ISSP [2019] : Assessing Jakarta as an Interactive Science and Social Project Center of Chulalongkorn University

This feasibility study, prepared for the Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry (BSAC) Program, details how the city of Jakarta, Indonesia could serve as the program’s first international project center for Interactive Science and Social Project (ISSP). Through interviews with the BSAC and WPI faculty, we outlined the characteristics of a successful project center. This information guided our work as we interacted with potential project partners and evaluated accommodation options, modes of transportations, food selection, and basic operational expenses to run a project center in Jakarta.  We met with eight potential project sponsoring organizations and identified some potential project themes. Based on the predetermined characteristics and the evaluation data, we recommend that the BSAC program to operate a new project center in Jakarta, Indonesia.