Dr. Anwar graduated (cum laude) from the department of Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia in 2000 for his Bachelor degree (S.T.). He received Master and Doctor Degrees from Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Nara, Japan, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Dr. Anwar was in University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2007, University of Oulu, Finland, in 2010, and Cranfield University, United Kingdom, in 2018, as a visiting researcher. In September 2008, he was with the School of Information Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) as an assistant professor. Since September 2016 Dr. Anwar is with the school of electrical engineering, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia as an associate professor and the director of the Center for Advanced Wireless Technologies (AdWiTech).

Dr. Anwar’s technique is adopted by the international telecommunication union (ITU), ITU-R standard No.~ITU-R S.2173 “Multi-carrier-based transmission techniques” also in ITU-R S.1878 “Multi-carrier Based Transmission Techniques for Satellite Systems”. Dr. Anwar is the chairman of WG Radio and Technologies of Indonesia 5G Forum (i5GF) and also the chairman of Asia Pacific Telecommunity Wireless Group (AWG) Service and Applications (SA), 2016-2019. Currently, Dr. Anwar is the Vice-chairman of A Asia Pacific Telecommunity Wireless Group (AWG), 2019-2022.

Dr. Anwar received best student paper award from the IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS’06), California, USA, in 2006, Best Paper Award of Indonesian Student Association (ISA 2007), Kyoto, Japan in 2007, Best Paper Presenter for the Advanced Technology in International conference on Sustainability for Human Security (SUSTAIN), Kyoto, October 2011, Indonesian Diaspora “Award for Innovation”, Congress of Indonesian Diaspora, Los Angeles, USA, July 2012, Achmad Bakrie Award 2014, Jakarta, December 2014, and Anugerah of Internationally Recognized Contributions from the Governor of West Java, Indonesia, December 2016, National Achievement Award by UKP-PIP Pancasila, Jakarta, August 2017, and Best paper award in IEEE TAFGEN 2018, Malaysia, July 2018, TAYTB Award 2019, Jakarta, August 2019.

His research interests are network information theory, error correction coding, iterative decoding, coding for super-dense networks and signal processing for wireless communications. He serves as a reviewer for a number of main journals and conferences in the area of wireless communications, coding theory and signal processing. Dr. Anwar is a senior member of IEEE (Information Theory society, Communications society).


Office: Center for Advanced Wireless Technologies (AdWiTech), School of Electrical Engineering, Telkom University, Deli Building, 2F, Room P203.

E-mail: (1). anwarkhoirul [at], (2). khoirul.anwar [at]

NIP: 16780069-1

NIDN: 0422087801

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