Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) and its lecturer achieved ‘Sinta Awards 2018’ from Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education (Kemenristekdikti). The achievement was rewarded due to a lot of research conducted by the university parties.
Science and Technology Index (Sinta) is a central portal of science and technology encompassing intellectual property as well as the impacts (citation), community service, and expertise in Indonesia. Sinta is a program promoted by Kemenristekdikti.
In an interview on Thursday (5/7) at Office of Information Facilities of UMY Wini Setya Nugroho, Ph.D., in charge of Sinta at UMY stated that UMY becomes top 5 for a private university actively doing research. UMY gained a score of 259 from 2016 to 2018, while the score sum was 2,024.
“UMY obtains Sinta Awards 2018 with ranking 4 for a private university category,” stated Wini.
Rini also informed that Department Head of Electrical Engineering Dr. Ramadoni Syahputra, S.T., M.T. got the Sinta Awards 2018 for an author from a private university. From 2016 to 2018, he conducted a lot of research and he gained a core of 22.41.
“I hope that UMY lecturers can do research so that the achievement can be maintained and enhanced,” expected Rini.