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.
Predicting what Amazon's customers will need tomorrow, next week, and beyond
Ping Xu ('05), forecasting science director within Amazon’s Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT) organization, talks about the importance of using science to forecast the future.Read More
Improving global health equity by helping clinics do more with less
More children are being vaccinated around the world today than ever before, and the prevalence of many vaccine-p
Identifying a melody by studying a musician’s body language
We listen to music with our ears, but also our eyes, watching with appreciation as the pianist’s fingers fly ove