Rahmi is an Assistant Professor and civil servant under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, based at Universitas Indonesia. She focuses on human-centered aspects of information behavior in her tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Humanities. Her research expertise spans disaster-related human-information behavior, embodied information, computational social science, documentation studies, and crisis informatics.
Rahmi holds an M.Sc and Ph.D. from the University of Tsukuba, Japan, specializing in Library, Information, and Media Studies, completed in 2015 and 2019. Her academic journey was marked by a significant milestone when she became the youngest individual in Indonesia to earn a doctorate in Library and Information Science at 27.
Additionally, she leads Kappa Sigma Kappa Indonesia (KSKI) as the chairperson. In her administrative capacity, Dr. Rahmi is the Head of Synergy, Alignment & University Rankings Management within the Bureau of Transformation, Risk Management, Monitoring and Evaluation (TREM) at Universitas Indonesia. Her multifaceted role reflects her commitment to academic excellence and significant contribution to the Library and Information Science field.
Recent and upcoming activities
Designated as the Quality Assurance Team for the 2023 Librarian Training, in compliance with the National Library of the Republic of Indonesia Head's Decree No. 70/2023.
Tasked as the Implementing Team for publishing the "Media Pustakawan" scientific journal in 2023, under the National Library of the Republic of Indonesia Head's Decree No. 77/2023.
Appointed to serve on the Program Committee for the International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL) 2023 and iConference 2024.
Named as the Chief of the Academic Sector Cooperation Division at Perhimpunan Alumni Dari Jepang (PERSADA) for the 2023-2026 term.
Building VII, Room 7127, Desk no. 2
Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia (FIB-UI)
Jalan Margonda Raya, Pondok Cina, Beji, Pondok Cina, Kecamatan Beji, Kota Depok, Jawa Barat 16424