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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Analytics is the science of using data to build models that lead to decisions that add value to institutions, companies, and individuals.
Congrats on INFORMS 2017 Awards
Andrew Li, Brad Sturt, and Will Ma (ORC Students) came in 1st, 2nd, and Finalist for the 2017 Nicholson Competition and Rong Yuan (alum) received Honorable Mention for the Dantzig Award.
Seeking the stories behind the data
Olivia Zhao attends a baseball game at Fenway Park each year and has closely followed each baseball season since
Reading a neural network’s mind
Neural networks, which learn