It is among the world's top 30 universities under 50 years old The QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking, published on 24 November, places the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) among the 100 best universities in the world under 50 years old. The University's current position in 28th place is 15 places higher than in the previous edition. It is also still the first Spanish technical university in the ranking.
Nov 24, 2015
A project coordinated by the UPC's Innotex Centre will allow European SMEs to anticipate fashion trends The Innotex Centre/INTEXTER of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) is leading a European project whose aim is to develop new software that can predict fashion trends around the globe by objectively analysing billions of images obtained through social networks.
Oct 26, 2015
Design and patenting of a low-cost offshore wind turbine Researchers at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) have designed and patented a floating platform for offshore wind turbines that can reduce energy costs to 12 euro cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) through a more efficient design and cheaper building materials.
Oct 22, 2015
The UPC improves its position among the world's top 500 universities in the Taiwan Ranking The UPC has again been ranked in the general National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking and moves up this year from the 445th to the 439th position. The ranking classifies the 500 best universities in the world according to their scientific output and the impact of their scientific publications. The UPC continues to be the national leader in the Engineering field and in the Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering subjects. For the first time, it is also the best in Spain in Mathematics.
Oct 15, 2015
UPC researchers discover that frogs can solve computing problems Work by researchers from the Department of Computer Science at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and the University of the Basque Country shows that natural unsyncing of the song of Japanese tree frogs inspired the development of computational algorithms that can be applied to the design of wireless systems and the analysis of social networks such as Facebook or Twitter.
Oct 05, 2015