• 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.

BPS Award

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.

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Identifying optimal product prices

How can online businesses leverage vast historical data, computational power, and sophisticated machine-learning

How neural networks think

Artificial-intelligence research has been transformed by machine-learning systems called neural networks, which

Andrew Li
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Learning Preferences with Side Information: Near Optimal Recovery of Tensors

9/21/2017 | 4:15pm | E51-335

Reception to follow.

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