B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Castilla La Mancha (UCLM), Ciudad Real, Spain, in 2006 and the PhD in Civil Engineering from the same University, in 2009. The Doctoral Thesis was awarded the national VII Premio Abertis de Investigación 2009 about Management of Transport Infrastructure from Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).
She was a research fellow at the University of Castilla-La Mancha for two years after finishing her thesis. She is currently an associate professor at Civil Engineering Degree and MSc in Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT).
Her research interests include transport modelling techniques and applications, as well as transport planning and sustainable urban mobility. Currently, she is the co-author of 19 articles published in JCR-indexed journals (12 in Q1, 5 in Q2, 2 in Q3) plus 2 articles published in SJR-journals (Q1 and Q3). She has participated in 8 national research projects and 16 contracts from private companies. She has directed sustainable urban mobility projects in collaboration with the Cartagena City Council and with the company Navantia (headquarters in Cartagena) to develop an integrative and sustainable workplace mobility plan.