Ms. Kumuthini is a Research Officer affiliated with University Malaya Centre for Ionic Liquids (UMCiL), Universiti Malaya (UM), Malaysia. She completed her BSc Chem. (Hon) from UM and subsequently procured a scholarship with Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) to complete her MSc Chem. (Palm Phytonutrients Analysis). She rejoined UM in 2009 as a Research Officer, prior to which she served as a Lecturer for Foundations and A-Levels Chemistry in a private institution. She has just recently submitted her thesis for her PhD in Analytical Chemistry and is waiting for her viva voce.