The President Director of PT. Dirgantara Indonesia as the speaker on National Seminar on Technology and Engineering(Picture: Special)
Dr.Ir.Samin, MT, the Vice Dean I of Engineering Faculty, University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) revealed that industrial revolution 4.0 will bring massive changes. Since internet was found, all aspects of human life depend on it. However, internet brings positive and negative effects for users. Samin hopes that people can take advantages of this trend-automation era. Universities and higher education must make preparation to face obstacles and challenges that are going to happen in the future. “Somehow, universities must take a part and be ready to welcome industrial revolution 4.0”. said Samin on Thursday (6/12).
As explained on the National Seminar on Technology and Engineering, there are things that must be prepared to face industrial revolution, it is called 4K Formula. 4K is the abbreviation of Kritis (Critical), Kreative (Creative), Komunikasi (Communicative), and Kerjasama (Cooperative). For instance, when a lecturer conducts, he can communicate it to a wide range by using internet.
Furthermore, the key of industrial revolution era is cooperation or collaboration. To Samin, communication formula has better thrust. “In order to conduct a good research, cooperation or collaboration between departments or university level is needed. “
This seminar brought a theme “Industrial Revolution 4.0 : Sustainable Technology Development for Competitiveness and Responsiveness”. There were four speakers, they are the President Director of PT. Dirgantara Indonesia, Assoc.Prof.Dr.Ir.Rajesri Govindaraju, ST.MT.(ITB); and the Head of Design and Develoment Division of PT. Dirgantara Indonesia, Ir. Indra Wirasendjaja. (hnd/can)