? Rector in Evora University since 2014
? High-level expert of Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF) since August 2015.
? Elected for the Steering Comittee of the PRIMA Foundation
? Portuguese Representative at PRIMA General Assembly
? Member of the High level Group for Higher Education DG Reserach _ EC
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Chromatography; Sensory Analysis; Enantioselectivae and multidimensional chromatography; Analysis of flavors.
Author of more then 100 articles and communications related to this field.
Current Research Interest
Research especially directed towards the analysis of Mediterranean food products with special emphasis on wines and olive oils. Identification of compounds present in the extract of the aroma and determining the relationship between the chemical compounds and sensory impact.
Identification of enantiomers, determination of enantiomeric excess using enantioselective chromatography. Application of chirality in determining the authenticity and fraud detection. Limits of detection and olfacto detection of enantiomers. Relationship with the aroma of food products. Using comprehensive multidimensional Chromatography.
Author or co-author of more then a 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.