DR. Darmawan Darwis, Apt


Full Name : DR. Darmawan Darwis, Apt
Field of Expertise : Biomaterials, Radiation Processing of Polymeric materials, Radiation Sterilization and Decontamination  of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
Research interests : Biomaterial and radiation processing of polymeric materials
Position : Senior Researcher and Head of Radiation Processing Division 
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Dr. Darmawan Darwis is a radiation modification of polymeric materials researcher workimg at Center for Isotopes and Radiation Application, National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN), Indonesia. He received his under graduate degree in pharmaceutical science from University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia in 1987 and he received his specialist in pharmacy (apotheker) in 1988. Since 1988 he works at Center for Isotopes and Radiation Application, National Nuclear Energy Agency (Batan) as yunior reseacher in radiation sterilization and decontamination of healthcare products, pharmaceuticals and synthesis of hydrogel biomaterial for wound dressing using radiation technique. ¬¬In 1996 he received Master Degree (by research) in production engineering from Gunma University, Kiryu Japan and he continue his doctoral degree in Production Engineering at Gunma University Kiryu Japan and awarded doctor of production engineering in 1999.
Over the past years, he has been involved in several research projects on the applications of gamma rays and electron beam for synthesis and modification of polymeric material including hydrogel for biomedical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics applications. He also involved in FNCA project on electron beam and gamma rays application for modification of natural polymer for plant growth promoter and plant elicitor.