Professor Andri Andriyana is currently the Director of International Relations Centre (IRC), Universiti Malaya. As the Director, he supports the University efforts for internationalization and global partnerships. He received Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia in 2000. During the period of 2000-2002, he worked as Field Engineer at Halliburton Indonesia where he was involved in a number of oil and gas wells cementing and stimulation projects. His Master’s degree majoring in Mechanical Engineering was obtained from École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique (ENSMA) - Université de Poitiers, France in 2003. Three years later he received Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics with Distinction from École Centrale de Nantes, France. After completing Ph.D., he served as Assistant Professor at École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) Bordeaux and spent two years as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux (CEMEF), École des Mines de Paris, Sophia Antipolis. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaya in 2009 as Senior Lecturer and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and Full Professor in 2016 and 2023 respectively. He has secured approximately USD 5 Million grants (for research, European mobility and capacity building in Higher Education) from public and private sectors. Since 2013, he has been registered as Chartered Engineer (CEng) in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK. He was the recipient of the Bourse du Gouvernement Français Scholarship (2002-2003), the Allocation de Recherche Scholarship (2003-2006), the Mahar Schützenberger Prize (2005), the European Interweave Erasmus Mundus Fellowship (2014), UM Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang Award (2011, 2016 and 2020), the Indonesia World Class Professor Fellowship (2017) and UM Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang Award 2022. He served as the Head of Master of Materials Engineering Program from 2013-2019 and as the Deputy Dean of Research in the Faculty of Engineering in 2019-2021. His research focuses on mechanical testing, constitutive modeling and finite element simulation of deformation, degradation, fracture, fatigue and failure in materials including solid polymers, elastomers, metal alloys, composites and soft biological tissues.