Friday, December 22 2023, three lecturers from the Faculty of Engineering received awards from Diponegoro University for their achievements as the most patent winners in 2022. Lecturers on behalf of Prof. Ir. Tutuk Djoko Kusworo, S.T, M.Eng., Ph.D and Prof. Dr. Eng. Ir. Suherman, S.T, M.T. from the Department of Chemical Engineering, and Dr. Ir. Eddy Prianto, CES, DEA from the Department of Architecture, won second and third place as an inventor lecturer with the most patent achievements and first place with the most copyright achievements at Diponegoro University in 2022. The award ceremony took place at a Mother’s Day commemoration ceremony held in the field Widya Puraya, Undip Tembalang.

Prof. Dr. Eng. Ir. Suherman, S.T, M.T. one of the professors who received the award, said he was proud to be able to patent some of his research results and play a role in increasing the results of the Main Performance Index (IKU) related to patents. “I am very proud because some of the research results can be produced in the form of patents and contribute to increasing the acquisition of IKU Patents,” he said.

He hopes that in the future the patents that have been obtained can be immediately commercialized or used in the industrial world. “We hope that the patents we obtain can immediately be commercialized or applied in industry.”

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Ir. M. Agung Wibowo, M.M, M.Sc, Ph.D, said he was grateful for the achievements obtained by these lecturers. According to him, this achievement is proof of how the performance of the Faculty of Engineering academic community is recognized by the university. “For those who get this achievement, it means that they are recognized at the Undip level, meaning they have achieved performance that exceeds the average, outstanding,” he said.

He hopes that in the future this achievement can be maintained. Regarding patents, he is optimistic that the Faculty of Engineering academics can continue to patent their research results even though the process is quite long and complicated. “In the future we want to defend it (the patent). In the sense that patenting is not easy. The administrative process is long, and requires patience and effort. “But that is not an obstacle for us, and has been exemplified by the lecturers and professors,” said