Community bridge UGM won the champion 2 NTU Bridge Design Competition 2016, held at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Saturday-Sunday (March 19 to 20 in 2016). This bridge competitions organized by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and followed by various countries in Southeast Asia, such as Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.
In this competition the bridge UGM team was represented by three teams and each – each team was represented by two students. The students compete as representatives of Indonesia. They are daughter Shahida Firdaus, Sandy Kang (Team Gama Bridge), Bagus Raka Panuntun, Muwafiqurrahhman Prabowo (Team CS Bridge) and Ika Rahmawati Suyanto, Surya Dewi Puspitasari (Tim Almond Blossom). All of these students are from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Muwafiq said that in this competition there are two categories contested, namely the category of universities and polytechnics. In each category the bridge must have a value of beauty and able to withstand a load of – the magnitude and the participant must provide the best possible presentation and answered questions – questions from the jury in order to win the game. “All teams compete vigorously and get the best results in accordance with effort and preparation that has been done,” he added.
Team CS Bridge of Indonesia won the second in the university category. “These results should be thankful as well as a performance evaluation for the next team. In the future may be a trigger of the bridge UGM team in order to achieve optimal results in every competition, “said Raka.