Profil Rudi Dungani

Rudi Dungani

School of Life Sciences and Technology
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Jl. Ganesha No. 10 Bandung
Indonesia 40132
Phone: +62 22 251 1575, 250 0258
Fax: +62 22 253 4107
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  • PhD. School of Industrial Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Major in: Biomass and Nanobiocomposites application. (Thesis Title : Quality Enhancement of Inner Part of Oil Palm Trunk Lumber PF-Impregnated with Oil Palm Shell Nanofiller. Advisor: Prof. Datuk Dr. Abdul Khalil Shawkataly
  • M.Sc. Jan. 1999. Forest Sciences. Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) Major in Wood Products; Minor in Wood: Pest, Decay and Protection (Thesis Title: Feeding preference of Subterranean Termite Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) on Eight Species of Wood) ; Advisor: Prof. Dr. Rudy C. Tarumingkeng.
  • BSc. Des. 1994. Faculty of Forestry, Universitas Winaya Mukti (UNWIM); Dept. of Forest Products Technology; Major in Forest Products Entomology; Minor in Biology of Termite; (Research Title : Economic Loss Caused Termite Attack on the Housing in Bandung); Advisor : Prof. Dr. Dodi Nandika
Research Interest
Pest, decay and protection of wood and non-wood, weathering properties of wood and non-wood, modification and treatment of wood and non-wood, Advanced Composites, Hybrid Reinforced/Filled Polymer Composites, Bio-materials Science and Technology, Lignocellulosic composites (wood and non-wood), utilization of Oil Palm Biomass, Application of nanotechnology on wood and Sustainable Biobased composites as New Materials for New Economy.
Professional Skills
Familiar with wood and non-wood protection, wood preservation and wood preservatives, quality enhancement through impreganted wood and non wood
Professional Activities
  • Members of the Association of Polymer Indonesia (HPI)
  • Member of the Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS) / Masyarakat Peneliti Kayu Indonesia (MAPEKI)
  • Management of Association of graduate forestry Indonesia (Persatuan Sarjana Kehutanan Indonesia/ PERSAKI), West Java
  • Dungani, R., Karliati, T., Hadiyane, A., Tanaka, T., Yamada, M., Hartati, S., Dewi, M., and Malik, J. 2020. Natural Weathering’s Effect on Mechanical Properties of Short Cycle Coconut Trunk Lumber Impregnated Using Kraft Black Liquor. *Bioresources*, 15(2), 3821-3838.
  • Dungani, R., Karliati, T., Hadiyane, A., Tanaka, T., Yamada, M., Hartati, and Malik, J. 2020. Using Kraft Black Liquor on Coconut Wood (*Cocos nucifera*) through Impregnation with Vacuum-Pressure Method. Journal of Indian Academic of Wood Science. Online first article
  • Rahmawati, N., Sumardi, I., and Dungani, R. 2020. *Isolation and identification of fungi inhabiting rubber-impregnated wood, and their role of quality changing the impregnated wood**.* *BioRes**ources* 15(2), 2839-2849
  • Hadiyane , R. Dungani, T. Karliati and A. Rumidatul. 2019. Effects of vinegar waste logging based stimulant on production of resin from Pinus merkusii Jungh. Et De Vriese. RASAYA. Journal of Chemistry, 12(4), 2227 – 2234.
  • Atanu Kumar Das, Md. Nazrul Islam, Md. Omar Faruk, Md. Ashaduzzaman, Rudi Dungani, Enih Rosamah, Sri Hartati and Alfi Rumidatul. 2019. Chapter 1. Hardwood Tannin: Sources, Utilizations, and Prospects. In: TANNIN: Structural Properties, Biological Properties and Current Knowledge (Ed. Alfredo Aires).  IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.80170ISBN: 978-1-78984-797-0
  • Pingkan Aditiawati, Rudi Dungani, Redian Mayo Fikri, Sri Hartati (2019). Optimization of Cellulose Nanofiber Production from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Using Trichoderma sp. with the Solid State Fermentation Method,Bioresources, 14(10), 3688-3700
  • Ihak Sumardi, Rudi Dungani, Yoyo Suhaya, Alfi Rumidatul, and Muhammad Navis Rofi. (2018). Alternative Materials for Strand Boards Made with Waste Veneer from Industrial Plywood In Indonesia. Bioresources 13(4): 8385-8393.
  • Pingkan Aditiawati, Rudi Dungani and Cindy Amelia. (2018). Enzymatic Production of Cellulose Nanofibers from Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB) with Crude Cellulase of Trichoderma sp. Materials Research. Express. DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/aab449/2018
  • HPS. Abdul KhalilTze Kiat Lai, Ying Ying Tye, M. T. Paridah,M. R. Nurul Fazita A. A. Azniwati, Rudi Dungani, Samsul Rizal. (2018). Preparation and Characterization of Microcrystalline Cellulose from Sacred Bali Bamboo as Reinforcing Filler in Seaweed-based Composite Film. Fibers and Polymers, 9(2): 423-434.
  • Aminudin Sulaeman, Rudi Dungani, Nuruddin Nurudin, Sri Hartati, Tati Karliati, Pingkan Aditiawati, Anne Hadiyane, Yoyo Suhaya and Sulistyono (2018). Review on Quality Enhancement of Bamboo Utilization: Preservation, Modification and Applications, Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 17(1), 1-18
  • Rosamah, EnihKhalil Abdul H.P.SYap, S.W.Saurabh, Chaturbhuj KTahir, Paridah MDungani, RudiOwolabi, Abdulwahab F. (2017). The Role of Bamboo Nanoparticles in Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester Composites. Journal of Renewable Materials.DOI:
  • Sri Aprilia, N. A; Nurul Atiqah, M. S; Ismail, Zhari; Loo, C. Y; Saurabh, Chaturbhuj K; Dungani, Rudi; H.P.S, Abdul Khalil. 2017. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Treated Kenaf Bast Pulp Fiber Reinforcement in Epoxy Composite. Journal of Renewable Materials. DOI:
  • HPS. Abdul Khalil, Ying Ying Tye, Su Ting Chow, Chaturbhuj K. Saurabh, Parida Md. Tahir, Rudi Dungani, and Muh. Izzuddin Syakir. (2017). Cellulosic Pulp Fiber as Reinforcement Materials in Seaweed-Based Film. BioResources, 12(1), 29-42.(URL)
  • Abdul Khalil, H.P.S.; Masri, M.; Saurabh, Chaturbhuj; Fazita, M.R.N.; A.A., Azniwati; Sri Aprilia, N.A.; Rosamah, E.; Dungani, Rudi . (2017). Incorporation of coconut shell based nanoparticles in kenaf/coconut fibres reinforced vinyl ester composites. Materials Research Express, 4(3), 035020.(URL)
  • Khalil, H. P. S. A., Rudi Dungani ., Mohammed, I. A., Hossain, M. S., Sri Aprilia, N. A., Budiarso, E., and Rosamah, E (2014) “Determination of the combined effect of chemical modification and compression of agatis wood on the dimensional stability, termite resistance, and morphological structure”. Bioresources, 9(4), 6614-6626
  • Sivabalan Sasthirya, HPS Abdul Khalil, Z.A Ahmad, Md. Nazrul Islam, Rudi Dungani & H. Mohammad Fizree (2014). Carbon Nanofiller-enhanced Ceramic Composites: Thermal & Electrical Studies. Bioresources 9(2), 3143-3151 [PDF]
  • N.A. Sri Aprilia., Abdul Khalil, H.P.S., A.H. Bhat, I.H., Rudi Dungani., & Md. Sohrab Hossain. 2014. “Exploring material properties of vinyl ester biocomposites filled carbonized Jatropha seed shell.” Bioresources, 9(3),1-11
  • HPS Abdul Khalil , Sri Aprilia N.A, M. Jawaid, and Rudi Dungani. “Jatropha Biomass as Potential Source of Biocomposite and Technical Applicatio: A Review”. ( Accepted ) Journal of Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review (2013)
  • Rudi Dungani, HPS Abdul Khalil, M. Jawaid, and Jasni. “Quality Enhancement trought impregnated non-wood material: A Review”.( Accepted ) Journal of Bioresources. (2012)
  • Rudi Dungani, Pingkan Aditiawati, Md. Nazrul Islam, Nurjaman A. Sri Aprilia, Sri Hartati, Aminudin Sulaeman, Ihak Sumardi, Tati Karliati, Karnita Yuniarti and Sutrisno. (2018). Chapter 9: Evaluation of the effects of decay and weathering in cellulosereinforced fiber composites. In Book: Durability and Life Prediction in Biocomposites, FibreReinforced Composites and Hybrid Composites (Eds. Mohammad Jawaid Mohamed Thariq Naheed Saba)Woodhead Publishing. An imprint of ElsevierISBN: 978-0-08-102290-0
  • Chapter 3: Biomaterial from Oil Palm Waste: Properties, Characterization and Applications . In book: Palm Oil. (Ed. Viduranga Waisundara) Woodhead Publishing. IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.76412. (2018). ISBN: 978-1-78923-427-5.
  • A.F. Owolabi., Chaturbhuj. K. Saurabh., Rudi Dungani., and H.P.S. Abdul Khalil. 2017. Chapter 12: Spectroscopy and Microscopy of Microfibrillar and Nanofiberillar Composites. In: Micro and Nano Fibrillar Composites (MFCs and NFCs) from Polymer Blends. (Eds. Thomas, S., Kalarikka, N., Mishra, R.K). Woodhead Publishing. ISBN: 0081019912, 9780081019917
  • Rudi Dungani, H.P.S. Abdul Khalil, N.A. Sri Aprilia, Ihak Sumardi, P. Aditiawati, Atmawi Darwis, Tati Karliati, A. Sulaeman, and Enih Rosamah. Chapter 3: Bionanomaterial from Agricultural Waste and Its Application. In: Cellulose Reinforced Nanofibre Composites. Productions, Properties and Applications. (Eds. Mohammad Jawaid, Sami Boufi & HPS Abdul Khalil). Woodhead Publishing Series In Composite Science and Engineering (2017). ISBN: 9780081009574
  • Chapter 15. H.P.S.Abdul Khalil, Rudi Dungani, M.S. Hossain, N.L.M. Suraya, S. Aprilia, A.A. Astimar, Z. Nahrul Hayawin, Y. Davoudpour. “Mechanical Properties of Oil Palm Biocomposites Enhanced With Micro to Nanofillers.” In Book: Biocomposites: Design and Mechanical Performance. Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering. ISBN: 978-1-78242-373-7. Page 401-435
  • HPS. Abdul Khalil, Y. Davoudpour, N.A. Aprilia, A. Mustapa, M.N. Islam and Rudi Dungani. (2013). Nanocellulose Based Polymer Nanocomposite : Isolation, Characterization and Application In: A. Tiwari (ed.). Advanced Materials Book Series. WILEY-Scivener Publisher, USA (In Press)
  • Tati Karliati, Rudi Dungani, H.P.S Abdul Khalil. 2017. Exploring Material Properties of Vinyl Ester Biocomposites Filled Carbonized Jatropha Seed Shell. The 9th International symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS). Fahutan UGM bekerjasama dengan IWoRS. Bali-Indonesia
  • Anne Hadiyane, H.P.S Abdul Khalil, Rudi Dungani. 2017. Soil Burial Degradation of Oil Palm Shell (OPL) Nanofiller and Fhenol Frmaldehyde (PF) Resin-Impregnated Oil Palm Trunk Lumber (OPTL) : Dimensional Stability and Mechanical Properties. The 9th International symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS). September 26-27, 2017. Fahutan UGM bekerjasama dengan IWoRS. Bali-Indonesia
  • Rudi Dungani , Dodi Nandika. Wood consumption and survival of subterranean termite Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren . The Second International Wood Science Symposium, Serpong Indonesia, (1998).
  • Rudi Dungani . Effect of Boucherie method treatment on termite resistance of laminated bamboo surat ( Gigantochloa robusta) . The Fourth International Wood Science Symposium, Serpong Indonesia, (2002).
  • Anne Hadiyane, Tati Karliati, Rudi Dungani. 2017. Pemanfaatan Limbah Tegakan Pinus (Pinus merkusii Jungh de Vriese) Sebagai Stimulan Ramah Lingkungan Di Kawasan Boscha. Seminar Nasional Masyarakat Peneliti Kayu. Fahutan UGM bekerjasama dengan MAPEKI. Bali-Indonesia
  • Yeddy Nurahman, Rudy C. Tarumingkeng, and Rudi Dungani . Wood preservatives consumption in West Java. The 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS), Samarinda, Indonesia (2001).
  • Rudi Dungani and Erna Setyowati. Deterioration on housing in Bandung . The 3 th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS), Bandung, Indonesia (2000).
  • Rudi Dungani , Dodi Nandika, R. Tarumingkeng, and D. Darusman. Feeding preference of subterranean termite Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren on eight wood . The 2 th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS), Yogyakarta, Indonesia (1999).
Community Services
  • Feasibility study of development raw materials wood terminal in East Java – Ministry of Industrial Republic Indonesia (2011).
  • Preparation of Master Plan Wood Terminal in East Java – Ministry of Industrial Republic Indonesia (2010)
  • Identification and inventory of raw materials of small and medium creative industry – Ministry of Forestry (2009).
  • Pre-feasibility study of rattan terminal in Central Kalimantan – Ministry of Industrial Republic Indonesia (2008).
  • Feasibility study of development industrial area integrated oil palm wood processing in North Sumatera – Ministry of Industrial Republic Indonesia (2007).
  • The preparation of strategy development rattan and dairy products – Ministry of Forestry Republic Indonesia (2006).
  • Preparation of planning general development business bamboo – Ministry of Forestry Republic Indonesia (2005).
  • Preparation of Detail Engineering Design of wood terminal in Central Java – Ministry of Industrial Republic Indonesia (2004).
  • Performance Assesment of Industry forestry in East Kalimantan – Ministry of Forestry Republic Indonesia (2003).