Politeknik Negeri Pontianak Visited Kyoto University

Pontianak State Polytechnic, represented by Vice Director for Cooperation dan Partnership, Utin Nina Hermina and The Head of International Office, Muhammad Ali, visited Kyoto University on 5 December 2016.

The purpose of the visit was to make a return visit to the university which visited Polnep twice in 2015 and to talk about the collaboration between Polnep dan Kyoto University. It was also aimed to visit one of Polnep’s lecturers of Fisheries and Marine Science Department, Dewi Dimyati, who is completing her doctoral degree in this university. The delegation met Prof. Dr. Eng. Tomoharu HORI, the head of Water Resource Research Center, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, in which Dewi Dimyati is doing research for her dissertation. In the meeting the possibility of signing the MoU with Kyoto University, especially with the Disaster Prevention Institute Research Center was discussed. After the meeting, Polnep delegation was taken on a tour to the research center to see around the laboratory and visited the museum of disaster management owned by the institute.(MA)