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Dwi Amanda Utami, MSc

Office Location

Building: Miner Building
Room: 517a
Wüllnerstr. 2
52056 Aachen


Institute of Geology & Palaeontology


Phone: +49-241-80-95965
Email: dwi.amanda.utami[at]emr.rwth-aachen.de

curriculum vitae

March 2017 - present: Researcher at Geological Institute, EMR Group, RWTH Aachen Univeristy.

February 2015 – March 2017: Indonesia Institute of Sciences (LIPI); Researcher in Geotechnical Research Center. Research group in Geology and Geophysics. Main interest in Carbonate sedimentology, Marine geology, paleoclimate, paleoceanography

March 2013 – Oct 2014: PT Agincourt Resources (G-Resources Martabe Gold Mine); Junior Mine Geologist. Assist the Mining Department with defining ore/waste materials boundary to maximize the economic ‘gold & silver’ contained in the mined material. Carry out geological pit mapping, collecting samples and measuring geological and geotechnical structures within the mining areas.

April 2012 – Feb 2013: HESS (Indonesia –Pangkah) Ltd; Junior Geologist Subsurface (development) for Ujung Pangkah field. Main Job: Supporting Operational Geologist, mainly updating, maintain, and QC data from Well Site

April 2011 – March 2012: PT. Energi Mineral Langgeng and LAPI ITB: Project study Geological and Geophysical Exploration of South East Madura Block, North East Java Basin as Junior Geologist; Main Job: Seismic and geological  interpretation using existing integrated 2D seismic data, well Log correlation, subsurface , analyze and interpret petroleum system, analyze carbonate reservoir characterization

2009 – 2011: Master of Science, Geological Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung (Indonesia); Thesis: Sedimentary Cycle Reconstruction of Reefal and Fragmental Limestone in Cikamuning Area, Padalarang, Jawa Barat, Indonesia, Based on Outcrop and Shallow Well Data.

2003 – 2008: Bachelor of Science, Oceanography Study Program, Institut Teknologi Bandung (Indonesia); Final Project: Study of Tidal Current and Steady Current in Lombok strait, Indonesia.



  • Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education: BPI LPDL Scholarship for Doctoral 2017 - 2021      
  • UPP CHEVRON Scholarship: Scholarship grantees for master student year 2010


Research interests:

  • Carbonate Sedimentation
  • Marine geology
  • Exploration Geology (Oil and Gas)
  • Mining Geology for Gold and Silver Deposit



Carbonate Sedimentation in Kepulauan Seribu, Indonesia.



Utami, DA., and Cahyarini, SY. 2017. Diagenetic Screening in Porites Corals from South Pagai, Kendari, and Banten Bay, Indonesia. J. Eng. Technol. Sci., Vol. 49. No. 1, 2017, 1-15. DOI: 10.5614/j.eng.technol.sci.2017.49.1.1

Utami, DA., Hendrizan, M., and Cahyarini, SY. 2015. Sedimentasi Karbonat Modern di Laguna Pulau Panggang, Kepulauan Seribu: Hasil Awal. Prosiding Pemaparan Hasil Penelitian Pusat Penelitian Geoteknologi LIPI Tahun 2015. III-11.

Poster presentation for the 35th IPA (Indonesia Petroleum Association): Sedimentary cycle reconstruction of reefal and fragmental limestone in Cikamuning area based on shallow well data and outcrop.