Universitas Gadjah Mada officially launched SEMAR UGM to the Energy Efficient Cars Contest (KMHE) event in Surabaya. Symbolically, the Rector of UGM, Ir. Prof. Panut Mulyono, M. Eng., D.Eng., Along with Vice Rector for Education, Teaching and Student Affairs, Prof. Dr. Ir. Dr. Ir. Djagal Wiseso Marseno, M.Agr released Semar UGM Team to compete in the competition. This ceremony was attended by several university leaders, lecturers and students. The event was held at Balairung UGM, Monday (30/10).
At the launching ceremony, Semar team launched three cars that will be contested at KMHE 2017. One of the cars that will compete in the race is Semar Gasoline. It is a type of urban car that has a design city-car 4 wheels and equipped with wipers, driving light, and ergnomic driving position. In addition to Semar Gasoline, two other cars belonging to Team Semar UGM which will compete in KMHE 2017 are Semar Proto Diesel, and Semar Proto Electric.
Semar UGM Team Leader, Antonious Adhika Angkasa, said that the team has made various new innovations and improvements from the concept that has been there before. He added, armed with the test drive results are quite satisfactory optimistic team can get good results on KMHE 2017.
“We are optimistic that UGM Semar Team can win the KMHE 2017 event,” said Dhika.
Team spirit is appreciated by Prof. Djagal. According to him, student activities should be productive and should not be pulled in an unproductive direction. He explained that the university is committed to promoting activities that are as productive as in the fields of science and art. Meanwhile, he says that team regeneration is so important that science can continue to channel into the next generations.
In line with that, the Rector of UGM, Prof. Panut Mulyono, hoping the spirit and togetherness of all elements that contribute to the team can be maintained. According to him, in a competition involvement requires mental and solid cooperation from all team members and other supporting elements. Panut hopes UGM Semar Team can perform well and can become champion in KMHE 2017.
“Congratulations to compete and achieve the best result, playing with fair play will have many lessons and experience to be gained from every competition,” said Rector of UGM.
(UGM / Chess Public Relations; Photo: Bani)