Bayu Andalas is a 2022-23 Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Duke Center for International Development. His research at Duke University, under the supervision of Professor Edmund Malesky, is focused on formulating a climate action plan to move Jakarta Capital City towards net-zero carbon emission by 2050.
Andalas has worked for Jakarta Capital City Government, Indonesia, since 2010 and is currently serving as a chief of equipments and gubernatorial affairs in the Jakarta Regional Secretary Office. He holds a PhD in environmental science from the University of Indonesia, an MBA from Asia University, Taiwan, and a bachelor's degree in architecture engineering from Parahyangan Catholic University (Indonesia).
He has obtained numerous awards and scholarships during his career such as the Presidential award: Satyalancana Karya Satya, Indonesia Ministry of Cultural and Education Excellence Scholarship, USAID Smart City SHERA (Sustainable Higher Education Research Alliance) Fellowship, Asia University Taiwan Founder Fellowship, Outstanding Award from Kaohsiung City Government Taiwan in Urban Renewal Project, and Jakarta Capital City Government Best Employee in 2022.