More than 12 years he has been involved in organic research particularly in the processing and sensory evaluation. He serves as associate editor of Journal Organic Agriculture (section food processing) (https://www.springer.com/journal/13165/editors) as well as Managing Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Sustainable Agriculture Food and Energy. In 2013, together with other Universities colleagues in the region Southeast Asia, he initiated Sustainable Agriculture Food and Energy (SAFE) Network that consist of 10 countries and 34 Universities in the Asia Pacific regions.
He has published more than 50 scientific papers. Most of them in the field of organic food, dietary pattern, food culture as well as sensory evaluation (both in English as well as in Indonesian). He was awarded research grants from several funding institutions.
He is a member of the Indonesian Association of Food Technologist (IAFT) and active member of International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR) as well as member of Indonesia Society for Functional Food and Nutraceutical (ISFFN).
He is a member of the technical committee for Indonesia Standard Body (BSN) for sensory evaluation standard as well as scientific advisor for Indonesia Organic Alliance (IOA). Since 2019, He was also appointed by the IFOAM Asia as Organic innovation, Research and Development Committee board.
He obtained Doctoral degree in 2011 as Doktors der Agrarwisshenschaften (Dr.agr), specifically in the field of Organic Food Quality and Food Culture as well as his Master degree from Universitaet Kassel.
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