Grand Aston City Hall Hotel

September 7, 2017 – September 8, 2017

TALENTA Conference on Engineering Science and Technology (CEST) 2017 is an International conference that offers opportunity of knowledge sharing, networking and collaboration between engineers, scientists and technologists as well as academician and researcher working in the wide areas of engineering.  This conference is organized by the Faculty of Engineering, University of Sumatera Utara (USU) Indonesia as an annual event to celebrate the 58th anniversary of Faculty Engineering in 2017. The committee has chosen the specific theme “Sustainable Energy and Bio materials” for this year event, but the conference itself will cover wide area of engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Environment Engineering, Architecture, etc. The TALENTA-CEST2017 program consists of interactive presentation sessions, keynote presentations from experts in the related field and social events including networking dinner and post conference tour.

Conference Theme: Sustainable Energy and Materials

The conference covers the following topics but not limited to:

  1. Sustainable Energy Technologies:
    Energy Technologies, Energy Production and Management, Energy Recovery, Biofuels, Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Mechanical Design and Manufacturing, Heating and Cooling Applications, Maintenance of Mechanical Systems, Power Generation Distribution and Management.
  2. Sustainable Environmental Management
    Cleaner Production, Waste Management, Construction Project Management and Safety, Disaster and Risk Engineering, Development Studies, Economic Growth and Development, Heritage and Built Environment, Human and Society.
  3. Sustainable Energy Policy
    Climate Change, Green House Gasses, Mitigation Actions, Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) mechanism, Energy Planning, Energy Regulation.
  4. Chemical Processing
    Oil and Gas Processing, Polymer Science and Technology, Oleo chemical Processing, Bioprocessing, Vegetable and Essential Oils, Food Engineering, Green Technology, Green Product and Cleaner Production.
  5. Biomaterial Science and Engineering
    Polymer, Biomechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Fatigue, Creep, Building Tech, Nano Tech, Biopolymer, Tissue Eng.
  6. Green Industrial Management and Development
    Engineering System Design for Sustainability, Green Productivity, Environmental Management for Sustainable Industrial Systems, Engineering and Risk Management, Green Ergonomic.
  7. Green Infrastructure
    Sustainable Construction Materials, Structural & Construction Engineering, Concrete Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Engineering, Transportation Engineering.
  8. Computational for Energy System and Material
    Computational Methods for Sustainable Energies, and Applied Mechanics, Environmental Modeling.
  9. ICT for Energy System and Material
    Power Electronics, Computer and Communication Support for Energy system, Smart System, Optimization.


Keynote Speakers

  1. Prof. Hanafi Ismail (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
  2. Prof. Hiromi Homma (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)
  3. Dr. Edward Halawa (Charles Darwin University, Australia)
  4. Dr. Eng. Ir. Irvan MS.

Honorary Board

  1. Prof. Dr. Runtung, SH, M.Hum (Rector, University of Sumatera Utara)
  2. Ir. Seri Maulina, MSi, PhD (Dean, Engineering Faculty, University of Sumatera Utara)

International Board

  1. Prof. Hiromi Homma (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)
  2. Prof. Hiroyuki Daimon (Toyohashi, Japan)
  3. Prof. Masashi Daimaruya (Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan)
  4. Prof. Marwan Al-Akaidi (Arab Open University, Kuwait)
  5. Prof. Nik Meriam Nik Sulaiman (University of Malaya, Malaysia)

Scientific Committee

  1. Prof. T. Indra Mahlia (Uniten, Malaysia)
  2. Prof. Hiroyuki Daimon (Toyohashi, Japan)
  3. Prof. Hideki Kawai (Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan)
  4. Assoc. Prof. Edy Harianto Majlan (UKM, Malaysia)
  5. Prof. Marwan Al-Akaidi ( Arab Open University, Kuwait)
  6. Dr. Edward Halawa (Charles Darwin, University, Australia)
  7. Dr. Fahmi Ridwan (Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia)
  8. Prof. Bustami Syam (University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)
  9. Mahyuddin K. Nasution (University of Sumatera Utara,Indonesia)
  10. Dwira Aulia, Ph.D (University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)
  11. Dr .Eng. Irvan (University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)
  12. Dr. Eng. Himsar Ambarita (University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)
  13. Dr. Taufiq Bin Nur (University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)
  14. Dr. Halimatuddahliana (University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)


Organizing Committee


Indra Surya, Ph.D


Dr. Eng. Himsar Ambarita

Secretary:Suherman, Ph.D
Vice Secretary:Maya Sarah, Ph.D
Treasury:Ir. Adina Sari Lubis, MT
Vice Treasury:Dr. Juliza Hidayati

1. Dr. Eng. Rondang Tambun
2. Dr. Eng. Taufiq Bin Nur
3. Dr. Eng. Listiani Nurul Huda
4. Dr. Fahmi
5. Dr. Bode Haryanto
6. Buchari ST, MT

Contact Info

Organizing Committee Engineering Faculty, University of Sumatera Utara

Email: talentacest@usu.ac.id and talentacest@gmail.com




Accepted Abstract


The followings are accepted abstracts for oral presentations in CEST 5.

There are 107 submission in initial stage. Reasons of rejections include incompleteness, out of scope on conference topics and out of scope publisher requirement.

Abstract LoA and next step information will be sent to corresponding authors shortly. Thank you very much for your participation.

Posted: 2022-12-03
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Faculty of Engineering
University of Sumatera Utara