About

Xavier Costa-Pérez is Head of 5G Networks R&D at NEC Laboratories Europe, where he manages several projects focused on 5G mobile core, backhaul/fronthaul and access networks. He is a 5GPPP Technology Board member and the Technical Manager of the 5G-Crosshaul project. His team contributes to NEC projects for products roadmap evolution as well as to European Commission R&D collaborative projects and has received several NEC’s R&D Awards for successful technology transfers. In addition, the 5G team contributes to related standardization bodies: 3GPP, BBF, ETSI NFV, ETSI MEC and IETF. Xavier has served on the Program Committees of several conferences (including IEEE Greencom, WCNC, and INFOCOM), published at top research venues and holds over 25 patents. He received both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and was the recipient of a national award for his Ph.D. thesis.

IEEE INFOCOM 2017 Conference

3 Network Slicing papers accepted here

IEEE 5G Summit Toronto

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