Prof. Ahmad Ashari, a distinguished academic and expert in electronic and instrumentation engineering at the University of Gadjah Mada (UGM), is leading groundbreaking research in utilizing Big Data to drive advancements in the electronic and instrumentation industry. His innovative work aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), notably SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.
In response to the evolving landscape of urbanization, Prof. Ashari’s research focuses on integrating Big Data analytics within the electronic and instrumentation industry. By harnessing the power of Big Data, he aims to enhance manufacturing processes, optimize resource allocation, and improve the efficiency of electronic and instrumentation systems, ultimately contributing to the creation of sustainable and smart cities. The issues has that presented in Smart City Outlook 2023: Big Data held by Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences Universitas Gadjah Mada at October 14, 2023.
“The convergence of Big Data and electronic instrumentation is a game-changer for the industry and urban development. Through data analytics, we can optimize energy consumption, reduce waste, and design efficient systems that align with sustainable development goals, especially in making cities safe and resilient,” emphasized Prof. Ahmad Ashari.
Prof. Ashari’s multidisciplinary approach involves collaboration with experts in electronic engineering, data analytics, and urban planning. By analyzing vast datasets generated from various instrumentation devices, his research aims to identify patterns and optimize system performance, ensuring that electronic and instrumentation systems support the sustainable growth of urban areas.
Through this research, Prof. Ahmad Ashari seeks to provide evidence-based recommendations to industry stakeholders, policy makers, and urban planners. By promoting technological innovation and sustainable practices within the electronic and instrumentation industry, he envisions cities that are not only technologically advanced but also safe, inclusive, and resilient.
The University of Gadjah Mada supports Prof. Ahmad Ashari’s efforts in integrating Big Data analytics into the electronic and instrumentation industry. This initiative underscores the university’s commitment to research, education, and innovation that addresses global challenges and contributes to a more sustainable and inclusive future for cities and human settlements.