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Intan Suci Nurhati, Ph.D.

Periset Iklim & Laut. Kepala Pusat Riset Laut Dalam BRIN., Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional (BRIN)

Investigating anthropogenic signatures on climate and marine environmental changes in the Indo-Pacific region over the past centuries to millennia using natural archives. Specifically, my research reveals the histories of sea-surface temperature, rainfall, ocean acidification and marine pollution changes using a suite of geochemical analyses of reef-building corals, trees and deep-sea sediments.

Ph.D. (2010). Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Majored in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, with Certificate in Environmental Public Policy
Bachelor of Arts (2005). Wesleyan University, USA
Double-majored in Earth & Environmental Science (with Honors) and Economics

Permanent Scientist, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (2016 - present)
Visiting Scientist, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute - The University of Tokyo (2016)
Postdoctoral Associate to Research Scientist, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Tech. (2010-15)
Green Talent Visiting Researcher, GEOMAR Helmholtz for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany (2014, 2015)
Visiting Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (2012)
Visiting Scientist, University of Maryland, USA (2012)
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2005-10)


  • –present
    Peneliti Iklim & Laut, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)


  • 2010 
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
  • 2005 
    Wesleyan University, B.A.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Investigating Ocean Acidification Impacts on Calcification and Pearl Industry in Lombok, Indonesia
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Geographic Society


Green Talents Award 2013. German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)