University of Lambung Mangkurat inaugurated two Professors in the Senate Open Meeting of University of Lambung Mangkurat, on Thursday (06/10). The event took place at the Theater Building of Faculty of Medicine. Several head officials in South Kalimantan province such as Head of IKA ULM (Alumni Association), former Rectors of ULM, family of the inaugurated professors, lecturers and academicians in ULM made their attendance to this meeting. The two inaugurated professors are Prof. Dr. Ir. H. Ismed Setya Budi, MS., and Prof. Dr. dr. H. Ari Yunanto, Sp.A(K)., IBCLC., S.H. By today’s inauguration, ULM now has 35 Professors.

In this inauguration, each professor delivered their scientific oration. Prof. Dr. Ir. H. Ismed Setya Budi, MS., delivered the oration entitled “Endophytic : the Ignored Microbes in Wetlands” and Prof. Dr. dr. H. Ari Yunanto, Sp.A(K)., IBCLC., S.H delivered his oration entitled “The Roles of Saliva as Biomarker in  Enforcing the Neonatal Sepsis Diagnosis for Non-Invasive Examination Development.”

Rector of ULM Prof. Dr. H. Sutarto Hadi M.Si., M.Sc in his marking congratulated to both recently-inaugurated Professors. He said it is very difficult to get to the academician’s career peak. Consistency in the Three Pillars of Higher Education is surely necessary. Moreover, we also need to write teaching book, references, and get our research into international journal publication. A professor is demanded to work more intensively in order to conduct more researches, publications, and patents which surely will become the new added value in sciences and technology. Hopefully, the increased number of professors will enable the improvement of learning quality in each study program or faculty. Further, this achievement is expected to be able to encourage the development of beneficial scientific work for sciences and mankind’s importance development. (ULM Public Relations)

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