Jose M. Pingarron obtained his Ph.D. (1981) from Complutense University of Madrid. Between 1982 and 1983, he did postdoctoral training at the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris. Since 1994, he is a full Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the Complutense University of Madrid. Jose M. Pingarron headed the Department of Analytical Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry between 1998 and 2006 and he was the President of the Spanish Society of Analytical Chemistry between 1998 and 2001. Professor Pingarron is the recipient of the Faculty of Chemistry Medal, the Complutense University of Madrid Medal and the 2012 research award on Analytical Chemistry of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. He is author or co-author of 289 peer-reviewed papers, 23 book chapters and 2 text books as well as 6 invention patents. He is currently Vice-President of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry and is its representative in the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences. Professor Pingarron is Associate Editor of Electroanalysis Journal and belongs (or belonged) to the Edito- rial Advisory Boards of the Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Talanta, Analyst, Chemical Sensors and ChemElectroChem and Member of the Analytical Chemistry Division Committee of IUPAC. Moreover, Professor Pingarron is co-founder of the “spin-off” company Inbea Biosensores S.L.
His research interests focus on analytical electrochemistry, nanostructured electrochemical interfaces, nanomaterials and electrochemical sensors and biosensors.