Khoirul Anwar graduated (cum laude) from the department of Electrical Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia in 2000. He received Master and Doctor Degrees from Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Since then, he has been enrolled as assistant professor at the same university. He received best student paper award from the IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium 2006, California, Best Paper of ISA 2007, Kyoto, Japan in 2007. Since September 2008, he is with the School of Information Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) an assistant professor. His research interests are network information theory, error control coding, mobile communications and signal processing.