SAKURA SCIENCE, Exchange Program in Science

On June 19-28 July 2016, one of MPPDAS student Desy Wahyuning Tyas joined in Sakura Science Program in Chiba University Japan. Sakura Science Program is a program for enhancing exchanges between Asia and Japan of the youths who will play crucial role in the future field of science and technology through the close collaboration of industry-academia-government. The program is a new project beginning in April 2014, held and funded by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). The program facilitates short-term visits of competent Asian youths to Japan for learning science and technology. The program aims at rising the interest of Asia youths toward the leading Japanese science and technologies at Japan universities, research institutions and private companies. The program want to promote science and technology as well as culture of Japan to Asia youths.

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Seminar Nasional ke-2 Pengelolaan Pesisir dan Daerah Aliran Sungai

Seminar Nasional ke-2 Pengelolaan Pesisir dan Daerah Aliran Sungai dilaksanakan di Fakultas Geografi, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta pada tanggal 12 Mei 2016. Seminar ini diselenggarakan oleh Program Magister Perencanaan Pengelolaan Pesisir dan Daerah Aliran Sungai (MPPDAS) yang merupakan minat dari Program Studi S2 Geografi Fakultas Geografi, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Salah satu tujuan utama seminar ini adalah untuk mendiskusikan perkembangan dan tren penelitian pengelolaan di wilayah pesisir dan daerah aliran sungai.

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Profile of Prof. Dr. rer.nat. Muh Aris Marfai, M.Sc.

Muh Aris Marfai is a professor, faculty member and researcher of the Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Indonesia, where he has been since 1999. Born in Klaten, Central Java, Indonesia, he received his doctoral degree in Geography from Justus-Liebig-Universitaet, Giessen, Germany in 2008 after completing an MSc in Earth System Analysis at International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) The Netherlands in 2003. He completed his bachelor’s degree program in Physical Geography in 1998 from the Faculty of Geography UGM. In September 2013, at the age of 37, he assumed his professorship at Universitas Gadjah Mada.

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Character Building Beasiswa Unggulan Kemdikbud & Seminar Nasional ke-1 Pengelolaan Pesisir dan Daerah Aliran Sungai

Sebagai salah satu sarana dan sebagai wadah untuk sosialisasi program Beasiswa Unggulan secara lebih luas lagi, MPPDAS Fakultas Geografi UGM melaksanakan kegiatan “Character Building Beasiswa Unggulan Kemdikbud & Seminar Nasional ke-1 Pengelolaan Pesisir dan Daerah Aliran Sungai”. Program kegiatan ini dimaksudkan untuk membentuk karakter generasi muda Indonesia yang handal, unggul, mempunyai jiwa kepemimpinan serta
meningkatkan kualitas publikasi penerima beasiswa. Kegiatan ini juga disertai dengan pemberian sosialisasi dan pemahaman terhadap program Beasiswa Unggulan secara luas.

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