Fasilkom UI’s lecturer and researcher, Dr. Eng. Wisnu Jatmiko, M.Kom. was awarded the ambassador title of Science and Technology (Widyasilpawijana) by the Ministry of Research and Technology of Indonesia. The title was awarded on Monday, August 11, 2014 on the 19th Commemoration of National Revival Day at the Auditorium of BPPT Building II, Jakarta. The title was awarded directly by the Vice President of Indonesia, Mr. Boediono.
Wisnu Jatmiko, who earned his doctorate in Engineering on Nagoya University, Japan, is chosen for the ambassador of Science and Technology for the next 1 year to give Science and Technology courses according to the existing competencies. As an active researcher, Wisnu Jatmiko is recorded to have created more than 100 international publications which are mainly indexed on Scopus and Google Scholar. Besides, Wisnu Jatmiko has also written 6 books and owns 4 copyrights from his research on computer software fields.
This award, stated by Wisnu Jatmiko, is a motivation of continual self-improvement while making more useful innovations for the Indonesian society, particularly in using technology.