Ir. Maria Yuliana, S.T., Ph.D., IPM.

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S.T., Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University, Indonesia (2008)

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Ph.D., National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2012)







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Research Fields

Renewable Energy, Catalyst, Sorption Technology

Selected Publications

Rahadi, A.N., Martinus, J.J., Santoso, S.P., Yuliana, M.*, Kurniawan, A., Gunarto, C., Hartono, S.B., Soetaredjo, F.E., Ismadji, S., 2021, Double-shelled hollow mesoporous silica incorporated copper (II) (Cu/DS-HMS-NH2) as a catalyst to promote in-situ esterification/transesterification of low-quality palm oil, International Journal of Energy Research, Article in-press

Santoso, S.P., Bundjaja, V., Angkawijaya, A.E., Gunarto, C., Go, A.W., Yuliana, M., Tran-Nguyen, P.L., Hsieh, C.W., Ju, Y.H., 2021, One-step synthesis of nitrogen-grafted copper-gallic acid for enhanced methylene blue removal, Scientific Reports, 11, 12021

Yuliana, M.*, Santoso, S.P., Soetaredjo, F.E., Ismadji, S., Ayucitra, A., Gunarto, C., Angkawijaya, A.E., Ju, Y.H., Truong, C.T., 2021, Efficient conversion of leather tanning waste to biodiesel using crab shell-based catalyst: WASTE-TO-ENERGY approach, Biomass and Bioenergy, 151, 106155

Yuliana, M.*, Trisna, L., Sari, F., Lunardi, V.B., 2021, Glycerol purification using reactivated spent bleaching earth from palm oil refineries: Zero-waste approach, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9(3), 105239

Andreas, Winata, Z.G., Santoso, S.P., Angkawijaya, A.E., Yuliana, M., Soetaredjo, F.E., Ismadji, S., Hsu, H.Y., Go, A.W., Ju, Y.H., 2021, Biocomposite hydrogel beads from glutaraldehyde-crosslinked phytochemicals in alginate for effective removal of methylene blue, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 329, 115579

Suryajaya, S.K., Mulyono, Y.R., Santoso, S.P., Yuliana, M.*, Kurniawan, A., Ayucitra, A., Sun, Y., Hartono, S.B., Soetaredjo, F.E., Ismadji, S., 2021, Iron (II) impregnated double-shelled hollow mesoporous silica as acid-base bifunctional catalyst for the conversion of low-quality oil to methyl esters, Renewable Energy, 169, 1166-1174

Lunardi, V.B., Gunawan, F., Soetaredjo, F.E., Santoso, S.P., Chen, C.H., Yuliana, M., Kurniawan, A., Lie, J., Angkawijaya A.E., Ismadji, S., 2021, Efficient One-Step Conversion of a Low-Grade Vegetable Oil to Biodiesel over a Zinc Carboxylate Metal-Organic Framework, ACS Omega, 6(3), 1834-1845

Soetaredjo, F.E., Laysandra, L., Putro, J.N., Santoso, S.P., Angkawijaya, A.E., Yuliana, M., Ju, Y.-H., Zhou, C.-H., Ismadji, S., 2021, Ecological-safe and low-cost activated-bleaching earth: Preparation, characteristics, bleaching performance, and scaleup production, Journal of Cleaner Production, 279, 123793

Bundjaja, V., Santoso, S.P., Angkawijaya, A.E., Yuliana, M., Soetaredjo, F.E., Ismadji, S., Ayucitra, A., Gunarto, C., Ju, Y.-H., Ho, M.-H., 2021, Fabrication of cellulose carbamate hydrogel dressing with rarasaponin surfactant for enhancing adsorption of silver nanoparticles and antibacterial activity, Material Science & Engineering C, 118, 11542

Yuliana, M.*, Sutrisno, R.J., Hermanto, S., Ismadji, S., Wijaya, C.J., Santoso, S.P., Soetaredjo, F.E., Ju, Y.-H., 2020, Hydrophobic Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide-Pillared Bentonite as an Effective Palm Oil Bleaching Agent, ACS Omega, 5, 28844-28855,

Track Records

PT. Batara Elok Semesta Terpadu, BEST Group (Mar 2013-Apr 2018), sebagai
(1) Department Head of Quality Assurance and Product Development
(2) Project Commissioning and Edible Oil Laboratory Setup Supervisor
(3) Project Commissioning and Quality Assurance-In Line Team Setup Supervisor
(4) Project Engineer for Biodiesel Plant & Laboratory Set-up and commissioning
(5) Product Analyst and Developer
(6) Moulding Plant Quality Auditor

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Feb-Dec 2012), sebagai
(1) Postdoctoral researcher for Oil and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering


2020: 1st Runner Up for Indonesian Nominations APEC Aspire Prize 2020