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AMADEUS

DRIANDO

AHNAN

Food Scientist
Social Entrepreneur
Musician

Mission Statements:

 

  1. to give people access to affordable, delicious, and healthy food by promoting tempeh science, arts, and social entrepreneurship

  2. to promote peace through science, arts, and music 

NAVIGATION

High-achieving food scientist with exceptional communication skill

Tempe-making, cooking, video blog

 
FOOD SCIENCE                 - PROFESSIONAL

Advancing food science and technology on local wisdoms for providing affordable, safe, healthy, and sustainable food

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, Department of Biotechnology (2011-2015)

Cum laude (GPA 3.91 out of 4.00).

Thesis: Effect of virgin coconut oil on obesity-marker gut microbiota composition.

Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Food Science (2015-2019 [expected])

GPA: 3.95 out of 4.00

Dissertation: Anti-cancer potential of non-extractable polyphenols in tempeh, soybean, and raspberry

#1 Food Science PhD program in the US - US National Research Council (2011)

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HONORS

NEIFT Most-Presitgious Graduate Student "Suppliers Award" 2017 & 2018

by Northeast Institute of Food Technologists, United States

Feeding Tomorrow Graduate Student Award 2017 & 2018

by Feeding Tomorrow, the foundation of Institute of Food Technologists, the largest food science and technology association in the world

1st Place, Journal of Food Science Education Video Competition 2017

"Food Science in Action" Video Competition for K-12 Children

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Recipient, Phi Tau Sigma "Daryl B. Lund" International Award

International award for food science students with international social field work 

Best Research Proposal, American Chemical Association "Teranishi" Award 2018

International award for best thesis/dissertation research proposal 

National Best Thesis Research 2015

by Indofood Riset Nugraha Research Grant

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ORGANIZATION

Founder-Coordinator (2014 - Present)

International movement and social enterprise that aims to give more access to people for healthy, sustainable, and affordable food through promoting tempe, a traditional staple protein source from Indonesia.

Coverage so far: 6 continents and 8 countries.

Co-founder & Executive

Free online learning resources on food science & biotechnology in Indonesia. Established in honor of Prof. Florentinus Gregorius Winarno, The Indonesian Father of Food Science & Technology.

Institute of Food Technologists Student Association

Vice President - Marketing (2016 - 2017)

The largest food science and technology association in the world with more than 19,000 members and 3,000 student members world-wide.

Research Chef Association Student Committee

Vice Chair (2017-2018)

US-origin international association for culinary science and technology

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WORK & AFFILIATION

Research and Development Extension + Marketing

National food safety company with analytical laboratories, certification, publishing, training, and R&D services.

Fellow, Scholarship Awardee (2016 - Present)

Largest scholarship awarding institution in Indonesia, under the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Education.

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Indonesian Tempe Movement is an international movement - social enterprise that aims to give more access to people for healthy, sustainable, and affordable food through promoting tempe, a traditional staple protein source from Indonesia.

Coverage so far: 6 continents and 8 countries, including Harvard Business School, Oxford University, Bali Ubud Food Festival, Cipinang Jail, Narcotics Rehabilitation Centers.

 
 
 
 
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