Dr. Andri Andriyana received Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia in 2000. During the period of 2000-2002, he worked as Field Engineer at Halliburton Energy Services where he was in charge in a number of oil and gas wells cementing and stimulation projects at Riau, Indonesia. His Master’s degree majoring in Applied Mechanics was obtained from École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique (ENSMA) - Université de Poitiers, France in 2003. In 2006, he received Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics with the Highest Distinction from École Centrale de Nantes, France. After spending one year as Lecturer at École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), Bordeaux and two years as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux (CEMEF), École des Mines de Paris, Sophia Antipolis, he was appointed as Senior Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia in 2009 and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2016. He has secured more than USD 1 Million research grants from government and industry and more than EUR 3 Million funding for Europe-Asia mobility projects. 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 Excellent Service Award (2011), the Interweave Erasmus Mundus Fellowship (2014) and the Excellent Service Certificate (2016). His research focuses on the mechanics of polymers, elastomers, nanofibrous structures and soft biological tissues.