Massoud Kaykhaii is a professor of analytical chemistry at the University of Sistan and Baluchistan (Zahedan, Iran) since 1989. His research work is focused on modern sample preparation techniques including u-solid phase extraction, solid phase microextraction, liquid phase microextraction and stir bar sorptive extraction. He has published ca. 100 research articles; presented ca. 130 seminars conferences: authored two textbooks, and co-supervised more than 100 MSc and Ph.D. thesis. He is secretary of three national mirror committees of ISO/TC and member of editorial advisory board of 84 journals. He finished 25 industrial projects and has been counsellor in 10 companies in Iran. In 2017 he awarded the best researcher of the University of Sistan and Baluchestan