Xavier Blanc obtained his Ph.D degree from Paris 6 University in 2001. He worked on software modeling for E.D.F (Electricité de France). He then joined Softeam in 2001 as a software architect. In 2002, he joined University Paris 6 as associate professor. We worked on model driven engineering. He holds a Research Direction Habilitation in Computer Science from Paris 6 University in 2009.
He is currently full professor at the Bordeaux University. From 2011 to 2014 he was deputy director of the computer science laboratory (LaBRI) of the Bordeaux University. Since 2012 he is a member of the Software Engineering Group of this laboratory. Since 2014 he lead the ProgResS group. His current research is about software evolution. He works on repository mining and on static analysis. He advised 11 PhD (3 are in progress). He is involved in several national and European contracts.
He is author or co-author of more than 40 publications in international journals and conferences. He has recently served as program committee member in Models, ECMFA and CSMR conferences. He was in charge of a master program on Software Engineering (2010-2015).