Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago, Aveiro, Portugal.
Prof. Armando C. Duarte graduated in Chemical Engineering (1977) at the University of Oporto (Portugal) and obtained a PhD in Public Health Engineering (1981) at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (United Kingdom). In 2006, The Portuguese Science Foundation awarded him a prize for Scientific Excellence and in 2013 became a Member of the FCT Scientific Council for Natural and Environmental Sciences. Since 1995, he is Professor of Environmental & Analytical Chemistry at the University of Aveiro (Portugal) lecturing on the quality of data provided by Analytical Chemistry for supporting decisions on food safety, health and environmental protection, and sustainable development. As a Researcher, he is particularly interested in the application of fit-for-purpose analytical methods for decoding complex samples and characterization of the environmental quality, with more than 450 publications reaching more than 6000 citations.