The Faculty of Engineering Undip continues to show its quality as one of the leading educational institutions in the field of engineering in Indonesia. Lately, the Faculty of Engineering Undip was ranked 5th for the best Engineering College in Indonesia according to is an independent ranking institution that uses data from the index of scientific publications and citation index as the basis for determining its ranking. This year, the Faculty of Engineering Undip managed to stay in the top five in Indonesia and was ranked 628th in Asia for universities in the Engineering category.

Not only that, several departments in the Faculty of Engineering also obtain quite encouraging achievements. The Faculty of Engineering Undip becomes the faculty with the best Environmental Engineering program in Indonesia, where the Environmental Engineering department in the Faculty of Engineering is ranked first. Then, for Transportation Engineering, the Faculty of Engineering is ranked the second best in Indonesia. And for Structure Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are ranked the third best in Indonesia (see picture 1).

pict 1. the rank of the Faculty of Engineering in the Engineering category

These impressive achievements were welcomed by the Dean, Prof. Ir. M. Agung Wibowo, M.M, M.Sc, Ph.D. According to him, the achievement as the fifth-best engineering college in Indonesia is magnificent. For him, FT Undip’s rank is related to Undip’s rank as the no. 1 university in the category of Graduate Employability in Indonesia. As the faculty in the no. 1 university, it is something appropriate that the Faculty of Engineering is able to show its quality in competing with other engineering colleges that are older and have been active in the world of engineering education for a longer time.

Prof. Agung advised that the Faculty of Engineering must keep moving forward in order to maintain its reputation. For him, the Faculty of Engineering is now able to reach this position because of good governance and strong and reliable human resources. “Let us keep moving forward, keep maintaining the reputation of this Faculty of Engineering,” Prof. Agung said.

It is hoped that with these achievements, the Faculty of Engineering could improve its education and research quality so that it can be the best engineering college in Indonesia.

source : FT undip website