Unpad Wins Silver at the 32nd Pimnas

[unpad.ac.id, 2/9/2019] Universitas Padjadjaran won two silver at the 32nd National Student Science Week (Pimnas) at Universitas Udayana Bali. The closing of the event was held at Art Center, Denpasar, Bali, Friday (30/8).

Try Hutomo, Intan Farwati, and Rosaldi Pratama won silver for their presentation of scientific papers for the Program Kreativitas Mahasiswa Penelitian Eksata (PKM PE) titled “Pendingin Gelembung Nano untuk Mengatasi Kegagalan Sistem Pendingin Aktif Reaktor Nuklir”. Their advisor was Dr. Cukup Mulyana from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Meanwhile, another silver was won by Luthfi Utami, Setyawati, Risda Rahmi Islamiaty, and Kevin Reinhard Lie for their PKM PE poster titled “Validasi Metode Pemisahan Teknesium-99m-Alfa mangostin dan Iodium-131-Alfa mangostin sebagai Pendeteksi Kanker Payudara Baru menggunakan HPLC Gamma-Counter”. These students were advised by Prof. Muchtardi from the Unpad Faculty of Pharmacy.

Found in his office, Director of Academic and Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Wawan Hermawan, M.S. said that the Unpad team has shown their best performance at Pimnas this time. Unpad has done a lot of preparation, starting from the selection until the stabilization of the participants.

“We are grateful for the two silver won by this year’s Unpad Team. It is a very proud achievement,” said Prof. Wawan.

This year, four teams qualified for Pimnas. Three of them were Program Kreativitas Mahasiswa Penelitian Eksata (PKM PE) teams and one was a Program Kreativitas Mahasiswa Kewirausahaan (PKMK) team.

Prof. Wawan said that to go to next year’s Pimnas, Unpad will have an evaluation process to improve the preparation process. It is hoped that Unpad’s achievements at next year’s Pimnas will be even better.

Prof. Wawan also invited the involvement of all parties, starting from the study program level, to prepare the best student creativity programs together. The involvement of professors in advising students is also hoped to be increased.

“The preparation for the next Pimnas starts from now. Hopefully, we can be better, and Unpad can at least make the top ten as Unpad has achieved before,” said Prof. Wawan.*

Reported by Artanti Hendriyana/am

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