IO, Bandung – Two Informatics Engineering students at Padjadjaran University (Unpad), Bandung, West Java, Sachi Hongo and Vega Savera Yuana, were selected as Indonesian delegates to the “Huawei Seeds For The Future 2019” event held in Beijing and Shenzhen, the People’s Republic of China, in November 2019. This program is an affirmation of Huawei’s commitment to preparing professional resources in the fields of information and communication technology.
Preparation is achieved through the transfer of knowledge about technology, innovation, corporate values, global insights, and also the importance of upholding local wisdom. Sachi and Vega followed the program for two weeks. During their first week in Beijing, both of them studied Mandarin and Chinese calligraphy. Then in Shenzhen, both of them gained knowledge about the latest developments from 3G / 4G / 5G network technology, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things.
While in China, the two also met with the Indonesian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Listyowati. According to her, China is the right country to study technology. Besides having several large technology companies, China has many unicorn startups engaged in digital technology.
This year the Seeds for the Future program included eight leading Indonesian universities: the University of Indonesia, the Bandung Institute of Technology, Padjadjaran University, Telkom University Bandung, Diponegoro University, Gadjah Mada University, the Ten November Institute of Technology, and Multimedia Nusantara University.
“Many collaborative activities have been conducted by Unpad and Huawei, including Martgen, TechDay, HAINA, national and international Huawei ICT competition, international certification, and training for lecturers and students,” said the Unpad Informatics Engineering lecturer, who is also the coordinator of Unpad cooperation with Huawei, Dr. Asep Sholahuddin, MT., As quoted by Unpad Public Relations, 9 December 2019. (*/est)