Kelompok Keahlian Perencanaan Wilayah dan Perdesaan

Tommy Firman

Tommy Firman

Prof. Ir. TOMMY FIRMAN, M.Sc. Ph.D.
Position Professor
Academic Career Doctorate University of Hawaii/The East West Center, USA 1988
Master Asian Institute of Technology 1980
Bachelor Institut Teknologi Bandung 1974
Employment Academic staff (1975 – now)

Member of Indonesian Association of Planners (IAP)

Member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society of North America

Research and development projects over the last 5 years
  1. Contemporary Urbanization of Java: Towards Megaregion Formation (2018)
  2. Welcoming Two Decades of Decentralization in Indonesia: A Regional Development Perspective (2017)
  3. The Dynamics of Urban and Regional in Java: Impacts of Megaregion Development (2017)
  4. The Dynamic of Urban Village: Transformation towards Megaregion (2016 – 2017) Funded by Institut Teknologi Bandung
  5. “Regional Development Model Based on Local Capacity in Decentralisation Era”, 2015-2016. Funded by Directorate General of Higher Education Competence Grant
Industry collaboration
Patents and proprietary rights
Important publications over the last 5 years
  1. 2018, Suburbanization in Asia: a Focus on Jakarta (co-authored with D. Rukmana and F.Z. Fahmi) in B. Hanlon and T.J. Vicino (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Suburbs, pp. 110-120, London, Routledge
  2. 2018, Spatial Planning and Urban Development in Jakarta’s Metropolitan Area (co-authored with W. Salim and D. Hudalah) in J. Hellman, M. Thynelss and R. Van Voorst (eds.), Jakarta: Claiming Spaces and Rights in the City, pp. 58-74, New York, Routledge
  3. 2017, Mega-suburbanization in Jakarta mega-urban region (co-authored with D. Hudalah), in A. Datta and A. Shaban ( eds.), Mega-Urbanization in The Global South,  pp. 151-168, London, Routledge
  4. The Privatization of Metropolitan Jakarta’s (Jabodetabek) Urban Fringes: The Early Stages of ‘Post-Suburbanization in Indonesia’  (Tommy Firman and Fikri Zul Fahmi), Journal of the American Planning Association 83(1), pp. 68-79
  5. The Urbanisation of Java, 2000-2010: Towards ‘The Island of Mega-Urban Regions’ (Tommy Firman), Asia Population Studies, 2017.
  6. Any other information: Total publication of 60 articles  published in reputable International Journals and book chapters.
Activities in specialist bodies over the last 5 years