BANDUNG, unpas.ac.id – Four teachers in Universitas Pasundan passed and were qualified the selection test as recipient of fund assistance for the decentralization program initiated by Kemendikbudristek for 2022 fiscal year.
Head of Research Institution (Lembaga Penelitian, Lemlit) Universitas Pasundan Dr. Hj. Erni Rusyani, S.E., M.M said that every year, there is always Unpas teacher who get their research funded by this program.
“This decentralization program funded by Kemendikbudristek provides opportunity for teachers to carry out the research as the actualization of University Tri Dharma,” she said, quoted from the website unpas.ac.id.
The four teachers who got their research funded are:
- Dr. Dindin Abdurohim BS, M.M., M.Si. (Business Administration/FISIP) – Model Industri Kreatif Mahasiswa Berbasis Sistem Maklon untuk Menciptakan Wirausaha Baru
- Dr. Ir. Hery Sonawan, M.T. (Mechanical Engineering/Faculty of Technology) – Investigasi Metode Tetes Air Umpan untuk Meningkatkan Produktivitas Air Bersih pada Proses Pemurnian Air di Dalam Kolektor Surya
- Lili Mulyatna, S.T., M.T. (Environmental Engineering/Faculty of Technology) – Variasi Karakteristik Sampah dan Kondisi Bangunan Pengolahan terhadap Proses Pengolahan Sampah Organik Dapur Menggunakan BSF
- Dr. Ramlan, M.Sn. (Education of Primary Teacher/Faculty of Teaching and Education) – Model Pembelajaran SD Berbasis Kearifan Lokal Budaya Sunda sebagai Upaya Pembentukan Identitas dan Penguatan Karakter Bangsa
Teacher of Business Administration Department Universitas Pasundan Dr. Dindin Abdurohim BS., M.M., M.Si was really grateful that he could pass the selection and get the fund assistance. The research he proposed is a collaboration with two other departments, namely Economic Education and Informatics Engineering.
He reviewed that the research submission process was not easy, especially in synchronizing the perception with the team.
“Decentralization research is divided into two categories: basic research and applied research. The research I submitted was included to the PTUPT (Penelitian Terapan Unggulan Perguruan Tinggi). Administratively, the process was beyond imagination, so every little details need to be paid attention to,” he explained, on Thursday, 12 May 2022.
Since the research is the continuation of the basic ones, he focused more on solving the problems within the community, especially MSMEs. He considered that MSMEs often experience issues in its intern, organization, management and extern.
The main topic of his research, as he stated, was to create collaboration between students, teachers and MSMEs by using maklon system.
“The deadline is no more than 3 years, so each year, we will be reporting the progress. I, along with the team, will immediately coordinate to each other. We hope it could run as it was planned,” he concluded. (Reta)*