On Wednesday, December 27, 2017, Faculty of Engineering Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) held an agenda Research and Publication Discussion. This event was conducted at Assembly Room F3  building on Faculty of Engineering UMY on 09.00-12.00 WIB. It was attended by lectures of the Faculty. The speaker, Iswandaru Widiyatmoko, ST., MSc., Ph.D.,  is a  member of the Association of Asphalt Technologist, USA.  He earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree at the Bandung Institute of Technology, Master of Science degree at Birmingham University and completing his PhD at Sheffield Hallam University, England.

In the agenda, the audiences actively involved in discussions. Dialoque and question-answer occured until the last agenda, all of the lecturers also has high enthuasiasm about the systematic of research and publications which was presented by Dr. Iswandaru.

Topic which delivered by Dr Iswandaru included specifications and qualifications in conducting research, research system in the United Kingdom, the purpose of research, synergy between university and  industry, and  innovation and implementation of research in a study and academic. Dr. Iswandaru also explained how to write a paper, writing code of conduct and tips for paper review.