(10/3) Semarang – In the beginning of 2021, the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Diponegoro proved service quality and organizational quality by obtaining the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001: 2015) certification which was obtained in 2019. Faculty was assessed by the TUV Rheinland External Audit Team on 9-10 March 2021. The assessment was carried out by online media in the midst of a pandemic. The assessment included quality services in 12 departments, academic systems and lectures, business processes, facilities in the faculty such as libraries & laboratories.

Head of the External Audit Team Dr. Suliswiyadi said that overall the Faculty had a high commitment to implement ISO 9001:2015 management system. Some of the evidence were the Leaders of the Faculty implemented ZI WBK (Corruption Free Zone and Integrity Zone), produced professors with significant results (38 people), budget absorption reached > 90%, the number of international publications (journals: 135), (proceedings: 214), and had 34 achievements (10 at the international level and 24 at the national level). With these good results, FT deserves ISO 9001:2015 certification.

Responding to this achievement, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Prof. Ir. Moch. Agung Wibowo expressed his gratitude to all parties who involved in this process. He said, “thank you for the Deputy Deans, Head of Departments, Head of Study Programs, TPMF Team, GPM Team, as well as Administrators, Supervisors, Admin Staff. He added that hard work had become a culture in the faculty to always make continuous improvements. as gratitude for being the best, Amen ”.

For your information, ISO 9001: 2015 is an international quality management standard system which designed to assist organizations in ensuring that they meet needs of their customers and stakeholders and meet statutory, legal and regulatory requirements related to their products or services. ISO 9001: 2015 is the latest standard of Quality Management System, and “2015” is the newest revision year of Quality Management system. (Mardian)

Screenshot: External audit session between Engineering Faculty and TUV Rheinland via Zoom