Wednesday (4/3), Department of Mechanical Engineering (DME) held the Workshop and National Seminar which part of series of Mechanical Fair 2017.
This workshop has a theme “Qualification of Welding in the Industry Development of Mechanical Tools in Indonesia” and held at University Club UGM which attended more than 180 participants, which consist of Students, Lecturers and Public Society.
Presenting 3 speakers, they are Ir. Rudy Andriyana IPM, as the head of The Association of Mechanical Tools Industry Indonesia (ASIMPI), Mohd Norsaiful Anuar (General Manager Welding Division PT. Multi Mayaka. And Ir. Achdiat Atmawinata as The President of Association of Welding Indonesia (API), the workshops ran very smoothly and marked by the enthusiasm of the participants who attended the workshop from the beginning to the end.
Yusuf Rahmatullah (Chairperson of Mechanical Fair 2017) explained that the workshop and seminar that held by Students Association of DME Vocational College UGM was more forwarding the information about the carrier opportunities and in the field of welding and the qualification of welding in development of mechanical tools industry in Indonesia.
In that opportunity also, Vocational College UGM (represented by Wikan Sakarinto, Ph.D / as the dean) did the MoU signing with the President of Welding Association of Indonesia.
“After the opening of Mechanical Fair 2017 signed the MoU with LSP-IIM and PT SMC Pneumatics Indonesia, this time DTM SV UGM cooperated with stakeholders to strengthen the cooperation in the field of mechanical with API”, Wikan explained.
Wikan also explained that cooperation between Dept. of Mechanical Engineering with some stakeholders initiated in order to the plan of make the new study program, Applied Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering.
“In the future, the graduates of Manufacturing Engineering not only get the diploma and transcript but expected can be equipped with certification of competence which recognized internationally” Wikan added.