Dr. Dedi Darwis, Lecturer at the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia Best PTS Sumatra successfully graduated and won the first doctorate in computer science at the University of Lampung. He successfully completed his doctoral education in 4 years at the University of Lampung.
At his promotion session, the Indonesian Technocrat University Lecturer who served as Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs of the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, the BestUniversitas Teknokrat Indonesia in Sumatra successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Analysis and Development of Methods in Steganography Techniques to Overcome Robustness Manipulation Problems” in the 3rd Floor Meeting Room of the Building Dean of FMIPA, University of Lampung on December 14, 2021.
In his open examination, he explained that his research had resulted in three methods that became novelty in the field of Steganography. The three methods are named: 1) Center Sequential Technique; 2) Center Embedded Pixel Positioning (CEPP); and 3) Steganography on Image Metada. The results of the research have been published in a reputable International Journal indexed Scopus (Q2) in the Journal of Cybernetics and Information Technologies in 2021, published by the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – Bulgaria. The dissertation that Dedi is working on will receive a grant from the Ministry of Education and Culture in 2021 under the Doctoral Dissertation Research (PDD) scheme.
The open session was chaired by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Lampung for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Heryandi, and attended by the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Dr. Eng Suripto Dwi Yuwono. Head of the MIPA Doctoral Study Program Dr. G. Susanto Nugroho. The promoter team, Prof. Wamiliana, Dr.rer.nat Akmal Junaidi, and Prof. La Zakaria. External examiners were brought in from Sriwijaya University Samsuryadi, Ph.D. and the Internal Examiner Team, namely Dr. Kurnia Muludi and Dr. Eng Admi Sharif.
At the open session, the Chancellor of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, Dr. HM Nasrullah Yusuf, SE SE,. MBA. accompanied by the Vice Chancellor Dr. Mahathir Muhammad, SE., MM. On that occasion, Nasrullah congratulated Dr. Dedi Darwis, S. Kom., M. Kom. for the achievement of the Doctoral degree in the Open Examination Dissertation of the Computer Science Study Program, FMIPA, State University of Lampung.
Dr. Dedi Darwis, S. Kom., M. Kom. has expertise in the field of steganography and data science who currently serves as Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia Best PTS Sumatra in the period 2021-2025 and has obtained the academic level of Lector. As a lecturer, in the field of education, Dedi has published two books entitled Professional Secretary, and Skilled in Making Financial Reports, in the field of Research he always gets a grant from the Ministry of Education and Culture starting from 2016 to 2021, in the field of service Dedi also always gets a PKM grant from Kemendikbudristek from 2019 to 2021.