Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei is a Medical Mycologist and has been working as associate professor at the Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (AJUMS) in Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran. At the AJUMS, he is lecturer for students of medicine and postgraduate of medical mycology. He has supervising students focusing on medical mycology. His long-term research interests are molecular identification, taxonomy and epidemiology of dermatophytes originated from human, animals and soil. Recently he also has switched to the soil inhabitant keratinophilic fungi of the genera Chrysosporium, Aphanoascus, Ctenomyces and etc. He is also associate editor of the Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology.