Faculty of Agricultural Technology (FTP) is one of the faculties at the University of Brawijaya (UB). FTP currently has three departments, namely:
Experience providing education stems Agricultural Technology has more than 20 years, and a new date of January 26, 1998 UB’s Faculty of Agricultural Technology (FTP UB)
stands with the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia (RI Education Minister) Number: 012a / O / 1998. Over a span of 22 years, by 1975 to 1997,
stems Agricultural Technology (TP) has been organized by the Department of TP while still under the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Brawijaya (FP-UB).
The trip up to the establishment of an FTP-UB long enough. In 1975 at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Brawijaya opened departments / new department with the name
of the Department of Agricultural Technology (THP). The establishment of this new department is intended to develop the disciplines related to post-harvest handling of
agricultural products. Under the Education Minister Decree Decree No. 0211 / U / 1982, since 1982 the institution officially designated as one of the majors under the FP-UB,
supervises study programs (PS) THP and interest in the study (MS) Agricultural Mechanization. In 1984, by decree of the Director General of Higher Education Ministry of
Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia (Directorate General of Higher Education Department of Education RI) No. 118 / Higher Education / Wipe / 84,
THP department name was changed to the Department of TP which manages two PS, the PS and PS THP Mechanization Agriculture (MP). In 1994 out of RI Education Minister
Decree No. 0411 / U / 1994 which changed the name of the PS MP into PS. Agricultural Engineering (TEP).
In an effort to spur the development of the agricultural sector, especially the agricultural industry, the Department of Agricultural Technology opened a new interest in the study,
namely MS Industrial Technology Agriculture (TIP) in 1983 Since 1984, the Department of Agricultural Technology has three PS: THP, TEP and TIP are included in SNMPTN,
although the determination of the new TIP PS occurred on April 1, 1998 with the publication of the Director General of Higher Education Department of Education Decree
No. 103 / Higher Education / Kep / 1998.
In the framework of scientific development at each course so since then also began to develop in the direction of the formation of a number of laboratories, the Laboratory Quality
Production of Agricultural Products, Agricultural Products Processing, Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition Results, Process Engineering of Agricultural Products,
Agricultural Power and Machinery, Soil and Water Engineering, process Engineering and Production Systems, Bio Industry and Waste Management and Laboratory Management
and Industrial Systems.
In terms of institutional arrangements and management majors, PS and Laboratories, both during still a department under the FP-UB and after becoming FTP UB until 2001,
has followed the appropriate statute UB Decree of the Ministry of Education Decree No. 0444 / O / 1992.
Up to August 2010 has produced as many as 2855 Bachelor of people spread across Indonesia. To increase the number and quality of graduates produced and strengthen its
role in the development of the agricultural sector, especially agro-industry, the FTP-UB are always trying to improve the quantity and quality of its faculty. In 2010, FTP-UB
has 78 lecturers, which consists of 6 professors, 15 lecturers doctoral degree (S-3)??, 52 lecturers with Master’s degrees (S-2), and 5 people Sarjana (S 1).
Until the end of August 2010 were 23 teaching staff are taking the S-3 and S-3 staff take 2, both at home and abroad.