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Devi N. Choesin

Associate Professor
School of Life Sciences and Technology
Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)
Jalan Ganeca 10, Bandung 40132
Indonesia
Phone: 62-22-2511575
Fax: 62-22-2534107
E-mail: devi@sith.itb.ac.id
devichoesin@yahoo.com

Position :
Associate Professor in Ecology
Academic Career :
Associate Professor in Ecology Institut Teknologi Bandung 2012
Doctorate (Ecology) Ohio State University, USA 1997
Master (Ecology) Ohio State University, USA 1990
Bachelor (Biology) Institut Teknologi Bandung 1987
Employment :
Academic staff (1988 – present )
Areas of Interest :
Ecology and management of wetlands and ecotones; wetland construction; phytoremediation;ecology and management of tropical forests; plant community structure and dynamics.
Courses Taught (last 3 years) :
•  Ecology
•  Wetland Ecology and Management
•  Terrestrial Ecology
•  Marine Ecology
•  Ecosystem Analysis
•  Environmental Science
Institutional Appointment/Assignments :
•  Head of Undergraduate Program in Forestry Engineering (2013)
•  Head of Undergraduate Program in Agricultural Engineering (2013)
•  Leader of Ecology Research Group (2012–2013)
•  Head of Undergraduate Program in Biology (2006–2011)
Research and development projects over the past five years :
  1. Assessment of damage level and adaptability of coastal wetland ecosystems as a basis for the development of an instrument to measure coastal ecosystem health in tropical small islands (Case study: Panjang Island, Serang Regency, Banten). 2011. Funded by Institut Teknologi Bandung
  2. Biodiversity study and management analysis of Leuweung Sancang Nature Reserve , Garut Regency , West Java. 2010. Funded by Institut Teknologi Bandung
  3. Consolidation and formation of organic sediment in Indonesian wetlands . 2010. Funded by Institut Teknologi Bandung
  4. Diversity and distribution of Rhopalocera as an indicator of climate change in tropical Indonesia. 2010. Funded by Ministry of Education and Culture, Rep. of Indonesia.
  5. Study of local species performance in reforestation through joint research communities. 2010. Funded by Ministry of Education and Culture, Rep. of Indonesia.
  6. The effect of cyclic loading on the formation of organic sediment in wetland areas. 2009. Funded by Ministry of Education and Culture, Rep. of Indonesia.
Publications :
International Publication :

  1. Sulistyawati, E., N. Mashita, N.N. Setiawan, D.N.Choesin , P. Suryana. 2012. Flowering and fruiting phenology of tree species in Mount Papandayan Nature Reserve, West Java, Indonesia. Tropical Life Sciences Research, 23: 81–95

National Publication :

  1. Kemalasari, Della & Devi N. Choesin . 2011. Relationship between different riparian vegetation cover with stream conditions in Cikapinis Stream, West Java. Jurnal Biologi Indonesia. 7 (2): 231-242.

International Seminar :

  1. Rizki A, Primanda & Devi N. Choesin. 2013. The effect of potential anthropogenic activity on mangrove area in Pandjang Island, Banten, Indonesia. International Conference of Life Science and Biological Engineering. Osaka, Japan. 7–9 November 2013.
  2. Azdan, M.D. & D.N. Choesin . 2013. Integrated management of Citarum river in West Java, Indonesia: problems and perspectives. 11 th Intecol Congress–Ecology: Into the Next 100 Years. London, United Kingdom, 18–23 August 2013.
  3. Choesin, D.N ., D.T.A. Panjaitan, H.K. Maury, S. Rahmawati & E. Sulistyawati. 2013. Biodiversity assessment and sociocultural survey of Leuweung Sancang Nature Reserve, a remnant conservation site in West Java, Indonesia. 11 th Intecol Congress–Ecology: Into the Next 100 Years. London, United Kingdom, 18–23 August 2013.
  4. Fauziah, F. & D.N. Choesin . 2012. Accumulation of Pb and Cu heavy metals in sea water, sediment, and leaf and root tissue of Enhalus sp. in the sea grass bed of Banten Bay. 4 th. International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences (ICMNS 2012). Bandung, 8-9 November 2012.
  5. Harbowo, D.G. & D.N. Choesin . 2012. Effectiveness of a model constructed wetland system containing Cyperus papyrus in degrading diesel oil. 4 th. International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences (ICMNS 2012). Bandung, 8-9 November 2012.
  6. Mahardini, N. & D.N. Choesin . 2012. Role of Chlorella pyrenoidosa microalgae and the aquatic plants Pistia stratiotes and Equisetum hyemale in the treatment of fertilizer industry wastewater using a constructed wetland system. 4 th. International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences (ICMNS 2012). Bandung, 8-9 November 2012.
  7. Hernahadini, N., S. Suhandono, D.N. Choesin & S.K. Chaerun. 2012. Isolation, identification and characterization of indigenous fungi for bioremediation of hexavalent chromium, nickel and cobalt. 4 th. International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences (ICMNS 2012). Bandung, 8-9 November 2012.
  8. Novianti, V. & D.N. Choesin . 2012. The relation between soil sulphate concentration and proanthocyanidin content of Selliguea feei Bory from around Ratu Crater, Mount Tangkuban Perahu. 4th. International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences (ICMNS 2012). Bandung, 8-9 November 2012.
  9. Choesin, D.N. , E. Laelasari, P.M.Triawan, K. Bone, B.M. Anggoro & H. Halim. 2012. Effects of plant variation and bacterial isolate addition on wetland effectiveness in treating wastewater: Insights from Microcosm Experiments. 4th International Ecosummit: Ecological Sustainability– Restoring the Planet’s Ecosystem Services. Columbus, OH, USA, 30 September–5 October 2012.
  10. Azdan, M.D. & D.N. Choesin . 2012. Management of tidal lowlands in Indonesia: problems and perspectives. 4th International Ecosummit: Ecological Sustainability–Restoring the Planet’s Ecosystem Services. Columbus, OH, USA, 30 September–5 October 2012.
  11. Choesin, D.N. & Y.Z.B. Lubis. 2012. Effects of seaweed farming on the seagrass community of Panjang Island, Banten, Indonesia. 49 th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation. Bonito-MS, Brazil, 19-22 June 2012.
  12. Sulistyawati, E., A. Iqbal, D.N. Choesin & S. Rozieanti. 2012. Forest structure and composition of one hectare permanent plot in Mount Papandayan, Indonesia. 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation. Bonito-MS, Brazil, 19-22 June 2012.
  13. Maury, Hendra K. & Devi N. Choesin . 2011. Faunal diversity in Leuweung Sancang Nature Reserve, a remnant conservation site in West Java. Presented at the Workshop of JSPS International Training Program (ITP) to Protect Diversity of Bioresouces in the Tropical Area. Bandung, 2 November 2011.

National Seminar (in Indonesian):

  1. Choesin, Devi N., Tati S. Syamsudin, Dian Rosleine & Nurudin. Penggunaan indikator ekologi untuk menentukan tingkat kesehatan ekosistem terestrial (studi kasus: Gunung Geulis, Jawa Barat. Seminar Ilmiah Nasional Ekologi dan Konservasi. Makasar, 20–21 November 2013.
  2. Adilla, Dessaeda & Devi N. Choesin . Akumulasi logam berat Pb pada komunitas padang lamun heterogen di perairan Teluk Banten, Provinsi Banten. Seminar Ilmiah Nasional Ekologi dan Konservasi. Makasar, 20–21 November 2013.
  3. Sunardi, Ria Indrya Sari, Devi N. Choesin & Santoso. 2009. Pengaruh penambahan antibiotik kloramfenikol pada pakan terhadap kadar residu kloramfenikol pada budidaya udang putih (Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone)). Seminar Nasional Hasil Penelitian Perikanan dan Kelautan 2009. Yogyakarta, 25 Juli 2009.
  4. Sulistyawati, Endah, Nusa Mashita & Devi N. Choesin. 2008. Pengaruh dekomposer terhadap kualitas hasil pengomposan sampah organik rumah tangga. Lingkungan Tropis. Edisi Khusus Agustus 2008: hlm. 227-236.
  5. Lestari, Citra Indah & Devi N. Choesin. Identifikasi penyakit karang di perairan Lhok Iboih, Pulau Weh, Provinsi Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. Seminar Ilmiah Nasional Ekologi dan Konservasi. Makasar, 20–21 November 2013.
  6. Retno Wimbaningrum, Devi N. Choesin & Noorsalam R. Nganro. 2003. Komunitas Lamun di Rataan Terumbu Pantai Bama, Taman Nasional Baluran, Jawa Timur. Jurnal Ilmu Dasar 4(1): 24-31, 2003.
Professional Memberships :
•  American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)
•  Ecological Society of America (ESA)
•  Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)
•  Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC)