Aishah Rumaysa Prastowo

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Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2014 - ...

M.Sc.; Paris Descartes University – Centre Recherches Interdisciplinaires (CRI), France, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Life Science, 2011-2013

S.T. (Sarjana Teknik/ Bachelor of Engineering); Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, Engineering Physics, 2007-2011
Graduated Cum Laude
Thesis: “Microfluidic control of CO2 bubbles generated during the fermentation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae”
Advisors: Gea Oswah Fatah Parikesit; Kutut Suryopratomo


Research Experience

Macromolecules and Microsystems for Biology and Medicine Group, UMR168, Institut Curie
April-July 2013
Internship, advisor:
Iago Pereiro, Stéphanie Descroix, Laurent Malaquin, Jean-Louis Viovy
“Magnetic microfluidic system for bacterial analysis”

Translational Research and Microfluidics Group, UMRS775, Université Paris Descartes, France
January-April 2013
Internship, advisor:
Ouriel Caën, Valerie Taly
“Cancer cells manipulation and analysis in droplet-based microfluidics”

Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes, Paris Diderot University, France, October-December 2012
Internship, advisor: Annemiek Cornelissen

Velocity measurement in blood vessels in the developing chicken embryo yolk sac.”

Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes, Paris Diderot University, France, January-May 2012
Internship, advisor: Pascal Hersen, Gregory Batt

Real time control of gene expression in yeast” (abstract)

Microfluidics Laboratory, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, February-June 2011
Post-bachelor research, advisor: Gea Oswah Fatah Parikesit

An Image-J tool for quantitative colorimetry analysis of textile-based microfluidic devices”

PT. Indonesia Power, Generating Business Unit of Semarang, Indonesia, March 2010
Internship, Maintenance Division

The thermodynamics process efficiency of gas turbine generator”

Honors and Awards

Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) Scholarship
Full scholarship for doctoral studies from the Indonesian Government

World Championship 2nd Runner Up, International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition, 2012 (as a member of the Paris Bettencourt team)
A synthetic biology competition held by the iGEM Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Other awards: World Championship Best Environment Project, European Jamboree Gold Medal, European Jamboree Safety Commendation

Bourse du Gouvernement Français (BGF), 2011-2013
Full scholarship for master studies from the French Government

Bronze Medal, National Science Olympiad in Astronomy, 2006 and 2005
A national competition of astronomy for senior high school students held by Department of National Education, Indonesia (nominated twice in two consecutive years)

Silver Medal, National Science Olympiad in Physics, 2004
A national competition of physics for junior high school students held by Department of National Education, Indonesia

Teaching Experience

Privat tutor, October 2009 – June 2011
Taught physics and mathematics for high school students (10th-12th graders)

Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
Lab work assistant, Engineering Physics, August-December 2009
Assisted lab work of Nuclear Electronics and Fundamental Electronics for undergraduate students


Textile-based microfluidics: modulated wetting, mixing, sorting and energy harvesting, G.O.F. Parikesit, F. Prasetia, G.A. Pribadi, D.C. Simbolon, G.Y. Pradhana, A.R. Prastowo, A. Gunawan, K. Suryopratomo, I. Kusumaningtyas; Journal of the Textile Institute, 2012, DOI: 10.1080/00405000.2012.660756.


Association of Indonesian Students in Paris (PPI Paris)
Secretary, Paris, 2011-2013

Association of Indonesian Students in France (PPI Prancis)
Head of media center division, France, 2011-2012

Association of Engineering Physics Students
Secretary, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, 2009-2010


Indonesian: Native language

English: Intermediate

Computer Skills

Image Processing/Graphic Design: ImageJ, GIMP, Inkscape

Applications: Matlab, Simulink