Alfonso was born in 1972 in Cádiz, Spain. He is an associate professor of statistics at the University of Cádiz. He received his mathematic degree and Ph.D from the University of Sevilla in 1995 and 2000, respectively. In the last ten years he has published a considerable amount of papers mainly in the top journals of statistics and probability. His research focuses on stochastic orders, copula, dependence, inequality, risk and reliability.