Dr. Victor Cavaller was born in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) in 1965. He works as a Professor in the Department of Information and Communication Sciences at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC).
He received his Ph.D. in ‘Information and Documentation in Digital Age’ Program in the Department of Library and Information Science at the University of Barcelona (Spain) in 2007. Dissertation: “Matrix indicator system for strategic information analysis: application in a practical case”. He also holds a Master in Applied Economic Analysis (IDEC-UPF, Spain), a Degree in Information and Library Sciences (UOC, 2003) and a Degree in Philosophy and Educational Sciences (UB, 1992). He received his accreditation for Research from The Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency AQU in March, 2013.
He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at SPRU, Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Sussex (2009). His research interests include scientometrics and informetrics, indicator systems, information systems, data analysis architecture, applied statistics, r+d+i, technology and innovation management and valuation of intangible assets. He has published several papers in international journals, books and proceedings regarding these fields.