Prof. Dr-Ing BJ Habibie

Professional Engineer and

Former President of Indonesia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Place Date of Birth : Pare-Pare (South Sulawesi - Indonesia). June 25, 1936

Education

01   High School Diploma, 1954

02.  Diplom-Ingenieur (Graduated Cum Laude) Fakultaet filer Maschinenwesen der
       Rheinisch-Westfaelischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen, Federal Republic of
       Germany,1960

03.  Doktor-Ingenieur (Graduated Summa Cum Laude) Fakultaet fuer Maschinenwesen der
       Rheinisch-Westfaelischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany

04.  Honorary Professor, on Aircraft Construction, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB),
       Bandung, Republic of Indonesia, March 22, 1977

05.  Doctor of Science Honoris Causa, ranfield Institute of Technology, England, June 11, 1993

Positions

01.   1978 - 1998
       Minister of State for Research and Technology of The Republic of Indonesia
       and concurrently :

02.   1978 - 1998
       Chairman, Agency for The Assessment and Application of Technology/BPP Teknologi

03.   1989 - 1998
       Chairman, Agency for Strategic Industries/BPIS (1983 - 1989: Council for Strategic
       Industries/DPIS)

04.   1984 - to present
       Chairman, National Research Council/DRN

05.   1988 - to present
       Vice Chairman of Board of Patrons. Indonesian Strategic Industries, which H.E. President
       of The Republic of Indonesia as The Chairman

06.   1976 - 1998
       Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), President, Indonesian State Aircraft Industry :
       PT  Industri Pesawat Terbang Nusantara/PT IPTN

07.   1978 - 1998
       Chairman, CEO, President, Indonesian Shipbuilding Industry: PT PAL Indonesia

08.   1978 - 1998
       Chairman. Batam Industrial Development Authority/Opdip Batam

09.   1983 - 1998
       Chairman. CEO. President, Small Arms and Munitions Industry/PT Pindad

10. Chairman of Board of Patrons, Indonesian Defence Industry

11. 1980 - to present
      Chairman, Team for Defence Security Industrial Development (Presidential Decree No.
      40,1980)

12. 1982 - to present
      Member, Indonesian Parliament : The People's Consultative Assembly/MPR, from
      Functional Group/Golkar, the current governing political group

13. 1988 - to present
      Vice Chairman of Board of Patrons, Functional Group/Golkar the current governing political
      group. which HE President of Republic of Indonesia as the Chairman (1982 - 1988:
      Member of Golkar's Board of Patrons; 1993: The Executive Coordinator of Golkar's Board
      of  Patrons)

14. 1983 - to present
      Founder and Chairman, Indonesian Aeronautics and Astronautics Institute

15. 1984 - to present
      Founder and Chairman of Board of Patrons, Indonesian Foundation for Technology
      Development/YPTI

16. 1984 - to present
      Chairman of Board of Patrons, Indonesian Engineers Association/PII

17. Chairman of Board of Patrons, Indonesian Association for Technical Experts/PATI

18. 07.12.1990 - to present
      Chairman. The Association of Indonesian Moslem Intellectuals /ICMI

19. 15.10.1987 - to present
      Chairman, Inter-Departmental Team on Electric Power Generation Plants Development
      Project ( Presidential Decree No. 35, 1987 )

20. 16.11.1991 - to present
      Chairman of Engineering Science Committee, Indonesian Academy of Sciences/AIPI
      ( Presidential Decree No 179/M/1991, 19. 07. 1991)

21. 17.08.1992 - to present
      Chairman of Board of Patrons. Abdi Bangsa Foundation

22. 1984 - to present
      Chairman. Board of National Standardization

23.  Member of Board of Trustees, The Harapan Kita Hospital: Obstetry & Ginaecology.
       Pediatry. Cardiac. and Cancer

24. 1983 - to present
      Member of Supervisory Board of Directors, Indonesian State Oil Company/Pertamina

25. 1984 - to present
      Member of Board of Trustees, Founder, Indonesian Institute of Technology/ITI

26. 1990 - to present
      Chairman of Steering Committee, The Surabaya-Madura Bridge Development: Trinusa
      Bima Sakti (Presidential Decree No. 55, 1990)

27. 1992 - to present
      Advisor. Agency for Wallacea Development

28. 1993 - to present
      Chairman of Advisory Board, Center for Information and Development Studies/CIDES 29.

29. 1993 - to present
      Executive Chairman. The Development of Eastern Part of Indonesia/DNPKTI. which HE
      President of  Republic of Indonesia as the Chairman (Presidential Decree No 120.
      24.12.1993) 30.

30. 1995 - to present
      Chairman, Executive Team of Natuna Project (Presidential Decree No. 14, 1995, Natuna
      Project Development)

31. 04.04.1995 - to present
      Chairman, Forum for Cooperation on Economic and Technology between Republic of   
      Indonesia and Federal Republic of Germany

32. March 10, 1998 - May 20, 1998
      Vice President Republic of Indonesia

33. May 21,1998 - to present
      President Republic of Indonesia

Honours/Awards

1.   May 14, 1980
      GRAN CRUZ DEL MERITO AERONAUTICO CONDISTINCTIVO BLANCO, The Royal
      Kingdom of Spain

2.   November 11, 1980
      DAS GROSSE VERDENSTKREUZ MIT STERN UND SCHULTERBAND, FederalRepublic of
      Germany

3.   December 1, 1980
      DAS GROSSE VERDIENSTKREUZ. State of Niedersachsen, Federal Republic of Germany

4.   August 9, 1982
      DWIDYA SISTHA MEDAL, Department of Defence and Security of the Republic of
      Indonesia

5.   August 17, 1982
      MAHAPUTRA ADIPRADANA MEDAL, Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia

6.   October 29. 1982
      SCIENTIFIC AWARD, Department of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia

7.   December 31, 1982
      THE MAN OF THE YEAR 1982, elected by Berita Buana Daily, Jakarta, Indonesia

8.   May 25, 1983
      GROOTKRUIS IN DE ORDE VAN ORANJE-NASSAU, The Kingdom of Netherlands

9.   January 2, 1984
      One of The 21 Significant Contributors to Aerospace in 1983, Nominated by the Editors of
      Aviation Week & Space Technology

10. October 3. 1985
      THE DECORATION OF GRAND CROSS OF THE AERONAUTICAL MERIT, Republic of
      Chile

11. January, 1986
      One of The 10 Prominent Figures in Aerospace in 1985 Nominated by The Aviation
      International News Magazine

12. April, 1986
      GRAND CORDON OF THE ORDER OF AL-ISTIQLAL (INDEPENDENCE), Kingdom of
      Hashemite Yordania

13. June 16, 1986
      CAVALIERE DI GRAN CROCE, Republic of Italy

14. April 24, 1987
      GRAND OFFICIER DE L'ORDRE NATIONAL DU MERITE, Republic of France

15. June, 1988
      LA GRAN CRUZ DE LA ORDEN DEL MERITO CIVIL, Royal Kingdom of Spain

16. IDOL FIGURE, Elected by the Students of Faculty of Technology, University of Indonesia,
     Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia

17. April 10, 1991
      GRAND CROSS OF KING LEOPOLD II, Kingdom of Belgium

18. September 24, 1992
      THEODORE VON KARMAN AWARD, International Council of The Aeronautical Sciences
      (ICAS) annual meeting of the 18th congress, Beijing. People's Republic of China

19. January, 1994
      THE MAN OF THE YEAR 1993, Elected by Forum Magazine, Jakarta, Republic of
       Indonesia

20. June 10, 1994
      The Highest Honors from The Government of Republic of China: THE ORDER OF
      BRILLIANT STAR WITH GRAND CORDON, Taipei, Republic of China

21. December 17, 1994
      EDWARD WARNER AWARD, Elected by Executive Board of International Civil
      Aviation Organization (ICAO) Meeting in Montreal, Canada

Work Experience

*    1960 - 1965
      Assistant Research Scientist, Technische Hochschule, Light Construction      Department,
      Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany

*    1965 - 1966
     Special Scientist, Hamburger Flugzuegbau (presently MesserschmittBoelkow-Blohm/MBB
     Gmbh), Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany

*    1966 - 1969
      Head of Structure Analysis Research and Development Department,
      Messerschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm/MMB Gmbh, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany

*    1969 - 1973
      Head of Methods and Technology for Commercial Airplanes and Military Transport
      Division,
      Messerschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm/MBB Gmbh? Hamburg. Federal Republic of Germany

*    1974 - 1978
      Vice President and Director for Technology Application,
      MesserschmittBoelkow-Blohm/MBB
      Gmbh, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany

*    1974 - 1978
      Messerschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm/MBB Gmbh), Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany
      Head  of Advanced Technology and Aeronautics Division
      Indonesian State Oil Company (Pertamina), Jakarta, Republic of  Indonesia
      Advisor to President Director of Pertamina. Jakarta, Republic of  Indonesia
      Advisor to the Government of Republic of Indonesia in the field of Advanced Technology
      and Aeronautics. responsible directly to the President of  Republic of  Indonesia

Previous Activities

Participated in numerous projects in the calculation and design of aircrafts such as :
*  Fokker F-28
*  Transall C-130 Military Transport
*  Hansa Jet 320 (an Executive Jet) Airbus
*  A-300 (300 Passangers)
*  VTOL ( Vertical Take Off and Landing) DO-31 Transport Aircraft

Indirectly involved in the calculation and design of :
*  BO-105 Helicopter
*  Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA)
*  Several Missile and Satellite Projects

Publications

48 Scientific Papers published, in the field as follows :
*  Thermodynamics
*  Constructions
*  Instationair Aerodynamics
*  Fracture Mechanics and Construction

Memberships

01.  February 22. 1983
       Honorary Member, Deutsche Gesselschaft Fuer Luft und Raumfahrt, Federal Republic of
       Germany

02.  March. 1983
       Fellow, Royal Aeronautical Society, London, United Kingdom

03. Foreign Member, Fellowship of Engineering of United Kingdom

04. June, 1985
      Foreign Associate, National Academy of Engineering, United States of America

05.  Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, United States of
      America

06.  May, 1985
      Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, Sweden

07.  June, 1985
      Member, Academie Nationale de l'Air et de l'Espace, France

08.  Member, Japanese National Academy of Engineers, Japan

09.  December, 1985 Hollorary Member of Board of Trustees, IKIP Bandung, Indonesia

10.  July, 1988 Honorary Member, Reinisch-Westfaelischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen

11.  Honorary Fellow, Malaysian Engineers Institution, Malaysia

12.  November, 1993
       Honorary Member, Royal Aeronautical Society (RAS), London, United Kingdom

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: Pare-Pare (South Sulawesi), Republic of Indonesia  

: June 25,1936  

: Islam  

: Reading and Swimming  

: Married to H. Hasri Ainun Besari, M.D. May 12, 1962  

: 1. Dr.-Ing. H. Ilham Akbar Habibie 
  2. Dipl.-Ing H. Thareq Kemal Habibie