Suharna Surapranata

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Suharna Surapranata
10th Minister of Research and Technology of Indonesia
In office
October 22, 2009 – October 19, 2011
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Preceded by Kusmayanto Kadiman
Succeeded by Gusti Muhammad Hatta
Personal details
Born (1955-12-13) December 13, 1955 (age 61)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesia
Political party Prosperous Justice Party[1]
Alma mater University of Indonesia
Bandung Institute of Technology

Suharna Surapranata (born December 13, 1955) is an Indonesian physicist and politician from Bandung, West Java. He is part of the Cabinet of Indonesia and has served as Minister of State for Research and Technology from April 2009, succeeding Kusmayanto Kadiman, until a reshuffle on October 18, 2011, replaced by Gusti Muhammad Hatta.[2] He is a graduate of the Bandung Institute of Technology and the University of Indonesia.[1]

He is co-founder of the Prosperous Justice Party and served as Chairman of the Central Advisory Council (MPP). He is also co-founder of the Scientists Society of Indonesia (MITI).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Abi, ed. (October 19, 2009). "Profil Calon Menteri (21)". Kompas. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Suharna Dicopot dari Menristek, Presiden PKS Hargai Keputusan SBY". October 18, 2011. Retrieved February 1, 2017.