1. UPC students set for first in university space rocket

    The Cosmic Research team, made up of students from three schools of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Terrassa and Barcelona are carrying out a series of trials in order to become the first university students to launch a rocket into space. By 2022 they expect to be able to cross the 100-km barrier.
  2. Two BSC researchers, selected for the European Research Council

    BSC researchers Carlos Pérez García-Pando and Francisco J. Cazorla have been selected to receive two Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council (ERC) for their projects FRAGMENT and SuPerCom, respectively.
  3. Secondary school students from all over Catalonia have connected live with astronauts on the International Space Station

    The EETAC has invited secondary school students from all over Catalonia to ask questions in a live connection with the astronauts of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday 4 December at 4 p.m. from the UPC’s Baix Llobregat Campus in...
  4. Francesc Torres wins the elections for rector of the UPC

    According to the final results, Francesc Torres, a full professor with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering, obtained 50.23% of the votes and will be rector of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) for the next four years.
  5. Antarctic volcanic ash can disrupt air traffic in vast areas of the south hemisphere

    Simulations performed by Barcelona Supercomputing Center in collaboration with the Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera-CSIC demonstrated that Antarctic volcanoes might pose a higher threat than previously considered. A research focused...

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