Professor Andrew Price of Loughborough University is a keynote speaker in the 2nd International Joint Conference on Advanced Engineering Technology & International Symposium on Advanced Mechanical Engineering and Power Engineering (IJCAET & ISAMPE) 2017 on 24 – 26 August 2017 in Bali, Indonesia. The conference is organised by the Faculty of Engineering – Diponegoro University in cooperation with College of Engineering – Pukyong National University South Korea, and Faculty of Engineering – Udayana University, Indonesia. The presentation is entitled ‘Improving critical infrastructure performance through advanced engineering and innovation’.
Dr Ferry Hermawan is graduating his PhD from Coventry University. His research is entitled “A strategic approach to enhancing sustainable practices in public building projects: a case study of Indonesian local authorities”.
The graduand, Dr Ferry Hermawan, with Dr Robby Soetanto
|Mangrove forest||Mangrove forest with urban settlements in the background|
|BuGIS team listening to a tour guide on a boat||Used tires to reduce coastal erosion|
A seminar entitled ‘Disaster Management in Urban Areas’ was organised at the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Diponegoro, and chaired by Dr Jati Hatmoko. Dr Lee Bosher (Loughborough University) presentation was entitled “The role of people and nature in urban flood risk management”. The other presentations were given by Dr Nuraini Rahma Hanifa (National Centre for Earthquake Studies, Ministry of Public Work and Housing) and Dr Suharyanto (Department of Civil Engineering, Universitas Diponegoro). Dr Hanifa presented “Earthquake disaster resilience in Indonesia”, whereas Dr Suharyanto’s “Flood forecasting and warning system as climate change adaptation measures through flood risk preparedness”. The seminar is open to academic community and public in Semarang.
Speakers and Chair of the seminar
|Dr Lee Bosher presenting||Speakers receiving token of appreciation following their presentation|
BuGIS project partners and academic team
Discussion during the meeting
Academic kick-off meeting was attended by all members of academic team and three research assistants from Universitas Diponegoro. The meeting was symbolically started by the exchange of collaboration agreement between Universitas Diponegoro and Loughborough University.
Exchange of collaboration agreement by Dr Jati Hatmoko and Dr Robby Soetanto
Dr. Jati Utomo Dwi Hatmoko (Universitas Diponegoro) formally receives Newton Institutional Links/KLN-INSINAS 1 grant from Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education in an awarding ceremony in Jakarta. The ceremony is part of the first Anniversary of Newton Institutional Links/KLN-INSINAS, UK – Indonesia Science Technology Fund.
Dr Hatmoko presenting BuGIS project
Indonesian Grant Recipients of the first round of Newton Institutional Links/KLN-INSINAS
|Dr Hatmoko receiving certificate of Newton Institutional Links/KLN-INSINAS||The certificate|
The Indonesia’s Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Professor Mohamad Nasir, and British Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Moazzam Malik