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Unlocking the Power of Light


Andri Mahendra, PhD

CEO's greetings

The internet data traffic is undergoing a dramatic explosion, rapidly transitioning from gigabit system to petabit system that generates massive amounts of data that can be analyzed to extract valuable information. This new reality will empower all aspects of life from smart homes, data centers, the internet of things, supercomputer, AI, and quantum computing.

Nicslab has been working with a large community of solution providers to develop internet infrastructure from a wide range of organizations and businesses, including industrial, telecommunication, research institution, energy, and data center providers. The solutions generate integrated solutions by providing hardware subsystems, automation software, and data interaction for users and devices in a manner that is easy to use, compact, productive, and cost-efficient.


Whether measuring power usage, electrical signal, or factory controller to the internet, everyone wants it to be user-friendly, manageable, and accurate. Nicslab products and technology are helping make this a reality by providing basic building blocks for the internet ecosystem that is developing robust electronics and photonics solutions.

CEO's Biography

Academic background 

   Nov 2004

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Universitas Jenderal Achmad Yani - Indonesia.

   July 2007

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung - Indonesia.

   June 2018

  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Information Engineering from The University of Sydney - Australia.

Career highlights

   Jan 2008 - Aug 2013

  • An R&D staff member at Dongjin Semichem Co., Ltd, Incheon, South Korea.

   March 2016 - Aug 2016

  • Visiting research scholar at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Centre, Yorktown Heights - New York, USA.

   Feb 2017

  • INCUBATE award-winning startup accelerator and entrepreneur program - Sydney, Australia.

   Feb 2017 - present

  • Founder and CEO of Nicslab Pty Ltd.

   May 2017

  • Incubic/Milton Chang travel grant award - Optical Society of America.

   Sept 2017 - July 2018

  • Research Associate at the University of Sydney, Australia.

   Aug 2018

  • Nominated for the University of Sydney alumni innovation award.​​

   Feb 2020

  • SPIE Startup Challenge 2020 semifinalist - San Fransisco, USA.

Our company

Nicslab is going to revolutionize communications at the speed of light for infrastructure in data centers, instrumentation, AI, and quantum computing with chip-scale integrated electronic and photonics.


Previously, Nicslab was part of class 9 INCUBATE 2017 program at The University of Sydney - Australia, Batchery - Berkeley Accelerator, USA. We graduated from the Techstars Space Accelerator program in 2021, Los Angeles - USA.


Our vision

To become the world's largest fabless electronic photonic integrated circuits company.

Our mission

Help internet faster and more efficient.


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