UNAIR NEWS – 29th Student National Science Week (PIMNAS) held in Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), made every contingent from all universities in Indonesia, including UNAIR contingent.
In this prestigious event officially opened by Menristek Dikti on Monday, August 8, UNAIR with 21 teams in all categories of proposals was ready for a great competition. The work and poster exhibition is commenced in Faculty of Agriculture Hall of Institut Pertanian Bogor, Tuesday, August 9.
Being asked by a judge, Siti Ermawati, one of the contingent of UNAIR was quite confident answering the judges’ questions. She and her team presented their proposal on ‘Dental Light Chip’ from the category PKM – Karsa Cipta.
During the interview with UNAIR NEWS, Erma said that the most important in answering judges’ questions is courage and knowledge on the work presented.
“So when we are asked, we have to be able to explain as detail as possible based on what we have doen,” said Erma.
The student better known as Erma also added that during judging, her team got many inputs, praises from the judges. “Inputs and praises from the judges will improve Dental Light Chip product in the future,” added Erma.
Similar to Erma, Pratama Bagus Baharsyah an innovator of PKM – Karsa Cipta ‘Luvizer Ultraviolet Sterilizer’ said that inputs from the judges can be motivation. “About the robot, they said that ours has lots of innovation. They also asked us to improve them,” said Bagus.
When being asked about their preparation for the PIMNAS, they answered chorally “UNAIR, Satu Tekad, Satu Nyali, Pasti Juara (UNAIR, One Resolve and One Courage to be Champion) ”. (*)
Author: Nuri Hermawan
Editor: Defrina Sukma S.