Dr. Víctor Cerdà studied Chemistry at the Barcelona University. He joined the research group of Prof. Francisco Buscarons at the Analytical Chemistry Department. He received his PhD degree in 1973 at the same institution. He obtained the position of a Full Professor in the University of the Balearic Island, where he was head of the Chemistry Department, Vice-chancellor of Scientific Policy, Founder and President of the Association of Environmental Analytical Chemistry and of the Sciware Systems as a Spin Off company of this university. He has published 14 books, more than 600 research articles in SCI (E) journals, and more than 800 contributions in international conferences.