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Bimandra Adiputra Djaafara

Statistician, PhD Student

Qualification:

  • BSc, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Bogor Agricultural University
  • MSc, Epidemiology, Imperial College London

Bimandra received his BSc in Statistics, and MSc in Epidemiology. He joined Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit in 2014 as a statistician after working for one year as a software developer in a data mining and information technology consulting company in Indonesia. His main research interest is to use mathematical modelling techniques to explore the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. He was involved in the analysis of mobile phone data to map the population movement pattern in Indonesia and used the data to estimate the sustainability of malaria transmission across districts in Indonesia using mathematical model. He is currently doing a Wellcome Trust PhD Programme in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London.

Interests:

  • Epidemiology
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Disease Mapping
  • Mathematical Modeling

Awards:

  • Non-Academic Training Grant tahun 2014 (python programming training)
  • LPDP (Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education) Master degree scholarship
  • Non-Academic Training Grant tahun 2017 (attending CBID 2017)
  • Non-Academic Training Grant tahun 2018 (research placement at OUCRU Vietnam)
  • Imperial College London School of Public Health PhD scholarship

Publications

  1. A Quantitative Framework for Defining the End of an Infectious Disease Outbreak: Application to Ebola Virus Disease.
    Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 6;190(4):642-651. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwaa212.
    PubMed
  2. Clinical characteristics and mortality associated with COVID-19 in Jakarta, Indonesia: A hospital-based retrospective cohort study.
    Lancet Reg Health West Pac. 2021 Apr;9:100108. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100108. Epub 2021 Mar 2.
    PubMed