Name                : Yansen, S.Hut., M.Sc., PhD (scopus, google scholar)

Position             : Assistant Professor

Office address  : Department of Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu

Email                 :

Personal web     :

Phone                : +62-81314230426


2012    : Ph.D in Tropical Biology – Tropical Plant Sc., James Cook University, Australia

2007    : M.S. in Tropical Biology – Tropical Plant Sc., James Cook University, Australia

2002    : B.S. in Forestry, University of Bengkulu, Indonesia

Working Experience

2002 – present   : Teaching staff, Dept. of Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, Univ. of Bengkulu


  1. Silviculture
  2. Statistics in Forestry
  3. Field Trip
  4. Forest Resources Valuation
  5. Forest Policy

Research Interest

Plant ecophysiology, tropical plant ecology, biodiversity

Course and Internship

2021    : Digital Leadership Academy, Tsinghua University China

2016    : International Course on Competing Claims on Natural Resources, Wageningen Univ.

2013    : Climate Change Course, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Italy

2009    : Internship on Biodiversity, Australian Center for Biodiversity

2008    : Asia Pacific Leadership Development Program, Australian Experiential Learning

Professional Appointments

2019    : Adjunct A/Professor, School of Environment and Rural Sciences, University of New                  England, Australia

2013    : Visiting lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Awards, Grants, Scholarships

2021    : Digital Leadership Academy Fellowship Ministry of Communications and                                    Informatics Indonesia

2019    : Research grant – International Collaboration from University of Bengkulu

2019    : Best oral presenter. KOBI 2nd International Conference: “Management of Tropical                       Biodiversity for Human Welfare: from Ecosystem to Molecular”. Universitas                                 Tanjung Pura Pontianak

2018    : Grant from, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Republic of                       Indonesia for organizing “International Short-course on Biodiversity”, in                                             collaboration with Andalas University

2018    : Alumni Grant Scheme, Australia Awards in Indonesia

2016    : Netherland Fellowship Program (NFP) for attending International Course on                                “Competing Claims on Natural Resources”, Wageningen University

2013    : Travel grant from International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy and UNESCO                      for attending 2nd CLIM-RUN School, Building two-way communication: A week of                         Climate Service, ICTP Trieste


Yansen and Deselina. 2020. Leaf vein density of tree saplings composing lower canopy in tropical forest reflects their ecophysiological characteristics. Journal of Tropical Biodiversity and Biotechnology, 5 (3): 211-217.

Yahya R, Yansen & S Tazuru-Mizuno. 2020. Fibre quality: Lenght and slenderness ratio of fibre adjacent to small of Acacia mangiumJournal of Tropical Forest Science, 32(4): 355–360. 

Yansen. 2020. Landscape Approach for Integrative Natural Resource Management. Kabar TPB Newsletter, Vol. 4: 1-3. (In Indonesian)

Yahya R, Yansen, S Tazuru-Mizuno and J Sugiyama.  2020. Effect of vessel diameter on variation of fiber morphology in Acacia mangium. IAWA Journal, 41 (1): 2 – 11

Wiryono, Yansen, Aditya, D J Lamhot & J Hutahean. 2018. The species diversity and composition of roadside trees in five cities in Sumatra, Indonesia. Biodiversitas, 19 (5): 1615 – 1621.

Yansen, Kamboya, H Gusmara, G Senoaji, R Saepudin, N Mudiarte and I Awalia. 2018. Technical Instructions for Handling Seeds and Seeds and Planting of Kayu Bawang. Directorate of Forest Plant Seeds, Ministry of Environment and Forestry. (In Indonesian).

Gusmara H, G Senoaji, Yansen, R Saepudin dan Kamboya. 2018. Propagation and Maintenance Techniques of Durian Bentara. Directorate of Forest Plant Seeds, Ministry of Environment and Forestry. (In Indonesian).

Depari, E. K, Nugroho, P. B. A, Yansen dan Saprinurdin. 2017. Early growth of kayu bawang (Dysoxylum mollissimum Blume) in polyculture system with coconut and oil palm. Jurnal Hutan Tropis, 5 (3): 196-205. (In Indonesian with English abstract)

Yahya, R, Yansen, A Sundaryono, Y Horikawa & J Sugiyama. 2017. Neighbourhood of vessels: chemical composition and microfibril angle of fibre within Acacia mangium. Journal of Tropical Forest Science,29(3): 267–274

Susatya, A and Yansen. 2016. Dendrochronology of young Swietenia macrophylla and the variation of its growth response to the past wet climate in Bengkulu, Indonesia. Biodiversitas, 17 (2): 466-472.

Yansen, Wiryono, Deselina, E. K. Depari and M. F. Hidayat. 2015. The expansion of Merremia peltata (l.) Merrill in fragmented forest of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park enhanced by its ecophysiological attributes. Biotropia, 22 (1): 25-32. 

Yansen and M. F. Hidayat. 2014 The estimation of individual biomass and the analysis of Landsat image of forest area covered by invasive liana species Merremia peltata on the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. Jurnal Hutan Tropis, 2 (3): 272-277. 

Yansen, Wiryono and Azwanda. 2014. Challenges in improving community participation in managing the North Bengkulu forest management unit. National Seminar Proceeding on Climate Change and Forestry, Indonesian REDD Council. Page: 367-375. 

Yansen. 2013. Ontogenetic ecophysiology of secondary hemi-epiphytic vines. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 146: 148-150.  

Suhartoyo, H., Yansen & Gunarso, P. 2013. Toward a productive landscape: the application of landscape approach to support landscape development at Kepahiang and Tanjung Enim. National Seminar and Workshop on the Restoration of Landscapes. Lombok 5-6 December 2013.

Yansen, Congdon, R. A. & Williams, P. R. 2013. The establishment of Alstonia muelleriana, a rainforest species, in wet sclerophyll forest in north Queensland favoured by fire: Implications for management. The 3rd International for Sustainable Humanosphere. 17-18 September 2013. Bengkulu, Indonesia.

Wiryono & Yansen. 2013. The challenge for sustainable forest management in Bengkulu Province. The 3rd International for Sustainable Humanosphere. 17-18 September 2013. Bengkulu, Indonesia.

Yansen, Congdon RA, Holtum JA. 2011. Water supply and photosynthesis in terrestrial, climbing and semi-epiphytic Freycinetia excelsa F. Muell (Pandanaceae). Abstract Book. International Botanical Congress. Melbourne, Australia.

Yansen, Congdon RA, Holtum JA. 2010. Changing connections: Water transport in secondary hemi-epiphytic vines. “Biology in the Tropics” Conference. Abstract Book. James Cook University, Australia. 

Yansen. 2007. Architectural models of gap and intact forest species. Indonesian Journal of Agricultural Science Special Edition: 35-42 

Yansen. 2007. The test of allelopathic potential of three species of the Alstonia. Akta Agrosia 10 (1): 14-22 

Yansen. 2007. Salt and chlorophyll content of different age leaves of Avicennia marina. Journal of Agriculture 7 (3): 180-184. (In Bahasa Indonesia with English abstract).

Yansen. 2004. The growth evaluation of monoculture and polyculture of teak (Tectona grandis). The Journal of Raflesia 6 (1): 29-38. (In Bahasa Indonesia with English abstract).

Popular Articles, Reviews and Opinions

Yansen. It’s time for nature. The Jakarta Post, 12 August 2020.

Yansen. RI’s chances in climate-change tasks. The Jakarta Post, 22 Desember 2011.

Yansen. The cycle of forest fires. The Brunei Times, 23 September 2011.

Yansen. Earth and ecological credit card. The Jakarta Post, 19 Juni 2011.

Yansen. Caterpillars and the power of biodiversity. The Jakarta Post, 2 Mei 2011.

Yansen. Disaster resilient society. The Jakarta Post, 24 April 2011.

Yansen. Deforestation: always silent yet devastating. The Jakarta Post, 9 April 2011. 

Yansen. Indonesia’s growing climate change challenge. The Jakarta Post, 20 Desember 2010. 

Yansen. Indonesia and the great challenge of natural disasters. The Jakarta Post, 2 November 2010. 

Yansen. Biodiversity, Indonesia and poverty. The Jakarta Post, 1 November 2010. 

Yansen. Urban forests, city crisis and our nation’s face. The Jakarta Post, 14 Oktober 2010. 

Yansen. Indonesia Malaysia should discuss forestry issues. The Brunei Times, 28 September 2010. 

Yansen. Climate adaptation versus mitigation. The Jakarta Post, 4 September 2010. 

Yansen. Indonesia-Norway partnership: REDD at the crossroads. The Jakarta Post, 2 Agustus 2010. 

Yansen. Don’t mess with mining companies. The Jakarta Post, 8 Juli 2010. 

Yansen. It’s more than about rice and cooking oil. The Jakarta Post, 21 Juni 2010. 

Yansen. More funds may not mean better forest conservation. The Jakarta Post, 11 Juni 2010. 

Yansen. What we have learned from floods and sick rivers. The Jakarta Post, 24 April 2010. 

Yansen. Vicious cycle of natural disaster. Jakarta Post, 25 Maret 2010. 

Yansen. Is oil palm plantation forest? Jakarta Post, 19 Maret 2010. 

Yansen. Natural resource exploitation is a short way. The Jakarta Post, 22 Februari 2010. 

Yansen. Is it really possible to save our biodiversity? The Jakarta Post, 9 Februari 2010. 

Yansen. Will the forestry sector be pretty in Copenhagen? The Brunei Times, 9 Desember 2009. 

Yansen. We must prove our resilience in the face of disasters. The Jakarta Post, 10 September 2009. 

Yansen. The mining curse: A lesson from Sawahlunto. The Jakarta Post, 18 Juli 2009. 

Yansen. Our ecologically illerate presidential candidates. The Jakarta Post, 26 Juni 2009. 

Yansen. Nature’s messages and a collective destiny. The Jakarta Post, 18 Juni 2009. 

Yansen. The last standing tiger. The Jakarta Post, 2 Juni 2009. 

Yansen. Disasters and a mis-managed nation. The Jakarta Post, 30 April 2009. 

Yansen. Eco-efficiency and natural capitalism. The Jakarta Post, 24 Maret 2009. 

Yansen. The need for disaster early warning systems. The Jakarta Post, 18 Februari 2009. 

Yansen. Time is running out for Sumatra. The Jakarta Post, 13 Desember 2008. 

Yansen. Food security in today’s changing world. The Jakarta Post, 31 Oktober  2008. 

Yansen. Human-wildlife conflicts are not a simple contest. The Jakarta Post, 11 Oktober 2008. 

Yansen. RI-Australia climate negotiation. The Jakarta Post, 24 Juni 2008. 

Yansen. Environmental crisis, democracy and morality. The Jakarta Post, 5 Juni 2008.