Mohammad Nuh

Mohammad Nuh

Mohammad Nuh, was born in Surabaya, Indonesia, 17 June 1959. He received Engineer degree from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), also in Surabaya, in 1983. His DEA (diplôme d’études approfondies) and Doctoral degrees were received from Signaux et System, Universite Science et Technique du Languedoc (USTL), Montpellier, France in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He is a lecturer at Electrical Engineering Department of Faculty of Industrial Technology of ITS since 1984 and he received his profesorship on digital control system in 2006. During his stay at the Institute, he was Director of Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya (EEPIS) (1997-2003) and Rector of ITS (2003-2007). Since 2007 to 2009 he was the Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Republic of Indonesia. From October 2009 he was appointed as Minister of National Education. He has received several awards as recognitions for his achievements such as Japan International Cooperation (JICA) in 2003 for his continuing effort in implementing Japan-Indonesia cooperation especially in education systems and Soka University Award of Highest Honor in 2006 for his contribution to higher education, culture and humanism values realization and peace. He is also a pioneer in the development of community college education system in East Java Province. When he was Rector of ITS, in 2004, he proposed ICT strategic planning and development for Indonesia (namely Indonesia – SAKTI) to the President of Republic of Indonesia.