1. New light shed on the development of quantum technologies

    Using quantum gas as a coolant sheds new light on the development of future quantum technologies. This is demonstrated by a team of international scientists—including researcher Grigori Astrakharchik, from the UPC’s Department of Physics—who have...
  2. Summer courses are back

    Different summer activities for UPC students. Check out the full schedule.
  3. The BSC and the UPC develop an AI tool to improve deaf people’s accessibility to technology

    It is an AI tool to convert sign language sentences recorded on video into spoken language in text format. To this end, the researchers have combined computer vision, natural language processing and machine learning techniques.
  4. A study demonstrates that heat can freeze fluids in the quantum world

    An international research team has discovered that increasing the temperature of an ultracold fluid can trigger its phase transition to a solid state. The study was recently published in Nature Communication, with UPC researcher Juan Sánchez Baena...
  5. The ACTRIS ERIC platform, of which the UPC is a member, becomes a European infrastructure for atmospheric research

    The European Commission has decided to establish ACTRIS, a research infrastructure that studies the short-lived atmospheric components, as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium. Published on 3 April, the decision places the participating...
  6. 900 students from all over the world will participate in the 2023 HackUPC to solve technological challenges in 36 hours

    From 12 to 14 May, the UPC’s North Campus will host the 2023 HackUPC, a programming contest in which student teams from all over the world will develop technological projects to respond to challenges posed by companies. 900 participants or ‘hackers’...
  7. A low-cost robotic arm created by students as an alternative to conventional prostheses

    The ARM2u biomedical engineering team, from the UPC’s Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB), is working on new functions for their low-cost 3D-printed transradial prosthesis. In addition to developing technology to control the...
  8. The number of summer days in Spain has increased from 90 to 145 in the last 50 years, according to a study by the UPC

    The average temperature in the main Spanish cities has risen by 3.54 °C between 1971 and 2022. The country is among those with the most pronounced climatic anomalies in the world. Over the last 50 years, summer days have increased from 90 to 145,...

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