Dr. Widjaja Lukito serves as an Advisor to SEAMEO Regional Centre for Food and Nutrition under the auspices of the Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization, University of Indonesia. He was the Director of the Center in the years 2004-2008. Since 2009, he has also been acting as the Coordinator of the ongoing development of Human Nutrition Research Cluster, Medical Education and Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta.
Dr. Lukito received his medical degree in 1986 from Airlangga University in Surabaya, Indonesia and his PhD in Medicine in 1995 at the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
His research interests include nutrition, aging and non-communicable diseases, and their linkages with metabolism. He is the Immediate Past-President of the Indonesia Clinical Nutrition Society, and the Past President of the Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society.