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From left to right: researchers Eduard Alarcón, Sergi Abadal—holding a tablet in his hands showing the logo of the project and a simulation that is being worked on—and Albert Cabellos Scientists from the UPC investigate reconfigurable and programmable metamaterials Creating materials with programmable electromagnetic properties, called software-defined reconfigurable metamaterials, is the goal of the scientists working on the European VISORSURF project, in which the interdepartmental group NaNoNetworking Center in Catalonia (N3Cat) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) participates. It is seen as a revolutionary technology with multiple applications in electronics, medicine, photovoltaic solar energy, optics and other uses that are as yet unimaginable.
jul 10, 2017

MareNostrum 4 MareNostrum 4 begins operation MareNostrum provides 11.1 petaflops of processing power for scientific research
jun 29, 2017

UPC rises 46 places in QS World University Rankings 2018 The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has risen 46 positions and once again ranks amongst the world’s top 300 universities as it did two years ago. It holds 275th place on the QS World University Rankings 2018, published on 8 June. The UPC ranks 120th in Europe, in Spain it is the sixth ranked university overall and the top technical university, and in Catalonia it holds third position.
jun 09, 2017

U-Ranking 2017 UPC cements position as Spain’s top university in innovation and technological development According to the 2017 edition of U-Ranking, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has maintained its position as Spain’s top university in innovation and technological development in the performance ranking and moved up to number one in the ranking based on volume. It has also maintained its position as the number two Spanish university overall and moved up among the top three in teaching and research.
jun 02, 2017

Among 100 most innovative European universities The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) ranks 84th and is the top Spanish technical university in Thomson Reuters’ ranking of Europe’s Most Innovative Universities – 2017, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies, and help drive the global economy.
jun 01, 2017

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