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Xavier Riudor

Xavier Riudor

Superior Industrial Engineer (UPC-ETSEIB)

Master in Design and Communication (UPF)

Director of the Postgraduate in Product Development (since 2005).

  • Speaker in the X International Congress of University Teaching and Innovation (CIDUI). Oral communication: "The instructional involvement of companies in the Final Master Project. An application of teaching based on projects" (2018).
  • Professor of different technical subjects of the Degree in Engineering in Industrial Design (ELISAVA). He has also directed many TFG (Final Degree Projects) in fields related to energy, technology, and mechanics. Tutor of different TFG in cooperation with companies such as ZUMEX, CATA, MONTY, CREU ROJA,VALLFIREST, FYLA…  (Since 1999).
  • Part-time associate professor at UPC (EUETIB). Category associate 2, for high qualifications in student's evaluation surveys (2000-2012).
  • Application engineer CAD/CAM/CAE at CADTECH. Support in projects of the engineering area and the commercial department (demos and benchmarks), and training in CATIA for different clients: ALSTOM, VALEO, FICOSA, MAGNA SYSTEMS, KUKA, FRAPE BEHR, SOLER I PALAU,  RUCKER… (1995-1998).

In ELISAVA he has held different responsabilities: Head of the Projects Department (2000-2006); Academic Coordinator of the Degree in Engineering in Industrial Design and the Degree in Design (2006-2010); Head of the Science and Technology Area of the studies of the Degree in Engineering in Industrial Design (2010-2016); in charge of curricular internships (2016-2017).

Currently, working in his PhD in the Department of Business Organization in the field of business administration and management (UPC).

Currently he is focusing his research in the assessment of the achieved skills of the graduates in Engineering in Industrial Design, as well as in different collaborations between the University and different manufacturing industrial companies.

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