• 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.

Georgia Perakis

Professor Perakis in the News

The research of Professor Georgia Perakis and her collaborators has recently been featured in articles, a chapter in a recent book, and a podcast.

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Understanding reality through algorithms

Although Fernanda De La Torre still has several years left in her graduate studies, she’s already dreaming big w

Soft robots that grip with the right amount of force

Tool use has long been a hallmark of human intelligence, as well as a practical problem to solve for a vast arra

Ernest Ryu
Thursday, September 29, 2022

Non-Nesterov Acceleration Methods and Their Computer-Assisted Discovery Via the Performance Estimation Problem

9/29/22 | 4:15pm | E51-145

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