• 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.

Dimitris Bertsimas and Najat Khan

Behind Covid-19 vaccine development

A machine learning model developed jointly by Janssen and MIT data scientists (including Professor Bertsimas) played a key role in the clinical trial process for the J&J-Janssen Covid-19 vaccin

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Training robots to manipulate soft and deformable objects

Robots can solve a Rubik’s cube and navigate the rugged terrain of Mars, but they struggle with simple tasks lik

Using computational tools for molecule discovery

Discovering a drug, material, or anything new requires finding and understanding molecules.

GSC Orientation
Sunday, August 29, 2021

GSC Orientation

Graduate Welcome Address by the MIT President 

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