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 professor. 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, the director of the Center for Advanced Intelligent Communications (AICOMS) (formerly the Center for Advanced Wireless Technologies (AdWiTech) 2016–2020), and) as one of the Indonesia University Center of Excellences supported by the Ministry of Higher Education since July 2020. AICOMS received The 2021 Rector Awards on best research center in the category of research grant achievement in 2021.

Dr. Anwar’s technique is adopted by the international telecommunication union (ITU), ITU-R standard No.~ITU-R S.2173 \textit{“Multi-carrier-based transmission techniques”} also in ITU-R S.1878 \textit{“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 the Working Group of Service and Applications (WG-S\&A) in Asia Pacific Telecommunity Wireless Group (AWG), 2016–2019. Currently, Dr. Anwar is the Vice-Chairman of Asia Pacific Telecommunity Wireless Group (AWG), 2019-2025.

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. Dr. Anwar received TYATB Award 2019 of Indonesia’s Award Winning Inventor, August 2019, and consecutive best lecturer awards from Telkom University in August 2019, August 2020, and September 2021.

His research interests are error correction coding, iterative decoding, coding for super-dense networks, network information theory, signal processing for wireless communications, molecular communications, quantum communications and error corrections. 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: The University Center of Excellence for Advanced Intelligent Communications (AICOMS), School of Electrical Engineering, Telkom University, Deli Building, 2F, Room P203.

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