Nyoman Budiartha RakaMandi, was born in Denpasar on November 16, 1954, is a graduate of the Doctoral Program in the Study of Marine Technology in the field of Sea Transportation, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November (ITS), Surabaya (2011). Master of Science in Transportation was completed at the Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB, 1990). Graduated from Civil Engineering majoring in Transportation, Faculty of Civil Engineering at Institut Teknik Sepuluh November (ITS, 1983). Participated in Short Course Project Management in New Delhi India (March – May, 2002) and Short Course in Engineering Education Management in Melbourne Australia (June - August 2002). The son of Mr. I Made Raka Mandi and Mrs. Ni Made Mindring and the husband of Mardiana Pudjihastuti, SH. Currently working as a permanent lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Udayana University (UNUD) with the academic position of Professor, has two sons Gede Bagus Permata Putera RM., ST (deceased) and Nyoman Ardiantha Putera RM., SE. Had acted as the former Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs for two periods and the Director of UNUD's LPIU-EEDP, from 2012 until now, is the Chair of the UNUD Civil Engineering Transportation Laboratory.
Besides writing dozens of research studies in various national and international journals and writing several books as well as being a practitioner, among others, as a member of the expert group in the development of the municipal government level II Denpasar (1998 - 2000), Chairman of the coordination forum for handling coastal damage in Bali (2002), actively conducting research collaborations including research "Lean, Clean and Green Cities: Rationalizing Indonesian Urban Freight through Inclusive Urban Development" in collaboration with the Center for Logistics Transportation Studies (PUSTRAL) of Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta and also with the Temasek Foundation - NUS (National University of Singapore) concerning Capacity Building in the field of Supply Chains Management under KEMENKO for the Economy of the Republic of Indonesia.