Suseno Kramadibrata, born on 25 February, 1954 in Jakarta, received BSc on mining engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), in 1989 received MSc degree from Western Australia School of Mines, Kalgoorlie and PhD degree from School of Civil Engineering, Curtin University, Australia in 1996.
His main research activity is concentrated on geomechanics, particulary on rock mass characterization, geomechanics laboratory & field tests and rock excavation. He designed 40 testing equipment for geomechanics laboratory and field tests.
In 1981- 2013, he was a full time lecturer in Department of Mining Engineering (DME) ITB and in 2009 – 2013 was the Manager of Laboratory of Geomechanics & Mining Equipment of the DME ITB, also a member of Board of Reviewer of Research Committee ITB. He became Associate Professor in October 2005. He received 3rd Best Lecturer of the Year ITB and 1st Best Lecturer of the Year, Faculty of Mineral Technology ITB, in 1987 and 1997, respectively.
From 2000 to 2002, he was the Director of Technology of Rio Tinto Indonesia. In 2003 - 2006, he worked for Kaltim Prima Coal (Open Pit Coal Mine) Indonesia, as General Manager HSE. He serves as COO Bumi Resources Minerals (BRM) Indonesia Mining Holding Company from 2010 to present and serves as CEO BRM from 2013 to 2018 and from August 2019 to present.
He is the authors and co-authors of 225 research publications (Indonesia, Australia, Japan, China, Korea, Greek, Turky, Austria, Germany, Poland, Sweden, US, Canada, India, Singapore), keynote speakers in Indonesia, Australia, Japan and Korea, guest lectures in Indonesia, Japan, Korea, ITB Academic Supervisor for 150 Undergraduate, 20 MSc & 6 PhD Students, International External Examiner of 2 MSc & 12 PhD Students of School of Civil Engineering, Curtin Univ., and also as Reviewers of several international journals.
He was the Chairman of Geotechnical WG of Indonesian Mining Professional Association and of Indonesian Standard Competency of Geotechnical Engineer in 1991 - 2010 and 2014-2015 respectively. He is a member of ISRM since 2007 and from 2008 – present the President of Indonesian Rock Mechanics Society and Member of Commission on Testing Methods of ISRM since 2016.