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  1. The UPC maintains its position among the top 300 universities in the world and as the top technical university in Spain

    In the 2019 edition of the QS World University Rankings, the UPC has maintained its position among the top 300 universities in the world, in 275th place. It is again in 120th place in Europe and is the top technical university in Spain. It is also...
  2. Richard Stallman reflects upon the goals and philosophy of free software

    Richard Stallman, an American free software movement activist often known as RMS, will be giving a talk in Spanish on 18 of June entitled “Free software in ethics and practice”, which will analise the goals and philosophy of free software.
  3. MareNostrum 4 POWER9 racks begin operation with high expectation for AI - based research

    MareNostrum 4 supercomputer has incorporated into production three racks of last IBM POWER technologies with a peak performance of 1.5 petaflops with the aim to accelerate Artificial Intelligence–based research.
  4. UPC maintains its position among the top 150 young universities in the world in the 'THE Young University Rankings'

    The UPC is in the 101-150 rank of the top universities in the world in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018. It is also in the 61-88 rank in Europe and in the 5-7 rank in Spain.
  5. Launch of CYBERCAT, an interuniversity research centre for cybersecurity and data privacy

    The Cybersecurity Research Centre of Catalonia (CYBERCAT) was presented in Barcelona on 8 May. It was set up by seven research groups from six Catalan universities, among them the UPC’s Information Security Group (ISG) and Mathematics Applied to...
  6. A microchip designed at the UPC is on its way to Mars

    Researchers from the UPC’s Micro and Nanotechnology Research Group participated in the design of a wind sensor that has been installed in NASA's InSight spacecraft to study the interior of the planet Mars.
  7. Researchers from the UPC and the IAC discover one of the most massive neutron stars

    Using a pioneering method, researchers from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group of the UPC and the Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics (IAC) have found a neutron star of about 2.3 Solar masses—one of the most massive ever detected. The study...

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