Student Profiles

MIMS Student
Class of 2015
“The diverse backgrounds and experiences at the I School lead to really interesting discussions, and the relatively small size of the community helps us forge meaningful relationships.”
MIMS Student
Class of 2015
“I’m interested in building literacy for data-driven decisions in ways that support transparency and trust in the outcomes.”
Ph.D. Student
Focus: How information and communications technologies help mediate a transnational relationships and bridge the cultural distance between African firms and their Western counterparts, based on a case-study of Kenya’s emerging IT-enabled outsourcing industry
MIMS Student
Class of 2015
“I am interested in applying machine learning techniques to analyze contextual or bio-sensory data and improve people’s quality of life.”
MIMS Student
Class of 2015
“When I heard about program’s human-centered approach to technology and design, I instantly knew I wanted to be here.”
Ph.D. Student
“I think we can do a better job of using the Internet to tap into how people are doing, how they’re feeling, and what matters to them — online democracy, in a way, but minus the hype.”
MIMS Student
Class of 2015
“People here are solving problems that matter and making an impact on consumers’ lives around the world.”
Ph.D. Student
Focus: Information privacy and policy, social networks, sensor networks (video surveillance, RFID).

MIDS Student
Class of 2015
“The program touches the whole spectrum of data science: from formulating questions and designing experiments, to performing the analysis on the data, to presenting that data in the most effective way, and everything in between.”

MIDS Student
Class of 2015
“The I School is not just for computer scientists or statisticians, but for a wide range of people who are looking to improve decision-making by using better information.”

MIDS Student
Class of 2015
“The online classes feel just like a regular classroom, despite being hosted online. You can interact with instructors and classmates in similar fashion as classroom interaction. The classes are small so instructors can pay attention to every student.”