Xabier Arrasate is a lecturer and researcher at Mondragon University (MU) in the Basque Country (Spain) since 1991. He belongs to the VibroAcoustics research group of MU and has been working in a number of projects since 2009, most of them related to comfort in lift installations. He received his PhD from MU in 2013, with a thesis focused on machine generated vibrations in lifts. He is currently working on the prediction of the vibroacoustic performance of electric machines, particularly in lift installations.