It was founded in 1971 as the result of merging different Technical Schools of Engineering and Architecture, originated mainly in the 18th century. Over 35,000 students attend classes during the year.
According to the annual university ranking conducted by El Mundo, the Technical University of Madrid ranks as the top technical university in Spain, and second overall. The majority of its Engineering Schools are consistently ranked as leading academic institutions in Spain in their fields, and among the very best in Europe.
The UPM is part of the TIME network, which groups fifty engineering schools throughout Europe.
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) research articles from Innovation Toronto
- Behaviour Changing Algorithm for Aggressive Driving? – December 5, 2014
- Trees that can increase biomass production – September 23, 2014
- Skin Cells Can Be Engineered Into Pulmonary Valves for Pediatric Patients – September 3, 2014
- New material to enhance crop yield | biochar
- Getting it right every time: A robot designed to guide the insertion of needles and catheters
- A new clean nuclear fusion reactor has been designed
- “Gloria” will allow internet astronomers to access worldwide robotic telescope network
- New System to Harness Energy from Ocean Currents
- A Spherical Robot for Exploration Missions
- New Drywall (gypsum board) can save up to 40% on energy consumption of a building
- World’s most efficient solar panel
- Artificial Intelligence for Improving Team Sports
Universiti Putra Malaysia (formally known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia or College of Agriculture Malaya or School of Agriculture), or UPM, is recognised by the independent government assessments as one of Malaysia’s leading research Universities.
Founded in 1931 as the School of Agriculture, the University today combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research with its proud heritage of quality services and achievements. UPM main campus located in central Peninsular Malaysia, close to the capital city, Kuala Lumpur and next to Malaysia’s administrative capital city, Putrajaya. It was formerly known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia or Agricultural University of Malaysia.
UPM is a research university offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a research focus on agricultural sciences and its related fields. It was ranked as the joint 376th best university in the world in 2014 by Quacquarelli Symonds.
On 2015, UPM was ranked 54th in Best Global Universities for Agricultural Sciences of U.S. News & World Report College and University Ranking.