Muhammad Reza Kahar AZIZ was born in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia in 1981. He received bachelor and master (cum laude) degrees, in 2004 and 2012, respectively, from Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia. His Ph.D. in Information Science degree is obtained from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, Japan, in 2016.
In 2004 – 2005, Dr. Reza was a Microwave Service Engineer, Siemens Indonesia. Then, he has been with Ericsson Indonesia as a Broadband Solution Engineer in 2005 – 2010. Furthermore, he served as Teaching Assistant in ITB and Adjunct Lecturer in Institut Teknologi Telkom (ITT) in 2011. Since 2012, he has joined Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), Lampung, Indonesia. He also received Graduate Research Program (GRP) and Doctor Research Fellow (DRF) from JAIST in 2013 – 2016.
Dr. Reza received award of 10% top performer Ericsson Indonesia employee in 2009, ITB Voucher Scholarship in 2011, Furthermore, he received Overal Best Paper Award in Asia Modelling Symposium (AMS), Malaysia, 2015. JAIST Foundation Research Grant for Students is obtained in 2017 for attending the European Wireless Conference 2016 in Oulu, Finland. He also received research grant of Hibah Mandiri from ITERA in 2017.
He has published more than 10 scientific contributions in journals, newsletter, conferences, and scientific speech. His research interests include wireless communication systems, wireless sensor networks, signal processing, information theory, radio geolocation, factor graph, array antenna, and electromagnetic.
Currently, he is a member of IEEE and is serving as a reviewer and TPC for IEEE conferences, includes ICC, Globecom, and other international and domestic conferences. He also serves as reviewer for several journals including IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology.