Esteban Abad Holgado
+34 93 400 61 85
Research group: Geochemistry and Pollution
Service: Laboratory of Dioxins
Dr. Esteban Abad is a Scientist Staff, Head of the Laboratory of Dioxins of the Department of Environmental Chemistry at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDÆA) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Barcelona. With more than 20 years experience, his field of expertise focuses on the analysis of dioxins and other POPs by using HRGC/HRMS for biotic and non biotic samples. He is co-author of more than 100 articles included in the SCI and participates in several International Committees (CEN/TC-264WG) aiming to elaborate harmonized analytical procedures and his contribution in several research projects related the presence of POP in the environment, industrial processes, food and feed and human tissues. Dr. Esteban Abad is one of the experts for UNEP leading laboratory inspections to assess existing capacity and capacity building needs to analyse POPs in developing countries in the framework of the Stockholm Convention, including the GRULAC Region.