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Brief Description

Tropical forest and peatland fires are disasters that impact the local, regional and global environment. To increase awareness and knowledge about this, FTSL offers APMEI 2022. This international virtual course is organized for Indonesia and international undergraduate students majoring in science and engineering. This course will be discussing the impact, air quality monitoring technique and analysis, emission inventory, and mitigation & adaptation related to forest peatland fire. Experienced lecturers will deliver the topic from several institutions in Indonesia and abroad.

Host University

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Institut Teknologi Bandung

Co-Host University

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

  • Key message of air quality monitoring system
  • Peatland & forest fire knowledge
  • History & current status of PM concentration in forest fire areas (provinces) in Indonesia
  • The impact of forest fire and peat fire on health
  • Impact of forest fire and peat fire to air quality
  • Measurement of gaseous ambient air quality 1
  • Measurement of gaseous ambient air quality 2
  • Measurement of aerosol from peatland and forest fire emission: challenge during field measurement
  • Analytical method of trace gas & aerosol
  • Air quality measurements with small sensors
  • Analytical method of organic carbon from peatland burning
  • Measuring emission factors in the field and calculating fire emissions
  • Development of forest fire early warning system
  • An information system and management platform for forest fire in Indonesia
  • Project sharing: house shelter & air filtration
  • Noor Zaitun Yahya (University Malaysia Terengganu)
  • Samsuri Abdullah (University Malaysia Terengganu)
  • Mohamed Shahrir Bin Mohamed Zahari (University Malaysia Terengganu)
  • Alberth Christian Nahas (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency/Ministry of Environment and Forestry)
  • Puji Lestari (Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Head of Air and Waste Management Research Group)
  • Brian Yuliarto (Institut Teknologi Bandung)
  • Zeily Nurahman (Institut Teknologi Bandung)
  • Indah Rachmatiah SS (Institut Teknologi Bandung)
  • Raden Driejana (Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • Army Susandi (Institut Teknologi Bandung)
  • Kania Dewi (Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • Adyati Pradini Yudison (Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Date of Course

1-26 August 2022 (detail schedule )

Who could be a participant?
  • Undergraduate student (ITB, Indonesian and foreign student)
  • Majoring science and engineering

3 credits course
 Landing Course:

  • TL4122 Air Pollution Monitoring (2 credits)
  • KU3024 Independent Study / Project A (1 credits)


Please visit following link to apply for ITB International Virtual Courses

Registration: https://admission.itb.ac.id/home/summer-courses


Virtual Meeting Platform (to be announced later)