Teaching staff with important additional positions
Josep Lluís Domingo
- Director of TecnATox – Centre of Environmental, Food and Toxicological Technology
Josep Lluís Domingo
Josep Lluís Domingo lectures in Toxicology and Environmental Health at the Faculty of Medicine of the Rovira i Virgili University in Reus and he is currently the director of TecnATox, Centre of Environmental, Food and Toxicological Technology, which specializes in research on innovation and technology transfer in the field of food, the environment and toxicology. He focuses above all on environmental and food contaminants, and their potential risks and/or benefits for public health and the ecosystem that surrounds different business activities.
His research focuses on environmental technologies, the assessment and communication of risk, toxicology and public health, food safety, and the information and communication technologies.
Josep Lluís Domingo has been editor-in-chief of the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology since 1 January 2015. He had been managing editor of the same journal since 2011. He is one of the very few university lecturers in Spain who are co-editors or editors of an international scientific journal.
Every year, the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology is sent 2,500 scientific articles for publication. Also, since 1 March 2014 he has been editor-in-chief of the Elsevier scientific journal Environmental Research. This journal is sent 1,500 articles every year.
He is one of the most cited researchers in the world. Thomson Reuters included him on the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2014, which contains the most cited scientists in each field. It is based on the top 1% of the most cited articles between 2002 and 2012. It names 3,200 researchers from 21 different scientific fields, and he is one of the 114 most cited researchers in the field of Agricultural Sciences. He has also been included in the list published in December 2015 in the same field.
In the last update (July 2015) of the ranking that is periodically drawn up by the journal Lab Time, Josep Lluís Domingo is sixth for the number of citations by European scientists in the speciality of toxicology. This ranking includes the 30 most cited European scientists