Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) officially cooperated with National Standardization Agency of Indonesia (BSN) after both parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing was held on Tuesday (17/4/2018) in the west hall of UAD campus 4 building on Jln. Ringroad Selatan, Tamanan, Bantul, Yogyakarta.
In addition to the signing of the MoU, there were a socialization related to standardization education which was delivered by the Head of BSN Standardization Education and Socialization Center, Ir. Nasrudin Irawan, M.Env.Stud., and SNI Award which was presented by Dr. Ir. Fat Suprayitno, M.M., IPU.
On the occasion, UAD Rector, Dr. Kasiyarno, M.Hum., conveyed that this cooperation was to encourage development and quality improvement of every element in UAD.
"We hope this cooperation can be implemented in various activities with the assistance of BSN, especially for quality assurance and our business units. In the future, we may also participate in SNI Award," explained Kasiyarno.
Meanwhile, the Head of BSN, Prof. Dr. Ir. Bambang Prasetya, M.Sc., when giving speech admitted that his side was very grateful and surprised to be able to cooperate with UAD.
"We did not expect to be able to cooperate with UAD this fast. Initially, we explored Kopertis V, but then directly got engaged with UAD," he joked.
Bambang suggested that UAD should immediately have an inspection body. In addition, they will be very open if there are lecturers from UAD who desire to become an assessor in the inspection body. (ard)