Hardinsyah is Professor of the Faculty of Human Ecology (FEMA) Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), President of the Indonesian Food and Nutrition Society (PERGIZI PANGAN), and President of the CSR Society of Indonesia (AP-CSR Indonesia). Having received his Bachelor and Master degrees from IPB, majoring in community nutrition, Professor Hardinsyah was awarded his PhD in Nutrition and Food from University of Queensland, Australia and was a visiting scholar at Cornell University in the United States. Previously he was the Dean of FEMA IPB, Director for the Collaboration of IPB, Executive Director of the Center for Food and Nutrition Policy Studies IPB, Head of Department of Community Nutrition and Family Resources IPB, and Vice President of the Indonesian Society of Nutrition.
His current research includes the epidemiology of dehydration, malnutrition, food insecurity and poverty. Professor Hardinsyah is actively involved in a number of national task forces on food, nutrition and community empowerment.