Maithreyi is a PhD student in the Ulijn group. She graduated with a Masters degree from Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai, India. Over the course of her degree, she was selected to work on a funded project for her Masters dissertation under Prof David Smith at the University of York, UK, on two component supramolecular gels. She has also worked on the effect of curcumin in modifying the pathway of HEWL aggregation. In her undergraduate years, she was selected for National Initiative on Undergraduate Science, which provides undergraduate students with research opportunities. During this, she worked on synthesizing nanomaterials which have potential applications in effluent purification. Her research interests include enzyme responsive materials, and self-assembly.