Reducing Case of Medical Personnel Infected to COVID-19, ITB Develops Personal Protective Equipment Disinfection Unit

* Disinfection and pretreatment device prototypes for PPE sterilization. (Photo: Doc. Renni Suhardi)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - Reported several cases of doctors and medical personnel infected with COVID-19 while on duty, although they have been equipped with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and well usage procedures. The team analyzed the...

In Support of PPE Demand, ITB Produces Face Shields with 3D Printer Technology

*Face shield prototype made by Ir. Adi Indrayatno, M.Sc, Ph.D. (Picture: private document)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id – Since COVID-19 has been declared as a pandemic, medical workers have been faced with the duty of handling the amount of positive patients, person under surveillance (OD), and patient under surveillance (PDP). In taking care of these...

ITB Develops Individual Isolation Room in Handling COVID-19

*Photo by Arria SrinardwitaBANDUNG, itb.ac.id - Recently, the number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia continues to increase. As a result, the number of patients who need intensive care with adequate facilities is also increasing. However, not all referral hospitals have adequate facilities in handling and care of COVID-19 patients, one of which is...

ITB Lecturer Team Develops Non-Contact Body Temperature Thermal Cameras

To measure body temperature in a non-contact manner in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to the current standard procedure, because according to WHO guidelines one of the indications since infection with COVID-19 started in 5-14 days will cause body temperatures greater than 38oC or known as fever symptoms. The use of the infrared gun...

ITB Develops a Multi User Ventilator

*LC MUMU ventilator casing design. (Photo of doc. Augie Widyotriatmo S.T., M.T., Ph.D)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - The availability of medical devices is important in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, both for patients and medical personnel. Ventilator is one of the medical devices that is needed as a breathing aid for COVID-19 patients who experience...

ITB Lecturer Team Develops an Ambu-Bag-based Portable Ventilator: Airgency

BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - Bandung Institute of Technology Lecturer Team developed Airgency: Emergency Automatic Bag-Ventilator, a portable ventilator to treat COVID-19 patients using ambu-bag technology (air bags). Airgency is an innovation that has been developed as a treatment for COVID-19 patients who have been in most critical stage where has...

Mental Burden Analysis of the Use of Learning Systems in e-Learning

BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - In order to anticipate the spread of COVID-19, teaching, and learning activities both in schools and colleges are now conducted online. Institut Teknologi Bandung itself has imposed online lectures as of March 16, 2020, and then extended as stated in Circular Letter No.123 / I1.B01 / PP / 2020 concerning Extension of Online...

ITB Develops a Sterilization Cabin for N-95 Masks

BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - The Renewable Energy Laboratory Team, Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (FTMD) Bandung Institute of Technology, chaired by Dr. Yuli Setyo Indartono, develops a sterilization cabin for N-95 masks. This cabin is expected to be able to sterilize N-95 masks that already have been used by medical personnel.The 1x1x2...

ITB Vulcanologist Explains: Why Do Volcanoes Erupt at The Same Time?

Bandung, itb.ac.id – Recently volcanic activity in Indonesia is showing its presence in various locations. Indonesia is well known to be rich in volcanoes as part of the Ring of Fire. Yet in recent times an interesting trend emerged with the occurrence of relatively parallel volcanic activity at six volcanoes. Mount Anak Krakatau witnessed an...

Challenges and Opportunities for the Use of Composite Materials in Airplane Structure

*Courtesy of e-Learning of ITB BANDUNG, itb.ac.id – Guru Besar Fakultas Teknik Mesin dan Dirgantara (FTMD) ITB, Prof. Bambang Kismono Hadi memaparkan studinya terkait “Tantangan dan Peluang Penggunaan Bahan...

Scientific Speech by Prof. Rajesri Govindaraju: Utilization of Information System in Industry

*Courtesy of e-Learning of ITBBANDUNG, itb.ac.id – Today, businesses or industries face a big challenge in the effort to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of their operations on various functional and managerial areas. Information Technology and Information system have been utilized by companies especially to comprehensively support planning...

Scientific Speech by Prof. Danu Ariono: Development of Diffusional Separation Technology in Chemical Industries

*Prof. Danu Ariono in a scientific oration regarding development of diffusional separation technology, delivered at Aula Barat of ITB on...

An ITB Researcher Studies the Effect of Microgravity on Ripeness of Banana

?*Prototype of clinostat 3D. (Photo by: Adi Permana/Humas ITB)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id – Ever imagine what will happen if bananas are sent to outer space? Will it ripe faster or slower due to low...

Development of Bioindicator for Management of River Water Quality

*Photo by: E-Learning ITBBANDUNG, itb.ac.id – According to 2016 data by Statistics Indonesia, 56 percent of rivers in Indonesia are heavily polluted. This high level of pollution, especially in Indonesia, to water bodies is caused by human...

Development of Robotics Technology in ITB

*Prof. Dr. Ir. Bambang Riyanto Trilaksono (Photo by: PR of ITB)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id – Institut Teknologi Bandung have produced excellent researches in various fields, including robotics. Many...