Eduardo Rosa Short Biography

Eduardo A. S. Rosa, born in 1957, is a full professor at the Agricultural Department of the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal, after an international career particularly in Rutgers University (USA), Institute of Food Research, Norwich, UK (now Quadram Institute), Copenhagen University and Wageningen University. Eduardo Rosa’s scientific activity included the coordination and participation in 14 European projects, the direction of a research Unit (Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences) from 2007-2018, the direction of an International PhD Programme (AgriChains), and the coordination of the Outreach Region Portugal of Climate KIC (supported by the European Institute of Technology- EIT). He is councillor for Societal Challenge 2 from the European Union Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020, Member of the Scientific Council of the Foundation for the Science and Technology for the Natural and Environment Sciences and member of the group work for the creation of the National Script of Strategic Interest of Research Infrastructures. He was representant of Portugal in the COST Programme for 6 years and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Science Europe for 2 years. With 40 years of experience in teaching- also at international level, for 12 years in running Intensive Courses, at several European Universities-, research and coordination of national and international projects, Eduardo Rosa was also Vice-Rector for the Research and Cooperation in UTAD for 8 years (2002-2010).