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

IROP 2018

Kyle-James Condon  from Imperial will be supervised by  Professor Deb Roy at MIT

Matej Novak   from Imperial will work with Professor Sandy Pentland at MIT

Wonjune Kang  from MIT to be supervised by Dr David Birch at the DSI, Wonjune will be working on visualisations on the Data Observatory 

Eden Bensaid from MIT will be supervised by Dr Yves-Alexandre working on visualising wifi data for privacy.

IROP 2017

Ioan Budea
Ioan Budea from Imperial was supervised by Professor Sandy Pentland at MIT while researching privacy preserving data architecture.

Han Thi Nguyen
Thi Nguyen from Imperial was supervised by Professor Iyad Rahwan at MIT while researching ethical uses of big data.

Tim Troung
Tim Troung from MIT was 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 was supervised by Dr Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye at the DSI while researching algorithms for data re-identification.