AGUSTIN COSTA GARCIA
- PDI JUBILADO
AGUSTÍN COSTA GARCÍA is Full Professor in Analytical Chemistry at the Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry in the University of Oviedo. He obtained his B.Sc. degree in 1975 at the University of Oviedo and his Ph.D. degree in 1977 at the same University. He has done a postdoctoral stay in Exeter (England) with Professor E. Bishop during the academic year of 1980-1981.
He has published about 230 scientific original articles and has presented more than 240 communications in national and international conferences, with at least 30 invited presentations. He has been Supervisor of 26 Ph.D. dissertations, 27 habilitation thesis and 7 M.Sc. works. He has worked on 30 research projects, being the Project Leader in 27 of them.
Almost all his research work has been focused on electroanalysis, being his current research lines: electrochemical (bio)sensors, electrophoretic chips, flow systems with electrochemical detection and paper-based analytical tools. He has been supervisor of the Ph.D. dissertations with the "Premio Extraordinario de la Universidad de Oviedo" in 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2017.
Consequence of the know-how achieved with his research, he is co-author of 15 patents and he has been cofounder of four spin-off companies: DropSens, MicruxFluidic, HealthSens and NanoVex Biotechnologies S.L.