Avinash Dalmia is a senior principal application scientist at PerkinElmer. He pioneered the development of LC/MS/MS method with dual ESI/APCI for analysis of pesticides in cannabis. His most recent research interest is in analysis of pesticides, mycotoxins and cannabinoids in cannabis related matrices. During his career, he has presented his research accomplishments in research areas varying from electrochemical sensors, fuel cells, catalysts, thermal and fluid flow modeling, MS ion sources, HPLC/MS and GC/MS applications and has published 15 papers and 20 patents. Recently, he was a recipient of the 2021 Elsholy award for his contributions to cannabis analysis and research.