Dr. Ir. Maria Endo Mahata, MS
Andalas University
email: mariamahata@gmail.com, mahatma@u.washington.edu
Mobile phone : +62 81363331064 (Indonesia), 206 412-9203 (Seattle, U.S.A)

Graduated from the Faculty of Animal Science, University of Andalas, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia with a Sarjana degree in 1987, and completed her Master and Ph.D degrees in University of Andalas Padang, Indonesia in 1992 and 2007. In 2002 to 2003 she got scholarship for Ph.D student from Association International Education Japan (AIEJ) in Shimane University, Matsue, Japan. She is currently a Lecturer at the Faculty of Animal Science, University of Andalas, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Her area research interest is in the processing and utilization of agriculture wastes/by- products for poultry feeds. She teach poultry nutrition biochemistry, and Microbiology.

Some of her research projects were funded by Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI), Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia. In 2006 to 2008 she worked in HIBAH BERSAING Project, in 2009 to 2010, she got Foreign Research Cooperation and International Publication Project which collaboration with University of Kinki in Japan, in 2010 to 2012 she worked as co-researcher for Foreign Research Cooperation and International Publication Project which collaboration with Texas A&M University in Texas, U.S.A. Now, she is working as co-researcher in MP3I project. In 2007 to 2008 her research also funded by Ministry of Research and Technology Indonesia in intensify basic research program and food protection.

In 2010 she attended the International seminar for Chitosan and Chitinase arranged by Japan Chitosan Association in Tokyo University. In 2011 she attended the Poultry International Seminar in Sydney University which arranged by World Poultry Science Association, Australia branch.
 
She has married and have two daughters.