Prof.Ir. Mochamad Ashari, M.Eng., Ph.D
Prof. Dr. Mochamad Ashari was born in 1965. He spent his childhood in Sidoarjo, East Java. Mr. Mochamad Ashari received the bachelor of electrical engineering from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia in 1989. Then, he joined ITS as a junior lecturer after graduation. He received the Master and PhD of electrical engineering both from Curtin Univ, Australia in 1997 and 2002 respectively. He was elected as the head of electrical engineering department for 2 periods in 2003-2011. Award for the best head of department in Indonesia was received in 2009, held by the ministry of education and culture. He also gained 2 awards of the government employee faithfull from the president of Republic Indonesia in 2004 and 2009. Mr. Ashari has been the professor in power electronics and renewable energy in 2009 for the department of electrical engineering ITS. He got the best researcher in energy field in ITS 2010. Prof. Ashari was also the founder and the president of electrical engineering higher education forum of Indonesia (Fortei) 2010-2012. Professor Ashari has promoted as the Rector of Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia, since August 2013 for 4 years. His research interests include power electronics for converters, power quality, on-grid and off-grid power system, and renewable energy technology.