Lilik Sutiarso is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering at the Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Indonesia where he has been a faculty member since 1990. From 2012 to 2016, he was appointed as a Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology UGM and also the President of Indonesian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE).
Dr. Sutiarso completed his Ph.D. at Tsukuba University Japan in an intelligent control system on agricultural machinery, his M.Eng. at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand in Agricultural Information Support System, and his B.Eng. at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Indonesia in Agricultural Machinery Design.
His specific areas of expertise, include agricultural machinery and system. In recent years, he has focused on model and simulation in the agricultural system, and in the application of soft computing for precision agricultural, also knowledge management system. He has actively collaborated with researchers in several other disciplines of computer, industrial and mechanical engineering. He is likewise a member of the Institution of Engineers Indonesia (IEI). In the Year 2017, he was certified by IEI as a Professional Engineer (PE). Currently, he is developing “Smart Agriculture – Research Center” in the Department of Agricultural and Bio-system Engineering UGM.