She holds a degree in Psychology, specialization in theoretical-experimental psychology and in industrial psychology, as well as PhD, with European mention, on methodology of the behavioral sciences of the Faculty of Psychology from Complutense University of Madrid.
Her main research interests are in human factors and safety of control rooms in complex systems and high reliability organizations, human performance measures and methodologies, human factors evaluations (verification and validation), simulator studies, and advanced alarm systems interfaces. She has published numerous reports on these topics.
She has coordinated and participated in several national and international research projects on the human factors domain, as well as in research stays of long and short term in international laboratory at the OECD Halden Project installations in Norway. She is the Spanish delegated representative for the OECD Halden Project in Man-Technology-Organization topics.