On Saturday May 16, 2020, the Civil Engineering Study Program in collaboration with the Civil Student Association and the Civil Engineering Association of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Medan Area held an Online Seminar (Webinar) with the theme “The Role of Civil Engineering Facing Covid-19”. This seminar was held using a virtual meeting with the Telkomsel CloudX platform. The seminar was opened by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering UMA Dr. Grace Yuswita Harahap, ST., MT
Present as speakers at this seminar were alumni of the UMA Faculty of Engineering Civil Study Program, namely Ir. Chidmat Indera is a contractor who is quite successful in handling construction projects in Indonesia. The material presented under the title Project Management When Pandemic Covid-19, and the second resource person is Suranto, ST., MT is an alumni who also works as a construction consultant and lecturer in the Civil Studies Program at the Faculty of Engineering, UMA. The material presented was “The Role of Civil Engineering in Countering Covid-19.
The seminar was moderated by Minarta Melva Evangelista Pardosi, a UMA Civil Engineering Study Program student, attended by nearly 100 participants consisting of students, alumni and practitioners. The enthusiasm of the participants who attended the seminar with the theme “The Role of Civil Engineering in Facing Covid-19” was so great, there would be a follow-up seminar in the future.
We strongly support this online seminar activity carried out, the Civil Engineering Study Program as the Oldest Study Program at the Faculty of Engineering UMA has set a good example especially in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic this can carry out online seminar activities (webinars). My gratitude goes to the Chairperson of the UMA Civil Engineering Study Program Mrs. Ir. Nurmaida, MT Chair of the UMA Faculty of Engineering Civil Alumni Association Mr Ir. Melloukey Ardan, MT and Chair of the FT UMA Civil Student Association Bro. Beatus Familiar Faith Laia. It is hoped that this seminar can generate new breakthroughs in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic “.