Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Teresa Rocha-Santos has graduated in Analytical Chemistry (1996), obtained a PhD in Chemistry (2000) and an Aggregation in Chemistry (2018), both at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. In 2001, she was awarded with a prize for her PhD studies in the area of urban environment.
She was an Assistant Professor at Instituto Piaget from 2000 to 2009. During the period of 2000 to 2009 she was the coordinator of environmental chemistry graduation course (5-year degree) at Instituto Piaget. She was also an Associate Professor at Instituto Piaget (from 2009 to 2014). Presently, she is a Principal Researcher at Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) & Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro (since 2014).
Her research concentrates on the development of new analytical methodologies fit for purpose and on the study of emerging contaminants’ (such as microplastics) fate and behaviour in the environment and during wastewater treatment. She published 143 scientific papers (May 2018) and has a h-index of 29 (May 2018). She is the editor of 7 Books.
She is a member of the editorial board of Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, Elsevier (since 2017), Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier (since 2018), Sensors, Mdpi (since 2018), Associate Editor of Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer (since 2016), and Guest Associate Editor of Frontiers in Chemistry (since 2018).