Journal of Forensic Science & Criminology

Editorial Board Member - JFSC

Viorica Lopez-Avila

Research Scientist
Agilent Technologies
United States
Dr. Viorica Lopez-Avila has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering/Technology of Organic Substances from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest Romania, a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA, USA, and a certificate in Biotechnology from the University of California in Santa Cruz, CA, USA. She is nationally recognized for her contributions to the identification of organic compounds by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and for sample preparation techniques such as supercritical fluid extraction and microwave-assisted extraction technology, and also has in-depth experience with analytical methodologies applicable to proteomics. Dr. Lopez-Avila has co-authored 120 publications in scientific journals and books, 5 issued patents, 21 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports, and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley’s Current Protocols in Field Analytical Chemistry. She has given numerous presentations at national and international meetings, taught short courses on environmental analysis, and is currently an adjunct professor at University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada.

Development of analytical methods for drugs-of-abuse, explosives, chemical warfare agents, and poisons
Innovative technologies in forensic chemistry and biochemistry
Application of advanced instrumental techniques in forensic analysis

Other Editorial Board Members - JFSC

Gillian Tully

Principal Forensic Services Ltd
United Kingdom

Peter R. Valentin

Department of Forensic Science
University of New Haven
United States

Clare Helen Bryce

Forensic Pathologist
Division of Pathology
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Paisarn Muneesawang

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Naresuan University


Assistant Professor
Department of Forensics and Investigative Genetics
University of North Texas Health Science Center
United States

Lee M Wade

Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice Administration
Middle Tennessee State University

Altayeb Ahmed

Associate Professor
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
King Saudi Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Saudi Arabia

Hongxia Hao

Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto

Raymond A. Grimsbo

Forensic Scientist
Intermountain Forensic Laboratories
United States

Jill Slay

Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
University of South Australia
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