Komal Kumar is a research scholar in Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in the department of chemical engineering. Earlier he did his M. Tech. in Molecular Engg. Chemical Synthesis and Analysis from the department of chemistry Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Currently he is working on his PhD thesis entitled “Catalytic conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into value-added chemicals and their upgrading” at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. His current interest is involved synthesis and characterization of the ionic liquid catalyst and their application in the field of biomass degradation into value-added chemicals.