Karina is a professor and director of the IDEAI research center at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech. She holds a PhD in Computer Engineering with specializations in Computational Statistics and Artificial Intelligence. She is a Postgraduate in Teaching for Higher Education. Her main lines of research are the extraction of strategic knowledge from data and intelligent decision support systems. Expert and co-author of the Catalan AI Strategy of the Generalitat of Catalonia.