About




Xavier is a UX Engineer working at the VR team at Google. His work at Google focuses on translating concepts and ideas into living prototypes. His research explores novel interactions between users and objects through the design and implementation of software and hardware prototypes. He is specially interested in HCI, UX Design, IoT, wearable devices, AR and VR. His work has been featured in several international conferences and media such as New York Times, MIT Tech Review, FastCo, CHI, UIST and CNN. In the summer of 2015, he did an internship at Microsoft Research working on pushing the boundaries of VR and AR experiences. He holds a master's degree in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab, and a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Ramon Llull University.

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EDUCATION


Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Media Lab
Master of Science in Media Arts and Sciences

2014 - 2016

Ramon Llull University - la Salle
B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2009 - 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Google Inc.
UX Engineer and Designer at Daydream

2016 - Present
Mountain View, CA USA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Assistant at MIT MediaLab - Fluid Interfaces Group

2013 - 2016
Cambridge, MA USA

Microsoft Research
Research Internship - Next Experiences Group

2015
Redmond, WA USA

La Salle - Ramon Llull University
Research Assistant in Robotics at Electrical Engineering Department

2011 - 2013
Barcelona, Spain

Windesheim University
Visiting Researcher at Lectoraat Robotica

2012 - 2013
Almere, Netherlands

University of Memphis
Visiting Researcher at ESARP Lab

Summer 2012
Memphis, TN USA

Mobile World Congress 2012
Ericsson and Lego - Social Web of Things

February 2012
Barcelona, Spain

SKILLS


C, VHDL, VeriLog, STEP7(PLC), Assembly, PCB Design (Altium), Spice

Hardware/Electronics

C/C#/C++, Java, MATLAB.

Software

Android

Mobile app development

Unity3D

Game Engines

Processing, OpenFrameworks, Arduino, 3D Printers, Laser Cutters,
WatterJet Cutters, Milling Machines.

Rapid Prototyping

HTML, CSS, PHP.

Web

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

Graphical design

Contact

Address

1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA, 94043
Google Inc.


Phone number

(650) 495 3534


Email

xavib (at) google (dot) com


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