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
Can a quantum strategy help bring down the house?
In some versions of the game blackjack, one way to win against the house is for players at the table to work as
An automated health care system that understands when to step in
In recent years, entire industries have popped up that rely on the delicate interplay between human workers and