D. Barceló Cullerés

  • Co-Editors in Chief:

    Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

  • D  Barcelo obtained a Ph. D.  in Analytical Chemistry from University of Barcelona  in 1984 and  he was a Post-doc  at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL between 1985-86.At present he  is Full Research Professor at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Studies IDAEA-CSIC (Barcelona, Spain) since 1999 and Director of the Catalan Institute of Water Research (ICRA) (Girona, Spain) since May 2008. From 2009-2015 Visiting Professor at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2009-2015 . Full Professor Chair in Biology at College of Science  under Distinguished Scientist Fellowship Programme (DSFP)  at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since  October 2016.

    His scientific focus is on the Fate and Risk of Emerging Pollutants such as Pharmaceuticals and Nanomaterials in the Environment, Multiple Stressors in Rivers  and on the Water Pollution Control and Protection under Scarcity .His expertise is documented by the number of original publications (> 950), an H index of 95 ,  41,870 ISI citations and the supervision of 48 PhD thesis ( October 2016).

    In 2007 he was awarded the King Jaime I Prize for the Protection of Nature from Generalitat of Valencia, Spain, for his outstanding scientific work. In 2011 he received the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) 5th Award 2012 on Water Management & Protection, Saudi Arabia, in 2012 the Recipharm Environmental Award, Sweden. and  in  2014 a Doctorate Honoris Causa by the University of Ioannina, Greece. Chairman of the Scientific and Technological Board (STB) of the EU-Joint Programming Initiative on “Water challenges for a changing World”  during 2011-2015.


    From 2013 to 2019 he is the Coordinator of two  European Union-funded projects: GLOBAQUA. Managing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems under water scarcity and  SEA-on-a-CHIP. Real time monitoring of SEA contaminants by an autonomous Lab-- on-a-chip biosensor  and Coordinator of JPI WATER-FACCE  project  AWARE: Assessing the fate of pesticides and water-borne contaminants in agricultural crops  and their environmental risks .

    Co-editor-in-Chief of Science of the Total Environment (STOTEN) from Elsevier, since January 1st, 2012 and  Editor-in-chief of the book series Wilson + Wilson Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry from Elsevier  since 1997-  and co-Editor in chief of the Handbook Environmental Chemistry book series from Springer since 2007. Since 2016  Editor-in-chief of  Advances in Chemical Pollution, Environmental Management and Protection,  book series (Elsevier,  NL) . Editor of  the Elsevier journals Trends in Analytical Chemistry (TrAC), Methods X and Process Safety and Environmental Protection.