Dr. Martinez-Marroquin received her B.Sc degree in Telecommunications Engineering, M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Electronic Engineering, respectively, in 1993, 1995 and 2000 from La Salle School of Engineering, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain. She complemented her degrees with managerial education with a Master in Project Management and an Executive Program on Management Skills by ESADE Business School; and with specialization education with a Master in Computer Vision and a Master in Signal and Information Theory and Processing. She was academic staff at La Salle School of Engineering, as Assistant Professor from 1996-01 and as Associate Professor from 2001-11. There she served as Director of Section for 8 years, during which she led the creation of the Multimodal Processing Research Group and the associated Technology Transfer Area. Both the Research Group and the Technology Transfer Group were recognized by the Catalan Government for their quality (SGR and Tecnio accreditations). She then became the director of the Master of Research in Information Technology and Management at La Salle-URL, of which she has been in charge for 4 years. She has been Director of the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Barcelona School of Management (Pompeu Fabra University-UPF) and associate professor at TecnoCampus School of Engineering (Technical University of Catalonia-UPC) in 2012. She is currently Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Maths at the University of Canberra.
Dr. Martinez-Marroquin is author of a patent and her research contributions have been published in international journals and conferences. She has participated in 20 research projects of which she has coordinated 9, and has been responsible of 10 technology transfer projects. She holds a lecturer accreditation since 2003, a research accreditation since 2008 and two six year research periods all accredited by the Catalan Agency for Quality in Higher Education (AQU). She also holds the PRINCE2 International Accreditation in Project Management. She has been visiting researcher at the University of Oxford in 1997 and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore in 2011.