1. Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton to be awarded an honorary doctoral degree by the UPC

    On Thursday 18 October, the UPC will award an honorary doctoral degree to the American computer scientist, mathematician and engineer Margaret Hamilton, who coined the term ‘software engineering’ 50 years ago, during the NASA’s first Apollo...
  2. Catalan philosopher and writer Marina Garcés delivers lecture at event to mark start of academic year 2018–2019 at UPC

    The 2018–2019 academic year inauguration ceremony was held on Friday, 21 September in the auditorium of the Vèrtex building on the UPC’s North Campus in Barcelona. Philosopher and writer Marina Garcés (Barcelona, 1973) delivered an inaugural lecture...
  3. Barcelona writer Francisco Guerrero wins the UPC Science Fiction Award with the novel 'Gutterson'

    The futurist novel 'Gutterson' written by Barcelona journalist Francisco Guerrero won the 24th UPC Science Fiction Award, which was presented in Sitges on 6 October at the Taboo’ks seminar within the International Fantasy Film Festival of Catalonia.
  4. Inauguration of Thinx | 5GBarcelona, an open laboratory for testing 5G technologies

    The initiative 5GBarcelona and Telefónica have inaugurated their Thinx | 5GBarcelona laboratory, a facility at startups, SMEs and corporations and designed to test and validate new services and applications with 5G technology.
  5. An architecture exhibition at the UPC-ETSAB opens the Tenth International Landscape Biennial

    The 10th International Landscape Biennial, organised by the UPC and the Architects’ Association of Catalonia, brings together international experts in Barcelona to discuss the need for performative landscapes
  6. Terrassa School of Optics and Optometry of the UPC presents Professor Konrad Pesudovs with Best Optometrist of the Year Award

    The UPC’s Terrassa School of Optics and Optometry (FOOT) has recognised the work of Australian professor and researcher Konrad Pesudovs, selecting him as the winner of the 2018 International Award for the Best Optometrist of the Year
  7. UPC cements position as leading Spanish university in Horizon 2020 funding

    According to provisional results reported by the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) for the period 2014–2017, the UPC remains the top university and the third Spanish institution when it comes to attracting funds under...

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