Department: Toxicological Center Institution: University of Antwerp, Belgium
Adrian Covaci is professor of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry at the Toxicological Centre, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium. He obtained the Ph.D. title in 2002 and in 2007 he joined the regular academic staff of the University of Antwerp as senior-lecturer. He became full professor in 2012.
His research interests focus on the analytical, environmental, biomonitoring aspects and risk assessment of emerging organic contaminants, and elucidation of exposure pathways to humans for organic contaminants.
Adrian Covaci has co-authored more than 330 papers in international journals or book chapters and has made numerous contributions to international conferences as invited lecturer, presenter or chairman.
He is Associate Editor of the journals Science of Total Environment and Food and Chemical Toxicology, as well as member of the Editorial Board of Environment International and Environmental Research.
Prof. Dr. Adrian Covaci has (co-)supervised 15 PhD theses and almost 50 BSc and MSc theses at the University of Antwerp. He is currently also member of the PhD committees of 10 PhD students.