Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial

Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Barcelona Tech (UPC) is a public institution dedicated to higher education and research, specialised in the fields of engineering, architecture and science.


The activity that goes on at UPC campuses and schools has made the University a benchmark institution. The University harnesses the potential of basic and applied research, and transfers technology and knowledge to society. These actions make the UPC—in partnership with the productive fabric—an agent and driver of economic and social change.


Our researchers are working in laboratories and research centres to increase scientific production, to promote its social value through the transfer of resultsto continue to lead international projects of excellence on our own initiative or in collaboration with research centres and universities around the world.


Website for the scientific production of UPC researchers

the website that provides open access to the knowledge of UPC

If you are a doctor of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and you want to publish your thesis at TDX, contact with For more information check the frequently asked questions (in Catalan or in Spanish).

Recent Submissions

  • Ananduta, Wayan Wicak (Date of defense: 17-12-2019)
    Non-centralized control schemes for large-scale systems, including energy networks, are more flexible, scalable, and reliable than the centralized counterpart. These benefrts are obtained by having a set of local control!ers, ...
  • Siniscalchi Minna, Sara (Date of defense: 20-12-2019)
    Nowadays, there is rising concern among Transmission System Operators about the declining of system inertia due to the increasing penetration of wind energy, and other renewable energy systems, and the retirements of ...
  • Vallvé Navarro, Joan (Date of defense: 27-02-2019)
    Decades of research have made possible the existence of several autonomous systems that successfully and efficiently navigate within a variety of environments under certain conditions. One core technology that has allowed ...