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Kartika Lestari

Country: Japan


Qualification: Ph.D. in Geophysics (Tohoku University, Japan)



Communication style

Experienced mentor, can speak in both Japanese and in easy English, and has interacted with ESL researchers.


  1. Instructor profile
Kartika is a published researcher with more than 10 years of teaching/supervising and research experience. Her research interests include climate science, specializing in climate variability, climate modeling and climate change education. She is a peer reviewer for 4 journals and is accustomed to work in a multicultural environment. She has presented at conferences and taught international pool of students in multiple countries. Kartika is good resource for consultations for planning research projects and teaching curriculum on climate sciences.

In addition, Kartika can offer specialized research consultation in both English and Japanese in the following areas:
  • Geophysics: Atmospheric sciences
  • Climate modeling
  • Climate change education
Academic Positions
  • 2017- Present  Research scholar, Ronin Institute, USA/Japan.
  • 2018-Present  Accounting manager, Business Design, Japan.
  • 2018-Present  Math expert, Study.com (Remote)
  • 2016-2017  Senior research scientist, Meteorological Service Singapore, Singapore.
  • 2013-2016  Project researcher, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • 1997-2012  Lecturer, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.
Other Experience
    • Research: APEC Climate Center, South Korea; Earth Observatory Singapore, Singapore; Center of Climate System Research, the University of Tokyo, Japan; School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • Teaching: Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia; Telkom University, Indonesia; Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
    • Invited speaker:
    • Bogor Institute of Agriculture (IPB), Indonesia;
Title: Climate change in Indonesia (Overview, data analysis and challenges).
    • Max-Planck Institute of Meteorology, Germany;
    • Title: Increasing potential of biomass burning over Sumatra Indonesia induced by anthropogenic warming.
    • APEC Climate Center (APCC), South Korea;
    • Title: Climate variability over the maritime continent region and possible acts to support the climate information for the maritime continent region.
    • Pusan National University, South Korea;
    • Title: An empirical study of the response of the South China Sea (SCS) summer monsoon to the remote forcing.
    • Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia;
    • Title: Climate-weather information and some cases of its application for design in some sectors.
Peer Reviewer
  • Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere (SOLA)
  • Climate Dynamics
  • Geophysical Research Letter
  • Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere
Education
  • 2007  Ph.D. in Geophysics, (major: atmospheric science), Tohoku University, Japan
  • 2004 M.Sc. in Geophysics (major: atmospheric science), Tohoku University, Japan
  • 1995  B.Sc. in Mathematics, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia
Publication and Proceedings
  • Hassim, M.E.E., R. Rahmat, R.K. Lestari and B. Timbal, 2016. Generating Climate Change Rainfall Scenarios for Singapore: A Tale of Scale. Cosmos, 12, 8 – 13.
  • Lestari, R.K. and T.-Y. Koh, 2016. Statistical Evidence for Asymmetry in ENSO-IOD interaction. Atmosphere-Ocean. doi: 10.1080/07055900.2016.1211084
  • Lestari, R.K., M. Watanabe, Y. Imada, H. Shiogama, R.D. Field, T. Takemura and M. Kimoto, 2014. Increasing Potential of Biomass Burning over Sumatra, Indonesia induced by Anthropogenic Warming, Environ. Res. Lett., 9, 104010.
  • Lestari, R.K. and T. Iwasaki, 2012. An Empirical Study of the Response of the South China Sea Summer Monsoon to the Remote Circulation. SOLA, 8, doi:10.2151/sola.2012-017, 65 – 68.
  • Lestari, R.K., M. Watanabe and M. Kimoto, 2011. Role of Air-Sea Coupling in the South China Sea Summer Monsoon Variability, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 89A, 283-290.
  • Lestari, R.K., T. Iwasaki and Y. Umekawa, 2006. Relationships among the Indian Monsoon, the South China Sea Monsoon and the Western North Pacific Precipitation. Proc. of SPIE, 6404, 64040U-1 – 64040U-8.
  • Lestari, R.K., and T. Iwasaki, 2006. A GCM Study on the Roles of the Seasonal Marches of the SST and Land-Sea Thermal Contrast in the Onset of the Asian Summer Monsoon. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 84, 69-83.
  • Lestari, R.K. and Bayong T.H.K., 2002. Estimation of Drought Condition based on Rainfall Pentad Data. Kontribusi Fisika Indonesia, 13, 86 – 89 (in Indonesian).
  • Lestari, R.K. and Bayong T.H.K., 2000. Rainfall Probability over Java Island. J. Teknologi Mineral ITB, 7, 28 – 34 (in Indonesian).
  • Lestari, R.K., 2010. Mechanisms of Seasonal March of Precipitation over Maritime Continent (Observational and model studies). VDM Verlag, ISBN. 978-3-639-25569-0 (published MS thesis)
  • Lestari, R.K., 2010. Numerical Study on the Southeast Asian Summer Monsoon. VDM Verlag, ISBN. 978-3-639-25930-8 (published PhD dissertation).
  • Putriningrum, D.A., R. Amalia, K.T. Putri, N.A. Wicaksono and R.K. Lestari, 2013. Preliminary Study on the Potential of Wind Energy in Sukabumi. Extended abstract, Conference of Indonesian Students Association in South Korea (CISAK).
  • Lestari, R.K., 2012. The Skill of Multimodel Ensemble (MME) in Capturing the Precipitation Variability in Southeast Asia and Larger Scale Signals. APCC internal report.
  • Lestari, R.K., 2011. The Performance of Multimodel Ensemble in Identifying Interannual Variability of Precipitation in Maritime Continent. APCC internal report.
  • Lestari, R.K., and T. Iwasaki, 2004. Roles of the SST and Land-Sea Heat Contrast in the Summer Monsoon over the South Asia. Proc. 6th Int. Study Conf. on GEWEX in Asia and GAME, Dec, 2004, Kyoto, Japan, GAME CD-ROM Publ. No.11,T3RKL30Jul04115954.
  • Lestari, R.K. and Bayong T.H.K., 2000. Statistical Model for Weather Prediction. Prosiding Temu Ilmiah Prediksi Cuaca dan Iklim Nasional LAPAN, 19 – 26 (in Indonesian).
  • Lestari, R.K. and A. Susandi, 2000. Air Quality Model (Euler Multi-box Model) to Control Air Pollution in Jakarta City. ITB internal report (in Indonesian).

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