• Dr. Albert Fornells

Dr. Albert Fornells
Universidad Ramon Llull
Via Augusta, 390
08017, Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 672 000
+34 932 056 266


University Expert in Revenue Management (2019, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi, Ramon Llull University)
Postgraduate in Brand Community Management (2012, laSalle, Ramon Llull University)
PhD in Information Technology and Management (2007, laSalle, Ramon Llull University)
Computer Engineering (2003 laSalle, Ramon Llull University)

Chair of Quantitative Methods Department, IQS, Ramon Llull University (2021-Current)
Full professor at Ramon Llull University (2018-Current)
Head lecturer in subjects related to artificial intelligence, data mining, mathematics, engineering and software development, project management, computer graphics, information systems and electronic distribution, as well as the use and application of Internet technologies in laSalle (Ramon Llull University , 2003-2013), Universitat Oberta laSalle (UOLS, 2013-2015), ENTI (Universitat de Barcelona, 2014-2016), School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Ramon Llull University, 2013-2021), IQS (Ramon Llull University, 2021-Current).
Vice dean at School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi, Ramon Llull University (2016-2021)
Chair of Tourism Department, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Ramon Llull University (2016-2021)
Assistant Executive Director at Research Group in Intelligence Systems in laSalle, Ramon Llull University (2009-2013)
Researcher and Senior Consultant on Artificial Intelligence Projects, laSalle, Ramon Llull University (2008-2013)



Data Management Skills
Data Analysis in Tourism and Hospitality
Electronic Distribution in Tourism and Hospitality
Revenue Management in Hospitality
Data Visualization
Degree thesis supervisor
PhD student’s supervisor



Data Science
Decision Support Systems based on artificial intelligence
Disruptive technologies in the new challenges of society



G. Hernández-Maskivker, G., A. Fornells, F. Teixidó-Navarro, F., Pulido, J.I., Exploring mass tourism   impacts on locals: a comparative analysis between Barcelona and Sevilla, European Journal of Tourism Research, 2020 (Scopus)

A. Garcia-Piquer, J. Bacardit, A. Fornells and E. Golobardes. Scaling-up multiobjective evolutionary clustering algorithms using stratification. Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 93: 69-77, 2017. (Q2 - 1,99).

A. Garcia-Piquer, A. Sancho-Asensio, A. Fornells, E. Golobardes, G. Corral and F. Teixido. Towards a High Solution Retrieval in Multiobjective Clustering. Information Sciences, vol 320: 12-25, 2015. (Q1 - 3,36).

A. Fornells, Z. Rodrigo, R. Santoma, X. Rovira, M. Sanchez, F. Teixido and E. Golobardes.  Promoting consensus in the concept mapping methodology: An application in the hospitality sector. Pattern Recognition Letters, vol 67(1): 39-48, 2015. (Q2 -1,58).

A. Garcia-Piquer, A. Fornells, J. Bacardit, A. Orriols-Puig and E. Golobardes. LargeScale Experimental Evaluation of Cluster Representations for Multiobjective Evolutionary Clustering. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol 18(1): 36-53, 2014. (Q1 - 3,65).

R. Nicolas, A. Fornells, E. Golobardes, G. Corral, S. Puig, and J. Malvehy . DERMA: A melanoma diagnosis platform based on collaborative multi-label analog reasoning. The Scientific World Journal, Article ID 351518, vol 2014: 1-11, 2014. (Q1 - 1,8).

R. Nicolas, A. Sancho-Asensio, A. Fornells and E. Golobardes. Multi-Label Classification based on Analog Reasoning. Expert Systems with Applications, vol 40(15): 5924-5931, 2013. (Q1-1,965).

A. Garcia-Piquer, A. Fornells, A. Orriols-Puig, G. Corral, and E. Golobardes. Data Classification through an Evolutionary Approach Based on Multiple Criteria. Knowledge and Information Systems, vol 33(1): 35-56, 2012. (Q1-2,25).

G. Corral, A. Garcia-Piquer, A. Orriols-Puig, A. Fornells, and E. Golobardes. Analysis of Vulnerability Assessment Results based on CAOS. Applied Soft Computing Journal, vol 11: 4321-4331, 2011. (Q1-2,612).

M. Castanys, R. Perez-Pueyo, M. J. Soneira, E. Golobardes, and A. Fornells. Identification of raman spectra through a case-based reasoning system. Application to artistic pigments. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42(7):1553-1561, 2011. (Q2-3,087).

D. Nettleton, A. Orriols-Puig, and A. Fornells. A study of the effect of different types of noise on the precision of supervised learning techniques. Artificial Intelligence Review, vol 33(4): 275-306, 2010. (Q4-0,429).

G. Corral, E. Armengol, A. Fornells, and E. Golobardes. Explanations of unsupervised learning clustering applied to data security analysis. Neurocomputing, vol 72(13): 2754-2762, 2009. (Q2-1,1440)

A. Fornells, E. Golobardes, J. M. Martorell, J. M. Garrell, and X. Vilasis. Patterns out of cases using kohonen maps in breast cancer diagnosis. International Journal of Neural Systems, vol 18(1): 33-43, 2008. (Q3-0,901)



Research Group in Tourism, Hospitality and Mobilities