Tatas Hardo Panintingjati Brotosudarmo received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Glasgow. He is an Indonesian biochemist, who works in food science and technology. He won several awards, including the Georg Forster Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in 2019 and the UK Alumni Professional Achievement Award in 2017 from the British Council. His work has influenced the Indonesian government’s policy on the use of synthetic food colors, turning it into a more environmentally sustainable solution.
Tatas is active in scientific and academic communities. He served as the President of the Indonesian Chemical Society (2017-2019), Chair of the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MSCA) Southeast Asia Chapter (2017-2019), and the Vice Chair for Science and Policy of the Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences (2018-2020). He is keen on promoting open science and open research around the world.