Abubakr M. Idris, PhD, is associate professor of analytical chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, College of Science, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia. He received his BSc (1994), MSc (1999) and PhD (2005) from the University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan. Idris has authored and coauthored more than eighty papers published in international refereed journals and conferences with an H-Index of 16. His research focuses on developing microfluidic analytical technologies and methodologies as well as environmental analysis issues. Idris is currently the Editor-In Chief of twp journals: (a) Development in Analytical Chemistry, (b) of Journal of Industrial Pollution Control. He also joins the Editorial Boards of 14 journals in analytical, environmental and pharmaceutical chemistry. Idris is also expert in academic development, accreditation and quality issues in higher education.