IROP- International Research Opportunities Programme
IROP is a summer exchange programme offered jointly by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Imperial College London. Imperial undergraduate students spend eight weeks working on a research project under the supervision of faculty members at MIT.
Partners at MIT: Media Lab, the Computer Science and Artificial Intellifence Laboratory, and the Institute for Data, Systems and Society.
Partners at Imperial: Department of Computing and Data Science Institute
Imperial Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye and Dr David Birch
Imperial to MIT
Ioan Budea from Imperial will be supervised by Professor Sandy Pentland at MIT while researching privacy preserving data architecture.
Han Thi Nguyen
Thi Nguyen from Imperial will be supervised by Professor Iyad Rahwan at MIT while researching ethical uses of big data.
MIT to Imperial
Tim Troung from MIT will be supervised by Dr David Birch at the DSI while researching visualizing large scale mobile phone data on the DO.
Lisa Mingxin Zhu
Lisa Mingxin Zhu from MIT will be supervised by Dr Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye at the DSI while researching algorithms for data re-identification.