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Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Data Analytics

Kampus ITS Sukolilo, Surabaya 60111

Jalan Arif Rahman Hakim, Surabaya – INDONESIA.

Telp +62-31-5943353

Fax. +62-31-5928314

Research Interests

Natural products, Traditional medicines, Biodiversity


Topics to speak on:

natural product chemistry, medicinal chemistry

Words of Wisdom

Science is a way of humanity.


Sri Fatmawati is a distinguished figure in the realm of scientific inquiry, boasting an impressive array of over 30 awards that celebrate her exceptional research and academic endeavors. Notably, her achievements extend beyond national borders, with half of her accolades being bestowed upon her at the international level. Among her notable honors are the prestigious International Rising Talents L‘Oreal UNESCO for Women in Science in Paris 2013, The Elsevier Foundation Award for Early-Career Women Scientist in Washington DC 2016, and more recently, the esteemed Hitachi Global Foundation Asia Innovation Award in Tokyo 2023 and The Falling Walls International Female Science Talents in Berlin 2024.

Beyond her individual accomplishments, Sri Fatmawati has demonstrated remarkable leadership acumen, serving as the President of the Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences from 2020 to 2022. Furthermore, her commitment to fostering inclusivity and empowerment within the scientific community is evident through her role as the Founder and Chair of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) Indonesia National Chapter since 2018. Her tenure on the Global Young Academy (GYA) Executive Committee from 2022 to 2024 further solidifies her influential presence within the scientific community.

Sri Fatmawati’s impact extends beyond traditional academic spheres, as evidenced by her frequent invitations as a speaker at prestigious events such as the UN Science Summit 76 and The Sixth World Laureates Forum (WLF). Through her unwavering dedication and tireless advocacy for scientific advancement, she continues to inspire and empower the next generation of scientists, leaving an indelible mark on the global scientific landscape.


The Elsevier Foundation Award for Early-Career Women Scientist in the Developing World in the field of Biological Sciences in East and South-East Asia and The Pacific 2016, Washington DC USA.

Early Career Chemist Award, PACIFICHEM, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii USA.

KARTINI AWARD 2015 “The Most Inspiring Woman”, Surabaya – Indonesia.

People of The Year 2014 category “Indonesian Young Leader”

International L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science (FWIS) 2013, L’Oreal-UNESCO – Paris, France.

Faculty for The Future Award, 2012 Schlumberger Foundation – Netherlands.