• Center of Innovation

    At the MIT ORC, our vibrant community of scholars and researchers work collaboratively to connect data to decisions in order to solve problems effectively—and impact the world positively. 

  • Research

    At the MIT ORC, we highly value research and the important role it plays in operations research and analytics. That’s why our students are actively engaged in research from the start.

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  • Global Impact

    Our impact can be felt around the world in areas ranging from finance to education to health care. We create mathematical models to help individuals and organizations make smarter decisions—and to improve society as a whole. 

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  • ORC Community

    The MIT ORC is made up of a supportive community of creative and talented students and faculty who work together to positively impact the world.

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  • Analytics

    Analytics is the science of using data to build models that lead to decisions that add value to institutions, companies, and individuals.


Purnaa wins the 2021 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence

Corban Bryant ('06) founded Purnaa with a mission to create jobs that empower marginalized people and survivors of exploitation to fresh starts and fulfilled lives.

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When should someone trust an AI assistant’s predictions?

In a busy hospital, a radiologist is using an artificial intelligence system to help her diagnose medical condit

A new way to perform "general inverse design" with high accuracy

Researchers have discovered a novel way to perform “general inverse design” with reasonably high accuracy.

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Monday, January 24, 2022

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