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

Ping Xu

Ping Xu PhD '05

Q&A with Ping Xu, VP of SCOT Forecasting

Ping Xu was the first female scientist hired (2005) at Amazon.

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Researchers leverage shadows to model 3D scenes, including objects blocked from view

Imagine driving through a tunnel in an autonomous vehicle, but unbeknownst to you, a crash has stopped traffic u

Understanding the visual knowledge of language models

You’ve likely heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but can a large language model (LLM) get the pictu

ORC Orientation
Wednesday, August 28, 2024

ORC Orientation Meeting

An informal welcome reception for the ORC incoming students for the fall

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