Ravi Varala pursued his Ph.D. from CSIR-IICT, India during 2000-2006 and went on postdoctoral research in Portugal during 2007-2009. From 2010 to till date, he gained vast experience in both academic and research fields. During 2015-2016, he was an ‘Invited Researcher’ (Visiting Scientist) at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has got 100 published research articles of international and national repute. Dr. Varala attended and participated in around 150 national and international conferences. His fields of research are organic synthesis and catalysis.