Vice-rector for Quality and Language Policy

Imma Ribas Vila

Biography

Imma Ribas Vila

Imma Ribas has a degree in Industrial Engineering (1996) from the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB) and a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering (2007) from the Universitat Politècnica de València. Since 2013, she has been an associate professor who is attached to the Department of Management and affiliated with the ETSEIB.

As a researcher, she is part of the research group Supply Chain and Operations Management (SCOM). She is the author or co-author of more than 30 articles published in indexed journals, more than 30 conference papers and five book chapters. She has supervised two doctoral theses and has participated in nine national and European competitive research projects, three of which as the principal investigator. She is an associate editor of the journals Expert Systems with Applications and Journal of Urban Mobility Expert Systems with Applications and Journal of Urban Mobility.

As regards management, she was the secretary of the Department of Management (2012–2019) and the assistant director of Academic Policy and Master’s Degrees (2021).


Functions

    • Improvement policies and relations with quality assurance agencies.
    • Quality indicators: academic and research indicators and rankings.
    • Monitoring and accreditation of degrees (in coordination with the vice-rector for Academic Policy).
    • Employability and graduate employment.
    • Teaching facilities and laboratories.
    • Teaching surveys.
    • Teaching and research staff evaluation.
    • Affiliated schools: EAE and EUNCET.
    • Relations with the Institute of Education Sciences (in coordination with the vice-rector for Teaching and Research Staff Policy).
    • Language policy coordination.
    • Representation in the Vives University Network.
    • Quality assurance system for research.
    • Strategic planning.
    • Coordination with the UNESCO Chair of Higher Education Management.