Desak Putu Ariska Pradnya Dewi M.Sc. was born in Gianyar, Bali. She completed her bachelor degree in bioprocess technology at Brawijaya University. In the same year of graduation, she received Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) scholarship to pursue her master degree at Wageningen University, Netherlands. She took Food Technology with sustainable food process engineering as her specialization. During her study, she got opportunity to do some project with global companies.
Her thesis was about mild fractionation of soy protein. She analyzed the effect of processing and alkaline solutions towards to the functional properties of soy protein. Prior to join to I3L she did an internship in one of the food company in Belgium as product developer intern.
Her interest is in food engineering and processing especially related to sustainability issue. She believes that process optimization is an element to create better sustainable process while ensuring the quality of product