Coordination Meeting for Field Assessment Preparation (AL), Preparation for Final Semester Exams (UAS) and Other Academic Activities for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

In connection with the implementation of a field assessment (AL) in the Chemical and Civil Engineering Study Program, the implementation of the even semester UAS for the Academic Year 2021-2022 and other academic activities for the Academic Year 2020-2021, the Faculty of Engineering will hold a Coordination Meeting which will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2022. at 09.30 WIB until finished in the Hall of the Faculty of Engineering, 1st floor of Building D, PGRI Palembang University. This meeting was chaired directly by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Mr. Adiguna, ST., M.Si, which was attended by the Deputy Director of the Faculty of Engineering Mr. Aan Sefentry, ST., MT., and his staff, Electrical Emidiana, ST., MT., Head of Chemical Engineering Study Program Muhrinsyah Fatimura, ST., MT., Head of Civil Engineering Study Program Amiwarti, ST., MT., Head of Engineering Study Program and all managers Faculty of Engineering.

As for the things discussed at this coordination meeting, among others regarding the preparation for the implementation and deadline for the thesis trial, the determination of the graduation schedule for the engineering faculty, the determination of the deadline for the graduation participant data and the submission of the data to the university, preparation of the even semester class schedule, student re-registration, new courses, workshops/meetings regarding the common perception of KP guidance and thesis as well as thesis writing training. Furthermore, it is hoped that all relevant parties can synergize well in terms of implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Implementation of the Thesis Session of the Faculty of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Study Program, University of PGRI Palembang, Even Semester of the Academic Year 2021/2022

Thesis is a scientific work that must be written by students as part of one of the requirements to obtain a bachelor’s degree. And to test the truth of the thesis material, it is necessary to hold a thesis trial or a comprehensive trial. Students who are allowed to take part in this thesis trial are students who have met various administrative requirements. In addition, the student has completed all courses as one of the requirements that must be taken. Students are asked to present their thesis in front of the examiner. This is done to determine whether they are eligible to hold a bachelor of engineering (ST) degree. Meanwhile, the purpose of the thesis trial or comprehensive session is to assess students’ academic insight, abilities and depth, assess students’ reasoning and analysis abilities and assess students’ abilities in developing theories that are in accordance with the scientific disciplines of the study program.

Faculty of Engineering, University of PGRI Palembang Electrical Engineering Study Program held a thesis trial on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the Laboratory of Electrical Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering, 1st Floor, Business and Science Center Building, Universitas PGRI Palembang held a thesis trial which was attended by five (5) participants. The following are the names of the students who took part in the thesis trial: 1. Fathir Azukruf, 2. Arif Sutrisno, 3. Muhammad Rijaluddin Tahfiz, 4. Megis Saputra, 5. Ditiya Prima Saputra. The names of the examiners: 1. Ir. Saleh Al Amin, MT., 2. Emidiana., ST., M.T., 3. Abdul Aziz, ST., M.T., 4. Nita Nurdiana, S.T., M.T., 5. Nurse S.T., M.T., 6. Irine Kartika P, S.T. , M.T., 7. Yudi Irwansi, S.T., M.T.

After going through several thesis trial sessions, students who have carried out thesis trials and are declared to have passed are entitled to take part in the graduation.

Seminar on Results of Electrical Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering, University of PGRI Palembang Even Semester Academic Year 2021/2022

The results seminar is an academic activity carried out by students after completing research data collection activities and is carried out before submitting a thesis exam. The thesis result seminar needs to be submitted by students as one of the requirements for obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

The Faculty of Engineering, Electrical Studies Program, Universitas PGRI Palembang held a results seminar. This seminar on results was held on Wednesday, June 8 2022, even semester of the 2021/2022 Academic Year in the Lecturer Room of the Faculty of Engineering, 1st Floor, Building D, Universitas PGRI Palembang. The seminar resulted from this thesis was attended by 2 (two) participants. The names of students who took part in the seminar were as follows: 1. Muhammad Rijaluddin Tahfiz, 2. Ditiya Prima Saputra. With a test team consisting of: 1. Abdul Aziz, S.T., M.T., 2. Emidiana, S.T., M.T., 3. Nita Nurdiana, S.T., M.T., 4. Yudi Irwansi, S.T., M.T.

Implementation of the Thesis Session for the Civil Engineering Study Program, PGRI Palembang University Even Semester Academic Year 2021/2022

Thesis is a scientific work that must be written by students as part of one of the requirements to obtain a bachelor’s degree. And to test the truth of the thesis material, it is necessary to hold a thesis trial or a comprehensive trial. Students who are allowed to take part in this thesis trial are students who have met various administrative requirements. In addition, the student has completed all courses as one of the requirements that must be taken. The thesis session itself has the meaning of an effort to determine the ability of students to understand and develop lecture materials that are in accordance with the scientific field of the study program, by presenting student thesis in front of the examiner lecturer. This is done to determine whether they are eligible to hold a bachelor of engineering (ST) degree.

Meanwhile, the purpose of the thesis trial or comprehensive session is to assess students’ academic insight, abilities and depth, assess students’ reasoning and analysis abilities and assess students’ abilities in developing theories that are in accordance with the scientific disciplines of the study program.

On Monday, June 7, 2022, the Faculty of Engineering, Civil Engineering Study Program held a thesis session at the Hall of the Faculty of Engineering, Building D, 1st Floor, PGRI University Palembang. which was attended by 3 (three) participants. The following are the names of students who took part in the thesis trial: 1. M. Iskandar Alam Gumay, 2. Ilham, 3. Anja Rafika, 4. Duwik Purwanto. The names of the examiners: 1. Amiwarti, S.T., M.T., 2. Herri Purwanto, S.T., M.T., 3.Refanda Kurniawan, S.T., M.M., 4. Agus Setiobudi, S.T., M.Sc.

After going through several thesis trial sessions, students who have carried out thesis trials and are declared to have passed are entitled to take part in the graduation.

Practical Work Seminar (KP) and Proposal Seminar for Electrical Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering PGRI Palembang University Even Semester Academic Year 2021/2022

Practical work is an activity carried out by final year students as part of the curriculum that must be carried out by electrical engineering students, the purpose of this practical work is to learn and add insight into the world of work, and as a form of application of the theory that has been obtained in lectures. Meanwhile, Sempro or proposal seminars are an integral part of the process of writing theses, theses, and dissertations. The scientific work is a mandatory requirement for completing lectures, so it must be prepared properly and correctly. Sempro is the submission of a research plan that is presented to the supervisor and examiner for evaluation.

The Electrical Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas PGRI Palembang, on Friday, June 3, 2022, at the lecturer’s room ft. Building D, 1st floor, held practical work seminars and proposal seminars. The practical work seminar was attended by 1 student, namely M. Andrhe Noverazy, with a team of examiners consisting of:1. Ir. M. Saleh Al Amin, MT., 2. Emidiana, ST., MT., 3. Nita Nurdiana, ST., MT., 4. Irine Kartika P, ST., MT. Meanwhile, the proposal seminar was attended by 2 students, namely: 1. Arif Sutrisno, 2. Megis Saputra, with a team of examiners consisting of:1. Ir. M. Saleh Al Amin, MT., 2. Emidiana, ST., MT., 3. Nita Nurdiana, ST., MT., 4. Irine Kartika P, ST., MT.

16 Students of the Faculty of Engineering Participate in the Graduation of the PGRI University Palembang

Graduation is the dream of all students and to achieve it, of course, students must follow a long procedure, such as: lectures, research, writing scientific papers, and others. Graduation is a ceremony of confirmation or inauguration for someone who has studied, graduation is also a sign of graduation for students who have studied at a university.

PGRI University Palembang on May 18-19 2022, held the graduation of the 58th Bachelor’s Degree I and 32nd Master’s Degree, face to face at Hotel Santika Premiere Palembang. Attended by the Governor of South Sumatra H. Herman Deru represented by Plh. Assistant III for Administration and General Affairs H. Darma Budhi, S.H., S.T., M.T., Head of Regional II Higher Education Prof. Yuliansyah, S.E., M.SA., Ph.D. Akt. represented by Institutional Coordinator and Information System LLDIKTI Region II Win Honani, S.H., M.Sc.,, Chair of PGRI South Sumatra Province as well as Advisor for BPH PB PGRI at PGRI University Palembang H. Ahmad Zulinto, S.Pd., M.M., Chairperson BPH PB at PGRI at PGRI University Palembang, Dr. Hj. Meilia Rosani, S.H., M.H., Rector of PGRI Palembang University Dr. H. Bukman Lian, M.M., M.Si, CIQaR and staff, Head of the South Sumatra Provincial Office Drs. H. Riza Fahlevi, M.M., Plh. Deputy Chancellor I, Vice Chancellor II and Vice Chancellor III, chairman and members of the senate of the Deans, Plt. Director, Head of Bureau, Head of Unit, Manager, Lecturer, graduates and other invited guests and also attended Virtually General Chairperson of PB PGRI Prof. Dr. Unifah Rosyidi, M.Pd.

A total of 639 students participated in the graduation procession. By continuing to prioritize strict health protocols, all graduates are required to wear masks, avoid crowds, maintain distance, reduce mobility and wash hands and take body temperature before entering the event room.

This graduation was divided into two sessions and 16 students of the Faculty of Engineering consisting of 8 students from the electrical engineering study program, 5 students from the chemical engineering study program and 3 students from the civil engineering study program attended the second graduation session which was held on Tuesday, 19 May 2022.

The Faculty of Engineering is committed to continuing to provide the best service to the community and especially to students, and will continuously improve the quality of its graduates so that later they can be easily absorbed in the world of work, it is hoped that all graduates can give pride and bring a good name to PGRI Palembang University. And hopefully they can contribute and take part optimally in their respective fields with various works and services for the community, nation and state.

Visit of the Quality Assurance Agency (BPM) of PGRI Palembang University to the Faculty of Engineering for Accreditation Purposes for Chemical Engineering Study Programs and Civil Engineering Study Programs

Accreditation is a form of external quality assurance system, which is a process used by authorized institutions to provide formal acknowledgment that an institution has the ability to carry out certain activities. Recognition of educational institutions given by the competent body after being assessed that the institution meets certain standard requirements or criteria; acknowledgment by a ministry of the existence of a person’s authority to carry out or carry out his duties.

As is known, since April 1, 2019 the Higher Education Accreditation Board (BAN-PT) has introduced a new instrument in the accreditation of study programs, namely IAPS (Study Program Accreditation Instrument) 4.0 which uses 9 outcome-based criteria. Previously an accreditation instrument with 7 standards based on input and process.

Thursday, April 21, 2022, located in the Hall of the Faculty of Engineering, BPM Universitas PGRI Palembang made a visit to the Faculty of Engineering for the purposes of preparation for the accreditation of Chemical Engineering Study Programs and Civil Engineering Study Programs. Present at the event were Head of BPM Universitas PGRI Palembang, Dian Nuzulia Armeina, M.Pd and his staff, Dean of FT Adiguna, S.T., M.Si, Vice Dean of FT Aan Sefentry, S.T., M.T., Heads of Study Programs and Lecturers at FT Universitas PGRI Palembang.

This needs to be carried out to prepare and fulfill the supporting data needed for accreditation, to perfect the accreditation form so that it gets the maximum score, to equalize perceptions regarding the limits on the number of pages, as well as to provide an understanding of performance indicators, general performance, additional performance in accordance with the requirements needed.

Thesis Proposal Seminar and Practical Work Seminar for the Civil Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering, University of PGRI Palembang, Even Semester, 2021/2022 Academic Year

Sempro or seminar proposals become an inseparable part of the process of preparing theses, theses, and dissertations. The scientific work is a mandatory requirement for completing lectures, so it must be prepared properly and correctly. What is meant by sempro is the submission of a research plan which is presented to the supervisor and examiner for evaluation. The aim is to assist students in preparing thesis so that the research direction is correct, identify research topics, formulate hypotheses, understand research background, develop or adapt appropriate methods.

The Faculty of Engineering, Civil Engineering Study Program, University of PGRI Palembang, on Wednesday (20/04/2022) even semester of the academic year 2021/2022 held a Thesis Proposal Seminar and Job Training Seminar which was held in the Lecturer Room of the Faculty of Engineering Building D 1st Floor, PGRI University Palembang.

The thesis proposal seminar was attended by 6 (six) participants, namely: 1. Risky Okta Saputra, 2. Budiman, 3. Robi Hidayat, 4.M. Ikhsan Ronaltri, 5. Dendi Oktarindi, 6. Akbar Fajar Nugraha. While the practical work seminar was attended by 1 (one) participant, namely: Ade Redho Saputra. Both seminars were conducted with a team of examiners consisting of: 1. Amiwarti, S.T., M.T., 2. Herri Purwanto, S.T., M.T., 3. Reffanda Kurniawan, S.T., M.M.

The participation of the Faculty of Engineering in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the University of PGRI Palembang and the Indonesian Engineers Association (PII) Palembang City Branch

On Saturday, April 16, 2022, the University of PGRI Palembang and the Indonesian Engineers Association (PII) agreed to establish a partnership that was stated in a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Located in the hall of the Indo Global Mandiri University. Rector of the University of PGRI Palembang, Dr. H. Bukman Lian, M.M., M.Sc., CIQaR and Ir. Erna Yuliwati, M.T., Ph.D., IPM as Chair of PII Palembang City has signed a memorandum of understanding between the two parties. The Dean of the Adiguna Engineering Faculty, S.T., M.Si, the Heads of Study Programs and lecturers at the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas PGRI Palembang participated by being present in person at the signing of the MoU.

Hopefully this collaboration will provide benefits for both parties, to improve the Engineer profession so that it is able to make a meaningful contribution to the improvement and development of competence and professionalism of human resources in Indonesia.

In addition to the MoU, on this occasion a Professional Certification Workshop was also held which was held in a cloudX meeting zoom. Workshop with resource person Ir. Wahyu Hendrastomo. M.M., MPU as Director of the PII Engineer Competency Certification Institute (LSKI) aims to encourage all practitioners in the field of Engineering Practice to immediately obtain accelerated STRI and professional certification, so that they can legally practice engineering.