Parjanto finished his doctoral studies at Universitas Gadjah Mada in 2007. He currently serves as Head of the bachelor study program of Agrotechnology (2019-2024). His latest research is Pembentukan Padi Beras Merah Unggul Berdayahasil Tinggi Melalui Pemuliaan Mutasi (2016). In the last 5 years has 18 publications. Active as a member in several activities in specialist bodiest such as PERIPI, PERAGI, and PERHORTI.