Debu, Dosa, dan Cinta

Debu ada di mana-mana. Setiap hari kita bisa menemukannya — di rumah, di mobil, di mesin cuci, di kamar mandi, dsb. — bahkan di tempat yang kelihatannya bersih sekalipun. Tak peduli seberapa sering kita membersihkan rumah, perabot, atau kendaraan kita, cepat atau lambat mereka akan kembali berdebu. Debu ibarat dosa. Tak peduli seberapa rajin kita …

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Factors Affecting Research Productivity

In academia, research productivity is commonly measured by the number of publications. Publication can be in the form of paper, patent, conference abstract, or video presentation. All these works are typically peer-reviewed, meaning that they must undergo a review process by experts in the field before being published. I started my research journey in chemical …

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Statement of Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is elaborated based on my perspective on the various roles of a great teacher serving as the role model for their students. Teacher as a learner. Teaching and learning are interdependent and inseparable activities; the quality and intensity of the one corresponds to the quality and intensity of the other. A great …

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The Parallel Divinity of Jesus Christ and Jehovah God

Jesus Christ is arguably the most controversial figure in history. Many people believe in both his humanity and divinity, yet many others believe that he is simply a good man with a special, divine mission from God. This latter group often ask the believers if there is any statement in the Bible where Jesus claimed …

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Building An Image That Lasts

In 2013, when I was living in Seoul, some people in my circle and I myself were interested in photography. Most of us were international students, who enjoyed travelling and taking pictures (of nature, place, food, and people), especially during the weekends, aside from our primary jobs to study and research. We realized the rare …

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