Rinda Hedwig was born in Samarinda, East Borneo Prefecture of Indonesia on June, 20, 1973. Rinda Hedwig completed her undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering from Bina Nusantara University in 1997. In 1998, she joined the graduate program in Opto-Electrotechniques and Laser Applications, Faculty of Engineering, University of Indonesia. She got her doctorate degree under the guidance of Tjia May On, Kiichiro Kagawa and Hendrik Kurniawan in 2002 with a cumlaude judicium. Currently she is a permanent staff of Bina Nusantara University and in the same time she works as a voluntary researcher for M3RC.