UGM Rector, Prof. Ir. Sudjarwadi, M. Eng., Ph.D., inaugurated three new officers of UGM Faculty of Agricultural Technology. The inauguration took place in the UGM Leadership Meeting Room on Monday (30/5), marked by the signing of the appointment by each new officer.
The three new officers are Dr. Ir. Muhammad Nur Cahyanto, M.Sc., Chairman of the Department of Food Technology and Agricultural Products, Dr. Ir. Adi Djoko Guritno, M.S.I.E., Chairman of the Department of Industrial Technology of Agriculture, and Henry Yuliando, S.T.P, M.M, M. Agr., Ph.D., Secretary of the Department of Industrial Technology of Agriculture.
In his speech the Rector expressed his hope that the new officials can continue the duties that has been conducted by the former officials. "The new officers are expected to continue duties and achievements that have been achieved by previous officials more quickly, in addition to increase researches and extend networking. To the former officers, I express my gratitude for you had worked as best as possible to bring the Faculty and the nation into a better direction, " said the Rector.
On the occasion, the Rector states that UGM has recently won a competitive grant program based on the institutions (PHK-I) of D theme, namely to develop a global reputation with the national character. This achievement cannot be separated from the participation of the Faculty. "This would not have happened without the synergy of faculty," he added.
Furthermore, the Rector said, Indonesia was facing a number of complex issues in the field of food. In this case, the Faculty is expected to be the leading innovator of food affairs in Indonesia. "We hope that it can also become agent of change in the food business," he added.
Present in the occasion are Senior Vice Rector, Vice Rector, Executive Secretary, directors and other leadership ranks.