Nieves joined Metrum in 2020, bringing 11 years of experience between academia and the pharmaceutical industries. She received her BS and MS in Computer Engineering and Science at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). In 2009, she received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the same university. During her Ph.D., she did an internship at the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA). Her post-doctoral research was developed at University of Navarra, School of Pharmacy (Spain) and Indiana University, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN), being later promoted to assistant professor. In 2014, she started working at the PK/PD & Pharmacometrics Department with Eli Lilly (Indianapolis, IN), using modeling and simulation to inform decision making in all phases of drug development across a range of therapeutic areas. She has maintained an adjunct position at Indiana University, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine.