Valèria Cid, architect, and Pedro Lorenzo, a retired ETSAV professor: "Capacity and efficiency are the keys to cooperation" Valeria Cid, a recent graduate in Architecture from the UPC's Vallès School of Architecture (ETSAV) and Pedro Lorenzo, an architect and board member of the Centre for Development Cooperation (CCD), are working on a project to rebuild the houses in Bhimphedi, near Kathmandu in Nepal, an area that was affected by the earthquakes of April 25.
Jul 31, 2015
Thirty future engineers from the UPC's Terrassa School of Engineering are developing innovative ideas for the Volkswagen Group and SEAT The Creative Lab is an innovative teaching initiative university-industry in Spain. The aim is for students to generate new ideas for redesigning the concept of an urban vehicle and developing a new kind of mobility in the city.
Jun 17, 2015
An innovative buoy designed at the UPC for measuring wind in offshore wind parks has been installed off the coast of the Netherlands The Maritime Engineering Laboratory (LIM) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has designed an innovative autonomous and multiparametric buoy for measuring wind and waves.
May 22, 2015
The UPC creates solar cells with a record energy performance of 22% Researchers at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Aalto University in Finland have created a solar cell with a 22% higher energy yield. The results have been published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.
May 19, 2015
In the 2015-2016 academic year, the UPC will teach the first official bachelor’s degree in Video Game Design and Development entirely in English In the coming 2015-2016 academic year, the Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Centre (CITM) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) will teach the first official bachelor’s degree in Video Game Design and Development in Spain. Its content and teaching is entirely in English and it is taught in Barcelona. It was created to respond to the international market in which Spain’s growing video game and interactive applications industry operates. The sector anticipates a twofold increase in jobs and the creation of over 5,200 vacancies before 2017.
May 07, 2015