FTUB and Greenfield Forge Industrial and Educational Collaboration

On January 31, 2024, a significant collaboration unfolded as the Faculty of Engineering at Brawijaya University (FTUB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PT. Greenfield Indonesia. The event took place in the Meeting Room on the 3rd Floor of the FTUB building and was attended by the dean, vice-dean, and heads of departments within FTUB.

Dean of FTUB, Prof Ir Hadi Suyono ST MT PhD IPU ASEAN Eng, expressed the institution’s commitment to introducing students to the industrial landscape from an early stage. He also expressed interest in the industrial processes at Greenfield, highlighting its hygienic practices.

“We aim for our students to learn from industry best practices. With this MoU, we hope that research and community engagement activities can proceed more smoothly,” mentioned The Dean.

The Greenfield Director, Darmanto Setyawan, welcomed the collaboration, emphasizing the mutual benefits that can be derived from students who have previously interned at their facilities.

“This collaboration is seen as a valuable opportunity for knowledge sharing and enhancement,” he said

Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs, DrEng Indradi Widjatmiko ST MEng (Prac), expressed appreciation for the prospect of assigning projects or tasks to students during their time at Greenfield.

“This approach aligns with FTUB’s educational system, emphasizing the practical application of knowledge in real-world scenarios,” he stated.

The signing of this MoU symbolizes a commitment from both FTUB and PT. Greenfield Indonesia to enhance collaboration in the realms of education and industry. The hope is that this partnership will not only contribute to the development of students’ skills but also facilitate smoother research and community engagement activities in the future.

The MoU signing was also witnessed by Greenfield Representatives, Eva Yuliana Ari Wardhani as HRGA Manager and Eko Retnaning P as Training & Development Supervisor.

The event marks a milestone in fostering a bridge between academia and industry for a more comprehensive learning experience. (mic)