Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, S.T., M.T., Ph.D.

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 PhD in Information Science degree was obtained from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, Japan, in 2016.

In 2004 – 2005, Dr. Reza was a Microwave Radio Service Engineer and Project Coordianator, Siemens Indonesia. Then, he had been with Ericsson Indonesia (EID) as a Broadband Solution Engineer for Wireless and Optical Transport in 2005 – 2010, where he was also selected as Radio Microwave Champion for Indonesia. After that in 2011, he served as Teaching Assistant in ITB and Adjunct Lecturer in Institut Teknologi Telkom (ITT). Since 2012, he has joined Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), Lampung, Indonesia, as Teaching Staff. He also received Graduate Research Program (GRP) and Doctor Research Fellow (DRF) from JAIST in 2013 – 2016.

Dr. Reza achievements started since Elementary School of SDN 2 Teladan Rawa Laut, Lampung with the top three rank in 6th grade in 1992. Then he continued to obtain the first rank in his class of the 3rd grade of Junior High School of SMPN 2 Bandar Lampung in 1995 and 1996. After that, Dr. Reza was selected as the best male student in Senior High School of SMUN 2 Bandar Lampung, also the first position in Tanjungkarang Timur District, and the second place in Bandar Lampung City in 1998. He also represented his Senior High School for the competition of Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics Olympiads.

Dr. Reza received award of 10% top performer Ericsson Indonesia employee in 2009 and ITB Voucher Scholarship in 2011. Furthermore, he received Best Paper Award in 9th Asia Modelling Symposium (AMS) 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and 2nd Symposium of Future Telecommunication and Technologies (SOFTT) 2018, Badung, Indonesia. After that, Dr. Reza was a nominee for Young Investigator Award by Sensor Journal MDPI. Then, he receives IEEE Journal Author Award from IEEE Indonesia Section in 2020. JAIST Foundation Research Grant for Students was obtained in 2017 for attending the European Wireless Conference 2016 in Oulu, Finland. He also received research grants from ITERA in 2017 and 2018 as principle and co investigators.

He has more than 20 scientific contributions including 7 journals, 4 Japan patents (3 grants), a newsletter, 12 conference proceedings, 3 theses, and 2 books, with 75 citations and h-index of 5 in Google Scholar and 4 in Scopus. His research interests include wireless communication systems, signal processing, information theory, radio geolocation, factor graph, antennas, and electromagnetic.

He is currently a member of IEEE and is serving as a reviewer and TPC for IEEE conferences, e.g., ICC, Globecom, VTC, other conferences, as well as several journals including IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Techonology, with total 146 verified review by Publons. He was also TPC-chair of ICoSITeR 2016.

Dr. Reza profiles are available in Scopus, Google Scholar, Researchgate, LinkedIn, Sinta, Publons, and WordPress, Reza_Resume Download Full CV in PDF.

Journal Article

7) Meng Cheng, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, and Tad Matsumoto, “Integrated Factor Graph Algorithm for DOA-based Geolocation and Tracking,” IEEE Access,Vol. 8 (2020), pp. 49989 – 49998, 09 March 2020, DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2979510, Full paper, Scopus Q1, WoS IF 3.745.

6) Ardiansyah, Yonghoon Choi, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Kangwook Cho, and Deokjai Choi, “Latency-Optimal Network Intelligence Services in SDN/NFV-Based Energy Internet Cyberinfrastructure,” IEEE Access, Vol. 8 (2019), pp. 4485-4499, 30 December 2019, DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2963139. Full paper, Scopus Q1, WoS IF 3.745.

5) Meng Cheng, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, and Tad Matsumoto, “A DOA-based factor graph technique for 3D multi-target geolocation,” IEEE Access, Vol. 7 (2019), pp. 94630-94641, 15 July 2019, DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2928851. Full paper, Scopus Q1, WoS IF 3.745.

4) Jauhar Ismiyadinata, Harry Yuliansyah, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, and Arief Syaichu Rohman, “Desain dan Implementasi Inverter Satu Fasa 400 Watt dengan Metode High Frequency Switching,” Journal of Science and Applicative Technology (JSAT), Vol. 3, No. 1 (2019),  9-16, 2581-0545, 23 August 2019. Full paper, SINTA-4.

3) Anita Pascawati, Pavel Hazdra, Tomas Lonsky, and Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Excitation of a Conducting Cylinder Using the Theory of Characteristic Modes,” Roadioengineering, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 956 – 960, December 2018, DOI: 10.13164/re.2018.0956. Full paper, Scopus Q3, WoS IF 1.076.

2) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Yuto Lim, and Tad Matsumoto, “A New RSS-based Wireless Geolocation Technique Utilizing Joint Voronoi and Factor Graph,” International Journal of Simulation: Systems, Science and Technology (IJSSST), Vol. 17, No. 36, pp. 9.1 – 9.9, September 2016, United Kingdom Simulation Society. Full paper, Scopus Q4.

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, and Tad Matsumoto, “A new DOA-based factor graph geolocation technique for detection of unknown radio wave emitter position using the first-order Taylor series approximation,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (JWCN), 2016(1), 189, 18 Agustus 2016, Springer International Publishing. Full paper, Scopus Q2, WoS IF 1.408.

Proceeding

13) Ardiansyah, Yonghoon Choi, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, and Deokjai Choi, “Latency Minimization for Energy Internet Communications with SDN Virtualization Infrastructure,” in Proc. 2019 10th IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), Beijing, China, October 2019.

12) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Heriansyah, Efa Maydhona Saputra, Anita Pascawati, and Ardiansyah Musa, “CRLB for DRSS-based Factor Graph of Wireless Geolocation,” in Proc. 2018 2nd Symposium of Future Telecommunication and Technologies (SOFTT), Bandung, Indonesia, 20 – 21 December 2018. Best Paper Award. Full paper.

11) Harry Yuliansyah, Dean Corio, Rajif Agung Yunmar, and Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Smart-Room Technology Implementation Based on Internet of Things Toward Smart Campus in Institut Teknologi Sumatera,” in Proc. 2018 3rd International Conference on Science, Infrastructure Technology and Regional Development (ICoSITeR), Lampung Selatan, Indonesia, 19 – 20 October 2018, Peer Reviewed, Scopus Indexed, Full Paper.

10) Harry Yuliansyah, Dean Corio, Rajif Agung Yunmar, and Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Energy Monitoring System Based on Internet of Things Toward Smart Campus in Institut Teknologi Sumatera (Under Review),” in Proc. 2018 3rd International Conference on Science, Infrastructure Technology and Regional Development (ICoSITeR), Lampung Selatan, Indonesia, 19 – 20 October 2018, Peer Reviewed, Scopus Indexed, Full Paper.

9) Shofiyati Nur Karimah, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, and Tad Matsumoto, “A PTDOA-DRSS Hybrid Factor Graph-based Unknown Radio Wave Geolocation,” in Proc. 2018 2nd International Conference on Signals and Systems (ICSigSys), Denpasar, Indonesia, 1 – 3 May 2018, DOI: 10.1109/ICSIGSYS.2018.8372773. Full paper.

8) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Heriansyah, Efa Maydhona Saputra, and Ardiansyah Musa, “Theoretical Bound of CRLB for Energy Efficient Technique of RSS-Based Factor Graph Geolocation,” in Proc. 2017 2nd International Conference on Science, Infrastructure Technology, and Regional Development (ICoSITeR), Lampung Selatan, Indonesia, 25 – 26 August 2017, IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 124 (2018) 012011, 5 March 2018, DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/124/1/012011. Full Paper.

7) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Shofiyati Nur Karimah, Niimi Yoshio, Khoirul Anwar, Tad Matsumoto, “Achieving Accurate Geo-location Detection Using Joint RSS-DOA Factor Graph Technique,” in Proc. 2016 10th International Conference on Telecommunication Systems Services and Applications (TSSA), Denpasar, Indonesia, 6 – 7 October 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TSSA.2016.7871076. Full paper.

6) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, and Tad Matsumoto, “DRSS-based Factor Graph Geolocation Technique for Position Detection of Unknown Radio Emitter,” in Proc. 2016 22nd European Wireless (EW), Oulu, Finland, 18 – 20 May 2016, . Full paper. Presentation video.

5) Shofiyati Nur Karimah, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, and Tad Matsumoto, “A Hybrid TOA and RSS-based Factor Graph for Wireless Geolocation Technique,” in Proc. 2016 IEEE 12th International Colloquium on Signal Processing & Its Applications (CSPA), Malacca City, Malaysia, 4 – 6 March 2016, DOI: 10.1109/CSPA.2016.7515820. Full paper.

4) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Yuto Lim, and Tad Matsumoto, “A New Wireless Geolocation Technique Using Joint RSS-based Voronoi and Factor Graph,” in Proc. 2015 9th Asia Modelling Symposium (AMS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7 – 9 September 2015, pp. 132 – 136, DOI: 10.1109/AMS.2015.29. Full paper. Presentation video.

3) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, Yamaguchi, Shintaro Araya, and Tad Matsumoto, “Monitoring Spot Configuration of RSS-based Factor Graph Geolocation Technique in Outdoor WSN Environments,” in Proc. 2015 The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) General Conference, Kusatsu, Kyoto, Japan, 24 February 2015. Full paper. Presentation video.

2) Iskandar and Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “A Study of HAPS-LTE Downlink Channel Performance Simulation Deployed for High Speed User Vehicle,” in Proc. 2014 8th International Conference On Telecommunication System, Services, And Application (TSSA), Kuta Bali, Indonesia, 23 – 24 October 2014, DOI: 10.1109/TSSA.2014.7065929.

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz and Iskandar, “Channel Estimation for LTE Downlink in High Altitude Platforms (HAPs) Systems,” in Proc. 2013 1st International Conference of Information and Communication Technology (ICoICT), Bandung, Indonesia, 20 – 22 March 2013, DOI: 10.1109/ICoICT.2013.6574570. Full paper.

Poster

13) Oktario, Xiaobo Zhou, Ade Irawan, and Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Deep Learning Approach for TDOA-Based Geolocation of Autonomous Vehicle,” in 2019 4th International Conference on Science, Technology, Infrastructure and Regional Development (ICoSITeR),  Lampung Selatan, 29 Oktober 2019. Invited.

Patent

4) Shofiyati Nur Karimah, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, and Tad Matsumoto, “Estimation method and estimating apparatus using the same (Joint TDOA and DRSS Based Geolocation with Factor Graph),” Original Assignee: Koden Electronics, Co., Ltd., Register: 2017-03-08, No. JP2017043625A, Application: 2018-09-20, No. JP201814647, Japan Patent, URL: Google Patent.

3) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, and Tad Matsumoto, “Estimation method and estimating apparatus using the same (DRSS-based Factor Graph Wireless Geolocation),” Original Assignee: Koden Electronics, Co., Ltd., Register: 2015-07-10, No. JP201513900, Application: 2017-01-26, No. JP2017020910A, Grant: 2018-12-05, No. JP6433386B2, Japan Patent, URL: Google Patent.

2) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, and Tad Matsumoto, “Estimation method and estimating apparatus using the same (TDOA-based Factor Graph Wireless Geolocation with Pythagorean Function),” Original Assignee: Koden Electronics, Co., Ltd., Register: 2014-11-07, No. JP2014227152A, Application: 2016-05-23, No. JP2016090471, Grant: 2018-09-26, No. JP6765B2, Japan Patent, URL: Google Patent.

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, and Tad Matsumoto, “Estimation method and estimating apparatus using the same (Joint DOA and RSS Factor Graph Wireless Geolocation Technique with Weighting Factor),” Original Assignee: Koden Electronics, Co., Ltd., Register: 2013-10-30, No. JP2013225824A, Application: 2015-05-07, No. JP2015085A, Grant: 2018-02-28, No. JP6286182B2, Japan Patent, URL: Google Patent.

Newsletter

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, and Tad Matsumoto, “Joint RSS-DOA Factor Graphs based Geo-location Technique,” COST IC1004 Newsletter, Vol. 4, March 2013. Full newsletter.

Technical Document

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Khoirul Anwar, and Tad Matsumoto, “A Joint RSS-DOA-TOA Factor Graphs based Geo-location Technique,” 6th MC and Scientific Meeting of COST IC1004, Malaga, Spain, 6 – 8 February 2013.

Book

3) Carlos de Lima, Didier Belot, Rafael Berkvens, Andre Bourdoux, Davide Dardari, Maxime Guillaud, Minna Isomursu, Elena-Simona Lohan, Yang Miao, Andre Noll Barreto, Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Jani Saloranta, Tachporn Sanguanpuak, Hadi Sarieddeen, Gonzalo Seco-Granados, Jaakko Suutala, Tommy Svensson, Mikko Valkama, Henk Wymeersch, and Barend van Liempd, 6G White Paper on Localization and Sensing, 6G Flagship, University of Oulu, Finland, June 2020, 6G Research Visions, No. 12, 2020, ISSN 2669-9621 (print), ISSN 2669-963X (online), ISBN 978-952-62-2674-3 (online), Full Book.

2) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, Orasi Ilmiah: Teknik Geolokasi Nirkawat Sebagai Kunci Teknologi Masa Depan, Sidang Senat Penerimaan Mahasiswa Baru (PMB) di Institut Teknologi Sumatera, August 2016, Full Book.

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz and Eva Jumiyanti, Editor: Ferry Fathurokhman, Notes From Ishikawa: Dari Jepang Untuk Indonesia Agar Menjadi Tepat Waktu dan Terintegrasi, ISBN: 9786023680146, Nulisbuku.com, May 2015, Book Sample.

Thesis

3) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Factor Graph-based Geolocation Techniques for Position Detection of Unknown Radio Wave Emitters,” Doctor Dissertation, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Techonolgy (JAIST), June 2016, ISBN: 4903092461, 9784903092461, JAIST Press. Full book. Public defense presentation video.

2) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Estimasi kanal downlink LTE pada sistem high altitude platforms (HAPs),” Master Thesis, Institut Teknologi Bandung, July 2012, written in Bahasa.

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Studi aplikasi stream control transmission protocol (SCTP) pada signaling SIP,” Bachelor Thesis, Institut Teknologi Bandung, July 2004, written in Bahasa.

Others

2) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Teknologi Transmisi Radio Microwave Split Point to Point pada Jaringan Telekomunikasi Bergerak,” Berita-Iptek, 30 October 2014. Full article in Bahasa.

1) Muhammad Reza Kahar Aziz, “Kesalahan Umum Menulis Paper Konferensi dan Jurnal Ilmiah,” Berita-Iptek, 11 February 2014. Full article in Bahasa.

EDUCATIONS

PhD Degree, April 2013 – June 2016
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
• Information Theory and Signal Processing Laboratory, School of Information Science, 1-1 Asahidai, Nomi, Ishikawa, 923-1292 JAPAN.
• Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Science (Telecommunication).
• Dissertation: ”Factor Graph-based Geolocation Techniques for Position Detection of Unknown Radio Wave Emitters”.
• Supervisor: Prof. Tad Matsumoto.
• Co-Supervisors: Asct. Prof. Brian Michael Kurkoski, Asst. Prof. Khoirul Anwar.

Master Degree, August 2010 – July 2012
Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)
• Electrical Engineering (Telecommunication), School of Electrical and Informatics Engineering, Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung, Jawa Barat, INDONESIA.
• Magister Teknik (M.T.) / Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunication).
• Cum Laude with GPA of 3.82/4.00.
• Thesis: ”Estimasi Kanal Downlink LTE pada Sistem High Altitude Platforms.
(HAPs) [LTE Downlink Channel Estimation in High Altitude Platforms (HAPs) Systems]”.
• Supervisor: Asct. Prof. Iskandar.

Non Degree, July 2005 – September 2005
MERCARTOR Summer School
• Join program between University of Duisburg Essen (UDE), GERMANY, and Universitas Indonesia (UI), INDONESIA.
• Place : Depok Campus of UI.

Bachelor Degree, August 1999 – July 2004
Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)
• Electrical Engineering (Telecommunication), Faculty of Industrial Technology, Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung, Jawa Barat, INDONESIA.
• GPA of 3.22/4.00.
• Thesis: ”Studi Aplikasi Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) pada Signaling SIP [Study of Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) Application for SIP Signalling]”.
• Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Ian Joseph Matheus Edward.

High School, 1996 – 1999
SMUN 2, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Junior High School, 1993 – 1996
SMPN 2, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, 1994 – 1996
SMPN 1, Kedaton, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, 1993

Elementry School, 1987 – 1993
SDN 2 Teladan, Rawa Laut, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Kindergarten, 1985 – 1987
TK PTP X, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, 1986 – 1987
TK Dharma Wanita UNILA, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, 1985

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCES

Teaching Staff, December 2012 – Present
Electrical Engineering Department, Institut Teknologi Sumatera, Lampung Selatan, Indonesia
• Teaching courses: Digital Signal Processing, Signal and System, Communications System, Probabilistic and Statistics, Introduction of Information Technology, and Discrete Structure 2016 – 2019.
• Supervising of Final Project of 2 undergraduate students.
• Academic supervisor of 45 students.
• Providing scientific speech (orasi ilmiah) in welcoming new students in 2016.

Secretary of Science Faculty, June 2016 – January 2017
Institut Teknologi Sumatera, Lampung Selatan, Indonesia

Part Time Researcher, October 2012 – June 2016
Information Theory and Signal Processing Lab., School of Information Science, JAIST, Nomi, Japan
• Project Worker of Geolocation for Illega Radio Wave Emitter (GOLLERA) funded by Koden Electronic, Co., Ltd.
• Graduate Research Program (GRP) in April – September 2013.
• Doctor Research Fellow (DRF) in October 2013 – March 2016.

Adjunct Lecturer, August 2011 – January 2012
Electrical Engineering, Institut Teknologi Telkom (ITT) / Former of Telkom University (Tel-U), Bandung, Indonesia
• Teaching two courses: Electric Circuit, Complex Variable.

Teaching Assistant, September – December 2011
Telecommunication Engineering, STEI, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung,
Indonesia

• Digital Signal Processing, Antenna and Propagation.

Laboratory Assistant, 2011
Microwave and Radio Telecommunication Laboratory, Telecommunication Engineer-
ing, STEI, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia

• Teaching one course: Analog Communication System.

Solution Engineer for Broadband Newtork, Transmission, and Transport, November
2005 – July 2010

PT. Ericsson Indonesia (EID), Jakarta, Indonesia
• One month of Engagement Practice for Mobile Broadband (MBB) in Region South East Asia and Oceania (RASO), elite team, July 2010.
• Promoted as Microwave Community MUSEA Champion from Indonesia in end of 2008.
• Promoted to Solution Engineer 2 in the middle of year 2008.
• Microwave Leader in Solution Team of Ericsson Indonesia.
• Solution Responsible mainly for Microwave Product such as MINI-LINK TN, E, HC, Marconi Long Haul, PDH/SDH/Ethernet and Mobile Backhaul, Mobile Broadband.
• Other products to support and learning are Optical (OMS 800, 1200, 1400, 1600,
2400, 3200 (DXC), MHL3000 (DWDM)) and Broadband Access (EDA1200,
1500 (GPON), 2500 (MSAN)).
• Main Job Description:
– Making Transport and Transmission design, BoQ and Technical Solution Proposal for Bidding purpose and pricing.
– Doing updated product knowledge presentation for costumer.
– Knowing deeply every transport and transmission detail product as reference for another engineer.
– Technical Sales Support.
– Making Bill of Quantity for Ordering and Pricing using Excel and Verdi.
– Support and Technical Education for Costumer, Account Manager, Transmission Network Design Engineer, Project Team, Pricing Team and Logistic Team.
– Response Solution for RFI, RFP, RFQ.
– Create Master Plan of Microwave and NMS for customer in 3-4 Years.
– Competitor Analysis and Business Intelligence.
– Product Knowledge and Update Presentation to Staff up to High Level Management.
– Presentation in Bahasa and English, small forum up to big forum meeting.
– Workshop and Training Product Overview, Product Knowledge.
• Achievement in Ericsson Indonesia:
– Lead the Migration Solution Design from PDH Microwave Network to Ethernet Microwave Network in two Big Operator Indonesia.
– Lead Several MINI-LINK E, TN Microwave Solution Design for Tender and New Contract Roll Out for many Operators in Indonesia.
– Lead Master Plan of Microwave Network for 3 Years.
– Top performer employee 2009.

Service Engineer for Microwave Radio Point to Point, October 2004 – September 2005
PT. Dian Graha Electrical and PT. Siemens Indonesia (Outsourcing or Extention),
Jakarta, Indonesia

• 6 Month Implementation of MW: Commissioning and Trouble Shooting PDH
Radio as SRAL and SRAL XD, Backbone SDH Radio SRT 1 F. Training SDH Radio SRA 4. Since March 2005 involved to Microwave Project Management as Project Controller for Roll Out Tinem Project Telkomsel with Ericsson as third party.
• Coordinating with Transmission Network Planning (TNP) for deciding Far End, Equipment Type, Link Route to BSC and making Work Order for Ericsson.
• Coordination to Ericsson and Sub Contractor with Sales Team for making forecast and target on air decision.
• Coordinating as third party for controlling Delivery and Installation progress.
• Checking BAST.
• Random Site Visit Installation Supervision.

Internship, 2003
PT. TRG International Research Group, Bandung, Indonesia
• One month internship for installing Red Hat Linux Kernel.

Internship, 2003
PT. Indosat, Jakarta, Indonesia
• One month internship for Satellite News Gathering Services.

SCORES

Elementary School National Exam (NEM SD) 1993: 43.86/50.00, with math score of 10.

Junior High School National Exam (NEM SMP) 1996: 51.13/60.00.
STTB SMP 1996: 100/120.

Senior High School National Exam (NEM SMU) 1999: 54.40/70.00.
STTB SMU 1999: 90/100, with math score of 10.

GPA of Bachelor 2004: 3.22/4.0.
GPA of Magister 2012: 3.82/4.0 (Cum Laude).

TPA Bappenas 2010: 709,50. Full info.
TOEIC 2012, Jakarta: 860.

Professional Membership

2014 – 2016 Student Member IEEE.
2016 – 2020 Member IEEE.
2019 – 2020 Member Communications Society IEEE.
2020 – 2020 Member Information Theory Society IEEE.
2020 – 2020 Member Vehicular Technology Society IEEE.
2012 – 2016 Member IEICE.
2013 – 2014 Board Member ISTECS Chapter Japan. Video Profile.

Teaching

2011 Communications System 1, Complex Variable, Electric Circuit
2016 Digital Signal Processing, Probability and Statistic, Structure Discrete
2017 Electromagnetic Field, Signal and System, Communication System
2018 Communication Systems, Signal and System
2019 Communication Systems, Signal and System
2020 Electric Circuit 2, Instrumentation Systems, Engineering Mathematics 1, and Communication Systems


Biografi Dalam Bahasa Indonesia

Muhammad Reza Kahar AZIZ lahir di Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, pada tahun 1981. Ia mendapatkan gelar Sarjana dan Master (Cum Laude) berturut-turut pada tahun 2004 dan 2012 dari Program Studi Teknik Elektro (Telekomunikasi), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia. Gelar PhD Information Science didapatkan dari Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, Jepang, pada tahun 2016.

Tahun 2004 – 2005, Dr. Reza menjadi Microwave Radio Service Engineer dan Project Coordianator, Siemens Indonesia. Kemudian ia bekerja di Ericsson Indonesia (EID) sebagai Broadband Solution Engineer untuk Wireless and Optical Transport in 2005 – 2010, dimana ia juga terpilih sebagai Radio Microwave Champion untuk Indonesia. Setelah itu pada tahun 2011, ia menjadi Asisten Dosen untuk mengajar di ITB dan Dosen Luar Biasa di nstitut Teknologi Telkom (ITT). Sejak tahun 2012, ia bergabung  dengan Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), Lampung, Indonesia, sebagai Tenaga Pengajar Tanpa Jabatan Fungsional. Saat ini Dr. Reza sedang mengurus administrasi untuk mendapatkan Jabatan Fungsional Lektor 200 (Assistant Professor).

Pencapaian Dr. Reza dimulai sejak di  SDN 2 Teladan Rawa Laut, Bandar Lampung  dengan ranking ketiga pada saat Kelas 6 pada tahun 1992. Kemudian ia terus memperoleh ranking 2 umum di SMN 1 Kedaton, Bandar Lampung pada saat tahun pertama semester pertama. Kemudian ia pindah sekolah ke SMPN 2 Bandar Lampung dengan selalu mendapatkan rangking pertama di dalam kelas selama tahun ketiga tahun 1995/1996.  Setelah itu pada tahun 1998 Dr. Reza terpilih sebagai Siswa Teladan di in SMUN 2 Bandar Lampung, dimana menempati posisi pertama pada kompetisi Kecamatan Tanjungkarang Timur, serta posisi kedua pada tingkat Kota Bandar Lampung.  Ia juga selama SMU selalu mewakili dalam kompetisi Olimpiade Matematika, Kimia, dan Fisika.

Dr. Reza menerima penghargaan 10% top performer karyawan Ericsson Indonesia pada tahun 2009 and ITB Voucher Scholarship pada tahun 2011. Ia juga menerima Graduate Research Program (GRP) dan Doctor Research Fellow (DRF) dari JAIST pada tahun 2013 – 2016. Lebih lanjut lagi, ia menerima dua penghargaan Best Paper dari 9th Asia Modelling Symposium (AMS 2015) di Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia dan 2nd Symposium of Future Telecommunication and Technologies (SOFTT 2018) di Bandung, Indonesia. Ia juga merupakan salah satu nominasi dalam Young Investigator Award oleh Sensor Journal MDPI. Pada tahun 2020, Dr. Reza menerima penghargaan IEEE Journal Author Award dari IEEE Indonesi Section. JAIST Foundation Research Grant for Students (Travel Grant) ia dapatkan untuk menghadiri Konferensi Internasional European Wireless (EW 2016) di Oulu, Finland. Ia juga menerima Hibah Mandiri untuk penelitian dari ITERA pada tahun 2017.

Dr. Reza sudah memberikan hampir dari 30 kontribusi ilmiah termasuk 7 artikel jurnal, 4 Paten Jepang (3 diantaranya sudah mendapatkan Grant Patent), sebuah newsletter di COST IC1004, 13 prosiding konferensi, 1 poster, 3 tesis Sarjana hingga PhD, dan dua buku, dengan jumlah sitasi sebanyak 61 dan h-index 5 di Google Scholar, serta h-index 4 di Scopus. Topik yang ia minati dalam penelitian adalah wireless communication systems, signal processing, information theory, radio geolocation, factor graph, antennas, and electromagnetic.

Saat ini ia merupakan anggota IEEE dan sudah eligible dan dalam tahap persiapan untuk mengajukan sebagai Senior Member dengan pengalaman kerja profesional yang sudah 12 tahun (syarat Senior Member IEEE adalah pengalaman kerja di atas 10 tahun). Ia juga menjadi seorang reviewer dan technical program committee (TPC) untuk konferensi internasional IEEE diantaranya ICC, Globecom, VTC, dan konferensi lainnya baik internasional dan nasional.

Berikutnya, ia pun menjadi reviewer pada beberapa jurnal internasional dan nasional journals termasuk IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology (TVT) yang merupakan jurnal enam terbaik di dunia untuk bidang telekomunikasi. Hingga saat ini ia sudah me-review sebanyak 130 review yang terverifikasi oleh Publons. Pada tahun 2016, Dr. Reza menjadi TPC-chair untuk ICoSITeR.

Profil Dr. Reza bisa didapatkan di Scopus, Google Scholar, Researchgate, LinkedIn, Sinta, Publons, and Private Website.