1. Positions held
  2. Education & Training
  3. Volunteering
  4. Organization
  5. Project Reviewing
  6. Panel
  7. Editorial Duties
  8. Technical Program Committee
  9. Journal Reviewer
  10. Standardization Activities Attendance
  11. Languages


Xavier Vilajosana, is professor at the Computer Science, Telecommunications and Multimedia departmenphotoxvilajosanat. In addition Xavier is co-founder of Worldsensing, and OpenMote Technologies, 2 prominent startups developing cutting edge IoT related technology. Until March 2016 Xavier has been senior researcher at the HP R&D Labs. From January 2012 to January 2014, Xavier was visiting Professor at the University of California Berkeley holding a prestigious Fulbright fellowship. In 2008, he was visiting researcher of France Telecom R&D Labs, Paris. Xavier has been one of the main promoters of low power wireless technologies, co-leading the initiative at UC Berkeley, and promoting the use of low power wireless standards for the emerging Industrial Internet paradigm. Xavier is author of different Internet Drafts and RFCs, as part of his standardization activities for low power industrial networks. Xavier is contributing actively at the IETF 6TiSCH, 6Lo and ROLL Working Groups. Xavier holds more than 20 patents, more than 30 high impact journal publications and have contributed with several demos, tutorials and courses in the field of low power wireless networks.

Positions held

Principal Investigator
March 2016-current
IN3-Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Senior Researcher.
February 2014-March 2016
HP R&D Labs
Associate Professor.
February 2007-February 2016
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Estudis d’Informàtica Multimèdia i Telecomunicació, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Chief Innovation Officer.
July 2008-current
WorldSensing, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Visiting Professor.
Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
Research Engineer.
Orange France Telecom Labs, Issy les Molineaux, Paris, France.
Research Engineer.
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Estudis d’Informàtica Multimèdia i Telecomunicació, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Assistant Professor.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Industrial Engineering Department, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (2012-2014). Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC), University of California, campus Berkeley, USA. Collaboration with Prof. Kristofer S.J. Pister.
  • PhD (2009). Thesis on Distributed Resource Allocation for Contributory Systems. This PhD was in the context of FP-7 EU project Grid4All and in collaboration with France Telecom – Orange Labs at Paris. France.
  • Visiting Researcher (2008). France Telecom – Orange Labs. Issy les Molineaux, Paris, France. Collaboration with head of Distributed Systems Department Ruby Krishnaswamy.
  • Master of Science (2006), in Computer Science, specialized in Distributed Systems and Networks.  Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya/Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
  • Master of Engineering (2004) in Compter Science at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. (Honour grade (MH): 9.5/10)


  • Member of the IEEE since Jan 2013.
  • Member of the IEICE, 2010.
  • Co-founder and member of the IEEE Sensors Council in Spain, 2012


  • Member of the Organizing Committee for the INCOS 2008-2013 Conference.
  • Member of the HAROSA Knowledge Community and co-organizer of the ICSO-HAROSA workshop.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee for the PIRMC’13 Conference.
  • Special Issue proposal reviewer (Wiley), 2011-2013.


  • Panel Member on “Standard Based enablers for the IoT”, Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, Berkeley, USA, October 2012 .
  • Panel Member on “Synchronization on TSCH networks”, Swarm Lab. UC Berkely, Berkeley, USA. May 2013.
  • Panel Member on “A standardized protocol stack for the Industrial Internet”. IoT Week. GeorgiaTech. May 2013

Editorial Duties

Technical Program Committee

  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2008, 2009, 2013.
  • International Workshop on Sensor Networks (SN), part of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2010, 2012, 2013.
  • IEEE Workshop on Internet of Things Technology and Architectures (IoTech), 2011.
  • IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS), 2010 .
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Wireless and Mobile Networking Symposium, 2010.
  • IEEE International 14th ASIM Dedicated Conf. on Simulation in Production and Logistics. 2009
  • IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative System INCOS 2009
  • IEEE Third International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems 2008.
  • Winter Simulation Conference 2008

Journal Reviewer

Standardization Activities Attendance

  • IETF 87, 28 July – 2 August 2013, Berlin, Germany.
  • IETF 86, 11-15 March 2013, Orlando, FL, USA.


  • Spanish. Mother tongue.
  • Catalan. Mother tongue.
  • English. Bilingual. Lives and work in the United States since 2012.