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Dr. Victor A. Bañuls is Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO) at Seville (Spain). He also has served as visiting research scholar at the UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), CIEM (Kristiansand, Norway), New Jersey institute of Technology (NJ, U.S.A.) and Tilburg University (Tilburg, The Netherlands). Before his current position, Dr. Bañuls has been working as financial, quality and information systems manager. He has participated in several national and international research projects. His research is published in journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Technovation, EAAI, IEEE SMC and Futures (among others), being editor of two books. Recently he has being guest editor of the journals TFSC, Upgrade and Novatica. He has been co-chair of the track “Foresight, Planning and Risk Analysis in Emergency Management” at the ISCRAM conference since 2010 being member. He is member of the board of ISCRAM and chair of the Publications and Academic Standards Committee since 2014. Recently he become the Co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of ISCRAM.
Von der Gracht, H.Bañuls, V.A, Turoff, M. Skulimowski, A. and Gordon, T. (2015). Foresight Support Systems: Past, present and future, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 97 pp. 16-18.
Bañuls, V.A, Turoff, M. and Hiltz, S.R. (2013). Collaborative Scenario Modeling In Emergency Management through Cross-Impact, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 80(9) pp. 1756–1774.
Bañuls, V.A. and Turoff, M. (2011). Scenario Construction via Delphi and Cross-Impact Analysis, Technological Forecasting and Social Change 78 (9) pp. 1579–1602.
Bañuls, V.A. and Salmeron, J.L. (2008). Foresighting Key areas in the Information Technology Industry. Technovation, Technovation 28(3) pp. 103-111
Withworth, B., Bañuls, V.A., Sylla, C. and Mahinda, Ed. (2008). Expanding the Criteria for Evaluating Social-Technical Software. IEEE SMC Part A 38(4) pp. 777-790.
Professor Bañuls has 13 years of teaching experience and has given and coordinated various subjects related to systems and information technologies, its impact and application in business management at the level of diploma, degree, degree, Master and doctorate. Such activity teaching has been evaluated as "excellent" (93,64 about 100 points possible) by the Commission of the evaluation of the quality of the University Pablo of Olavide. He is the chair of several postgraduate programs at the Pablo de Olavide University, including an Executive Master program on Integrated Management Systems and an Executive Security Management program. His present research efforts are focused on foresight and emergency management, being also interested in e-Learning, management science and information systems assessment.
He is confounder and Research Director of the safety engineering company MSIG and assessor of the Regional Spanish Government in Security Policy.