Agustinus Agung Nugroho obtained his Bachelor’s degree in physics from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in 1993, his Diploma from International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Trieste, Italy, in 1995, and his Ph.D from the Van der Waals-Zeeman Institute, University of Amsterdam in 2001. He then did postdocs at Material Science Center, now known as Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials in Groningen from 2002 till 2004 and extended to 2005 as a KNAW SPIN Postdoc. Since 2005 he restarted his career at Physics Department, ITB and became an associate professor in 2009. In 2016, he was a visiting professor at Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo, Japan. His research interests include many aspects of correlated electron system, magnetism and magnetic materials: finding a new material with new physics and new functionality.