• AVR Research

    AVR Research in Insgreeb has received a consecutive 2-year research grants. In the first year, we develop a package for nursing education in understanding sonic environment using 3D Audio technology

  • IEQ Comfort

    This research is led by our PhD researcher, Faridah, Msc, who develop new mini chamber model for assessing IEQ Comfort of people in tropical climate area, especially Indonesia

  • CDSR Activities

    Since 2017, we are actively involved in international collaborative project to develop nZEB (nearly-Zero Energy Building) model in Indonesia under CDSR (Center for Development of Sustainable Region)

  • UGM got 6th Place for UI GreenMetric 2019

    UGM is awarded on the 6th place for National Category on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2019. Assisted by Insgreeb, UGM is also positioned in number 91 this year.

AVR: Combining 3D Audio with VR

Thinking about immersive listener? Our acoustics and audio research are doing

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Building performance simulation

To achieve high performance building, parametric and non parametric design

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Assessment of occupants comfort in a working space

Occupants comfort is one of the keys to value whether the building is successfully designed

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Green and smart building towards sustainability

Integrating building design with green concept and smart system can improve building

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About Research Group

Insgreeb is a research group in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada in the field of building engineering physics. We creatively use advanced analytical tools, skills and techniques to observe the phenomena in physics of built environment and to evaluate building performance, and provide solutions toward sustainable improvement in comfort and usability.

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Livable City Policy

Livable City Policy

This video contains presentation materials from Dr. Rachmawan Budiarto about Livable City Policy during our community services program.


About Published Works

We do research and publish our results in international conference and reputable national and international journals.

We conduct research concerned to, but not limited to, these scientific area:

  • Building Physics and Performance Simulation
  • Acoustics and Audio Engineering
  • Daylighting and Artificial Lighting
  • Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy
  • Smart System, Control, and Optimization
  • Indoor Environment Quality and Human Comfort
  • Wireless Communication Data
  • Building Monitoring System

To advance our research activities as well as broaden the impact to the community and national policy, we strengthen the collaboration between research institution, universities, and local and center government in the country. We also join with the scientific and professional association i.e. Green Building Council Indonesia, Indonesian Building Performance Simulation Association, etc,.

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Assessment of Calorific Value of Biogas after Carbon Dioxide Adsorption Process Using Natural Zeolite and Biochar

R Pertiwiningrum, A., Harto, A.W., Wuri, M.A. and R Budiarto

Conceptual Framework of Modelling for Malaysian Household Electrical Energy Consumption using Artificial Neural Network based on Techno-Socio Economic Approach

B Sena, SA Zaki, F Yakub, NM Yusoff, MK Ridwan

Accelerometer-Based Recorder of Fingers Dynamic Movements for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

FA Dwiputra, B Achmad, Faridah, Herianto

Data Recording of Audio Stimulus for Continuing Nurse Training Using Auditory Virtual Environment

RF Fela, J Sarwono, SS Utami, I Prasetiyo, IRN Azzahra

Sentagi Utami, Ph.D


I am a senior lecturer in Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University. Since 2016, I have been a Head of Engineering Study Program, in Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics UGM. I started my academic career in Acoustics when I took maste

  1. 2007 - 2012

    Ph.D, Architectural Acoustics

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  2. 2002 - 2005

    M.Sc, Acoustics (Physics)

    Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
  3. 1992 - 1998

    B.Eng, Building Technology (Architectural Engineering)

    Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Researcher | PhD Candidate

Rachmawan Budiarto


M Kholid Ridwan


Nazrul Effendy