ORDIK PSPPI Angkatan 10, 21 Februari 2023

Law no 11 of 2014 became one of the foundations of the Engineer Professional Study Program (PSPPI), Professional Engineering Department (DPK), Faculty of Engineering, University of Brawijaya (FTUB) in molding Indonesian people to become Engineers (Ir).

After the official announcement of New Student (Maba) Admissions, Even Semester 2022/2023, FTUB DPK is carrying out an Education Orientation (ORDIK) activity on 21 February 2023.

This ORDIK is an event for introductions between students, lecturers, and education staff as well as an introduction to UB’s campus life and several programs at FTUB.

This activity is still implemented in a hybrid way. A total of 16 participants attended in person at the Auditorium Prof. Ir. Suryono, 2nd floor of UB Dean Building and 31 students present online via zoom.

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr.Eng. Ir. Indradi Wijatmiko, ST., M.Eng. (Pract) reported that all of these new students had undergone the interview test by the Lecturer and PSPPI leadership on 13 and 25 January 2023 online.

learning RPL for 1 semester,” he said.

Students who were accepted, he continued, came from various agencies, including; Lecturer, Consulting/contracting company, Public Works Office of Water Resources, PT. Jasa Tirta, Animal Husbandry Sector, Land Sector, Agriculture Sector, Ministry of Public Works, and the Regional Inspectorate. Opening the activity this morning was the Dean of FTUB, Prof. Ir. Hadi Suyono, ST., MT., Ph.D., IPU., ASEAN.Eng. In his remarks he emphasized that engineering is a profession that plays an important role in meeting basic human needs. “As engineers we must be able to connect social needs with appropriate technological innovations and commercial applications,” said the Professor of Power Systems Engineering & Artificial Intelligence. .This is proof that engineering is the main driver (main driven) for sustainable socio-economic development. Engineers must be able to contribute our ability to survive public health challenges, to secure food and water, to communicate and transportation, and to innovate and create new products and services. Engineering Profession Department, Ir. Oyong Novareza, ST., MT., Ph.D., and moderated by Dr. Ir. Femiana Gapsari, ST., MT. In his presentation, Oyong conveyed the basic differences between Engineers and Professional Engineers. One of them is the title of Engineer issued by designated universities (including Brawijaya University), while the Professional Engineer is issued by the Association of Indonesian Engineers (PII). Secretary of the Department, Ir. Ari Wibowo, ST., MT., Ph.D., in the question and answer session added, supporting lectures in the form of matriculation will be given to students of the Recognition of Past Learning (RPL) program if needed. “All new students have undergone an initial assessment from the supervisor team. PSPPI FTUB, and if anyone needs matriculation they will be facilitated. This is important to ensure students achieve all points in future learning outcomes,” he concluded. The RPL program requires students to have a minimum of 4 years work experience in the engineering field. It is clear that this professional engineer program can also be the right platform for sharing experiences in the field from both lecturers and students. (HumasFT)