Brief Biography of Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, S.T., M.T., Ph.D.


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 was 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.

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Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz received bachelor and master (cum laude) degrees, in 2004 and 2012, respectively, from Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia. He received Ph.D. degree from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, Japan, in 2016.

In 2004-2005, he was a Microwave Service Engineer, Siemens Indonesia. Dr. Reza has been with Ericsson Indonesia as a Broadband Solution Engineer in 2005-2010. Since 2012, he has joined Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), Lampung, Indonesia.

Dr. Reza received award of 10% top performer Ericsson Indonesia employee in 2009, ITB Voucher Scholarship in 2011, and JAIST Foundation Research Grant for Students in 2017. He also received Graduate Research Program (GRP) and Doctor Research Fellow (DRF) from JAIST in 2013 – 2016. Furthermore, he received Overal Best Paper Award in Asia Modelling Symposium (AMS), Malaysia, 2015. 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, and radio geolocation using factor graph.

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.


Archive from Linkedin, I want to revise the brief biography in Linkedin with the new one. The old version until 20 Feb 2018 is below

About 12 Years in Telecommunication Industry, with almost 6 years experience in Vendor of Mobile Telecommunication and almost 6 years research in the University for Master and PhD Degree of Telecommunication.

Academic Research Experience:

PhD Thesis research is focus on Wireless Geolocation Techniques with Factor Graphs for Position Detection of Unknown Radio Emitters.

Master Thesis research is about Downlink LTE OFDM, Channel Estimation and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS). Other research about Array Signal Processing, Android Aplication.

Vendor Experience:

Strong Technology: Microwave Point to Point, Optical, Mobile Backhaul, Mobile Broadband, Mobile Access, Radio Access Transport, PDH, SDH, Ethernet, IP, LTE, 3G.

Product: Microwave, Optical, Mobil Backhaul of Ericsson Product. Microwave Siemens Product.

Deep Experience in Pre-Sales Activity, Product and Technical Presentation to intra and extra costumer, Making BoQ, Support Technical Sales for Tender/Bidding, Transmission Network Design, Guiding from RFP/RFQ until PO released, Technical Solution Design and Proposal, Strategic Planning, Microwa Mobile Backhaul Master Plan, Network Migration from PDH to Ethernet, Competitor Analysis and also Business Intelligence.

Good experience in Business Proccess, SDP (Sales Decision Point), Support Technical Guide for Pricing Manager, Logistik in order to keep ordering in track. Technical Advice for Project Manager, Implementation, Transport Network Design (TND). Make sure that other part such as Project, TND, Logistic, Account team, Services team having the sufficient knowledge about the product.

Deep Experience in Verdi (Ordering Tools), Matlab, and TND Tools such as TEMSLink Planner (TLP), WinFF2000, MS Office, App Inventor (Android Application Tools).

Other Experience and/or Knowledge: Map Info, and basic knowledge in Pathloss.

Experience as Lecturer, Trainer, Workshop Presenter.