Institut Teknologi Bandung and Honeywell Partner for Future Engineers in Indonesia
September 28, 2016
Jakarta, September 6 2016: Honeywell (NYSE:HON) and Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), the leading state institute for higher education of engineering, technology and science in Indonesia, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a Control Laboratory on the university campus. The MOU was signed at Honeywell Indonesia's head office at Menara Prima Building, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan, by Prof. Dr. Bambang Riyanto, Vice Rector for Research, Innovation and Partnership of ITB, and Alex Pollack, President of Honeywell Indonesia.
“On behalf of ITB, we are very grateful that Honeywell is committed to nurturing quality education of our future leaders. The Control Laboratory will help bachelor and master degree students develop the critical skills necessary to improve their knowledge in the manufacturing industry, both in Indonesia and globally, as well as prepare them for careers in this field,” said Prof. Dr. Bambang Riyanto, ITB Vice Rector for Research, Innovation and Partnership.
“As a global leader in aerospace, Home and Building Technologies, Safety and Productivity Solutions and performance materials and technologies, Honeywell understands the importance of inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers,” said Alex Pollack, President of Honeywell Indonesia. “With ITB's reputation for academic excellence and its strong commitment to developing bright students in Indonesia, we look forward to a successful collaboration to support Indonesia's future leaders.
Following the MOU, Honeywell and ITB will begin building the Honeywell Control Laboratory, which is planned to be officially launched at the end of November 2016. It will be located at the laboratory area of the School of Electronic Engineering and Informatics ITB. Activities conducted in the laboratory will focus on teaching students ITB's curriculum and showcasing Honeywell's control process technologies and solutions. That includes with Process Control / Advance Control Laboratory activities:
- Teaching and Students Project Facility
- Students' project ideas
- Pilot plant scale units
- Designed around process units operations
- Demonstrate variety of control strategies
- Process units enable a variety of hands-on practical work
- Dynamic response
- Model Identification and Testing
- Advanced Process Control.
- ntegrated into Honeywell Experion system.
In addition, in the future, it will also open for other cooperation, including engagement for Pipeline, and University Recruitment Program. The Honeywell Control Laboratory is sponsored by Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative that focuses on five areas at global level: Family Safety & Security, Housing & Shelter, Science & Math Education, Habitat & Conservation, and Humanitarian Relief.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Honeywell's products and systems have been distributed and installed in Indonesia since 1974, and in 1992, Honeywell established an Indonesian representative office which maintains a network of local distribution companies. Today, Honeywell employs over 1,200 employees in cities across the country including Jakarta, Surabaya, Batam and Bintan. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit https://www.honeywell.com/en-us/news
About Honeywell Hometown Solutions
Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative, focuses on five areas of vital importance: Family Safety & Security, Housing & Shelter, Science & Math Education, Habitat & Conservation, and Humanitarian Relief. Together with leading public and non-profit institutions, Honeywell has developed powerful programs to address these needs in the communities it serves. For more information, please visit https://www.honeywell.com/en-us/company/our-communities