REPORT

THE 5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF

EUROPEAN ASIAN CIVIL ENGINEERING FORUM (EACEF) 2015

Mini Symposium: Engineering Education

DAAD-GERMAN ALUMNI NIGHT

 

Introduction:

This report is consisted of three activities, joint cooperation between Universitas Kristen Petra, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta (UAJY), Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH), supported by DAAD through Grant for Alumni Seminar.

The committee has been also supported by Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia.

1. THE 5Th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF EACEF 2015

In September 2013, the organizing committee of the conference has been set up as followings:

ORGANIZERS

  • Department of Civil Engineering of Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia, as the Host of the Conference.
  • Department of Civil Engineering, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Department of Civil Engineering, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

COMMITTEE

Steering Committee

Benjamin Lumantarna, Petra Christian University, Surabaya
Harianto Hardjasaputra, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta
Yoyong Arfiadi (Dean), Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
Timoticin Kwanda (Dean), Petra Christian University, Surabaya
Manlian Ronald S.(Dean), Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta

International Scientific Committee

Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai (Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand)
Priyan Mendis (The University of Melbourne, Australia) *)
B.V. Rangan (Curtin University, Australia)
Koji Sakai (Kagawa University, Japan)
Takafumi Noguchi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Tamon Ueda (Hokkaido University, Japan)
DongUk Choi (Hankyong National University, South Korea)
Tawatchai Tingsanchali (Thailand)
Nguyen Van Chanh (Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam)
Chan Weng Tat (National University of Singapore)
Susanto Teng (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Mohd. Warid Hussin (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
Drajat Hoedajanto (HAKI, Indonesia)
Robby Soetanto (Loughborough University, UK)
Iswandi Imran (Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia)
Tavio (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia)
Sholihin As’ad (Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia)
Han Ay Lie (Diponegoro University, Indonesia)
Gideon Hadi Kusuma (Australia)
Sugie Prawono (Petra Christian University, Indonesia)
Wimpy Santosa (Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia)
Ade Sjafruddin (Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia)

Organizing Committee

Chairman : Djwantoro Hardjito , Petra Christian University
Rudy Setiawan, Petra Christian University
Ima Muljati, Petra Christian University
Antoni, Petra Christian University
Gogot Setyo Budi, Petra Christian University
Daniel Tjandra, Petra Christian University
Jack Widjajakusuma, Universitas Pelita Harapan
Wiryanto Dewobroto, Universitas Pelita Harapan
Anastasia Yunika, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta
Johanes Januar Sudjati, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta
Cilcia Kusumastuti, Petra Christian University
Sandra Loekita, Petra Christian University
Pamuda Pudjisuryadi, Petra Christian University
Paravita Sri Wulandari, Petra Christian University
Effedy Tanojo, Petra Christian University
Ratna S. Alifen, Petra Christian University
Indriani Santoso, Petra Christian University
Irwan Tanuadji, Petra Christian University
Sri Megawati Hermanto, Petra Christian University

Program Schedule of Conference

Conference preparation

In December 2013 the OC announced the coming conference through flyer and website for call for papers.

We launched the conference website: http//eacef5.petra.ac.id, which is linked to website:   www.eacef.com, equipped with on line registration, to ease the authors in registration and submission their scientific paper.

The participants were welcomed to contribute the paper on the conference with following Important dates:

  1. Submission of a brief one-page abstract           : January 17, 2015
  2. Acceptance of the abstract                               : February 14, 2015
  3. Submission of the complete manuscripts         : May 16, 2015
  4. Review of the manuscripts                                : May 17 – July 17,  2015
  5. Final submission of the Complete manuscripts : August 15, 2015

Conference date and Programs:

Date          :  September 15-18, 2015

Venue        :  September 15, 2015

Pre-registration

September 16-17, 2015

Conference, Plenary and Technical sessions

September 18, 2015

Technical- Social Program

The main theme of the conference is:

Civil Engineering Innovation for a Sustainable Future.


The Scientific Committee has accepted 289 scientific papers from 20 countries. 200 papers were presented in 2 Keynote Lectures (Plenary Sessions) and 32 parallel technical sessions, which consists 6-7 paper presentations. They were divided into six groups, as such:

  • Structural and Construction Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Green Civil Engineering Materials
  • Environmental Engineering (incl. Water & Climate Changes)
  • Infrastructure Engineering (incl. Transportation System & Public Facilities)
  • Construction Project and Safety Management

Publication

To promote the conference, the Organizing Committee has made one flyer and conference website: www.eacef.com and http//eacef5.petra.ac.id

All the accepted and presented scientific papers will be published in the conference journal: Procedia Engineering, indexed by SCOPUS and published by ELSEVIER.

Printed Program Book/Abstracts is also available

Keynote Speakers

6 Keynote speakers from world class universities were invited to present their state of the art of research:

  1. Prof. Manfred Grohmann (University of Kassel, GERMANY)
  2. Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai (Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND)
  3. Prof. Jong Sung Sim (University of Han Yang - KOREA)
  4. Asscoc. Prof. J.G. (Jarit) de Gift (Delft University of Technology, Netherland)
  5. Prof. Chan Weng Tat (National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE)
  6. Prof. Lee Kwang-Yeol (DongSeo University – KOREA)

Note:

Actually we have planned and confirmed to have Prof. Christian Moormann (University of Stutgart) as the keynote speaker from the beginning of conference preparation. But unfortunately, we could not have any more contact with him since March 2015, although we have tried to contact him through institute and his research assistant.

We tried to find another Professors to replace Prof. Moormann, but unfortunately it was not successful. The reason is, that the time was to short. They had already the fixed Schedule.

1stDay, September 17, 2015

Time: 8.30 – 17.00

Program:

Welcoming and opening Speeches of the conference was delivered by:

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harianto Hardjasaputra (UPH-Indonesia), Chairman of European Asian Civil Engineering Forum (EACEF), DAAD Alumni
  2. Prof. Djwantoro Hardjito Ph.D. (UK Petra-Indonesia), Chairman of Organizing Committee
  3. Prof. Rolly Intan Ph.D. (Rector of UK Petra)

Plenary sessions

Technical Session

!7.30 – 20.00

Welcome Reception

2nd Day, September 18, 2015

Time: 8.30-17.00

Plenary sessions

Technical Session

Closing Ceremony

It was announced the best paper award and the host of the next conference.

The comprehensive Program can be seen in Program Book, attached in this report.

 


List of Speakers from DAAD Alumni

NO

NAME

No. PAPER

JUDUL PAPER

UNIVERSITY/ INSTITUSI

GERMAN UNIVERSITY

1

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harianto Hardjasaputra

S189

Evolutionary Structural Optimization as Tool in Finding Strut-and-Tie Models (STM) for Designing Reinforced Concrete Deep Beams


UNIVERSITAS PELITA HARAPAN, JAKARTA

Universität Stuttgart

2

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Herman Parung

M148

Flexural Capacity of Concrete Beams Strengthened Using GFRP Sheet After Seawater Immersion


UNIVERSITAS HASANUDDIN, MAKASAR

TH Darmstadt

3

Dr.-Ing. Andreas Triwiyono

S109

Flexural Strength and Ductility of Concrete Brick Masonry Wall Strengthened Using Steel Reinforcement


UNIVERSITAS GADJAH MADA, YOGYAKARTA

Gesamthoechschule Kassel Universität

4

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Wibowo

C057

Returns to Scale in Buildings Construction Coasts: Indonesian Cases


KEMENTERIAN PEKERJAAN UMUM, BANDUNG

Technische Universität Berlin

5

Dr.-Ing. Teuku Budi Aulia

M361

Bending Capacity Analysis of High-Strength Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Environment Friendly Synthetic Fiber Composites


UNIVERSITAS SYAH KUALA, BANDA ACEH

Universität Leipzig

6

Yuliarti Kusumawardaningsih, MSc

S258

Tensile Strenght Behavior of UHPC and UHPFRC


UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG

Kassel Universität, Kassel, GERMANY

S257

UHPC Compressive Strength Test Speciments: Cylinder or Cube?


7

Prof. Ir. Ika Bali, M.Eng.,Ph.D

M139

Mechanical Behavior of Reactive Powder Concrete with Glass Powder Substitute

UNIVERSITAS PODOMORO, JAKARTA

-

8

Dr. rer.pol. Heri Kuswanto, M.Si

E359

Identification of Extreme Events in Climate Data from Multiple Sites

INSTITUT TEKNOLOGI SEPULUH NOVEMBER, SURABAYA

Leibniz Hannover University

9

Dr.-Ing. Ir. Mohajit, M.Sc

E199

Mathematical Modeling of Injection Wells for Flooding Prevention in Jakarta


INSTITUT TEKNOLOGI BANDUNG

Karlsruhe (TH)

10

Dr.-Ing. Jack Widjajakusuma

S383

Effect of Geometries on the Natural Frequencies of Pratt Truss Bridges

UNIVERSITAS PELITA HARAPAN, JAKARTA

Universität Stuttgart

The Next Conference

It was a great pleasure to see the idea of this conference – EACEF becoming reality due to hard work of many parties, especially also support from DAAD.

The response from so many authors from 20 countries with 200 reviewed papers from 289 submitted papers, surely a confirmation for the need of this conference. They are signs for us, that our EACEF is expected to have significant contribution in facing global issues, opens a window of opportunity to strengthen ties between the Europe and the Asia region at a key time of fast global change.

To respond of this needy, the Organizing Committee and the Scientific Committee had committed to conduct the next conference, the 4th conference of EACEF to be held in:

Seoul, KOREA, hosted by Hanyang University

In August 2015

In his speech, Prof. Jong-Sung SIM (Hanyang University), that it is a great honor to be the host of the next conference.

 

2. MINI SYMPOSIUM: Engineering Education

As part of the conference program, on the second day of the conference, September 17, 2015 the participants were invited to join the Mini Symposium, with the topic: Engineering Education, to discuss HOW to develop engineers who can contribute in the society.

Day, date              :  September  17, 2015

Time (duration)     :  13.00 -15.00

Place                     :  Petra Christian University

Remark                 :  one of parallel sessions

 

Symposium Chair:

Prof. Harianto Hardjasaputra

Presenters:

  1. Prof. Shunji Kusayanagi (Tokyo City University, Japan)
  2. Dr. Rachman Sjarief (German Alumni-Motivator)
  3. Prof. Dr. Peter Pscheid (International University Liaison Indonesia).
  4. Prof. Chan Weng Tat (National University of Singapore)
  5. 5. Prof. Manfred Grohmann (Uni Kassel- German)

Moderator:

Anastasia Yunika, M.Eng.

Topic content:

1) What is the attitude and ways of thinking of young generation in your country?

2) What is the problem(s) existing in engineering education system in your country?

3) How do we overcome those problems and difficulties? Can we find an effective education system(s)?

 

3. GERMAN ALUMNI NIGHT

The German Alumni Night was conducted on September 17, 2015 at 6.00 pm after the closing ceremony of the conference.

Venue : Universitas Surabaya

 

Committee

Steering Committee:

Prof. Harianto Hardjasaputra

Dr. rer. nat. Maria Goretti (Dean)

Chairwoman : Esti Dwi Rinawiyanti ST, MBA (Industrial Engineer)

Treasury : Dr. rer. nat. Lanny Sapei (Bio-Tech)

 

The committee invited all German Alumni in Surabaya and surrounding through e-mail, fax, and invitation card.

 

Program:

18.00-18.30     Registration

18.30–19.00   Welcoming and Opening Speech by:

*   Representation of German Alumni (Maria Goretti)

*   Representation of DAAD Jakarta (Welcoming Letter from Dr. Irene Jansen)

*   Vice Rector I of Universitas Surabaya

19.30               Invited Presentation: “Synchronizing between Universities Innovation and Industrial Application”, presented by Markus Hartono Ph.D.

Presentation: “German Fest” from German Center in Surabaya.

20.10               Traditional Dance and Music by UBAYA’s Students

Dinner and Fellowship

21.00 Closing and Photo session

 

The number of the guests: 103

 

4. CONCLUSION

The author would like to thank to all parties, who have contributed idea, time and hard works to make this conference happen and success. We should also express our special thanks to DAAD for great supporting of this conference and recognize it as 3rd German DAAD Alumni Activities in Indonesia.

 

Karawaci, November 28, 2015

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harianto Hardjasaputra

Chairman

 

 

Attachments:

Attached with this report I have delivered to DAAD in Jakarta following items:

  1. Program Books (1 book)
  2. Flash Disk ( Soft Copy of Program Book and Paper)
  3. Conference Bag (1 pcs)
  4. Photo of the Conference
  5. Financial Report/ Statement
  6. List of German DAAD Alumni in Surabaya and invited participant of the conference.

 

 

 

 

The first Committee Meeting

Venue: Civil Engineering Department - UK Petra, Surabaya

Date: 23 January 2014

 

 

 

The Join Committee Meeting

Venue: Civil Engineering Department - UK Petra, Surabaya

Date: 20 March 2015

 

 

 

Peer Reviewer Final Meeting, 5th EACEF 2015

Venue: Mercure Hotel Surabaya

Date: June 29, 2015

 

 

 

German Alumni Meeting

Venue: Universitas Surabaya (UBAYA)

Date: June 29, 2015

 

 

 

Welcoming Banner

Venue: Universitas Kristen Petra, Surabaya

Date: September 15, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Desk

Venue: Universitas Kristen Petra, Surabaya

September 15, 2015

 

 

Registration Desk

Venue: Universitas Kristen Petra, Surabaya

September 15, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Mini Symposium

Venue: Universitas Kristen Petra, Surabaya

September 17, 2015

 

 

 

German Alumni Night

Venue: Universitas Surabaya (UBAYA)

Date: September 17, 2015 - evening

 

 

 

 

 

German Alumni Night (Cultural Performing)

Venue: Universitas Surabaya (UBAYA)

Date: September 17, 2015 - evening

 

 

 

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