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Profile Summary

Ferensa Oemry is a senior researcher and member of the Quantum Simulations research group. He focuses primarily on catalysts and metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and employs density functional theory (DFT) and molecular dynamics (MD) calculations in his work. His main research interest lies in utilizing DFT- and MD-based computer simulations to aid in interpreting data obtained from inelastic neutron scattering (INS) and x-ray absorption fine spectroscopy (XAFS) measurements.

  • Research Keywords: Computational chemistry, Catalyst, Metal-Organic Frameworks, X-ray Absorption Fine Spectroscopy, Inelastic Neutron Scattering
  • Contact: ferensa.oemry(at)
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Academic Degrees

  • D. Eng | Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University, Japan.
  • M. Eng | Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University, Japan.
  • S.Si. / B.Sc. | Department of Physics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia.

Work Experience

  • 2022-present, Visiting Scientist, ACNS-ANSTO, Australia.
  • 2022-present, Senior Researcher, BRIN Research Center for Quantum Physics, Indonesia.
  • 2006-2021, Researcher, LIPI Research Center for Physics, Indonesia.
  • 2018-2019, Visiting Researcher, Diamond Light Source Ltd, United Kingdom.
  • 2009-2014, Research Assistant, ISUZU Advanced Engineering, Osaka University, Japan.

Selected Publications

  • F. Oemry, I. B. Adilina, W. T. Cahyanto, N. Rinaldi, F. Aulia, A. Jackson, S. F. Parker, A. B. Kroner, E. J. Shotton “Experimental and Computational Studies of Sulfided NiMo Supported on Pillared Clay: Catalyst Activation and Guaiacol Adsorption Sites“, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 25, 2978-2989 (2023)
  • I. B. Adilina, R. R. Widjaya, L. N. Hidayat, E. Supriadi, M. Safaat, F. Oemry, E. Restiawaty, Y. Bindar, S. F. Parker, “Understanding the Surface Characteristics of Biochar and Its Catalytic Activity for the Hydrodeoxygenation of Guaiacol“, Catalyst 11, 1434 (2021).
  • I. B. Adilina, F. Aulia, M. A. Fitriady, F. Oemry, R. R. Widjaya, S. F. Parker, “Computational and Spectroscopic Studies of Carbon Disulfide“, Molecules 25, 1901 (2020).
  • I. B. Adilina, N. Rinaldi, S. Simanungkalit, F. Aulia, F. Oemry, G. Stenning, I. Silverwood, S. Parker, “Hydrodeoxygenation of Guaiacol as a Bio-Oil Model Compound over Pillared Clay Supported Nickel-Molybdenum Catalysts“, J. Phys. Chem. C 123,  21429 – 21439 (2019)