I'm Irene Epifanio. I am a mother and a Full Professor at Universitat Jaume I in Castelló (Spain), since March 2021.

 I was born in Valencia (Spain) in 1975.

 In 1996 I was awarded the Honourable Mention in the 3rd International Mathematics Competition for University Students.

 I received my degree in Mathematics in 1997 from Universitat de València.

 In 1998, I was a researcher at IMPIVA (the Institute of the small and medium-size Valencian Industry), from Valencian Goverment.

 In 1999 I was a researcher from Science Ministry at the Computer Science Department of Universitat de València.

 Since October 2000, I have been with the Mathematics Department of Universitat Jaume I.

 I received my Ph.D. degree in Statistics on 26th July 2002 from  Universitat de València.

 My PhD dissertation (Texture description: applications to image coding and classification) 

 was awarded the Premio Extraordinario de Matemáticas y Física 2003 (Universitat de València).

 In the Fall of 2002, I performed a postdoctoral research stay at the Institute for Environment and Sustainability of the

 European Comission Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy.

 I have supervised several students, who have been awarded with several Premios (see Section Students).

 In 2014 I was awarded the Premio a la Excelencia Docente Universitaria (curso 2013/2014) (Universitat Jaume I).

 In 2018 our research group was awarded the Premio Banco Santander de divulgación científica (Universitat Jaume I).

 In 2021 I was awarded the Premio UJI Compromiso Social – Banco Santander.

 In 2022, we received three awards related with equality and teaching (see Equality web), one of them was the

 Premio Margarita Salas de Talent Woman Spain to the best teacher initiative.

 I has 4 sexenios de investigación from CNEAI (1998-2003, 2004-2009, 2010-2015, 2016-2021) and 4 quinquenios de docencia from UJI (2001-2005, 2006-2010, 2011-2015, 2016-2020).

 My current research interests include statistical learning, functional data analysis, computer vision and equality.

 IDs: ORCID ID, ResearcherID, Scopus Author ID, Google scholar.

 Academic genealogy according to the Mathematics Genealogy project.

 In 2021, I was the first Presidenta de la Comisión de Mujeres en Matemáticas del Comité Español de Matemáticas (CEMat). I was also a Spanish CWM Ambassador.

 Furthermore, I was a member of the Comisión de Mujeres y Matemáticas de la Real Sociedad Matemática Española and the Promoting 
 
 Positive Professional Environments (P3E) Committee of CWS (Caucus for Women in Statistics), during 2020 and 2021.

 I am a member of the IF (Instituto Universitario de Estudios Feministas y de Género) and the Grupo estatal de igualdad en PDI de CCOO.  

 I am also a member of the Grupo de trabajo para el seguimiento de las actuaciones en igualdad de género en I+D+I del  

 Observatorio de Mujeres, Ciencia e Innovación del Ministerio. 

 I am secretaria del Patronato de la Fundación Isonomia.
 

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