Coconut is one of the typical tropical plants found in Bojong 3 Village, Panjatan, Kulonprogo. Citra Ramadhani, a diploma student of Food Engineering UNY, tried to develop coconut processing innovations in the form of coconut chips. "The community has not optimally utilized raw coconut, so I took the initiative to process coconut into chips," said Citra on Thursday (20/4).
Peanuts are one of Gunungkidul's famous crops. Peanuts have many benefits, including reducing the risk of cancer, preventing the formation of gallstones, maintaining heart health, controlling blood sugar levels and helping to lose weight. So far, peanut processing has only been boiled or fried. The community service team of UNY students led by Afifah Nur Adila processed this local food into Kacang Umpet with many flavours. "The production of these beans was initiated by the women of Kepuh hamlet who are members of the Amanah MSME.
Prof. Dr. Eng. Ir. Didik Nurhadiyanto, ST., MT., IPU, ASEAN Eng. gave a public lecture in front of the staff and students of the Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral Degree Department of Mining and Metallurgical Institute, Satbayev University, Kazakhstan. Prof. Didik Nurhadiyanto gave material in public lectures on two topics. The first topic is the 'Development of Corrugated Metal Gaskets for Pipe-to-Pipe Joints'.
Following Law No. 2 of 2003, the Indonesian government encourages using natural and artificial resources to improve national defense. However, technically, as many as 800,000 active Indonesian soldiers need at least bullet-resistant panels, which unfortunately still have to be imported. Therefore, further research is required on materials for high-performance ballistic armor applications based on local materials to reduce this dependence. This is what makes Prof. Dr. eng. Ir.
Javanese have distinctive traditional fabrics, namely Batik and Lurik. According to a lecturer at the Department of Food and Clothing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UNY, Afif Ghurub Bestari, M.Pd lurik comes from the Javanese word "lorek" or "larik" which means "line". “Lurik, according to its name, symbolizes simplicity, honesty, direction, wisdom in thinking, even to the point of strength. Straight and strong like a line,” he said on Monday, August 8, 2022. Every line size, color, and pattern also hints at the Javanese's depth of taste and mindset.
Preservation of arts and culture can go hand in hand with technological development. This message emerged from the participation of the Yogyakarta State University (UNY) Robot Team in the Regional 2 Dance Robot Contest in 2022 at the Sepuluh November Institute of Technology, Surabaya. The UNY robot team featured Robot Rosemery, who danced Kancet Ledo and won second place. This robot contest is a part of the Indonesian Robot Contest (KRI).
The UNY Faculty of Engineering continues to forge the technopreneurship mentality of UNY students to support a productive and skilled society. “UNY continues to cultivate the spirit of student independence so that they are keen to turn opportunities into challenges of economic value by integrating them with competencies in the field of technology. All of this is based on the spirit of creativity to continue to innovate.
Many people are trying to have an ideal weight through exercise and diet. Unfortunately, this effort is not always easy because it is challenging to avoid snacking. For this reason, UNY has developed a healthy snack, namely UNYBar. "Available in milk, chocolate, banana, strawberry, vanilla, and grape flavors," said Prof. Siswantoyo. This product is one of the works of the Center of excellence for science and technology and innovation.