Jl. Grafika 2 Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University Yogyakarta, Indonesia 55281

M Kholid Ridwan


Laboratory of Renewable Energy Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics Gadjah Mada University

Dr. Eng. Mohammad Kholid Ridwan, S.T., M.Sc. was born in Bantul, Yogyakarta. He was spend my time in Bantul from Kindergarten until Junior High School, then He started to get to know the City of Yogyakarta after entering Senior High School in 1989. He was graduated from Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program in 1997. After that, he joined Engineering Physics, Gadjah Mada University as a tutor. He had the opportunity to continue the master degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden from 1999 to 2001. In 2004 until 2007, he continued his doctoral program at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. His dissertation talking about energy balance in urban areas. His current research deals with buildings and urban energy with sub-themes of building physics problems, energy-efficient home design and urban sites, as well as several themes about urban meteorology.


  1. 2004 - 2007

    Dr-Eng, International Development Engineering

    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  2. 1999 - 2001

    M.Sc, Sustainable Energy Engineering

    Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) Stockholm, Sweden
  3. 1992 - 1997

    B.Eng, Electrical Engineering (Energy Economics)

    Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Professional Appointments

  1. 1999
    Senior Lecturer
    Engineering Physics Study Program, Gadjah Mada University

Awards & Prizes

  • 2012 - 2013
    Post Doctoral Research Fellow
    Energy Economics Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 2010 - 2011
    Post Doctoral Research Fellow
    Polytech Annecy’ Chambery, School of Engineering at the University of Savoie, France
  • 2011
    UNESCO-IHE Award for Educational Training Course on Active Learning and Aligned Teaching
  • 2009
    National Science of Council Republic of China Award for Environmental Analysis and Green Technology
    National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  • 2004 - 2007
    Doctoral Scholarship Award
    Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • 1999 - 2000
    Master Program Scholarship Award
    The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT)