The UPC will open the Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE) in the 2016-2017 academic year The Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) will open next September. The School is the driving force of the Diagonal Besòs Campus, a new area of innovation and knowledge located between Barcelona and Sant Adrià de Besòs. The aim is for it to become another benchmark for the UPC in industrial engineering teaching, research and innovation, and especially in technology: chemistry, materials, biomedicine and energy.
Jan 27, 2016
The UPC is coordinating a European project aimed at reusing cork waste to generate energy The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) is leading one of the five LIFE projects, Ecorkwaste, which aims to reuse forest waste generated by the cork industry in Catalonia. The project has two aims: to treat wastewater from wine production and to convert landfill waste into a resource for generating energy. These two lines will be tested with corks used in the wine industry.
Jan 19, 2016
Sentiments expressed in the news indicate the behaviour of the financial market Professor Argimiro Arratia, a researcher at the Relational Algorithmics, Complexity and Learnability Laboratory (LARCA) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has conducted a research project that determines how some indicators of sentiments expressed in digital news media are related to stock market share prices, gold and oil prices, foreign exchange rates and other financial derivatives.
Dec 17, 2015
ETSETB students collaborate with CERN to find solutions to societal challenges The submitted projects –including a “tree” with screens, a box of air made from a material that keeps food sealed and chilled, sensors for detecting potable water, and a digital platform for choosing employment destinations in Europe– could lead to new business initiatives.
Dec 11, 2015
International Prize for an ETSAB urban development project to regenerate a Shanghai railway station area A team of the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), led by Professor Estanislao Roca, won second prize in the International Student Urban Design Competition for the Shanghai Railway Station Area. The UPC was placed ahead of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tongji University, Cardiff University and Southeast University, Nanjing, and only behind the winners of the first prize, Harvard University.
Nov 26, 2015