Dr. Johanna Renny Octavia

Keynote | Fighting food waste as a societal challenge in Indonesia through interdisciplinary approach and collaborative innovation

Johanna Renny Octavia is an Associate Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering and also the Head of Center for Ergonomics, Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia. She is the Primary Coordinator of the Erasmus+ IN2FOOD Project, a capacity building in higher education project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, in which Hotelschool The Hague takes significant part as a consortium partner. Previously, she was a Post-doctoral Researcher at the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Product Design, and a Senior Researcher at the Interdisciplinary imec research group for Media, Innovation and Communication Technologies (mict), Ghent University, Belgium. Her research interests and expertise are ergonomics, human-computer interaction, smart product design, design thinking, social innovation, sustainability and circular economy.