Dr. Sandy Budi Wibowo is working for the Department of GIScience, Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia since 2017. Previously, he served as research engineer at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France. His research interest is focused on spatial modelling for earth surface processes. His collective work within the research group has resulted in a patented invention (EC00202061319) on smart system protocol for landslide and lahar monitoring/warning. While at individual level he was awarded the Mahar Schützenberger Prize for his scientific works.