Wednesday (28/07 2016), Faculty of Engineering re-develop international cooperation with one of the leading universities in Thailand that focuses on the engineering field of Kasetsart University. This cooperation started from the research collaboration between the lecturer of Civil Engineering Faculty of Engineering UMY namely Prof. Agus Setyo Munthohar with one lecturer at the university of the white elephant country. This event was directly attended by three heads of study program and vice dean of cooperation field of Faculty of Engineering from Kasetsart University, Thailand at General Stadium Hall of Faculty of Engineering UMY.

Kasetsart University itself has several courses and there are three courses that will establish cooperation with universities in Indonesia namely, Civil Engineering courses, Environmental Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. For the Faculty of Engineering UMY itself will perform cooperation with Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering. The MoU signing ceremony was followed by a discussion between Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta and its surroundings with Kasetsart University. Assessment of cooperation includes internship to a laboratory in Kasetsart University or industry in Thailand which has cooperation with Kasetsart University, Student Exchange, fast track, Kasetsart University open with sabatical leave program conducted by lecturers of UMY. It is expected that through the signing of this MoU can further develop cooperation and research in the field of engineering by both institutions. (Anya)