Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya – MCIA
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - MCIA
UPC – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona Tech, a public institution for higher education and technology, is one of biggest Universities in Spain, with more than 38.000 students, 42 departments and 61 research centers. The MCIA Research Group develops its activity at the UPC. MCIA Group was established in January of 1998 in Terrassa, Spain. Nowadays, the Group has been recognized as a Consolidated Research Group and a member of the Technology and Innovation Network of the local Government of Catalonia. Its research activity is focused on the areas of industrial electronics, industrial control and process diagnosis, power electronics design and control, and energy efficiency and monitoring. The Group has achieved numerous international publications as a result of its research activity. The MCIA Group strives to achieve excellence in research by means of leadership and cooperation in research programs funded by European and Spanish institutions on a competitive basis. Moreover, technology transfer is ensured by agreements and contracts with industry or by the participation in Research Consortiums, and by means of specific services provided from its full-equipped laboratories.