About me

Pere TusetMy name is Pere Tuset-Peiró and I was born in Barcelona on August 12, 1985. Although I was born in Barcelona, I have always lived in Granollers, the capital city of the Vallès Oriental region in Catalunya (Spain). I currently live with my wife Esther, my daughter Júlia and my son Pau in Granollers. We also have the cheerful company of Perla, a female European cat that we adopted back in 2009.

I received the BSc and MSc in Telecommunications Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2007 and 2011 respectively, and the PhD in Network and Information Technologies from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) in 2015. I also received a MSc in Free and Open Source Software from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) in 2012. Currently, I am Assistant Professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), focusing on embedded systems, operating systems and computer networks. I am also co-fouder at OpenMote Technologies, a start-up company devoted to developing open hardware for the Internet of Things.

From January 2012 to February 2014 I was researcher at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) working under the supervision of Dr. Xavier Vilajosana-Guillén on my PhD thesis, which is related to MAC protocols for active RFID systems. From February 2013 to May 2013 I was visiting researcher at Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) under the supervision of Dr. Jesús Alonso-Zárate, and from July 2013 to October 2013 I was visiting researcher at the University of California Berkeley (UCB) under the supervision of Prof. Kris Pister and Dr. Thomas Watteyne. From March 2014 to March 2016 I was firmware engineer at Hewlett & Packard in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain, working on large format printers.

Currently I have published more than 10 papers in high impact journals and conferences and I have 7 international patents. In 2014 I received the Best Demo Runner-Up Award at the prestigious IEEE INFOCOM conference for his work “Demonstrating Low-Power Distributed Queuing for Active RFID Communications At 433 MHz”. I am member of IEEE (#90926957) since 2012.