Miren Lopez de Alda

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain


Miren Lopez de Alda was born on March 16, 1966, in Bilbao, Spain. Miren obtained the Ph.D. degree in pharmacy at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. From 1995 to 1998, Miren worked as a Guest Researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD, USA. Since 1998, de Alda served as a Research Scientist at the Department of Environmental Chemistry and 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), Barcelona, Spain. Her main field of expertise is the environmental analysis of emerging contaminants by fully automated online LC-MS/MS techniques. She has participated in 14 national and 16 international I+D projects financed in public calls and in 20 contracts with companies and/or administrations. She has published 125 SCI papers (Hirsch-index 43) and 28 book chapters and has presented more than 200 contributions in national and international conferences. Her investigations on emerging contaminants (especially those related to the study of estrogenic compounds and abuse of drugs) have transcended in numerous occasions to the public media (press, radio, and TV).

Biography Updated on 26 February 2014

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