Dini Adyasari - Bernd Rendel Prizewinner 2019
© Jan Meier, Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT)
Dini Adyasari (30) is originally from Indonesia, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in engineering in 2010. She went on to do postgraduate studies at the University of Stavanger in Norway, where she completed her Master of Science in Environmental Technology in 2014. For her master’s dissertation, she examined water purification in wastewater treatment plants using innovative filter techniques. In 2015 she began her doctoral research at the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) in Bremen. For her research, with support from a DAAD fellowship and a research visit to the University of Alabama, she has expanded her scientific know-how in the field of coastal groundwater input. In her dissertation she is investigating “Urban Pollution of Submarine Groundwater Discharge from Jepara Coastal Region and its Implications for Local Water Management”. Adyasari has already published as a first author in the respected journal Science of the Total Environment, with other publication topics covering submarine groundwater discharge, nutrient flows and their reactions, and the microbiology of groundwater discharge.