Bachelor in Statistical Sciences by the University of Granada (Awarded by the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport) and PhD in Statistics in the University of Granada. She has been researcher in formation granted by the Training University Professor (FPU) program from the Spanish National Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation in the University of Granada. Since 2004, she is professor of the Statistics and Operative Research Department of the University of Cordoba. She has taken part in different projects about signals estimation and the spectral data analysis of the olive oil. In applied statistics to social sciences, he was working in research projects on organized crime, gender studies and minorities rights. In addition, she has been working about knowledge transfer and university-industry relationships.