• 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.

Jean Pauphilet

Optimizing complex decision-making

“Operations in practice are very messy, but I think that’s what makes them exciting,” - Jean Pauphilet.

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Machine-learning tool could help develop tougher materials

For engineers developing new materials or protective coatings, there are billions of different possibilities to

Marshaling artificial intelligence in the fight against Covid-19

Artificial intelligence could play a decisive role in stopping the Covid-19 pandemic.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Memorial Day

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