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Riri Fitri Sari is a Professor of  Computer Engineering  at the Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Indonesia (UI). She was the CIO/Head of Information System Development and Services of the University of Indonesia from 2006-2014. She graduated with a BSc in Electrical Engineering from UI. She gained a Master in Human Resources Management from the Atmajaya University Jakarta. Subsequently she completed her MSc degree in Software Systems and Parallel Processing from the Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK, funded by British Council Chevening Award. She hold a PhD in Computer Networks from the School of Computing, University of Leeds, UK. Her PhD research was on Active Networks-based Congestion Control Protocols. 
Her research focused  are on Protocol Engineering, Multimedia Network, Vehicular Area Network, Internet of Things, and IT Implementation, 5G Technology, Lora, NB-IoT, and  Blockchain. She was the recipient of the IEEE Region 10 WIE Most Inspiring Engineer Award 2012 in Kalkuta India.  Prof. Dr. Riri Fitri Sari is a Senior Member of the Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), being one of the 8% of Electrical Engineers Worldwide.  In November 2011, IEEE Region 10 Asia Pacific announce her as the recipient of the IEEE WIE Most Inspiring Engineer Award, awarded at the IEEE Region 10 Meeting in Kolkata, India, March 2012. Prof. Dr. Riri Fitri Sari is the 2009 Most Outstanding Lecturer at the University of Indonesia. On completing a hard selection and  competition, She has also been selected as the 3rd Winner of the National Selection of the Most Outstanding Lecturer hold by the Ministry of National Education of Republic of Indonesia in conjunction with the 64th National Independence Day.  This is a complement of her achievement as the most outstanding Student of the University of Indonesia and the 3rd winner at the national level in 1993.
Since April 2010, she has been the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities, a flagship program of the University of Indonesia to rank university worldwide based on their green campus and sustainability programs. She has been using the power of Information Technology and Social Media to develop the UI GreenMetric Rankings of World Universities which have been widely used in more than 709 universities in 77 countries as a voluntary standard for improving their sustainable and green campus programs. Under her leadership, the UI GreenMetric University Network has been a global movement on Sustainability in Higher Education and the UI GreenMetric Workshops has been conducted in more than 27 countries. In the year 2018,  Prof Riri Fitri Sari have been invited as a Keynote Speaker at the GreenMetric Workshop in Mashad-Iran, Islamabad-Pakistan, Jeddah-Saudi Arabia, Nottingham-UK, Roma-Italia, Surabaya-Indonesia, dan Riga-Latvia, and Santiago-Chile (Video).

Prof Riri Fitri Sari is actively conducting many research programs under World Class Professor Program of the Ministry of Research and Technology Higher Education, Smart City Usaid Shera, Insinas,  and other grants. She is actively supervising 6 PhD students, and being a PhD program reviewers in Indonesia and overseas 

Prof Riri Fitri Sari is reviewer and assessor in many scholarship and research programs of LPDP, Research Project Grant of LPDP, and Research Grants from Ristek and Kemristekdikti, as well as jury for the best CIO and Corporate University competition of Swa Magazine, and IT Asessment of State Own Companies in FORTI BUMN.  

Prof Riri Riri Fitri Sari has also been an IT  consultant at the Directorate General of Population of the Ministry of Internal affairs, National Board  of Information and Communication Technology, LamPTKes, and other governmental bodies. 

Since September 2015, She has also been involved in the Task Force of World Class University  and the acceleration programs for institutional accreditation (APT) at the Ministry of Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia.  She has also been the President of Indonesia Science Project Olympiad (ISPO) in the last 8 years and Jury of Olimpiade Penelitian Siswa Indonesia (OPSI) since 2015. Her passion to inspire global young generations to love Science Technology and Mathematics has also brought her to be a Jury at the Genius Olympiad Science Fair at the SUNY Oswego New York in 2018. 

Her international experiences include a study program and internship at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneve and New York. She has also involved in a joint research at CERN (European Laboratory for Particle Physics) in Geneve, a training in Engineering Education funded by UNESCO in Australia, higher education management training in Japan  (JICA), and being an invited speakers in Korea (KAIST). Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari is a reviewers for many competitive grant schemes of Higher Education Directorate General of Ministry of National Education, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, National Research Board and Directorate General of Population Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Prof. Dr. Sari have visited some IT industries such as   Microsoft Research at Redmond, USA, Huawei Tech in Shenzen, Wipro in Bangalore, Samsung in Korea. She has visited more than 100 universities in many countries on their Green Campus and Sustainability achievement. She has been a speakers at the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG) Observatory in Taipei and in Lisbon, as well as attending the IREG Committee Meeting in Warsaw, Aalborg, Doha,  and Hasselt. She has presented some papers and proposals  at the IEEE Communication Society Globecom and ICC  conferences in Sydney Austin Texas, London, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, etc.
She has been a visiting scientist and gave public lecture at the Universidad Beira Interior - Portugal, Universidad do Minho - Portugal, University of  Sheffield - UK,  NTUST (Taiwan Tech), University of Florida in Gainessville -USA, University of Gakushuin - Japan, University of Jadavpur - India, etc. 

Prof Riri Fitri Sari is actively conducting many research programs under World Class Professor Program of the Ministry of Research and Technology Higher Education, Smart City Usaid Shera, Insinas,  and other grants. She is actively supervising 6 PhD students, graduated more than 8 PhDs, writing more than 55 International Journal Papers, 130 International Indexed Scientific Papers, 11 books, and granted 11 patents and intellectual property rights.

Prof Riri Fitri Sari is one of the 5 final candidate for Rector of Unversitas Indonesia in 2014 selection, she has also been selected as one of the 3rd final candidate for the Director General at the Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education in 2015.

Prof. Riri Fitri Sari is an alumni of Regular Leadership Education-  Program Pedidikan Reguler Angkatan (PPRA) XLVIII Lembaga Ketahanan Nasional (LEMHANNAS) Republik Indonesia,  which is a highly esteemed training center for Indonesian Leaders, conducted from March to December 2012.  .

Prof. Dr. Riri Fitri Sari was awarded with a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) from from the Toastmaster International. She was the President of UI Toastmaster Club dan was the Area I5 Governor.  She received other awards such as  the Inspiring Woman and Youth 2012 from PT Indosat, and Kartini 2.0 Woman Technologist from PT Telkom in 2013. Prof Riri Fitri Sari has also received an Honorary Professorship from Kazakh National Agrarian University (KAZNAU) in 2017 and many other researches and life time achievement awards. She is  married to Dr. Ir. Kusno Adi Sambowo and they live with their  three daughters Almira Lavina Sambowo, Naufalia Brillianti Sambowo, and Laura Fawzia Sambowo. Playing piano, reading novels and swimming are her hobbies. 
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