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Using non-destructive testing to monitor concrete infrastructure

Using non-destructive testing to monitor concrete infrastructure

May 4, 2018

Between the moments when concrete starts to degrade and when the degradation becomes visible, the cost of repairs increases enormously. Our researchers, led by Dr Massoud Sofi, a research fellow at the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at The University of Melbourne, have developed a diagnostic testing method capable of determining the state and rate of degradation in […]

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Using fibre optic sensors to monitor potential infrastructure failure

Using fibre optic sensors to monitor potential infrastructure failure

May 1, 2018

  Dr Leslie Wong of Monash University explains his Australia-Indonesia Centre Infrastructure research. The AIC team, led by Professor Jayantha Kodikara of Monash University, with the support of Dr Hera Widyastuti of Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, is using fibre optic sensors to more efficiently monitor various potential failures in large-scale infrastructure such as bridges, tunnels, […]

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Digital Forum – Willix Halim from Bukalapak

Digital Forum – Willix Halim from Bukalapak

April 27, 2018

Willix Halim, chief operating officer of e-commerce marketplace Bukalapak, speaks to Helen Brown, digital economy fellow at The Australia-Indonesia Centre. Bukalapak was founded in 2011 and has 37 million active users, who place 320,000 orders every day. The conversation happened during the Indonesia Australia Digital Forum in Jakarta on 31 January and 1 February 2018.

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In Conversation with Odo Manuhutu – Director of Sesparlu

In Conversation with Odo Manuhutu – Director of Sesparlu

February 20, 2018

Odo Manuhutu is the Director of Sesparlu, the senior diplomatic course for Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The forward-thinking Odo discusses digital diplomacy, artificial intelligence and the future of international diplomacy with The Australia-Indonesia Centre’s Digital Economy Fellow Helen Brown.

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In Conversation with Dr Dino Patti Djalal

In Conversation with Dr Dino Patti Djalal

January 31, 2018

Dr Dino Patti Djalal is the founder of the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and former Indonesian Ambassador to the United States. He discusses Indonesia-Australia relations, international trade, and Indonesia’s place in the South-East Asian economic environment with AIC Digital Economy Fellow Helen Brown.

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Indonesian Fintech experts discuss innovation and opportunity

Indonesian Fintech experts discuss innovation and opportunity

December 18, 2017

Is Australian business missing out on opportunities in the rapidly-expanding Indonesian fintech market? We speak to the experts. Andy Zain (Kejora Ventures), Aji Sulaeman (Fintech Indonesia), and Adrian Gunadi (Investree) were part of a delegation to Sydney and Melbourne led by the industry organisation Fintech Indonesia. The visit is part of an industry-led initiative to […]

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“Indonesia could move rapidly to 100% renewable energy” – Professor Andrew Blakers

“Indonesia could move rapidly to 100% renewable energy” – Professor Andrew Blakers

November 2, 2017

Indonesia is perfectly placed to take advantage of the renewable energy revolution, according to research conducted by Australian National University and Institut Pertainian Bogor. Professor Andrew Blakers of the Australian National University explains how rapidly advancing technology, coupled with the unique natural environments of Australia and Indonesia, mean that solar and wind energy will not […]

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‘The Indonesian economy is at a crossroads’ – Chatib Basri and Mari Pangestu on Indonesia’s economic future

‘The Indonesian economy is at a crossroads’ – Chatib Basri and Mari Pangestu on Indonesia’s economic future

September 20, 2017

At the Australian National University’s Indonesia Update 2017, held on September 15 and 16, Helen Brown of Bisnis Asia spoke to former Indonesian Minister of Finance M. Chatib Basri and former Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Mari Pangestu about the future of Indonesia’s economy. “I would say that the Indonesian economy is at […]

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