Prof. Dr. Ir Asmudin
Prof. Asmuddin Natsir has become a lecturer at the Faculty of
Animal Science, Hasanuddin University since 1985. He got his
bachelor degree from the same institution in 1984, Master Degree in
Animal Nutrition from Auburn University, Alabama USA in 1992, and
was awarded a Ph.D Degree in Animal Nutrition from Melbourne
University, Australia in 2005.
During his carreer, he mostly involves in the management system of the faculty and university. He served the secretary of Animal Nutrition Department for two terms, i.e. 1992-1995 and 1995-1999. Between 2006 – 2010, he become the Head of Animal Nutrition Department. From early 2010 to date, he holds the position of Deputy Dean for academic affairs. He also involves in the university management. He has become a member of the Planning and Development Team of University since 2005 till now. In addition, he is in charge for the implementation of the I-MHERE (Indonesian Managing Higher Education for Relevancy and Efficiency) program, a project funded by the World Bank for improvement of university management from 2007-2012. Within his activity in university management, he keep maintaining his passion in teaching by lecturing such classes as Introduction for Animal Nutrition, Research Methodology, Experimental Design and Biochemical Nutrition, as well as supervising research projects for Undergraduate, Master and Ph.D students. He also maintain his reserach capacity by doing some research projects which is focusing on synchronization of energy and protein to optimize rumen microbial fermentation in ruminants.
He has established some collaboration with national institution e.g. Indonesian National of Science, and international institution such as ACIAR (Australia), JICA (Japan), and FAO for community empowerment. He got an award from the govermenment for 20 years of servicing the university. He is a member of Hasanuddin University Alumni, Indonesia Association of Animal Science Alumni, Association of Indonesian Animal Nutritionist.
He married to Asiah Patu and has two children, Gita & Bama.