• 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.

Amy Cohn

Amy Cohn PhD '02

Amy Cohn’s unconventional approach to solving healthcare problems starts with students. It’s an approach that is gaining ground—at Michigan Medicine and beyond.

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Putting clear bounds on uncertainty

In science and technology, there has been a long and steady drive toward improving the accuracy of measurements

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Monday, January 30, 2023

Registration Week

Registration week for the spring term begins

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