Fernando J. M. Gonçalves, Assistant Professor with habilitation (2004-present), Department of Biology, University of Aveiro (Portugal). PhD in Animal Ecology, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 1992. Leader of CESAM’s Environmental Risk Assessment Laboratory (RISKA).
Former coordinator of the Scientific Committee of the Department of Biology (2004-2009), former Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Council (2016) and former member of scientific council of the University of Aveiro (2009-2016). Former director of the Postgraduate Master Degree in Ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management (2006-2009). Director of the Postgraduate Master Degree in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology (2006-2008; 2017-present). Vice-director of the Postgraduate Master Degree in Teaching of Biology and Geology (2013-present). Chairman of the First World Environmental Education Congress (2003), Co-Chair of the 24th International Conference on Subterranean Biology (2018).
Supervisor of 53 MSc students, 19 PhD students and 17 post-doc researchers.
Participated in 32 research projects funded by the EC (6), and nationally funded projects (9 as PI).
Participated >40 panels for academic degrees and professorship positions. Participated 11 evaluation panels (3 as panel coordinator) for research projects and grants (3 international).
Research interests: Limnology, Ecotoxicology (soil, subterranean, freshwater).
h-index (Scopus) 34; 4043 citations from ISI Web of Science; 3360 without self-citations) (updated January 2018). Co-author of 6 books, 39 chapters, 229 ISI papers, > 310 congress communications.
3 most cited papers:
De Figueiredo, D.R., Azeiteiro, U.M., Esteves, S.M., Gonçalves, F.J.M., Pereira, M.J. (2004) Microcystin-producing blooms - A serious global public health issue. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 59(2), 151-163. 317 citations.
Ventura, S.P.M., Marques, C.S., Rosatella, A.A., Afonso, CAM; Gonçalves, F., Coutinho, J.A.P. (2012) Toxicity assessment of various ionic liquid families towards Vibrio fischeri marine bacteria. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 76(1), 162-168. 128 citations.
Pereira, R., Ribeiro, R., Gonçalves, F. (2004) Scalp hair analysis as a tool in assessing human exposure to heavy metals (S. Domingos mine, Portugal). Science of the Total Environment 327(1-3), 81-92. 103 citations.
Peer reviewed of ISI papers: publons.com/a/1303750/; Review Editor of Frontiers in Environmental Science - Environmental Toxicology. Editor of Captar: Ciência e Ambiente para Todos