Full Professor at the University of Almeria Analytical Dept., Spain

Academic/professional activities

University Complutense of Madrid . Chemistry Degree,

University of Granada. PhD Degree

University of Almeria , Professor in Anal. Chem.

2006 - present: Head of the European Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in

Fruits and Vegetables (EURL-FV).


Membership of professional bodies

AENOR (Spanish standardization body)

CEN (European standardization body)

Vice president of the Environmental Education Assessment and Protection

Member of the Committee of the Spanish Mass Spectrometry Association

Member of the Committee of the Latin American Pesticide Residue Workshops


Scientific Publications

Contribution in books: 24 book chapters

Publications in scientific journals: 283

Poster presentations: 326

Invited Oral presentations: 51

H index: 67


Major Scientific achievements

Development of the pesticide multi-residue methods based on MS

Development of the screening methods for pesticide residues based on HRAMS

Mass spectrometric studies applied to water analysis


Activities within the frame of EURL:

Build-up a network of official laboratories

Assistance and training of National Reference Laboratories (NRLs)

Development of Methods for Pesticide Residue Analysis

Organization of EU Proficiency Tests

Drafting of "Method Validation and Quality Control Procedures for Pesticide Residues Analysis in Food and Feed" SANCO 2003-2017