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Xavier Prats

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Technical University of Catalonia
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Xavier Prats was born in Girona in 1977 and is an Aeronautical Engineer from the National School for Civil Aviation (École Nationale de l'Aviation Civile, ENAC) located in Toulouse (France). He also holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Telecom Barcelona (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicació de Barcelona, ETSETB) which belongs to the Technical University of Catalonia Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC). He received his Ph.D in Aerospace Science and Technology from the same university. Dr. Prats has been working with UPC since 2001 and currently, he is an assistant professor at the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels (Escola d'Enginyeria de Telecommunicació i Aeroespacial de Castelldefels, EETAC). Dr. Prats co-founded the ICARUS research group and is currently leading the Air Transportation research activities within it. Before that, he was a researcher of gAGE group at UPC (2002-2005), where he investigated in the domain of satellite navigation systems for civil aviation. Then, he joined the Advanced Control Systems group (SAC), also at UPC where he developed his doctoral thesis work on aircraft trajectory optimisation.

Recent publications

  • Estimation and prediction of weather variables from surveillance data using spatio-temporal Kriging

    • Dalmau R
    • Pérez-Batlle M
    • Prats X
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  • Performance comparison of guidance strategies to accomplish RTAs during a CDO

    • Dalmau R
    • Prats X
    • Verhoeven R
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Technical University of Catalonia

September 2002 - Present


Aeronautical Engineer

Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile

September 1999 - September 2001(2 years)

Telecommunications Engineer

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

September 1995 - September 2001(6 years)

Co-authors (72)

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