Students from ASEAN’s Best Private University, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, the IoT Team of the Computer Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science won a proud achievement on the Green Campus. The Champion was the success of winning the electrical engineering festival 2022 where the Internet of Things competition was a technology development competition. It was in the form of applications (software) that are integrated with tools (hardware) via the internet, the competition was held at Mercu Buana University with the theme “providing solutions by taking advantage of the situation”.
This time, the Internet of Things team of Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia itself brought the concept of a tool with smart farming with alternative energy for growing vegetables that are placed indoors, which is unfortunately minimal to be able to grow vegetables in big cities due to the lack of agricultural land, so that students of Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia which has the motto of Discipline, Quality, Creative and Innovative providing solutions that produce Internet of Things smart farming technology products without using sunlight in its growth.
Internet of Things of Electrical Engineering Festival 2022 competitions are participated by public and private universities in Indonesia. This competition has three processes where the first stage is in the form of proposal selection, then the selection is carried out, and the second stage is for product implementation. Then, the final stage was carried out where six campuses participated in the final stage, including Universitas Telkom (Tel-U), Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia (UTI), Politeknik Riau (PCR Caltex Team 1), Politeknik Riau (PCR Caltex Team 2), Politeknik Negeri Surabaya (PENS), and the Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN).
Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia team has won 2nd place in the National Internet of Things Electrical Engineering festival 2022. The students who won this prestigious achievement were Lili Andraini, Indra Kurniawan, and Izudin Ismail.
The achievements of this student team are as follows: 3rd place in Technocorner 2022 UGM, 2nd place in the 2022 IoT Competition at Mercu Buana University, and 3rd place in ARA 2022 ITS on Scientific Writing.
With strong motivation from the Champion team, the motivation of the supervisor, namely Ade Surahman, M.Kom., and the motivation of the Head of the S1 Computer Engineering Study Program, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia Styawati, M.Cs., and support from Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, the students finally won 2nd place in the National, in the following order: 1st place at Telkom University (Tel-U); 2nd place in Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia (UTI); 3rd Place Caltex Riau Polytechnic (PCR); Hope 1 Caltex Riau Polytechnic (PCR); Hope 2 Surabaya State Electronics Polytechnic (PENS); Hope 3 Multimedia Nusantara University (UMN).
Vice-Rector of Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, Dr. H. Mahathir Muhammad, SE., MM., conveyed that he was proud of the achievements that had been achieved by students, this was a mistake in preparing graduates to face the Era of Society 5.0. (Teknokrat)