Mr. Mochamad Ashari was born in 1965, in Sidoarjo, Indonesia. He received the bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 1989 from ITS (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember), Surabaya, Indonesia. Then, he joint the department of Electrical Engineering ITS, as junior lecturer after graduation.
He received the Master of Engineering and PhD degrees in 1997 and 2002 respectively, from Curtin University, Australia. Mr. Mochamad Ashari has been the professor of power electronics and renewable energy applications for ITS since 2009.
In 2004 to 2007, he was the head of department in ITS Surabaya, with 2200 student body. He was the founder of Indonesia Electrical Engineering Higher Education Association in 2005. He was also the Implementation Board of PREDICTS (Project of Research and Education Development on ICT) funded by JICA – Japan.
In 2008 to 2013, Professor Mochamad Ashari was appointed as the acessor board of the Higher Education National Accreditation Agency (BAN PT). He was also the committe member of Electric Power System Reliability, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia. He had been the general secretary of University Council of ITS in 2011-2013.
Some of his achievement are The best Head of Department of Indonesia (competition was held by the Minister of National Education, Indonesia, 2009), The best researcher of ITS, 2010 and Award of “Satya Lancana Satyakarya” (best achievement in services and integrity) from the President of Republic Indonesia, in 2006 and 2011.
Currently, he ranks 65 of best scientists in Indonesia (webometrics version) in March 2017. Professor Mochamad Ashari has been promoted as the President of Telkom University, Bandung, since September 2013.
President of Telkom University
Jl. Telekomunikasi, Terusan Buah Batu, Bandung – Indonesia
Welcome to a leading university with modern campus located in Bandung Indonesia. It is owned by PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk, offering education and research systems on the bases of information and communication technology. Our vision is to be world class university toward a global entrepreneurial university. Currently, we have 7 faculties, 28 programs of undergraduate and graduate studies. The student body is 23.000 including international students from countries such as Thailand, Korea, Germany, Uzbekistan, Italia etc. We have collaboration with more than 30 countries in the world, for jointly program of double degree, research, exchange as well as short visit.