1. The Barcelona School of Nautical Studies celebrates its 250th anniversary

    On 3 October, the UPC’s Barcelona School of Nautical Studies (FNB) held the main events to celebrate its 250-year history. Founded in 1769, the FNB is the oldest nautical school in Spain.
  2. Statement by the rectors of Catalan public universities regarding the ruling of the independence leaders

    On 14 October, the rectors of Catalan public universities issued a statement regarding the Supreme Court ruling of the independence leaders.
  3. Physicist Ulrike Felt has delivered the inaugural lecture of the 2019–2020 academic year at the UPC

    On 4 October at 12 noon, the UPC has hold the inauguration ceremony of the 2019–2020 academic year. Professor Ulrike Felt, who holds a doctoral degree in Physics and is the head of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University...
  4. ICFO and spin-off Quside team up to create a new quantum processing lab

    The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), a university research institute affiliated to the UPC, and its spin-off Quside Technologies are teaming up to create a facility for developing quantum processing technologies. The joint lab will use...
  5. UPC performing well in the latest international rankings

    In the 2019 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, the UPC remains in the 601-700 range—in which it has been ranked since 2017—in the Top 1000 list. In the recently published 2019-2020 CWUR...
  6. European universities and industry join forces to produce a new generation of engineers in frontier technology

    The UPC coordinates the European project AdMoRe, in which eight researchers—seven men and one woman—are being trained in advanced simulation and computational mechanics technologies to develop innovative solutions for industry and help large...
  7. Acoustic map of underwater noise pollution made by the crew of the Fleur de Passion

    The Ocean Mapping Expedition, which has returned to Seville after a four-year world tour aboard the Fleur de Passion sailing boat, mapped acoustic pollution in the ocean. The research project was led by the UPC’s Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics...
  8. Students in the TO team win two third prizes in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Europe competition

    The sustainable dwelling TO competed in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Europe, which took place in Hungary from 28 June to 29 July, and was awarded two third prizes in the Architecture and Circularity and Sustainability categories. The UPC team was made...

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