MSc. Yurrita Semperena, M.

Mireia Yurrita Semperena is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering exploring design and engineering methods for developing algorithmic systems in a principled manner. As part of her PhD, Mireia is developing novel tools for shaping, testing and evolving machine behaviour based on approaches drawn from data science and HCI.


  • 2018 - 2020
    Master of Science in Industrial (mech.) Engineering, University of Navarra (San Sebastian, Spain). Awarded with the "International Connecting Talent" Fellowship to work on her Master's Thesis at MIT Media Lab.
  • 2014 - 2018
    Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology Engineering, University of Navarra (San Sebastian, Spain).


  • 2020 – 2021
    Hydraulic Design Engineer, Ingeteam (San Sebastian, Spain)
  • 2019 – 2020
    Visiting student, MIT Media Lab (Boston, USA)
  • 2015 – 2018
    Student assistant, University of Navarra (San Sebastian, Spain)

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