Montse is also a visiting scientist for the Environmental Protection Agencyand sits on three committees for the National Academy of Sciences. Sheserves as editor of the Journal of American Statistical Association,Applications and Case Studies. She was the 2015-16 winner of the D.D.Mason Award Winner at NC State made in recognition of her outstandingcontributions as Head of the Department of Statistics from 2011-2016, andthe 2013 winner of the NC State Equity Award for major contributions to theequity and well-being of women.
In addition to her role as Dean, Montse is also a professor in theDepartment of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research. Her researchhas applications in such areas as weather forecasting, oceanography,climate, ecology, air pollution and human health effects from pollution.