Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro is the President of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences.
He served as the director general for higher education at Indonesia’s Ministry of National Education between 1999 and 2007. He is known for his accomplishment in transforming higher education in Indonesia, in which several higher education institutions were transformed into state-owned legal entities.
He obtained his Ph.D in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, USA in 1984 and he joined Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) since then. He is a professor in mechanical engineering in ITB and visiting professor at Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.