Dr. Kunal is working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences at SGT University, Gurugram (Haryana, India). He received his Ph.D. in Microbial Technology in 2014 and his Post-Doctorate in 2021. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Microbiology and allied fields of Agriculture, Environment Science, and Engineering. He has authored more than 70 articles in referred national and international journals, conferences, and books. His major area of research is soil microbial diversity studies, plant-microbe interaction studies, nutrient use efficiency in crop plants, and microbial interactions with industrial wastes and concrete composites.