Dr.rer.nat. Adi Nur Cahyono, S.Pd., M.Pd.

Dr.rer.nat. Adi Nur CAHYONO, S.Pd., M.Pd. 

  • Homepage: matematika.unnes.ac.id/adinurcahyono
  • Orcid ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9469-524X
  • Email: adinurcahyono[at]mail.unnes.ac.id
  • Office: Kantor Jurusan Matematika FMIPA Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES), Gedung D7, Lantai 1, Kampus Sekaran, Gunungpati, Semarang 50229, Indonesia


Adi Nur Cahyono is a lecturer in Mathematics Education at the Department of Mathematics, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES), Indonesia since 2008. He is also an Expert Staff of the Rector of UNNES for Academic Affairs in 2019-2021. In 2017, he received his doctoral degree (Dr.rer.nat.) from J.W.v. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in the speciality of Didactics of Mathematics for his work on the MathCityMap Indonesia. He teaches and supervises undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students in geometry courses, teaching & learning mathematical modelling, and mathematics education media. He is the founder of the Mobile Math Trails Research Group (mathe.id), where he and his team conduct research and work with a focus on math trails, mathematical modelling, and mathematics education with digital technologies, in collaboration with teachers and researchers from other institutions both in Indonesia and abroad. In 2021, he became a Visiting Professor at Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz Austria.

Adi Nur Cahyono adalah dosen Pendidikan Matematika pada Jurusan Matematika, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia. Ia menerima gelar doktor (Dr.rer.nat.) dari J.W.v. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Jerman, dalam bidang Didaktik Matematika setelah mempertahankan disertasinya tentang MathCityMap Indonesia. Ia mengajar dan membimbing mahasiswa jenjang sarjana, magister, dan doktoral pada mata kuliah geometri, pembelajaran pemodelan matematika, dan media pendidikan matematika. Dia adalah pendiri dan ketua Mobile Math trails Research Group (mathe.id) di mana dia dan timnya melakukan penelitian dan bekerja dengan fokus pada math trails, pembelajaran pemodelan matematika, dan Pendidikan matematika dengan teknologi digital bekerjasama dengan guru dan peneliti dari institusi lain baik di dalam maupun di luar negeri. Di tahun 2021, dia menjadi Visiting Professor di Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz Austria.


  • 2008 – present: Lecturer in Mathematics Education – Department of Mathematics, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES), Indonesia.
  • 2008: Lecturer in Mathematics Education – Department of Mathematics Education IKIP PGRI Semarang, Indonesia.
  • 2007 – 2008: Mathematics Teacher – SMAN 1 Banjarnegara: Banjarnegara, Indonesia.
  • 2005 – 2007: Mathematics Teacher & ICT Teacher – SMA Ibu Kartini Semarang, Indonesia.

Invited positions and distinctions:

  • October – November 2021: Visiting Professor – Johannes Kepler University (JKU), Linz, Austria.
  • October 2021: Guest Lecturer – Goethe University Frankfurt (GUF) Germany.
  • November – December 2020: Visiting Lecturer – Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) Bandung, Indonesia.
  • July – August 2019: Expert Lecturer – Universitas Samudera (UNSAM) Langsa Aceh, Indonesia.
  • 2018 – present: Chief Examiner of Scientific Work – Akademi Kepolisian RI (Indonesian Police Academy), Indonesia.
  • 2018-2020: editor-in-chief of UNNES Journal of Mathematics Education (p-ISSN: 2252-6927, e-ISSN: 2460-5840) published by Department of Mathematics Universitas Negeri Semarang.
  • 2011 -2019: Educational Media Reviewer – Balai Pusat Pengembangan TIK Pendidikan & Kebudayaan (BPTIK) Jawa Tengah, Indonesia.


  • 2013 – 2017: Doctor (Dr.rer.nat.) – Didactic of Mathematics – Institute for Didactic of Mathematics and Informatics J.W.v. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany – Promotor: Prof Dr Matthias Ludwig.
  • 2005 – 2007: Master (M.Pd.) – Mathematics Education – Postgraduate Program Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Indonesia. Supervisor: Prof Dr YL Sukestiyarno & Dr M Asikin.
  • 2000 – 2004 | Bachelor (S.Pd.) – Mathematics Education – Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Indonesia – Supervisors: Prof Dr YL Sukestiyarno & Dr Dwijanto.


  • 14-16 November 2019: Southeast Asian Teacher Education Institute Quality Assurance Assessor Training held by Association of Teacher Education Network (AsTEN).
  • 23-27 July 2018: Content and Language Integrated Learning held by IALF (Indonesia Australia Language Foundation).
  • 3-8 August 2015: Alpen Seminar: Measuring in Geometry held by IDMI Goethe-Universität Frankfurt Germany.
  • 20 February – 20 August 2012: English Course held by Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of RI and LBI FIB Universitas Indonesia.
  • 1 June – 31 July 2010: The EdTech Leaders Online Programs Online Professional Development and Delivery – Education Development Centre, Decentralized Basic Education (DBE) 2 held by The United States Agency for International Development (US AID).


  • 2008 – present: Indonesian Mathematics Society (IndoMS) – Member.
  • 2013 – present: MathCityMap – Researcher, Educator, and Reviewer.
  • 2017 – 2018: Fotografie Forum Frankfurt – Member.
  • 2016 – 2017: Pimpinan Cabang Istimewa Muhammadiyah Jerman – Coordinator of Publication and IT.
  • 2013 – 2014: Himpunan Mahasiswa Matematika (Mathematics Student Association) UNNES Head of Department of Talents and Interests.
  • 1999-2000 – Organisasi Siswa Intra Sekolah (Intra-School Student Organization) SMAN 1 Karangkobar – Vice Chairman.


  • 2021: Post-Doctoral funded by Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of Republic of Indonesia – Grant number: 2697/E4/KK.04.03/2021.
  • 2021: Collaborative Research Grant – Modelling with Augmented Reality and 3D Printing using Dynamic Geometry Software in the Mobile Math Trails Digital Classroom (A collaboration research between Universitas Negeri Semarang Indonesia & Johannes Kepler University Austria) – Grant contract number: 422.26.4/UN37/PPK.3.1/2021.
  • 2020: Research Grant – Robotic STEM Education for teaching and learning mathematics. – Grant contract number: 158.23.4/UN37/PPK.3.1/2020.
  • 2019: Research Grant – Mathematical modelling in the Mathematics Trail program using the Augmented Reality Mobile App – Grant contract number: 62.13.5/UN37/PPK.3.1/2019.
  • 2018: Institutional Research Grant – Development of a blended learning model for lectures at Universitas Negeri Semarang – Grant contract number: 1.4.12/UN37/PPK.3.1/2021.
  • 2018-2019: Research Grant – Mathematical model of the spread of Zika disease in humans.
  • 2013-2017: Islamic Development Bank (Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) PhD Scholarship Ref. HDE/EDU/1070.
  • 2006: Grant for Teacher with Smart Idea – CitiBank Indonesia.


  • Cahyono, A.N (2018). Learning Mathematics in a mobile app-supported math trail environment. Chem (Switzerland): Springer International Publishing.
  • Cahyono, A.N., Sukestiyarno, Y.L., Asikin, M., Miftahudin, M., Ahsan, M.G.K., Ludwig, M. (2020) Learning Mathematical Modelling with Augmented Reality Mobile Math Trails Program: How Can It Work? Journal on Mathematics Education. 11(2) pp. 185-196.
  • Cahyono, A. N., Ludwig, M. (2019). Teaching and Learning Mathematics around the City Supported by the Use of Digital Technology. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 15(1), em1654. https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/99514.
  • Cahyono, A.N., Zahid, M.Z., Asikin, M., Akmal, F.F. (2021) ROBOSTE[M]: Mathematics Learning Environment with STEM Robotics To Support 21st Century Skills. Alinea Media Dipantara.
  • Cahyono, A.N., Asikin, M., Zahid, M.Z., Laksmiwati, P.A., Miftahudin. (2021) The RoboSTE[M] Project: Using Robotics Learning in a STEM Education Model to Help Prospective Mathematics Teachers Promote Students’ 21st-CenturySkills. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research. Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 85-99.
  • B U Sholikhah and A N Cahyono (2021) Augmented reality student worksheets for learning mathematics during the COVID-19 pandemic. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1918 042063
  • Kharis, M. & Cahyono, A.N. (2020) The dynamics of the basic model for the zika epidemic. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1567 022085.
  • Ahsan, M.G.K., Miftahudin, Cahyono, A.N. (2020) Designing augmented reality-based mathematics mobile apps for outdoor mathematics learning. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1567 032004.
  • Cahyono, A. N., Zaenuri, Subagja, M. (2019) The Design of Blended Learning Modules for Higher Education. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser.1387.
  • Zender, J. Cahyono, A.N., Gurjanow, I, Ludwig, M. (2019). New approaches in the research on mathematics trails with technology. Conference: World Education Research Association 2019 Focal Meeting. Tokyo (Japan), 2019.
  • Cahyono, A. N., Ludwig, M (2017). MathCityMap: Motivating students to engage in mathematics through a mobile app-supported math trail programme. Presented in Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Didaktik der Mathematik (GDM 2017), Potsdam (Germany), 27 February – 3 March 2017.
  • Cahyono, A. N., Ludwig, M (2017). Examining motivation in mobile app-supported math trail environments. Presented in the 10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education (CERME 10), Dublin (Ireland), 1–5 February 2017.
  • Cahyono, A. N., Ludwig, M (2016). MathCityMap: Exploring mathematics around the city. Presented in the 13th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-13), Hamburg (Germany), 24–31 July 2016.
  • Cahyono, A. N., Ludwig, M., Marée, S. (2015). Designing mathematical outdoor tasks for the implementation of the MathCityMap-Project in Indonesia. In Vistro-Yu, C. (Ed.). In pursuit of quality mathematics education for all: Proceedings of the 7th ICMI-East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education, pp. 151-–158. Quezon City: Philippine Council of Mathematics Teacher Educators (MATHTED), Inc.
  • Cahyono, A. N., Ludwig, M. (2014). Designing of The MathCityMap-Project for Indonesia. In Oesterle, S., Nicol, C., Liljedahl, P., & Allan, D. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education and the 36th Conference of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Vol. 6, p. 33. Vancouver, Canada: PME.

Scientific Talk:

  • Invited Speaker – GeoGebra Summer School. University of Miskolc, Budapest (Hungary), 28 June – 2 July 2021.
  • Invited Speaker – Designing Innovations in STEAM Education Conference. Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz (Austria), 26-28 May 2021.
  • Instructor – Regular Course on Integrating ICT in Mathematics Education for Primary School Teachers. Southeast Asian Minister of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers And Education Personnel (QITEP) In Mathematics (SEAQiM), 15 – 26 March 2021.
  • Instructor – Online Course on Community Learning of Pilot School for Senior High School Mathematics Teachers. Southeast Asian Minister of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers And Education Personnel (QITEP) In Mathematics (SEAQiM), 24 -26 March 2021.
  • Invited Speaker – The 6th International Conference on Science, Education, and Technology 2020. UNNES. Semarang (Indonesia), 9 September 2020.
  • Invited Speaker – International Symposium on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Commercialization. UNNES. Semarang (Indonesia), 19 November 2019.
  • Visiting Lecturer – “Mathematics Classes and Mathematics Education” Lecture Series. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Universität Frankfurt & Julius-Maximilian Universität Würzburg. Würzburg & Frankfurt (Germany), 28-29 July 2018
  • Invited Speaker – Webinar on Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Indonesian Education. Kemendikbud RI & Huawei Indonesia. 28 January 2021.
  • Invited Speaker – Microsoft Education Indonesia & Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) Webinar. Microsoft Indonesia, 14 April 2020.
  • Instructor – PEKERTI Program. Politeknik Pelayaran Sorong, Papua Barat (Indonesia), 12 November 2019.
  • Invited Speaker – Seminar Nasional Pendidikan Matematika 2018. UPGRIS. Semarang (Indonesia), 11 August 2018.
  • Guest Lecturer – Studium Generale. Universitas Pancasakti (UPS). Tegal (Indonesia), 28 Juli 2018.
  • Guest Lecturer – Studium Generale. Universitas Muria Kudus (UMK). Kudus (Indonesia), 13 Desember2017.

Semarang, 4 December 2021

Adi Nur Cahyono