Xavier Teruel received the Computer Engineering degree and the Master on Computer Architecture, Network and Systems at Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in 2006 and 2008, respectively. Since 2006 Xavier is working as a researcher within the group of Parallel Programming Models at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). He has participated in several research projects in the framework of the European Union as well as in the OpenMP Language Committee since its version 3.0. His research interests include the areas of operating systems, programming languages, compilers, runtime systems and applications for high-performance computing and multiprocessor systems. He has published several papers in international workshops, conferences and journals in these topics.