PKM-RE Team, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember Participates in the 36th PIMNAS 2023 at Padjadjaran University

The Program Kreativitas Mahasiswa Riset Eksakta Team (PKM-RE) Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember, took part in the 36th Pekan Ilmiah Mahasiswa Nasional (PIMNAS) at Padjadjaran University from November 26 to December 1, 2023. The PKM-RE team consisted of Moh. Nazib Abdulloh Yaqin as team leader, with members Qurrota A’yun, Willda Dian Alfiela, Inayatul Ilmiyah, and Helmy Adam Zakaria. Carrying the theme of Pemanfaatan Limbah Ampas Kopi sebagai Material Pendukung TiO2 untuk Aplikasi Reduksi Logam Berat Cr(VI), the PKM-RE FMIPA team competes with 525 PKM groups from 107 universities throughout Indonesia. The PKM teams that passed PIMNAS were the result of selection from 5102 PKM teams that passed funding in 2023.

Dr. Sutisna, S.Pd., M.Si. lecturer at Department of Physics, FMIPA UNEJ, as the supervisor, said that the PKM-RE FMIPA team had prepared themselves, including strengthening the presentation material. “PIMNAS will be divided into 25 classes with several different fields, and this year poster judging will be carried out first, followed by presentation judging,” he said. It’s just that in 2023, the PKM-RE FMIPA team has not succeeded in winning a medal. Sutisna also added that for the implementation of the PKM-RE research, funds from Belmawa amounted to 7.6 million, with matching funds from the University of Jember amounting to 2 million.

For your information, Pekan Ilmiah Mahasiswa Nasional (PIMNAS) is the official annual event of the National Achievement Center, Ministry of Education, and Culture in the field of reasoning to compete in national-level student scientific work. PIMNAS is the pinnacle of national-scale student scientific activities. PIMNAS is a forum for scientific meetings and communication of student creative products, attended by students or Program Kreativitas Mahasiswa (PKM) team groups..

The fields contested at the PIMNAS event are PKM-Riset Eksakta (PKM-RE), PPKM-Riset Sosial Humaniora (PKM-RSH), PKM-Kewirausahaan (PKM-K), PKM-Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat (PKM-PM), PKM-Penerapan Iptek (PKM-PI), PKM-Karsa Cipta (PKM-KC), PKM-Karya Inovatif (PKM-KI), and PKM-Video Gagasan Konstruktif (PKM-VGK). And this year’s event will also include a non-PIMNAS competition and a technology and innovation exhibition..