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Kalamullah Ramli -nicknamed Muli- is a Professor on Computer Engineering since July 1, 2009. He finished his Masters in Telecommunication Engineering at University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia, in 1997. He then continued his Doktorarbeit on Computer Networks in year 2000 at Universitaet Duisburg-Essen, NRW, Germany, and obtained his Dr.-Ing. in year 2003. He has been with Universitas Indonesia (UI) since 1994.

He is now responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as Embedded System, High-Speed Networks, Broadband Communications, Network and Information Security, Information and Security Policy and Management, in addition to Policy and Regulation in Information and Communication Technology &. In addition in each academic semester he supervises 3 (three) undergraduate students' final project, 3 (three) master's thesis, and 9 (nine) Ph. D students. His research interests include embedded system, network and information security, computer and communications, and intelligent transportation system. He has published around 80 (eighty) international journal/conference papers and wrote 4 (four) books.

At University level he has experiences as the Vice Head Department of Electrical Engineering Department on 1998 - 2000 period, Head of Faculty of Engineering's Computing Center (2004 - 2008), IT Manager of Engineering Center - Universitas Indonesia (2006 - 2007),  and now as the Chairman of the Center for Science and Technology Research of Universitas Indonesia (PPST UI), in addition of initiating and Leading the Center For Advanced and Innovative Research on Networked and Embbedded System and Security (FAIRNESS) in 2016.

At National Level he was the Technology Senior Advisor to the Minister of Communication and Information Technology (2010 - 2013); Director General of Post and ICT Operations of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (2013 - 2016). He is very active in assisting the Directorate General of Higher Education of the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia as Jury and Reviewer of Program Kreativitas Mahasiswa (PKM) or Students Creativity Competition Program between 2005 - 2008, Reviewer of Hibah Kemitraan Industri - Pemda - Perguruan Tinggi (Hi-Link, Higher Education Link Grant) between 2005 - 2009, Reviewer Penelitian Unggulan Strategis Nasional or PUSNAS (National Strategic and Advanced Research Grant) since 2009 and, last, Reviewer of Riset Andalan Perguruan Tinggi dan Industri or RAPID (Joined Industry and University  Advance Research Scheme). He continuously acts as Jury of Indonesia Robot and Smart Robot Contest managed by this Directorate since 2004 up to now. He assists also Directorate of Citizenship Administration of Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia as technical expert. In addition he sits now as one of the Jury Committee for the Indonesia ICT Award (INAICTA) under the Directorate of Telematic Applications of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia since 2008.

At International Level he was awarded AusAid (Australian Agency for International Development) scholarship for his masters degree in Australia (1995 - 1997) and held DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) scholarship for his Doktorarbeit in Germany (2000 - 2003). Returning from Doktor degree, through his collaboration with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Hunger, a Multimedia Lab with total cost of EUR 150,000,- was awarded by Gerhard Mercator Stiftung - Germany. This lab is named "UI-UDE Gerhad Mercator Multimedia Lab" and is located at the Engineerin Center Building room 323.

Moreover he -together with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Hunger of UDE, Germany and Prof. Dr. Abdul Halim Shamsuddin of UKM Malaysia- has initiated international academic proposals and obtained several funding schemes from DAAD. This includes "German-Indonesia-Malaysia (GIM) Summerschools" which were consecutively conducted yearly in Duisburg, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur between 2001 - 2005, and "Islam and Engineering Workshop" in Duisburg Germany in 2003. 

His collaboration work with Universities from German, Italy and Malaysia continues. This collaboration is then awarded "AsiaLink" grant from the European Comission between 2005 - 2007 to deliver an initiative named "Improving Mobility of Student between Europe and ASEAN" which resulted in a prototype model of Credit Transfer System Platform between ASEAN and Europe. Based on this experience he was elected as one of the speaker on ASAIHL Conference on December 2008 in Jakarta. This ASAIHL is managed by ASEAN Universities to implement a platform for Credit Transfer System between Universities in ASEAN.

In 2008 - 2009 he was awarded two grants from USAID (United States Agency for International Development) through SENADA for two proposals, namely Industry Attachment Program (IAP) and Rural Internet Centers (RIC). IAP manages together with Cisco Indonesia to put ICT students in 25 (twenty-five) Usaha Kecil dan Menengah, or UKM (Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs) to help theses SMEs increasing their digital knowledge and applications in order to improve their competitiveness in the busines field. RIC, at the same time, aimed at becoming a model of bridging digital divide at rural area. This scheme facilitates and educates Pesantrens as the center of digital development and education, to reduce asymmetric information suffered now by most of Indonesia's rural area.

He maintains closed linkages with industries and governments to improve further Universitas Indonesia excellent contributions to broader communities. He is the Chairman of Indonesia Datacenter Provider Organization (IDPro) that aims to develop Data Center ecosystem in Indonesia to boost economic and technology advancement of the nation in the field of data center and big data technology. He welcomes any initiatives for this purpose and could be contacted through his e-mail k.ramli@eng.ui.ac.id and kalamullah.ramli@ui.ac.id.