Joan Grimalt Obrador
Research group: Geochemistry and Pollution
Prof. Joan O. Grimalt. PhD in Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (1983). Postdoctoral stages: Oregon State University (1983-84), University of Bristol (1985). Full Professor of CSIC since 1992. Research devoted to the study of natural and anthropogenic organic compounds as markers of the health status of ecosystems and organisms (including humans). He has published 685 papers (548 of them included in the SCI). Some of them in high impact journals such as New England J. Med. (Impact index: 79.3; year of publication: 1989; letter), Lancet (53.3; 1999), Nature (41.6; 1990), Science (41.1; 2004, 2007), Am. J. Resp. Crit. Care Med. (15.2; 2012), Nature Geoscience (14.4; 2013), Rev. Geophysics (13.5; 2016), Nature Communications (12.353; 2018), Eur. Resp. J. (12.2; 2012), PNAS (9.5; 2012). These publications have received 21466 quotes. H index = 74 (source Scopus). Supervision of 48 PhD thesis and 70 master thesis to completion. Scientist included in the list of Essential Science Indicators of the ISI Web of Science in Environment/Ecology. Participation in 110 research projects (44 funded by the European Union) having coordinated 46 of them. More information in http://www.cid.csic.es/homes/grimalt.