In order to improve the development and quality of human resources at universities in the country, the Directorate General of Resources on Science and Technology and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education re-opened the World Class Professor (WCP) program, a program that invited world-class professors, both from within and outside the country to become visiting professors at various Indonesian universities. The WCP program will be a tool for Indonesian researchers to collaborate in research and publications with world-class professors.
According to the person in charge of the WCP program in Polines, Dr. Kurnianingsih, this year, Politeknik Negeri Semarang (Polines) became the only polytechnic institution that passed the selection to hold the WCP program. "We are the only polytechnics who passed the selection," she said. In the WCP program that took place 8 - July 2019, Polines invited Prof. Anton Satria Prabuwono, a professor of the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia who is also an expert in the fields of Machine Vision, Intellegent Robotics and Autonomous Systems, to become visiting professor.
In this WCP series, Thursday (11/7) in the Director's Meeting Room, Polines campus, Tembalang, Semarang, an International Research and Publication Methodology Seminar was held. The event was attended by lecturers from various study programs in Polines. While the speakers presented were, Prof. Anton Satria Prabuwono (King Abdulaziz University), Dr. Amin Suharjono, Dr. Yusuf Dewantoro Herlambang (Polines).