Academic Background

  • Electrical Engineering, Universidad Complutense Madrid (1996-2001).
  • M.D. in Industrial Physics, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (2001-2003).
  • Ph.D. at the Department of Computing, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (2001-2005). Thesis: "Load balancing on heterogeneous clusters".
  • M.D. in Scenic Arts, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos-Instituto Alicia Alonso (2005-2007).
  • Ph.D. in Scenic Arts, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos-Instituto Alicia Alonso (2007-).

Awards and distinctions

  • Award for outstanding academic performance in Electrical Engineering, 2001.
  • ANECA accredited for Assistant Professor positions (Profesor Colaborador), 2003.
  • ACAP accredited for Doctor Assistant Professor positions (Profesor Ayudante Doctor) and for Private University Professor positions (Profesor de Universidad Privada), 2005.
  • ACAP accredited for Doctor Associate Professor positions (Profesor Contratado Doctor), 2007.
  • National Habilitation in Computer Architecture (Profesor Titular de Universidad), 2008.
  • Two CNEAI research distinctions (sexenios), periods 2004-2009 and 2010-2016.
  • Special mention in the IPPI 2014 awards (Teaching Innovation), 2014
  • IEEE Senior Member, 2015.
  • Ada Byron Prize finalist (Women in Technology), 2014 and 2015.
  • Best teaching video (Internet Day Prizes), 2016.
  • Best cybersecurity service (IT Security Prizes), 2016.

Other Activities

  • National Conferences Organization and Reviewing: ANACAP 2008 and 2009 (Program and Local Comittee), WIIND 2009 (Program and Local Comittee), SICE 2010 (Program Comittee), JCE 2012 to 2016 (Program Comittee), JNIC 2017 (General Chair).
  • Programme Committee: ICCES 2008, ISPDC 2008, AINA 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013, MASCOTS 2009 to 2012, ICCC 2010 and 2011, ECMS 2011 and 2012, CYCON 2012 and 2013, EPEW 2013, 2014 and 2016, Sensornets 2014.
  • Programme Co-Chair: EPEW 2015.
  • Journal Reviewer: The Oxford Computer Journal, Journal on Parallel and Distributed Computing, IEEE Communications Letters, Performance Evaluation, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing.
  • Journal Editor: Journal of Next Generation Information Technology.
  • Society Memberships: IEEE Computer Society.
  • Teaching Innovation Projects: Helping the computer architecture student with the MIPS64, Using simulators to learn about Cloud Computing.