Marco S. Lucas is principal investigator at University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro. Holds a PhD in Chemistry, a Master in Environmental Technology and a diploma in Environmental Engineering. Its main research interests are i) water and wastewater treatment, ii) advanced oxidation processes, iii) homogeneous photocatalysis, iv) heterogeneous photocatalysis, v) solar photocatalysis, vi) environmental chemistry, vii) biosorption and viii) biologic processes. Until now he has published 33 papers in top-ranked and peer-reviewed journals, 1 patent, 1 book chapter and more than 100 conference proceedings and communications (oral and poster). Has an h-index of 15 and more than 1250 citations. Has been awarded with three prizes: i) Prize Dr. Francisco da Fonseca Henriques - Research, Development and Innovation awarded by the Administração da Região Hidrográfica do Norte, I.P, Portugal; ii) Prize APRH 2010/11, Area of Basic Sciences and Nature, awarded by the Associação Portuguesa dos Recursos Hídricos (APRH), Portugal, both assigned to his PhD thesis and iii) Prize Young Researcher 2013 - University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.