DANA was born in Wonosobo. His research interest revolve around Software Engineering, Information Science and Engineering, Process Aware Information System and Croudsourcing. His higher education related to informatics and computer science. He graduated the undergraduate program in Informatics at Telkom School of Technology (STT Telkom) in 2001. Then, he finished master degree from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in 2007. He got his doctoral degree from School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Australia (2013). The winner of NICTA Research Project Award (NRPA), 2009- 2013 from National ICT Australia (NICTA), he assigned as the head of the Informatics Master Program (since April 2014). Previously he had assigned as the Interest Group Head of Software Information and Data Engineering (SIDE) of IT Telkom (2007-2009). On various occasions, Dana often involved as a speaker of scientific papers both held at home and abroad. And in 2014, he became a reviewer of papers at the IEEE 2014 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology. For further information,can be seen in his personal blog at danakusumo.staff.telkomuniversity. ac.id.
- The NICTA Research Project Award (NRPA), 2009-2013 – National ICT Australia (NICTA)
- Best Paper in National Conference on Information Systems (KNSI) 2007 – National Conference on Information Systems (KNSI)
- Application of Label Comparison on University Website in Indonesia – 086319 – Copy Right (2017)