Juan Cornejo received a Ph.D. degree in chemistry in 1973 and is Research Professor in soil science and the Past Director of the Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla (IRNAS), Spain. He is a Professor of doctoral studies at University of Seville, Seville, Spain, and the University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain, a Postdoctoral Fellow of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft University of Munich, and a Visiting Professor at Agronomy Department of Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, 1979. He is the Associate Editor of Clay Minerals journal (2008-), Member of the Editorial Board of Applied Clay Science ( 2002-2011), Associate Editor of the European Journal of Soil Science (2005-), Member of the Editorial Board (2007-), Editor of CLEAN (2013-)., and Coeditor of Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology. He possesses wide experience in research on surface and textural properties of clays and clay minerals. Clays and layered double hydroxides before and after organic modifications have been extensively studied for contaminated soil and water remediation and as slow release pesticide formulations. He is working on the fate of pesticides in soil-water-sediment systems and his recent research activities have dealt with multidisciplinary national and European projects always related to the study of factors and processes affecting the adsorption-desorption, degradation and transport of chemicals (especially pesticides) in soils. During the last 20 years, studies on mobility of agrochemicals in disturbed and undisturbed soil columns under controlled conditions and field studies as well have been conducted. He was President of MESAEP .He is author or coauthor of 143 referred (SCI) papers and another 100 referred scientific publications, 21 Books, and book chapters, conducting 35 doctoral theses and master thesis. He is a Permanent Member of the Royal Academy of Science of Seville. His h-factor is 33.
Biography Updated on 23 June 2013