Befrika S Murdianti
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Sciences
Arkansas Tech University, USA
Befrika S. Murdianti is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the Department of Physical Sciences, Arkansas Tech University. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia (2000). Before pursuing her graduate studies, she worked as a laboratory supervisor, with a specialty in High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). She holds a Master of Science in Chemistry from the University of Tulsa (2007) and a PhD in Chemistry from Oklahoma State University (2012). She has authored and co-authored three publications in international peer-reviewed journals, where one of the works was chosen as a cover article for Environmental Science & Technology ACS journal, co-edited a recently published book titled “Arachidonic Acid: Dietary Sources and General Functions”, co-authored in five book chapters and has had more than ten oral and poster presentations in scientific conferences, where one of the poster presentations won an award in Oklahoma Water Research symposium.
Befrika’s research interest spread broadly from nanomaterials to environmental sciences, focusing on the synthesis and characterization of fullerene nanomaterial and its toxicity/oxidative mechanism in the environmental systems.