• 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.

The Science of Lines

WBEZ Chicago intervewed Professor Larson on “queuing theory” about the best ways to organize and manage lines in public places like airports. Read more and listen to the interview. 

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Programmable network routers

Like all data networks, the networks that connect servers in giant server farms, or servers and workstations in

Can today’s EVs make a dent in climate change?

Could existing electric vehicles (EVs), despite their limited driving range, bring about a meaningful reduction

ORC Orientation
Monday, August 29, 2016

ORC Orientation Meeting

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

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