Prof. Dr. Amadeo Fernandez-Alba has been working since 2006 as Director of the European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables at the University of Almeria, Spain.
He is member of official organizations such as the Spanish Association for Standardization and the European Committee for Standardization (CEN). Additionally, he is vice-president of the Evaluation of Education and Environmental Protection and he is member of the Committee of the Spanish Society of Mass Spectrometry. He also participates in the coordination of the Analytical Quality Control Guidelines, DG SANTE.
He has been involved in more than 300 scientific publications and 326 posters presentation mainly focus in the analysis of pesticide residues by mass spectrometry techniques. He has presented more than 100 oral communications in different conferences and workshops. He is author/co-author of 17 book chapters and he is editor of 6 books about control of organic contaminants, quality control and environment.