Prof. Pablo S. Fernández is a full time professor in the Agronomic Engineering Department since 2009, where he leads the group of ¿Food Safety and Preservation¿. His research has been focussed on quantitative microbial risk assessment, mathematical modelling and preservation technologies of foods. He has been a panel expert of the BIOHAZ Panel of EFSA (2012-2018) and leads a Spanish Network of Excellence to develop quantitative risk assessment in Spain. He is a member of the scientific committee of the Spanish Food Safety Agency since 2019 (AESAN). He has extensive experience in management of research, as Vice-rector of Research and Innovation (2012-2015) of his University. He has 30 years of experience in research, leading many research projects and contracts. He has produced over 100 scientific publications.