Vice-Rector of Technology Transfer
University of Seville
Professor at the University of Business Organisation and Doctor of Industrial Engineering in 2004. He has participated in numerous projects of the National Plan of R+D+I and has been Principal Investigator in several projects of knowledge transfer financed in competitiveness by public entities. He has also managed technology transfer contracts with different companies. He is also the inventor of four patents with PCT extension licensed to private companies. He has participated as a researcher in projects of the V, VI and VII Framework Programme of the European Commission. He currently has a six-year research period in force. He has written seven teaching and research books, as well as tutoring three Doctoral Theses.
He is the Vice-Rector for Technology Transfer, General Director of the Research Foundation of the University of Seville and coordinator of the Campus of International Excellence Andalucía TECH since October 2015. Previously, he held the positions of Director of the Secretariat of Knowledge Transfer and Entrepreneurship of the University of Seville between June 2014 and October 2015, Deputy Director General of the Research Foundation of the University of Seville between January 2014 and September 2014 and Coordinator of the MP Chair of the University of Seville, since 2006. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for the Development of Organizational Engineering, ADINGOR.
His areas of interest in research are transport, organizational engineering and occupational risk prevention. He is the author of numerous articles in scientific journals (JCR), highlighting in recent years in the Journal of Business Research, Service Industries Journal, Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Cities, among others.