On May 19, 2023, the Department of Geological Engineering at Diponegoro University, represented by the Faculty of Engineering, signed a Letter of Agreement with the Regional Board of the Indonesian Association of Geologists in Bangka Belitung (IAGI Babel).
The signing was held at the Senate Meeting Room, 3rd Floor, the Faculty of Engineering building. The event was attended by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Prof. Ir. M. Agung Wibowo, M.M, M.Sc, Ph.D accompanied by the Head of the Department of Geological Engineering Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ir. Thomas Triadi Putranto, S.T., M.Eng., IPU, ASEAN Eng. as representatives of Undip and Ir. Achmad Albani, ST as Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Geologists, Regional Management of the Bangka Belitung and his staff.
The Letter of Agreement between the Department of Geological Engineering, which in this case is represented by the Faculty of Engineering, and Pengda IAGI Babel is intended to carry out synergies in the implementation of the Tridarma of Higher Education (research, teaching, and service) as well as the Independent Learning Campus Merdeka (MBKM) program. In this case, the Regional Government of IAGI is committed to holding guest lectures at the Geological Engineering Department as well as providing internship opportunities, final assignments, and humanitarian projects for students and lecturers for the next 4 year period. On the other hand, the Department of Geological Engineering is committed to providing the facilities needed to hold guest lectures and provide information regarding internship opportunities, final assignments, and humanitarian projects to students and lecturers within the Faculty of Engineering.
In the event, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering expressed his appreciation for holding this collaboration that lasted until 2027 and fully supports the implementation of the PKS. On the other hand, the Pengda IAGI Babel expressed their gratitude for the acceptance at the event and is committed to continuing to support academic activities at the Undip Faculty of Engineering, especially in the Undip Geological Engineering Department.