About

Xavier Costa-Pérez is Head of 5G Networks R&D and Deputy General Manager of the Security & Networking R&D Division at NEC Laboratories Europe. His team contributes to products roadmap evolution as well as to European Commission R&D collaborative projects and received several awards for successful technology transfers. In addition, the team contributes to related standardization bodies: 3GPP, ETSI NFV, ETSI MEC, IETF and OPNFV. Xavier is a 5GPPP Technology Board member and the Technical Manager of the 5G-Transformer project. He has served on the Program Committees of several conferences (including IEEE Greencom, WCNC, and INFOCOM), published at top research venues and holds several patents. He received both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC)  in Barcelona and was the recipient of a national award for his Ph.D. thesis.

IEEE 5G Summit Tangier 2018

Speaker. Details about the event can be found here

IEEE INFOCOM 2018 Conference

Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Xavier Costa-Perez, Douglas Leith, Georgios Iosifidis. FluidRAN: Optimal vRAN/MEC Orchestration . IEEE INFOCOM Conference, 2018.

IEEE WCNC 2018 - Technical Programm Committee Co-Chair

Website: http://wcnc2018.ieee-wcnc.org/

IEEE INFOCOM 2017 Conference

Network Slicing papers accepted:

Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Konstantinos Samdanis, Xavier Costa-Perez, Dario Bega, Marco Gramaglia, Albert Banchs. Mobile Traffic Forecasting for Maximizing 5G Network resource Utilization. IEEE INFOCOM Conference, 2017.

 

Dario Bega, Marco Gramaglia, Albert Banchs, Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Konstantinos Samdanis, Xavier Costa-Perez. Optimising 5G Infrastructure Markets: The Business of Network Slicing. IEEE INFOCOM Conference, 2017.

 

Pablo Caballero, Gustavo de Veciana, Albert Banchs, Xavier Costa-Perez. Network Slicing Games: Enabling Customization in Multi-tenant Networks. IEEE INFOCOM Conference, 2017.

 

IEEE 5G Summit Thessaloniki 2017

Speaker 5G Network Slicing for Verticals. Details about the event can be found here

IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT) 2016

Workshop Co-Chair. Details about the event can be found here

IEEE 5G Summit Toronto 2015

Keynote speaker. Details about the event can be found here

IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2015 (VTC)

Panelist at the "software Defined 5G Networks and Services" panel. Details about the panel can be found here

IEEE ICC 2015 - Next Generation Backhaul/Fronthaul Networks (BackNets) Workshop

Panelist at the Backnets Workshop. Details about the panel can be found here

IEEE Infocom 2014

Member of the organization committee - Keynote Co-Chair. The detailed program can be found here

IEEE Conference on Green Communications 2013 (GreenCom)

Member of the organization committee - Technical Program Committee Co-Chair. The detailed program can be found at online greencom