Nabil Faradis

Doctoral Researcher

Muhammad Nabil Satria Faradis, as known as Nabil, is a Doctoral Researcher specializing in Technology Management (Business Model Innovation) at the University of Cambridge. He graduated with dictintion from the University of Melbourne (Australia), where he earned a Master of Engineering with Business degree. Prior to this, he excelled at Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia), where he was recognized as one of the top graduates, earning a Bachelor of Engineering degree.


Reseach Interest

Nabil is deeply passionate about driving significant change and making valuable contributions through innovation and business model transformation. His focus lies in maximizing the potential of emerging technologies and overcoming the Productivity Paradox. He is devoted to addressing the gap in business model innovation within emerging technologies, with a specific focus on Quantum Technology.


His research endeavors are directed towards redefining how organizations adapt to technological shifts. By conducting rigorous empirical analysis and engaging in collaborative efforts with Penta-helix stakeholders, he endeavors to provide practical insights that enhance organizational transformation. These efforts are geared towards fostering optimal outcomes within the economy, complemented by recommendations for policymaking and key decision-makers.


Background & Experience:

Over 6 years of Nabil diverse experience across Southeast Asia, Germany, and Australia, with a track record of leading innovative and sustainable projects. He previously served as a professional expert staff to the Indonesian Minister of State Secretary, where he played a pivotal role in driving strategic projects aimed at enhancing the innovation and talent development ecosystem in Indonesia.


Nabil's professional journey also encompasses co-founding two startups, managing national-scale initiatives at a Technopark, directing a new profesional-hub university, and developing a center for futures studies. Furthermore, he has conducted research at esteemed institutions and spearheaded collaborative projects with international organizations. His multifaceted expertise underscores his ability to navigate diverse contexts and contribute significantly to varied projects and initiatives.


Selected Awards:

  • Award for Economic Empowerment by the Governor of East Java, 2021
  • Awarded Australia Awards, prestigious and competitive scholarship from Australian Government, 2019-2020
  • The winner of YSEALI Seeds for the Future Grants Competition by Cultural Vistas & the US Department of State, 2020
  • Awarded Leader in Community Awards (LiCA) 2020, Len Steven Scholarships 2020, Jack Wynhoven Scholarship 2019 by the University of Melbourne
  • First winner. Ideas for action. Held by World Bank & Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, 2018
  • International Youth Achievement award by Indonesian Ministry of Youth & Sport, 2018
  • Top 50 Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE), Singapore International Foundation, 2017
  • Top 32 Socially Innovative Ideas to watch for, DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia, Singapore, 2017
  • Top 5 and Merit Award, International Competition on Second Life for Retired Batteries from Electric Vehicle, Hong Kong, 2017
  • Fellowship program by the US Department of State at IC Institute, the University of Texas at Austin, 2017
  • First winner. YSEALI-USAID World of Food Innovation Challenge, the US Department of State, 2016
  • Merit Award. International Energy Innovation Challenge. Singapore (IES), 2016
  • Rector Awards for International Achievement by Gadjah Mada University, 2016
  • Indonesian Delegates, Indonesia Korea Youth Exchange Program (IKYEP), Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sport and South Korean Ministry of Gender Equality & Family, 2016
  • Fellowship program by Japan Science &Technology Agency (JST) at Shizuoka University, Japan, 2015
  • Fellowship program by Japan International Cooperation Center (JICA) Kumamoto University, Japan, 2014

Selected Publications

Faradis, M. N. S. (2020). Energi dan manajemen sampah, menuju Indonesia 4.0 yang berkelanjutan (Energy and waste management, towards a sustainable Indonesia 4.0). In A. Irawan, D., B. Jati, W. R., C. Karnalim, O., & D. Sidiq, A. Mewujudkan Indonesia 4.0: Kumpulan pemikiran pelajar Indonesia di Australia (Realising Indonesia 4.0: A collection of thoughts from Indonesian students in Australia). Jakarta: Obor Press. 

Kelana, F. S. A, Wiratama, C., Faradis, M. N. S., & Ramadhani, U. F. (2018). The implementation of advanced water treatment technology in aquaculture to ensure sustainable development for world food security. In A. Mohieldin, M. & B. Petkoski, D. Financing sustainable development: Ideas for action 2018. Washington, DC: World Bank. 

Contact Details

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