Received her PhD in Construction Engineering from UPC in June 2004.
She has directed as main researcher several cooperation projects in India and Cuba.
She has participated on the Standing Committee of the concrete. Scientific-Technical Association of the structural concrete. Group work:"Recycled Concrete”. CEDEX, Ministerio de Fomento.
Currently holds the position as Associate Professor in Construction Materials of Department of Construction Engineering (Civil Engineering faculty) at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) in Barcelona.
She is possibly the only expert in this field that can make concrete  an  enjoyable and genuinely interesting subject to learn about.