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Dr. Niken Prilandita
Senior Research Fellow

Cluster : REER


Research Interest

Energy sustainable development, Energy transition, Energy policy, Renewable energy.


Dr. Niken Prilandita is a lecturer and researcher from Urban Planning and Design Research Group (KK-PPK), of Urban and Regional Planning Department in Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). Niken has a multidiscplinary interest on research regarding urban planning, urban heat island, energy-environmental management and policy, stakeholder decision-making process, etc. Other than academic research, Niken also has experience in assisting various local government across Indonesia in formulating their Masterplan, Detail Masterplan, Development Plan, and Strategic Environmental Assesment, etc. Niken is also a senior research fellow at Resilience Development Initiative (RDI) especially in the Renewable Energy and Emission Reduction cluster.

Education Timeline

  • 2012 - 2017 Ph.D in Energy Science

    Kyoto University, Japan.

  • 2007 - 2009 Master of Science

    Urban Environmental Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.

  • 2001 - 2005 Bachelor of Science

    Urban and Regional Planning, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia.

Working Experiences Timeline

  • 2019 Masterplan Review

    Tanjung Pinang City, Tanjung Pinang City Plannin Agency.

  • 2019 Detail Masterplan

    Bati-Bati Urban Area, Tanah Laut Regency, Tanah Laut Regency Spatial Planning.

  • 2019 Act for Masterplan and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    Sungaipenuh City, Sungaipenuh CityPlanning Agency.

  • 2018 Masterplan and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    Sungaipenuh City, Sungaipenuh City Planning Agency.

  • 2018 Review Green Open Spaces

    Kemayoran Jakarta, Management Center of Kemayoran Complex.

  • 2018 Feasibility Study

    Malinau Capital City, Malinau Regency Planning Agency.

  • 2018 Strategic Environmental Assesment

    Batu Bara Regency Development Plan, Batu Bara Regency Planning Agency.

  • 2017 Masterplan Review

    Sungaipenuh City, Sungaipenuh City Planning Agency.

  • 2017 Masterplan Revision

    West Bandung Regency, West Bandung Regency Planning Agency.

  • 2017 Bekasi City Development Plan

    Bekasi City Planning Agency.

  • 2012 Senoro-Luwuk Corridor Development

    Control Guidelines, Medco Energy – Luwuk Local Government.

  • 2011 Padalarang – Purwakarta Corridor Detail Masterplan

    West Java Province Housing Agency.

  • 2009 Monitoring of Community

    Based Composting Program in Palembang, IGES – JICA Indonesia.

  • 2009 Toward Innovative, Liveable and Prosperous Asian Megacities

    IDRC Canada – Chulalongkorn University.


Stakeholders’ Role in Sustaining Renewable Energy Development in Sumba Island (Principal Investigator), ITB Research Fund.

Capacity Building and Partnership Synergy in Developing Disaster Insurance (Co-Investigator), ITB Research Fund for Community Development.

Rethinking Urban Squatter Upgrading Methods (Co-Investigator), ITB Research Fund.

Understanding of Urban Gas Consumer Demand in Palembang city through Agent-based Modelling (Principal Investigator Asahi Glass Foundation Research).

Identifikasi Karakteristik Kampung-Kota Untuk Prioritisasi Program Kota Tanpa Kumuh (Kotaku) di Kota Bandung (Co-Investigator), P3MI ITB Research Fund.

Evaluation Framework for Autonomous Decision-Making Performance in Energy and Environmental Innovations, Kyoto University Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) Program.

Evaluasi Penyediaan RTH Sebagai Infrastruktur Hijau Berdasarkan Tipologi Ukuran dan Posisi Kota Dalam Ekoregion (Co-Investigator), ITB-JICA Research Fund.

Mitigasi Dampak Perubahan Iklim pada Pengembangan Kota-kota Pesisir (Co-Investigator), ITB Research Fund.

Studi Potensi Ekonomi Industri dan Sumberdaya Manusia Dalam Rangka Pendirian Institut Teknologi di Sumatera (Co-Investigator), Strategic National Research.

Pengaruh Perubahan Guna Lahan Terbangun Terhadap Limpasan Air di Kota Bandung (Co-Investigator), Riset ITB.

Innovation System in City Development (Co-Investigator), Dikti Research Fund for International Cooperation.

International Journal Article (Last 10 years)

  • Evaluation Method for Autonomous Decision-Making Performance on Energy and Environmental Innovations: The Case Study of Indonesian Community. Vol 9(1), 80; 2017 doi:10.3390/su9010080. Sustainability (1.7)
  • Modeling Autonomous Decision-Making on Energy and Environmental Management Using Petri-Net: The Case Study of a Community in Bandung, Indonesia. Vol 7(1), 9; 2016 doi:10.3390/challe7010009. Challenges
  • The Framework for Identifying Autonomous Decision-Making Process on Energy and Environmental Issues: The Case Studies in Indonesian Communities (Rukun Warga). Vol 3., No. 2; 2015, page 3-17 International Journal of Sustainable Future for Human Security (J-Sustain)

National Journal Article
  • Perceptions and Responses to Warming in an Urban Environment: A Case Study of Bandung City, Indonesia. Vol V, No. 1, June 2009, page 51-59. Journal of Infrastructure and Built Environment

Other Publication (Magazines, Newspaper, Working Paper, etc.)
  • Criteria for Analyzing City Innovation-System in Metropolitan Area. Working Paper, 2010 , ISBN: 978-602-8763-00-4 Urban Planning and Design Research Group
  • Technical Manual of Sanitation System for a Small Community. 2008 SEA-UEMA Project, Urban Environmental Management Field of Study, AIT.

Academic Conference Presentation
  • 7th International Conference on Sustainable Future for Human Security Urban kampung and household energy consumption in Bandung, Indonesia 29-30 October 2018, Padang, Indonesia
  • International Workshop on Transportation and Environment District Walkability and Environmental Sustainability in a Warm Urban Area 13 March 2018, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  • Kyoto-Ajou Symposium on Energy Science Autonomous Decision-Making in Indonesian Community (Rukun Warga) for Energy and Environmental Issues. (Poster) 27 February 2015, Kyoto University Yoshida Campus, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Kyoto-Ajou Joint Symposium on Energy Science Analysis of Residential Electricity Consumption in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 25 February 2014, Kyoto University Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan.
  • 30th Conference of Energy System, Economy and Environment (JSER). Analysis of Residential Electricity Consumption in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 23-24 January 2014, Tokyo, Japan.
  • The Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) Annual Meeting Eco-House Future Outlook in Kyoto City 2020 (Poster). 16 January 2013, Kyoto University Yoshida Campus, Kyoto, Japan.
  • The 4 th International Symposium of Advanced Energy Science: Principle of Zero-Emission Energy Smart System for Residential Area in Kyoto City by 2020 (Poster). 30 September – 2 October 2013, Kyoto University Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan.
  • The IAP International Conference on Southeast Asia Metropolises and Urbanization: Challenges and Tools in the Context of Climate Change; The Exploration of Social Structure to Anticipate the Climate Change Impact, Case Study: Bandung Urban Area. 19- 20 October 2010, Jakarta.


Travel Grant for RENKEI Spring School: District Energy Supply within Cities, Southampton University, British Council UK.

Monbukagakusho Scholarship for International Doctoral Program in Kyoto University, Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

SEA-UEMA AIT Scholarship for master program in UEM AIT, Canadian International DevelopmentAgency (CIDA).

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