RIPS - Los Angeles Summer 2024

RIPS - Los Angeles Summer 2024
RIPS - Los Angeles Summer 2024

RIPS - Los Angeles Summer 2024


The Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) - Los Angeles program provides an opportunity for talented undergraduates studying math, computer science, and related disciplines to work in teams on a real-world research projects proposed by sponsors from industry or the public sector. The student team, with support from their academic mentor and industry mentor, will research the problem and present their results, both orally and in writing, at the end of the program.

The RIPS program is nine weeks, and we expect to have nine projects.


RIPS projects involve serious math and computing. Past projects have involved space mission design, crime modeling, machine learning, weather forecasting, digital image blending, quantum computing, finance, and more!


Industry sponsors have included: The Aerospace Corporation, AMD, Google, GumGum, HRL, IBM, Lawrence Livermore National Lab., Meta, and Roswell Biotech. Details about the 2024 RIPS sponsors will be announced at a later time.


Round-trip travel to Los Angeles and accommodations at UCLA are included. Students will also receive a meal allowance and a generous stipend.


RIPS students come from many different academic fields, but all share a strong background and interest in mathematics. Undergraduate students, including current seniors and international students, are eligible to apply. You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in the program. Competition is high for the limited slots available. The deadline to apply is February 12, 2024.

Please visit for more information. The application is available at

There is also a RIPS - Singapore Summer 2024!