Bin Hu is a full Professor of chemistry at Wuhan University, Vice-Dean of the College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences at Wuhan University, China, and Vice-director of the Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Biology and Medicine of the Ministry of Education of China. His research interests concern hyphenated techniques for metallomics, electrothermal vaporization as a sample introduction technique for plasma spectrometry (ICP-OES/MS), novel microextraction techniques and advanced functional materials for spectrometric analysis, and ICP-MS based strategies for bioanalysis. Professor Hu is an Editorial Advisory Board member for J. Anal. At. Spectrom., Spectrochim. Acta Part B, and Appl. Spectrosc. Rev.