November 2019

IPB University’s Professor who Testifies Against Firms Causing Indonesian Wildfires Won “John Maddox Prize 2019”


Prof. Bambang Hero Saharjo, a fire forensics specialist and professor from Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, IPB University has won the prestigious John Maddox prize in London for his takes on companies causing major wildfires in Indonesia. Despite harsh discouragement and lawsuits, Prof. Bambang has testified more than annual fires cases smothering largely of Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia, puts health of 10 million children at risk. Read more >

Three “Outstanding Academic Staffs” Ministry’s Awards Home for IPB University


IPB University’s triumphed total 3 “Outstanding Academic Staff” national-level awards by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia on October 28th, 2019 in Jakarta. Dr. Anuraga Jayanegara was named the Lecturer’s 1st Winner in “Science and Technology” category, whilst Dr. Megawati Simanjuntak accomplished the Lecturer’s 1st Runner-Up in “Social Humanities” category. As for Mr. Kusnadi, he was placed the Staff’s 1st Runner-Up in “Financial Management” category. Read more >

IPB University Students’ Two Best Presenters and Two Founder Award in China on Energy and Food


During the 26th Tri-U International Joint Seminar and Symposium in Jiangsu University, China on October 20th-25th, 2019, total 11 IPB University students competed with more than 140 delegates (13 universities, 5 countries). Two IPB University’s students won two awards each: “Best Presenter” & “Founder Award”. Sanhaji brought up paper entitled “Sulfur Transporting Machine: Harvesting potential energy into electrical energy”, whilst Khalisah Rahma Safira was with “Rice Paper-based Film Incorporated with Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles”. Read more >

IPB University Student Triumphed a Silver Medal at World’s Forest Championship in Russia


After last year’s Bronze, Mahtuf Ikhsan (Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, IPB University) accomplished Silver Medal at XVI International Junior Forest Contest—world championship by Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources of Russian Federation—in Voronezh, Russia on October 28th-November 1st, 2019. He also was awarded “Special Prize” for forestry technology 4.0 paper: “Agroforestcape: A New Paradigm of Indonesia’s Agroforestry Based on Blockchain Technology for Food Sovereignty & Environmental Sustainability”, from Voronezh Region Government Agency. Read more>

Functional Foods for Burn Patients Won IPB University Silver Prize in Malaysia


Team of Prof. Clara M. Kusharto from Faculty of Human Ecology, IPB University brought home Silver Prize for “Higher Education Professional” category at the International Invention and Innovative Competition in Selangor, Malaysia on November 2nd, 2019.  Competing over 248 teams from Southeast Asian countries, Prof. Clara displayed her high-nutrient product derived from Clarias Gariepinus and Moringa oleifera leaves flour to accelerate burn patients’ tissue replacement. Read more >

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