Super Paper of UB’s Students work Grabs Award in Korea

Team representation, Hadiatullah (second from left), grabs the KIAF awardStudents of Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Brawijaya successfully to grab creative inventor award from Korea Invention News (KINEWS). The award is given ti Hadiatullah team in the event named Korea Inventor Award Festival (KIAF) 2015 at Best Western Premier Seoul Garden Hotel, Seoul, South Korea, Sunday (13/Dec/2015).

The students that consists of Hadiatullah, Desak Ketut Tristiana Sukmadewi, Ayu Arsyi A, Isna Arafatun Nikmah, and Ririn Dwiprasetiani grabs the award due to their finding named Super Paper. Super paper is a paper made from algae extract. The extract produced from fermentation with bacteria, to produce paper variation added with banana midrib waste with some concentrations.

The finding is motivated with increasingly widespread of deforestation in Indonesia due to improvement of logging number as paper production material,” said Hadi. The condition certainly will give impact to the damage of forest ecosystem and worsening global warming.

The finding supervised by Dr. Suharjono, M.Si able to give significant contribution in Indonesian forest conservation. Beside that also maintain Indonesia icon as megabiodiversity country. [hadi/siti rahma/Humas UB]


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