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.
Professor Bertsimas, Arthur Delarue, and Sébastien Martin win First-ever BPS Transportation Challenge
Professor Bertsimas and the ORC PhD students developed computer-based model that more efficiently routes school buses for Boston Public Schools.Read More
Phytoplankton and chips
Microbes mediate the global marine cycles of elements, modulating atmospheric carbon dioxide and helping to main
Automatic image retouching on your phone
The data captured by today’s digital cameras is often treated as the raw material of a final image.