Is an Investigador Titular E (an academic level above full professor) at the Optics Research Center in Leon, Mexico, and a head of Infrared Laboratory. She is recognized as (Mexican) Researcher Level III, Fellow of OSA and Fellow of SPIE. She organizes a yearly conference in San Diego for SPIE and is a co-organizer of biannual conference for Ronchi Foundation in Italy on infrared. She is a deputy editor of Optics Express and invited lead Editor for Applied Optics on Infrared (June 2018, https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.0AITA1). She applies her knowledge of optical sciences, engineering and infrared to solve problems for the benefit of the humanity.
Ph.D. Optical Sciences, 1979, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA; (first woman). (Infrared, Prof W. L. Wolfe).