Victor Barros

Department of Information Systems | School of Engineering | University of Minho

Victor F. A. Barros is an Invited Professor at the Department of Information Systems of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho (UMINHO). He is a Collaborative Researcher at the Algoritmi Centre/University of Minho (Portugal). He is President of BRAIS – Brazilian Chapter of Association for Information Systems, Vice-President of the IEEE WiE-PT – Portuguese Chapter of the IEEE Women in Engineering and Chair of the Smart Group of Interest “Gender Equality in IST” of the PTAIS – Portuguese Chapter of the Association of Information Systems. Victor Barros is Editor-in-Chief of BRAJETS – Brazilian Journal of Education, Technology and Society (ESCI WoS Indexed), Associate Editor of JISTEM – Journal of Information Systems and Technology Management (AIS Affiliated Journal), Associate Editor of DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals, Member of the International Board Editorial of the RIAEE – Ibero-American Journal of Education Studies, and Executive Secretary of the COPEC – Science and Education Research Council. Victor Barros is Visiting Researcher at several universities, namely, University of São Paulo (USP); Mackenzie University; Paulista State University (UNESP), Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás (PUC-GO); Espírito Santo Federal University (UFES); Goiás Federal Institute (IFG); and Catarinense Federal Institute (IFC). He has more than 140 papers published in several congresses, journals and scientific books. He has been involved in more than 12 National and International Research Projects, with emphasis on the H2020 Project titled “Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions, EQUAL-IST” (2017-2019), who was linked as Researcher Fellow. He is a member of the organization of the CONTECSI – International Conference on Information Systems and Technology Management (AIS Chapter Official Conference); CAPSI – Portuguese Conference of Information System (AIS Chapter Official Conference); and EDUNINE – IEEE World Engineering Education Conference. He was in the Organization of the ECIS2017 – 25th European Conference on Information Systems (AIS Affiliated Conference); and others 35 conferences around the world. He was Professor at IFG – Goiás Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology (2011-2012), Professor at e-learning center E-PROINFO/MEC/UFG that belong to Brazilian government (2011-2013); Professor at FEBAB – Brazilian Federation of Library Associations, Institutions and Information Scientists (2012-2014) and Researcher Professor at FORMA/IFG – Advanced Center for Continuing Education of Teachers of Basic Education (2011-2013).