Dr. Ewa Szpyrka studied Chemical Technology at University of Technology in Rzeszow, Poland, graduating in 2000. She obtained her doctorate of agronomy in 2006 and habilitation in 2016. From 2007 to 2017 she was the head of Laboratory of Pesticide Residue Analysis in Rzeszow. Since 2017 she works as a professor (associate) at University of Rzeszow. She is author or co-author of 16 papers published in international peer-reviewed journals (Web of Knowledge) and over one hundred papers in Polish journals. She was participant in numerous national research programs funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development: “The study of pesticide residues in agricultural crops collected from places of their production and water utilized for economic purposes under a national control program”, “Monitoring of pesticide residues in feed materials of vegetable origin”, “Conducting analysis of pesticide residues in agricultural crops, plant foods and feed derived from organic production”, ”Investigation on pesticides’ residues in agricultural products”. She was also participant of research programs co-funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education: “Research on the disappearance of some fungicides in greenhouse tomatoes”, “Research on the disappearance of currently used fungicides as part of integrated pest management of greenhouse tomato against fungal diseases”, “Determination of factors effecting on quality of raw materials obtained by integrated methods, destined for production of baby food”, “Optimization, validation and uncertainty estimation of multiresidue QuEChERS method for the determination of pesticide residues by GC-ECD / NPD with particular emphasis on herbal raw materials”, "Pesticide residues in raw materials for the production of foods for infants and young children”.
Gas Chromatography; HPLC; Pesticide Analysis; Quechers Method; Occurrence, Behavior and Dissipation of Pesticide Residues in Plant and Environment.