Mega Novita, Dr.Sc.
Program Studi Informatika
Fakultas Teknik dan Informatika
Universitas PGRI Semarang (UPGRIS)
Jalan Sidodadi Timur Nomor 24 - Dr. Cipto Semarang, Jawa Tengah, INDONESIA
Mega Novita is an Assistant Professor in Program Studi Informatika, Fakultas Teknik dan Informatika, Universitas PGRI Semarang (UPGRIS). She obtained Bachelor degree (S.Si) in Mathematics from Satya Wacana Christian University in 2009 under the supervision of Dr. Adi Setiawan and Dr. Didit Budi Nugroho. Her essay was Study of Granger Causality between Exchange Rate to United State Dollar and Australian Dollar with Forecasting Using Vector Autoregression Analysis.
In 2009, Mega was enrolled in a double degree Master program between Magister Biology, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) and Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) with scholarship from the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia. In UKSW, she obtained Master degree (M.Si) in Biology in 2011 and was awarded as the Best Graduate of the Year. Under the supervision of Prof. Ferdy Samuel Rondonuwu and Dr. Jubhar C. Mangimbulude, she studied the Determination of Rhodopseudomonas Palustris Cell Biomass Based on Protein Spectra of NIR Spectroscopy. Whereas in KGU, she obtained Master degree (M.Nat.Sc) in Chemistry in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Kazuyoshi Ogasawara. She studied First-Principles Electronic-Structure Calculations of Mn4+-Doped Red Phosphors for White LED Application.
In 2012, Mega was granted the Monbukagakusho scholarship from Japanese Government (MEXT) and enrolled the Doctor course in the same laboratory as her Master course. She performed a Theoretical Investigation on the Electronic Structures of Novel Red Phosphor Materials Based on Mn4+ Ion and Its Isoelectronic Ions and obtained her Doctor of Science degree (Dr.Sc) in 2015. She then flew to South Korea and engaged in postdoctoral research in Department of Chemical Enginering, Chonbuk National University (CBNU) under the supervision of Prof. Kim Jeong Seok and Dr. Kim Yang Soo for about 5 months.
Several awards she has ever received are Excellent Young Researcher from DV-Xα society Japan (2012), Excellent Female Researchers i.e., Nitta Kinnen Awards and Haruka Yamada Awards from Kwansei Gakuin University (2014). For achieving her Doctor degree at age 26, she was recorded as the Indonesian youngest female who obtained Doctor Degree in Chemistry by Indonesian World-Record Museum (MURI) in 2016.
Mega began her professional work in Fakultas Teknik dan Informatika, UPGRIS in November 2015. She was appointed as Assistant Professor (Lektor III.c) in December 2017. Beside her activities as Assistant Professor in UPGRIS, Mega serves as Secretary of PGRI Board Special Branch in the period of (2014-2019).