Víctor Cerda, graduated and PhD in Chemistry by the University of Barcelona. Became Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry in 1982 at the University of the Balearic Islands. He has conducted 41 Ph.D. Thesis, written 14 books, and collaborated with 14 chapters in other scientific books. He has published 620 papers and presented 847 contributions in national and international symposia. Has been organizer of more than 15 international symposia. Has been the Head of the Department of Analytical Chemistry and the first Head of the Department of Chemistry of the UIB. Has been Vice-President of the Spanish Society of Analytical Chemistry.