Dr Tarek S. Belal: Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry and Quality Control at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria, Egypt. Dr Belal received his BSc in Pharmacy in 1994, obtained Master degree in 2002 and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry) in 2005 from University of Alexandria. In 2007, he joined the Department of Pharmacal Sciences at Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, Alabama, USA as a visiting research scholar. Dr Belal is currently teaching basics and applications of pharmaceutical analytical chemistry to pharmacy students in University of Alexandria. Also, he has been involved in the supervision of several graduate master and PhD students. Dr Belal published more than 40 research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals and 8 posters in national and international conferences. He served as a reviewer for about 15 international journals specialized in analytical chemistry and its applications. His research focused on pharmaceutical and forensic analysis using separation techniques mainly HPLC and GC, development of stability indicating assays and chemical derivatization methods for analysis of pharmaceutical products.