Full Professor IDAEA-CSIC, Spain. Since 2008 Director. Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA-CERCA). Girona, Spain. 2016 – 2020 Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universities of Ioannina, Greece, in 2014 and by the University of Lleida, June 2021 and Almeria , Spain in June 2022, .Recipharm Environmental Award, Sweden in 2012 , Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW), 5th Award on Water Management & Protection, Saudi Arabia in 2012 and Prize King Jaime I on the Protection of Nature from Generalitat of Valencia, Spain in 2007 .SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS, 1992 – to date > 67 PhD thesis supervised, mainly in Spain except two in Lisbon and in Amsterdam and one in Riyadh.,1992 – 2021.EXPERTISE :Analysis, fate , risk and removal of emerging contaminants and microplastics from water, Sewage epidemiology of drugs and proteins. Since 2010 I am listed as highly cited scientists , ISI Highly Cited, , with a Hirsch-Index of 165 (128) and total number of citations over 123.000 thousand (> 80 k) and more than 1600 publications (source Google Scholar on January 2022, Web of Science in parenthesis).Since 2012 Co-Editor-in-chief of the Science of the Total Environment , Elsevier and since 2020 Co-Editor in Chief of Case Studies of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Elsevier.