Faizal Arifurrahman is currently a PhD student at Rice University. Before pursuing PhD, he is a research scientist at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in Indonesia to date. He earned a Master of Science in Military Vehicle Technology from Cranfield University, the United Kingdom in 2017.
During his work, his research focus was been in the field of fracture mechanics on the blast loading and crash impact phenomenon. Due to his thesis and research works, he found that the complexity and the pattern of lightweight configuration have stunned his view of this nature. In spare time, his interest in nature also clinging to his mind about how to at least contribute to saving our environment/earth.