Posted February 18, 2015 by Yessi Permana in Anggota

Yessi Permana

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Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Research Division,
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences,
Institut Teknologi Bandung.

Chemistry Building ITB, Inorg. Lab.
Jl. Ganesha 10 Bandung, 40132, Indonesia.
Ph. (+62) 22 2502103 ext. 2217
Fx. (+62) 22 2504154



  • S.Si. (B.Sc), Chemistry Dept., Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia, 2001 (Supervisor: Dr. Yateman Arryanto)
  • Non-degree, JPAC program (one-year program at Chiba University), 1999/2000 (Supervisor: Prof. Shigeo Kohmoto)
  • Non-degree, Asian Youth Fellowship Program/7th Batch (1 Year Japanese Language Training), Kualalumpur, Malaysia, 2001/2002
  • M.Eng., Dept. of Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology, Fac. of Engineering, Chiba University, Japan, 2005 (Supervisor: Prof. Shogo Shimazu)
  • Dr.Eng., Dept. of Chemistry & Biotechnology, Grad. School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2008 (Supervisor: Prof. Kyoko Nozaki)


  • Hitachi Research Fellow, Shimazu Lab., Dept. of Chemistry & Biotech., Chiba University (Jul-Aug 2015)
  • Fulbright Research Fellow, Miller Lab., Chemistry Dept., University of Florida (Sept-Dec 2012)
  • Visiting Researcher (IMHERE-ITB), Shimazu Lab., Dept. of Chemistry & Biotech., Chiba University (Nov-Dec 2011)
  • Lecturer/Researcher, Chemistry Dept, ITB, Sept 2009 – present
  • Scientist, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Chiba, Japan, April 2008 – Aug 2009


  1. General Chemistry  (KI 1101; Sem I/KI1201; Sem II)
  2. Transition metals & coordination chemistry (KI 3231; Sem II)
  3. Catalysis (KI 5134; Sem I)
  4. Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms (KI 5231; Sem II)
  5. Inorganic Synthesis (KI 5132; Sem I)

Research Interests

Organometallic Chemistry, Reaction Mechanisms, Catalysis, Polymerizations, Bio-based Chemicals

Original Papers

  1. U.S.F. Arrozi, Husni, W. Wijaya, A. Patah* and Y. Permana*, “Efficient Acetalization of Benzaldehydes Using Zirconium-based MOFs”, Applied Catalysis A: General, 506 (2015) 77 – 84.
  2. Y. Permana*, N. Ichikuni, S. Shimazu, “Ring-Opening of Oxiranes using TaenioliteSupported Tris(β-diketonato)Zirconium”, ITB J. Sci. 44A (2012) 266-276.
  3. K.Nakano, S. Kodama, Y. Permana, K. Nozaki*, “Regioselective Synthesis of Halohydrin Esters from Epoxides: Reaction with Acyl Halides and Rhodium-catalyzed Threecomponent Coupling Reaction with Alkyl Halides and Carbon Monoxide”, Chem. Commun. (2009) 6970-6972.
  4. Y. Permana, K. Nakano, M. Yamashita, D. Watanabe, K. Nozaki*, “Carbonylative Polymerization of Oxetanes Initiated by Acetylcobalt Complexes”, Chem. Asian. J. 3 (2008) 710-718.
  5. Y. Permana, S. Shimazu*, N. Ichikuni, T. Uematsu, “Studies on Tris(β- diketonato)Zirconium(IV); Syntheses, Characterization and Catalytic Activity for Ring Opening of Oxiranes”, Catal. Commun. 6 (2005) 426-430.
  6. Y. Permana, S. Shimazu*, N. Ichikuni, T. Uematsu, “Selective Synthesis of Primary Methoxypropanol Using Clay Supported Tris(2,4-pentanedionato)Zirconium(IV)”, J. Mol. Catal. A.  221 (2004) 141-144.

Other Papers

  1. Desnelli, D. Mujahidin, Y. Permana, C.L. Radiman*, “The Olefin Reaction between Crude Palm Oil Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (CPO FAME) and Ethylene using Grubbs II Catalyst”, Procedia Chemistry,  17 (2015) 44-48
  2. Desnelli, D. Mujahidin, Y. Permana, C.L. Radiman*, “The Olefin Reaction between Crude Palm Oil Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (CPO FAME) and Ethylene using Grubbs II Catalyst”, Macromol. Symposia.  353 (2015) 198-204

Presentations (oral)

  1. 2017, Jul 19, Symposium on Biorefinery, UNS, Solo.
  2. 2016, Dec 15, Palm Oil Research Grant Seminar, Bogor.
  3. 2016, Aug 29-30, International Conference of the Indonesian Chemical Society (ICICS), Samarinda.
  4. 2015, Jan 9, JSPS Mini Symposium, Chiba-U, Japan.
  5. 2014, Nov 18, Osaka-U and ITB Joint Seminar, Bandung.
  6. 2013, Oct 22-23, International Conference of the Indonesian Chemical Society (ICICS), Yogyakarta
  7. 2013, Sept 3-4, 3rd ITB Catalysis Symposium, Bandung.
  8. 2012, Guest Lecture, Delaware Valley College, Philadelphia, US
  9. 2011, Jul 7, 1st Kavli Frontier  of Science, Bogor
  10. 2011, Jul 31, Asahi Glass Foundation Seminar, Bandung.
  11. 2007, May 24-25,  ICCS (UGM), Yogyakarta
  12. 2007, March 25-26, 日本化学会87,  Osaka, Japan.
  13. 2006, Dec 10, COE-BK 21 Joint Symposium (Seoul Nat’l Univ – Tokyo Univ), Seoul, Korea.


  1. Y. Permana, N. I. Pratiwi, Arifin, H.W.Wijaya, “Proses Polimerisasi Undesenol dan Gas Sintetik (CO/H2) Pada Tekanan Rendah Menggunakan Katalis Kobalt”, Indonesia Patent, Reg. No. P00201200660, Aug 2012 (Date of announcement: 28 August 2014; IPC: C08 F2/00; C08 F4/70; C08 G63/90).
  2. Y. Permana, S. Shen, E. Febriani, “Proses Produksi Poli(4-Hidr – Butirolakton dari 2-Propenol Menggunakan Katalis Kobalt dan Produk Yang Dihasilkan dari Proses Tersebut”, Indonesia Patent, Reg. No. P00201300559, Jul 2013 (Date of announcement: 5 February 2015; IPC: C08 F2/34; C08 G85/00).
  3. Y. Permana, L. Abdul Kadir, “Pembuatan Gliserol Karbonat (4-Hidroksimetil-1,3- Dioksolan-2-on) dari Gliserol dan Urea Menggunakan Katalis Zn-Alkoksida (Zink Di(secButoksida))”, Indonesia Patent, Reg. No. P00201405691, Sept 2014.
  4. L. Saputra, Y. Permana, “Proses Pembuatan Isoeugenol dari Eugenol Melalui Reaksi Isomerisasi Tanpa Pelarut Menggunakan Katalis Nikel”, Indonesia Patent, Reg. No.P0020150796, Dec 2015.


  1. Metal-Catalyzed Carbonylative Polymerization of Cyclic Ethers: A Synthetic Strategy Towards Poly(γ-Lactone), Lambert Academic Publishing, 2015.

Research Grants (PI)

  • Indonesia Toray Science Foundation (Japan): Polymerization of Naturally Occurring Renewable Resource Using Metal Complexes (2010), IDR 38 mil;
  • Asahi Glass Foundation (Japan): Carbonylative Polymerization of Undecenol Catalyzed by Metal Complexes: Polyesters from Plant Seeds (2010-2011), JPY 700,000;
  • Hibah Kerma Dikti (Indonesia): Polymerizations of Pine Trees Derived β-Pinene using Clays-Supported Zirconium: Heat Resistant Polymers from Biomass (2010-2012); IDR 355 mil.
  • Civilian Research & Development Foundation (US): Synthetic Strategy for Biodegradable Plastics from Inedible Biomass: Studies of Undecenol/CO Copolymerization using Cobalt and Palladium-Cobalt Complexes (2011), USD 39,000;
  • Hibah Riset KK-ITB (Indonesia): DFT-Guided Synthesis of Fluorinated Diketonate Zr for Polymerizations of β-Pinene (2011), IDR 50 mil.
  • Hibah Desentralisasi Dikti (Indonesia): Polyester from Coal Derived-Syngas (2013), IDR 100 mil.
  • Asahi Glass Foundation (Japan): g-Butyrolactone Production from Allyl Alcohol using Co(II) (2014), IDR 50 mil.
  • Hibah Riset KK-ITB (Indonesia): Isomerization of Eugenol into Trans-Isoeugenol using Nickel(0) Phosphines (2016), IDR 50 mil.
  • Hibah Riset Sawit BPDPS (Indonesia): Epoxidations of Palm Oils using Transition Metals (2016), IDR 705 mil.

Lab Facilities

  • 1H NMR (Nanalysis NMReady 60e; 60 MHz)
  • 1H/13C NMR (Nanalysis NMReady 60pro; 60 MHz) (temporarily available)
  • FTIR Bruker Alpha (Zn/Se probe)
  • UV-Vis (Shimadzu UV-1201)
  • Duraline Fumehood
  • GC FID (Techcomp 7900)
  • GC FID (PerkinElmer AutoXL)
  • High pressure autoclaves
  • Double manifold vacuum lines
  • CO detector; infrared thermometer.

Professional Membership

  • Indonesia Chemical Society (HKI), ID No. JB0000648B
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), ID No. 532761