Achmad Adhitya is a PhD student studying marine science at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. He obtained his bachelor study in Civil Engineering at Brawijaya University, Indonesia and continued his Masters study at the University of Kiel in Germany on Coastal Geosciences and Engineering.
He has work experience at the Institute for World Economics in Kiel - Germany, University of Kiel in Germany and the Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research in the Netherlands. He has been involved in many International projects on coastal, marine and environmental issues.
Besides his academic activity, he co-founded the International Indonesian Scholars Association (IISA) in 2009 and was awarded the Indonesian Diaspora Awards for Youth Activism (2012) by the Indonesian government on the Congress of Indonesian Diaspora in Los Angeles, California.