Full Professor of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry Engineering (ETSIAM, University of Cordoba, Spain). PhD in Agriculture Engineering (UCO). She is a worldwide recognized expert in the used of NIRS sensors and new technologies applied to feed & food integrity, covering both fundamental and applied research. This research has resulted in well over 250 publications; with 133 of these being peer-reviewed papers in top quality journals (H index 29). She is currently the President-elect of ICNIRS (International Council on Near Infrared Spectroscopy) and President of its Educational Committee. Associate editor of the Journal of NIRS. Member of the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Global
Food Security- Queens University (UK). Recipient of the Thomas Hirschfeld Award 2014 and G. Birth Award 2020.