Xavier FranchPh.D. in Informatics
Find here my list of publications. You may find my google scholar profile.
In H2020, I am/I was: project coordinator of the Q-Rapids project (Nov. 2016-Oct. 2019; E-01372), scientific manager of the SUPERSEDE project (May 2015-April 2018) and UPC representative of the OPENREQ project (Jan. 2017-Dec. 2019; E-01376).
In FP7, I was project coordinator of the RISCOSS project (Nov. 2012-Dec. 2015). I was UPC representative in the S-Cube Network of Excellence (Feb. 2008-Feb. 2012), where UPC was associated node.
I am or have been scientific responsible or co-responsible of the following Spanish funded projects: GENESIS (2017-2020), EOSSAC (2013-2016), ProS-Req (2010-2013), ADICT (2007-2010), UPIC (2004-2007), DALÍ (2001-2004) and ComProLab (1997-2000).
I belong to the organizing team of the NFR4MDD and RE-Pract projects.
I'm member of the IREB, currently as Full Member (from March 2018) and Council Member (from June 2015). I'm vice-chair of the IREB Council since March 2019.
I'm member of the ISERN network, as UPC representative (from January 2015)
I belong to the Editorial Boards of the journals:
IST (Elsevier), REJ (Springer), Computing (Springer) and
IJCIS (World Scientific). In addition, I play the role of J1C2 chair in JSS (Elsevier) and Editor-in-Chief in IET Software (after serving them also as Editorial Board member for some period). I was board member in IJISMD (IGI) for the period Sept. 2010-August 2019.
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), CrowdRE (2017@RE), JIT-RE (2017@RE), NLP4RE (2018@REFSQ, 2019@REFSQ), SQuaDE (2018@ICSE), CSRSQ (2018@QRS), QuaRAP (2018@RE), DSQA (2019@QRS).
I have advised or co-advised the following PhD students: Edith Zavala (2019), Oscar Cabrera (2017), Cristina Palomares (2016), Silverio Martínez (2016), Marc Oriol (2015), David Ameller (2014), Lidia López (2013), Carlos Cares (2012), Claudia Ayala (2008), Gemma Grau (2008), Juan P. Carvallo (2005), Jordi Marco (2005), Josep M. Ribó (2002).
I have given keynote talks at CIbSE 2019, EmpiRE@RE 2018, WER 2016, MoDRE@RE 2014, CEDIA 2014 and RCIS 2012.
Other invited talks were at RE (2019-Industry Day; 2004-State of the Art talks); IFIP WG 2.9 2017 and 2009; Dagstuhl seminar 2012.
Last Update on September 2019