Miren Lopez de Alda
Born 16 March 1966 in Bilbao, Spain. PhD in Pharmacy by the University of Santiago de Compostela. 1995-1998, guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland, USA. Since 1998 Research Scientist at the Department of Environmental Chemistry (Chief of the Department since February 2009) of the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA) that is part of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) in Barcelona. Her main field of expertise is the environmental analysis of emerging contaminants by fully automated on-line LC-MS/MS techniques. She has participated in 11 national and 13 international I+D projects financed in public calls and in 18 contracts with companies and/or administrations. She has published 84 SCI papers (Hirsch-index 27) and 17 book chapters, and has presented more than 150 contributions in national and international conferences. Her investigations on emerging contaminants (especially those related to the study of estrogenic compounds and drugs of abuse) have trascended in numerous occasions to the public media (press, radio, TV).
Biography Updated on 31 March 2010