Pramudita Satria Palar (PhD; University of Tokyo) is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung. Prior to his current position, he was a Research Fellow at the Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University. He completed his Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Tokyo in 2015 and was a visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge in 2015 and at Leiden University in 2017. Pramudita's research interests are primarily in the areas of computationally expensive optimization, surrogate model / statistical learning, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, and their applications on aerospace design optimization. He has published his research in top journals such as AIAA Journal, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, and Aerospace Science and Technology.