Prof. Dr. Erna Sri Adiningsih is the Acting Chairman of Research Organization for Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN).
Formerly, Prof. Erna was assigned as the Director of Aerospace Analysis and Information Center of LAPAN in 2007 up to 2013. From 2013−2018, she was served as the Senior Researcher until in the early February 2018, she was then appointed as the Prime Secretary of the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) of the Republic of Indonesia from 2018 up to August 2021. Currently, in the 1st September 2021, she was inaugurated as the Acting Head of LAPAN, BRIN up to now.
Prof. Erna achieved her Bachelor of Meteorology, Master of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, and Ph.D. of Climatology from the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). She was awarded a Research Professor in Remote Sensing Technology in 2016. Moreover, she has worked as a researcher in Remote Sensing Technology and Applications at LAPAN since 1989.