2018

17 December 2018

"Resilient" homes to withstand natural disasters: Politecnico di Torino team wins resilient homes design challenge competition

The response of architects, engineers and designers to natural disasters in an international competition, in which the masters degree team in 'Architecture for sustainable projects’ of the Politecnico ranked among the nine winners

 

From Europe to Australia in three hours time: high speed flight in the stratosphere

While reducing emissions, hypersonic flights will allow people to move ten times faster than now, thanks to Stratofly project coordinated by Politecnico di Torino

5 November 2018

Politecnico di Torino celebrates 60 years at the site in corso Duca degli Abruzzi

First-hand accounts and documents, many of which unpublished, presented at a seminar and in an exhibition provide opportunities to reflect on the University's past, present and future role in the processes of construction of the city of Turin in the 20th and 21st centuries.

22 ottobre 2018

Bringing clean and innovative energy storage solutions to REMOTE isolated areas

The EU-funded project aims to install 4 hybrid power-to-power storage systems in isolated areas of Italy, Greece and Norway

3 October 2018

New materials and technologies: at politecnico di torino phd students from the coach project present their research to industries

Industries from all around Europe to the final event of an international, multidisciplinar, intersectorial research and training project on advanced glasses, composites and ceramics

2 October 2018

Portable microwaves devices for electromagnetic imaging

The EMERALD project, coordinated by Politecnico di Torino, has kicked off. 27 European partners: universities, hospitals and private companies. Supported by the European Union “Marie Sklodowska Curie actions” with 3,3 million euro

24 August 2018

How the thoughts are born: new perspectives from quantum physics

Summer School at the Polytechnic of Turin on "Brain and Gut Neuroscience: From Molecules to Mood"

25 June 2018

ARIA wins Innovation for Change 2018: among 8 business ideas, the Jury awarded a project of network of sensors mapping air pollution in cities

Bottles that reduce microplastics in the oceans, detectors that prevent accidents and increase the safety of crowds at urban events, special tablets that allow the elderly to receive photos and videos that children and grandchildren post on social media: all the projects of sustainable businesses developed by 51 young people

11 June 2018

Vorticity regulates waves in fluids

A research by Politecnico di Torino, published in the journal Physical Review E, demonstrates how a wave in a fluid needs to amplify its vorticity and not only its energy in order to change the nature of the flow