Dr. Kavita Yadav obtained her PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) in 2016 and received the SJSS Sodha research award for best PhD publication. She has also worked as Senior Project Scientist at Nanoscale Research Facility, IIT Delhi. She won the DST INSPIRE faculty award from the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, and joined the Department of Physics at the Central University of Haryana as DST Inspire Faculty in November 2017. Currently, she is working in the Department of Higher Education Haryana as Assistant Professor in Physics. Her research interests include formation of solid surfaces with tunable wetting properties, oil-water filters, CO2 hydrogenation, and gas sensing.