UMM Eco-Green Car: Getting Ready to Compete in Manila

Author : Humas | Monday, February 23, 2015 14:46 WIB
Ready to compete : UMM Rector Prof Dr Muhadjir Efendy MAP along with Genetro Suryo Team as taking picture in front of UMM Rector Office on Saturday (21/2). 

 

In the end of this month, during February 26th – March 1st, 2015, car prototype made by students of Engineering Faculty (FT) University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) will compete in International Shell Eco-Marathon Asia (SEMA) 2015 held in Manila, Philippine. UMM team named “Genetro Suryo” has designed ethanol-fueled car.

            UMM Rector Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy, MAP as releasing this team on Saturday (21/2) hoped students to always support UMM in realizing eco-green university. “Starting from alternative energy I hope Engineering Faculty could create one specific building such as showroom for exhibiting all students’ works. In this showroom, there will be exhibitions of alternative energy, eco-green car, robots, and others. In a future, we have to capable of developing our own products,” said Rector.

            This notion goes in a line with Genetro Suryo Team Management, Iqbal Pandu Prayogo. He hoped UMM could develop special vehicle for efficiency and environmental save which can be continuously developed. “We hope it will not only lead us into victory but also inspire further technology developer in UMM,” he hoped.

            UMM has passed several tight selections to be participant in SEMA 2015. Dean of Engineering Faculty, Ir. Sudarman, M.T explained that not all registrants could pass those selections. “Starting from registration up to three selection phases, we start developing eco-green car to compete in this competition,” said Sudarman. (rhe/zul/han/t_stu)

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