Arif is a second year undergraduate majoring in Chemical Biology. He is Indonesian, but went to Singapore for junior and senior high school, and then junior college at Temasek Junior College
. Arif came to Berkeley in 2003, and began working in the Sarpong group during the summer of 2004. His current project involves the photo-activation of enediyne cycloaromatizations and the preparation of novel materials from metallo-carbenoids. Arif’s lifelong goals are to make the world a better place and see world peace.