Josep Maria Vilà, president d’UPC Alumni Josep Maria Vilà ha pres possessió del càrrec de president d’UPC Alumni, lloc que ha estat ocupat en els últims tres anys per Joan Pi Llorens.
Jun 17, 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
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
Applied physics helps decipher the causes of sudden death Researchers at the UPC's Department of Applied Physics, together with California State University, USA, have shown for the first time that the transition to calcium alternans, a potentially fatal arrhythmia, has common features with the magnetic ordering of metals. The research improves our understanding of how sudden death is caused and opens the door to the design of new drugs to prevent it.
Apr 14, 2015