The UPC joins Instagram with the competition #lamevaUPC The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) now has an official Instagram profile, la_UPC. It is celebrating the new profile by organising a photo competition on the daily life of the university.
Oct 14, 2016
The first Catalan nanosatellite, designed by the UPC, was successfully launched with three experiments on board CubeCat-2 is the first Catalan nanosatellite to be placed in orbit. Designed and built by researchers of the Remote Sensing Laboratory of the Department of Signal Theory and Communications and the NanoSat Lab, both at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), the satellite carries three experiments to demonstrate the feasibility of techniques and technologies related to the use of satellite navigation signals for remote sensing applications. It will also test instruments for a future mission of the European Space Agency.
Sep 06, 2016
The UPC moves into the 400 best universities in the world in the 2016 Shanghai Ranking The UPC has risen from the 401-500 to the 301-400 range in the global Academic Ranking of World Universities, better known as the Shanghai Ranking. It has also risen in all other geographical areas.
Sep 01, 2016
UPC-led European project brings low-cost 3G to heart of Peruvian jungle “We need communication. Please bring it to us”. This was the request the members of ethnic Huitoto made to Josep Vidal, a professor and researcher at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · Barcelona Tech (UPC) and director of the European TUCAN3G project. The project, which is now coming to an end, has demonstrated the economic and technological feasibility of introducing 3G mobile service in remote areas, at a low cost and in open-air environments, such as the Napo River basin and Balsapuerto, in Loreto department, in the heart of the Peruvian jungle.
Jul 07, 2016
The UPC will offer a new bachelor's degree in Automotive Engineering in the 2017-2018 academic year In the 2017-2018 academic year the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) will offer a new bachelor's degree in Automotive Engineering through the Manresa School of Engineering (EPSEM) and the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB). The UPC now offers a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and an industrial doctorate in the automotive field.
Jun 30, 2016