Doctor in Computer Science by the Technical University of Catalonia in Barcelona (1993) and since 1998 is associate professor (tenure position) of the department of Statistics and Operations Research of the same university. She specializes in the application of statistics to transportation planning, demand modeling, traffic management, traffic simulation and other related transportation problems.
In 1985 joined LIOS (Laboratori d’Investigació Operativa i Simulació) that in 1997 merged with other research groups at UPC to set up PROMALS (Programació Matemàtica, Logística i Simulació). In January 2014, joined CIT UPC as a member of the consolidated research group certified by the Catalan Government for 2014-2016 (AGAUR, official agency) MPI (Modeling and Data Processing)
The transportation research group in inLab is related to the Department of Statistics and Operations Research of UPC, it is very active in developing traffic models and namely traffic simulation models through the participation as partner in national and European Union R&D projects .