• 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.


CS Venkatakrishnan appointed CEO of Barclays

ORC Alum CS Venkatakrishnan (PhD '91) has been appointed the new CEO of Barclays. Known as Venkat to colleagues, the new Barclays chief is a veteran executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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SMART researchers develop method for early detection of bacterial infection in crops

Researchers from the Disruptive and Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural

Artificial intelligence that understands object relationships

When humans look at a scene, they see objects and the relationships between them.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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