She is an Agronomist Engineer (Public University of Navarra, Spain), with experience in the Food Industry. She is a senior research in the Food Research Division of AZTI since 2008. Her research is focused on the study, validation and industrial implementation of emerging technologies for food processing, with main expertise in the stabilization and texturization by puffing-drying. She has participated in more than 30 public and private projects relating to processing technologies and on-line monitoring of quality. She has previous experience in the Food Industry, as quality manager for a snack company.