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Laboratorium Air Quality and Health Impact

Laboratory Air Quality and Health Impact is a research laboratory in the Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Brawijaya University. The laboratory has the vision to become an international laboratory in Air Quality, Aerosol and its impact on health. The laboratory also has the mission to actively research and develop produce devices related to air quality, aerosol, and health for better human life and sustainability and to deliver professional training. The present laboratory activity is focused on assessing Air Quality by developing measurement devices and studying the impact on the environment, health, and the purification system. Our current research is focused on profiling the concentration of gases and particulate matter on their correlations with the environment, health, and Industries.

1.1 Current Research
Our current study is focused on the development of E-Nose for medical applications. Our two main research topics consist of:
a. Developing array-based sensor and artificial intelligence system with wireless communication to detect CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD).
b. Developing a Gasses measurement system on the smoker’s breath to predict cancer risk.
c. Profiling the content of the human breath

1.2. Collaboration
Our laboratory has collaborated with the School Of Medical Specialist And Sub-Specialist, Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, in developing E-Nose for pulmonary and respiratory devices.

1.3. Achievement
1.3.1 Laboratory Product
Our laboratory has actively developed various pollutant and gas measurement technology. Some of the devices that have been produced include:

NameSpecification
AQAI-AP ION Air Quality ImproverION Air Quality Improver is an air purifier equipped with an ion generator that is capable of neutralizing free radicals, including viruses, spores and bacteria in the room. ION Air Quality Improver has the ability to reduce more than 80% of indoor pollutants in less than 10 minutes in a room measuring 3 x 3 x 3 m3.
UBreath ProfilerUBreath Profiler is a tool used to analyze respiratory diseases based on the profile of the compounds contained therein. There are 2 versions of this tool, namely the Ubreath Profiler, used to measure respiratory compounds, and the Ubreath Analyzer, designed to identify respiratory diseases. Ubreath is equipped with an artificial intelligence system based on a sensor array for the analyzer version.
VOLCANIC EMISSIONS MONITORING SYSTEMVOLCANIC EMISSIONS MONITORING SYSTEM Version 001: Station Volcanic Emissions Monitoring System Version 001: Station is a PM and gas measurement system remotely via Wi-Fi communication. The device was developed to detect the presence of PM1.0, PM2.5, PM10, CO, CO2, and H2S emissions in volcanic areas. This system is designed to be applied in mountainous areas to monitor volcanic gas emissions which functions as a monitoring system or disaster mitigation tool.
Fine Particle Measurement DeviceFine Particle Measurement Device Fine Particulate measurement device is developed specifically to quantify the concentration of fine particles in air. The device can be used in the measurement of PM2.5 concetration from vehicles, biomass burning, and other fine particle sources.
AQAI TVOC-02108AQAI TVOC – 02108 is a portable CO, CO2, and TVOC measurement device with WiFi data communication. The device was purposed to measure the outdoor concentration and store the data in the internet service via the internet. The device was designed to measure the concentration CO, CO2, and TVOC up to 100 ppm, 10.000 ppm, and 100 ppm, respectively.
AQAI-PVOC 1.025 series 0821AQAI-PVOC 1.025 series 0821 is a portable PMs and gas measurement system. The device was developed to sense the presence of outdoor PM1.0, PM2.5, CH4, C3H8, C7H8, and CH2O emissions.
AQAI PM2.5 with Bluetooth AQAI-P2.5 Bluetooth  AQAI-P2.5 Bluetooth adalah sebuah alat monitoring yang digunakan untuk mengidentifikasi konsentrasi PM2.5 berbasis sensor Samyoung Tipe DSM501A yang dilengkapi dengan kimunikasi data Bluetooth HC-05. Hasil menunjukkan sistem dapat bekerja pada rentang konsentrasi 10,61-1400,00 µg/m³ dengan resolusi 0,01 µg/m³ dan sistem mampu merespons perubahan konsentrasi PM2.5 dengan kondisi yang berbeda. Jarak komunikasi data pada sistem mencapai 16 m dengan tingkat akurasi data 100%
GAS EMISSION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM BASED ON
QUARTZ CRYSTAL MICROBALANCE (Q.C.M.)
Gas Emission Measurement System is a device designed to measure the frequency of a Quartz Crystal Microbalance sensor. This device is equipped with a temperature and humidity sensor DHT22.
M0122 𝑁𝐻3 Measurement SystemThe 𝑁𝐻3 AQAI M0122 measurement system is a device for assessing indoor air quality. It specifically detects the presence of 𝑁𝐻3 in the air. This device has been designed and developed with the flexibility of the equipment in mind. Therefore, it can be applied to various types of emissions, such as cigarette smoke emissions, bio-aerosols, industrial, vehicle, and household combustion, etc.
ETHANOL & PM METER
(v.0422 – Fungal Spore Monitoring)
AQAI ETHANOL & PM Matter fungal spore monitoring system is a device for indoor air quality assessment. It specifically detects thepresence of ethanol gas and PM in the air with high accuracy. The device was designed and developed to have the flexibility of appliances. Therefore, it can be applied to fungal spore cultivation
CRYSTAL FREQUENCY COUNTER
V. PIERCE-OSCILLATOR
The frequency counter measures the frequency of fixed (two feet) and quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) crystals. In the design of this tool, it is equipped with an SHT20 sensor as a temperature and humidity conditioner in a black box. The working principle of the tool design is to utilize the Piercetype oscillator and the reciprocal counter method so that the tool design can operate properly. In addition, this tool is also supported by the use of the Arduino Mega 2560 Pro Mini microcontroller to control the design performance of the tool.
Crystal Frequency Counter
(ver. Schmitt Trigger Oscillator)
AQAI-Crystal Frequency Counter is a crystal frequency measurement device that can measure fixed crystal and Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM). AQAI-Crystal Frequency Counter was designed with a digital oscillator, Schmitt Trigger Oscillator, and reciprocal frequency counting method This device has a good performance to measure crystal frequency. AQAI-Crystal Frequency Counter provides a good resolution and accurate measurement result.
ETHANOL METERThe measurement system for the concentration of volatile organic compounds uses sensors MQ-3, MQ-303A, and TGS-2620 to assess indoor, outdoor, and human breath air quality. Specifically detects volatile organic compounds such as alcohol, such as ethanol, butane, isopropanol, and others
AQAI
F1822 PM2.5 and PM10 Measurement System  
AQAI F1822 PM2.5 and PM10 concentration measurement system Laboratory of Air Quality and Astro Imaging. The PM2.5 and PM10 AQAI F1822 measurement system is a device for assessing indoor air quality. It specifically detects the presence of PM2.5 and PM10 in the air. This device has been designed and developed with the flexibility of the equipment in mind. Therefore, it can be applied to various types of emissions, such as cigarette smoke emissions, bio-aerosols, industrial, vehicle, and household combustion, etc.
AQAI
FREQUENCY COUNTER (v. PIERCE OSC)
It has been designed A measurement system for benzene based on a ZnPc coating QCM sensor. The measurement system for the benzene concentration will be in contact with the frequency value of the QCM sensor. Zinc Phthalocyanine (ZnPc) coating was carried out to improve the performance of Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM) as a biosensor. The system records the frequency change of the QCM. This system is equipped with an Arduino Uno microcontroller and a temperature sensor of SHT31. The data are displayed on a 4×20 LCD
P1121 Wi-Fi CO and CO2 Monitoring SystemAQAI P1121 Wi-Fi CO and CO2 monitoring system is an indoor and outdoor air quality assessment device. It specifically detects the presence of CO and CO2 in the air with high accuracy. The device was designed and developed to have flexibility for appliances. Therefore, it can be applied to various kinds of emissions, such as volcanic emissions, vehicle exhaust, industrial and domestic combustion, etc.
Digital Dust Measurement A.Q.A.I. PM2.5 TransDigital Dust Measurement AQAI PM2.5 Trans is a tool used to measure PM2.5 concentrations using a PM Nova sensor type SDS011, which is equipped with data communication in the form of a LoRa SX1278 type radio. The working principle of the sensor is based on changing voltage into particulate concentration. The research results show that the system design has a measurement range of 0-1000 µg/m3 and a resolution of 1 µg/m3. This system can be used to measure PM2.5 concentrations at a distance of 0-195 meters.
Digital Fust Measurement AQAI PM1.0 LogDigital Fust Measurement AQAI PM1.0 Log is a tool for monitoring and measuring PM1.0 concentrations using the Nova SDS011 sensor, which is equipped with radio communication data using the SX1276 module. This tool was tested using motor vehicle emissions as the source. The research results show that this tool has a concentration measurement range of 0-999 µg/m3, with a maximum distance for data communication of 240 meters.

1.3.3. International Conferences

Our laboratory actively participates in international conferences to publish our study achievements. Not only the laboratory staff but we also delegated the student to participate in the conferences.

Delegation nameConferencePublication Date PlacePublication link
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.,7th Seventh International Conference on Structure,Engineering & Environment11-Nov-21Pattaya City, Thailand,https://geomatejournal.com/
geomate/article/view/2506/
2854
Pratama, D.2021 International Symposium on Electronics and Smart Devices, ISESD 202129-Jun-21Bandung; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/9501812
Nahdia, M.2021 International Symposium on Electronics and Smart Devices, ISESD 202129-Jun-21Bandung; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/9501782
Widhowati, A.A.2021 International Symposium on Electronics and Smart Devices, ISESD 202129-Jun-21Bandung; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/9501642
Wishnu Wardhani, M.P.2021 International Symposium on Electronics and Smart Devices, ISESD 202129-Jun-21Bandung; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/9501691
Amalia R.2021 International Symposium on Electronics and Smart Devices, ISESD 202129-Jun-21Bandung; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/9501595
Budainto A.2nd International Conference on Sciences and Technology Applications, I.C.O.S.T.A. 20203-Nov-20Medan City, Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/
1811/1/012033/pdf
Majid, I2nd International Conference on Sciences and Technology Applications, I.C.O.S.T.A. 20203-Nov-20Medan City, Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/
1811/1/012035/pdf
Hadi, K.A2nd International Conference on Sciences and Technology Applications, I.C.O.S.T.A. 20203-Nov-20Medan City, Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/
1811/1/012051/pdf
Pratama, C.K.10th International Conference on Physics and Its Applications, I.C.O.P.I.A. 2020; Universitas Sebelas Maret26-Aug-20Surakarta; Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/
1825/1/012028/pdf
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.,11th International Conference on Global Resource Conservation, I.C.G.R.C. 2020;29-Jul-20Malang; Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1755-1315/
743/1/012087/pdf
Mangesti, W. A.2020 International Conference on Science and Applied Science, I.C.S.A.S. 20207-Jul-20Surakarta; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/5.0031170
Hadi, K.A2020 International Conference on Science and Applied Science, I.C.S.A.S. 20207-Jul-20Surakarta; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/5.0032527
Andreini, L2020 International Conference on Science and Applied Science, I.C.S.A.S. 20207-Jul-20Surakarta; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/5.0031172
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.,4th International Seminar on Sensors, Instrumentation, Measurement and Metrology, I.S.S.I.M.M. 201914-Nov-19Padang, West Sumatera; Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/1528/1/012001/pdf
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.,2nd International Conference on Physical Instrumentation and Advanced Materials, I.C.P.I.A.M. 201922-Oct-19Surabaya; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/5.0035892
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.,4th International Conference on Applied Physics and Materials Application 2019, I.C.A.P.M.A. 201918-Sep-19Medan, North Sumatera Province; Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/
1428/1/012053/pdf
Adi, E.T.P.9th International Conference on Physics and Its Applications, I.C.O.P.I.A. 201814-Aug-18Surakarta; Indonesia;https://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/
1153/1/012107/pdf
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.1st Annual Conference on Environmental Science, Society and its Application, A.C.E.S.S.A. 20195-Aug-19Purwokerto; Indonesia;https://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1755-1315/
391/1/012078/pdf
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.8th National Physics Seminar 201930-Jun-19Jakarta; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/1.5132677
Sukmaningsih, A.A.S.A.2nd International Conference on Biosciences and Medical Engineering 2019: Towards Innovative Research and Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations, I.C.B.M.E. 201911-Apr-19Bali; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/1.5125519
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.9th Annual Basic Science International Conference 201921-Mar-19Malang; Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1757-899X/
546/7/072012/pdf
Dharmawan, H. A.9th Annual Basic Science International Conference 2019, BaSIC 20121-Mar-19Malang; Indonesiahttps://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1757-899X/
546/3/032006/pdf
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.3rd International Seminar on Sensors, Instrumentation, Measurement and Metrology, ISSIMM 20184-Dec-18Depok; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/8727727
Adi, E.T.P.3rd International Seminar on Sensors, Instrumentation, Measurement and Metrology, I.S.S.I.M.M. 20184-Dec-18Depok; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/8727736
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.5th International Conference on Mathematics, Science and Education 2018, I.C.M.S.E. 201815-Nov-19Kuta, Bali; Indonesia;https://iopscience.iop.org/
article/10.1088/1742-6596/
1321/3/032134/pdf
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.8th Annual Basic Science International Conference: Coverage of Basic Sciences toward the World’s Sustainability Challanges, BaSIC 201817-Oct-18Malang, East Java; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/1.5062744
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.2nd International Seminar on Sensor, Instrumentation, Measurement and Metrology, ISSIMM 201725-Aug-17Surabaya; Indonesia;https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/8124258
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.2nd International Seminar on Sensor, Instrumentation, Measurement and Metrology, I.S.S.I.M.M. 201725-Aug-17Surabaya; Indonesia;https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
abstract/document/8124260/
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.7th International Conference on Global Resource Conservation: From Traditional Herbal Medicine into Synthetic Biology for Better Human Lives, I.C.G.R.C. 20162-Nov-16East Java; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/1.4983418
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.1st International Seminar on Sensors, Instrumentation, Measurement and Metrology, I.S.S.I.M.M. 201610-Aug-16Malang, East Java; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/7803735
Budainto A.1st International Seminar on Sensors, Instrumentation, Measurement and Metrology, I.S.S.I.M.M. 201610-Aug-16Malang, East Java; Indonesiahttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/
document/7803731
Wardoyo, A.Y.P.4th International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics, I.C.T.A.P. 201416-Oct-14Bali; Indonesiahttps://aip.scitation.org/
doi/pdf/10.1063/1.4943738

1.4. Laboratory Staff and Member

Head of Laboratory
Prof. Drs. Arinto Y.P. Wardoyo, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Laboratory Member
Arif Budianto
 Eko Teguh Purwito A
Maria Pramundhitya
Azarine Aisyah

2. Service

In this laboratory, we provide a service on Air Quality assessment for pollutant measurement, air purification, and modeling. We also serve the manufacture of air pollution measurement tools that can be customized based on needs.


2.1. Services on the measurements and quantification of pollutant concentrations, especially particulate matter and gases
Human activity has been known to influence the concentration of air pollutants. To mitigate the impact, we provide a service for pollutant quantification from various sources. We also facilitate the study of air pollutants’ impact on health by using mice.


2.2. Services for the development of customized PM and gas measurement device
PM and gas measurement devices have significant roles in monitoring and mitigating air pollution. However, due to the various behavior of the pollutant, a standard measurement device may not be able to measure well. To answer this challenge, we serve the assembly of measuring tools based on needs.

To use our service, send a form application to a.wardoyo@ub.ac.id

2.3. Contact the head of the laboratory
For further information about our research and laboratory services, you can contact us by email :
Head of the laboratory: a.wardoyo@ub.ac.id
Or visit us in the building of the Department of Physics:
2nd floor of the Department of the Physics building, faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Brawijaya University
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Jl. Veteran, Ketawanggede, Kec. Lowokwaru, Kota Malang, Jawa Timur 65145
Tlp: (0341) 575833