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

Davit Melkumyan

Head of Arson and Explosives expertises
Department of the National Bureau of Expertises
National Academy of Sciences(NAS)


Assistant Professor
School of Forensic Sciences
Oklahoma State University
United States

Cristiana Palmela Pereira

Assistant Professor
Portuguese Institute of Legal Medicine
University of Lisboa

Randazzo Antonio

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy
University of Naples Federico II

Raymond A. Grimsbo

Forensic Scientist
Intermountain Forensic Laboratories
United States

Lee M Wade

Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice Administration
Middle Tennessee State University

Kristian Linnet

Department of Forensic Medicine
University of Copenhagen

Hongxia Hao

Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto

Fatima Machado

Forensic Scientist
Forensic Science Lab

Clare Helen Bryce

Forensic Pathologist
Division of Pathology
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
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