as an author of several books published by LPPM and the Center for Energy Studies, GMU. In the area of ​​community service Prof.Karna Wijaya involved in pioneering some Energy Self Sufficient Villages in Sleman, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta and South Sumatra.