Krithika Ravi is currently a PhD student of Chemical Engineering at Lund University. She has obtained her B. Tech in Biotechnology (Anna University, Chennai) and M. Tech in Pulp and Paper Technology (Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee) from India. She was a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) exchange student and completed her Master thesis in TU Dresden, Germany. Her research in Lund concerns the optimization and fermentation of lignocellulose conversion, which is a part of SSF-funded project on lignin valorization.