Xavier Franch

Ph.D. in Informatics
Associate Professor

Contact at:
    UPC - Campus Nord
    Omega building, room 122
    c/Jordi Girona Salgado 1-3
    E-08034 Barcelona
    e-mail: franchessi.upc.edu
    Skype: xavier.franch
    Twitter: @FranchXavier
    Phone: +34 - 93 413 7891


I belong to the GESSI research group. I am currently involved in the following events: I belong to the Steering Committees of CAiSE, RE, REFSQ, the i* workshop, the TwinPeaks workshop, JISBD and CIbSE.

Find here my list of publications. You may find my google scholar profile.

I'm project coordinator of the FP7 RISCOSS European project (Nov. 2012-Oct. 2015).

I'm scientific manager of the H2020 SUPERSEDE European project (May 2015-April 2018).

I belong to the organizing team of the NFR4MDD project.

I'm member of the IREB, currently as Associate Member (from March 2015) and Council Member (from June 2015).

I'm member of the ISERN network, as UPC representative (from January 2015)

I belong to the Editorial Boards of the journals: IST (Elsevier), IET Software, IJISMD (IGI)

I have occupied the following positions at conferences:

I have organized / I'm currently organizing the following series of workshops: RECOTS (2003@RE, 2004@RE), MPEC (2004@ICSE, 2005@ICSE), SOCCER (2005@RE, 2006@RE), i* (2008@IDEAS, 2010@CAiSE, 2011@RE), CMM (2011@CAiSE), CESI (2013@ICSE, 2014@ICSE, 2015@ICSE), TwinPeaks (2013@ICSE, 2013@RE, 2014@ICSE), WRMOCC (2014@COMPSAC), EmpiRE (2014@RE), iStarT (2015@CAiSE)


  • Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics (MIRI): Advances on Software Engineering (ASE, taught at UPC)
  • Informatics Engineering (EI): Software Project Management (GPS, taught at UPC)
  • Informatics Engineering (EI): Software Engineering Project (PES, taught at UPC)
Here you may find information about my book on data structures (available in Catalan and Spanish)


Here you may find some interesting links and/or funny links (may be broken..., let me know):

Last Update on September 2015