Irmanida Batubara is a director of Tropical Biopharmaca Research Center, Bogor Agricultural University, one of center of excellent in Indonesia on herbal.
Ime graduated in 1998 (BSc) and 2003 (MS) from the Bogor Agricultural University in Indonesia with a degree in Chemistry. In 2009, she graduated her PhD program in Agricultural Science from Gifu University in Japan. She become lecturer in Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Bogor Agricultural University since 2005. She also active as researcher in Tropical Biopharmaca Research Center, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia.
Ime is active in Pokjanas Toi, an Indonesia working group on medicinal plants. She also a member of Himpunan Kimia Indonesia (Indonesian Chemical Society), Himpunan Kimia Bahan Alam Indonesia (Indonesian Natural Product Chemistry Society), and Dewan Atsiri Indonesia (Indonesian Essential Oil Council).