On January 24, 2023, Duano Sapta Nusantara, a Doctor of Mathematics Education, graduated from the PhD program in mathematics education at Sriwijaya University.
Under the supervision of Prof. Dr Zulkardi, M.I.Komp., M.Sc. (Sriwijaya University), Prof. Dr Ratu Ilma Indra Putri, M.Si (Sriwijaya University), and Assoc. Prof. Dr Michiel Doorman (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) successfully defended his dissertation titled “Designing A Learning Environment Using PISA-Mathematics-COVID19 (PISAComat) for Secondary School Students”.
Through “The Master’s Education Scholarship Program towards Doctoral Degrees for Superior Graduates (PMDSU in Bahasa), he set a new record for being the youngest PhD in the field of Mathematics Education. This scholarship accelerates master’s programs by one year and doctoral programs by two and a half years.
Duano is the fourteenth graduate of the doctoral program in mathematics education, Faculty Teacher Training and Education at Sriwijaya University. Among his notable accomplishments are five international journal articles, seven Scopus-indexed proceedings, two books with ISBNs, and two HKIs, precise technologies on videos and websites.
For more details, the video of the open defence can be seen at the following link: https://youtu.be/D_IQFQEhprI
This activity was also covered by various national and local television media. The following is one of the coverage on television media.