Research Centers

Access leading-edge research.

MIT hosts an influential network of research centers that give you access to world-class innovation. As an MIT EMBA student, you are immersed in this climate of thought leadership and have direct access to the ideas shaping fields from finance to life sciences, from marketing to economics, and from operations to computer science. These research centers bring together experts from a range of fields to craft new solutions to demanding problems.

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The 50+ research groups at MIT include:

Center for Computational Research in Economics and Management Science
Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
Center for Information Systems Research
Laboratory for Financial Engineering
MIT Center for Collective Intelligence
MIT Center for Digital Business
MIT Entrepreneurship Center
MIT Leadership Center
Operations Research Center
Productivity from Information Technology
The Lean Advancement Initiative
Virtual Customer Initiative

See a full list here.

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“Being at MIT puts us at the forefront of world-changing innovations. Take the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)—the multidisciplinary research underway will transform the next generation of policy design and technology development. Being a part of the MIT community puts me in a perfect position to be a vital link between MITEI and my company.”

Ajay Mehta ’13
Project Manager
Shell International Exploration & Production Inc.

“The program schedule provides an excellent balance. On weeks when the program meets at MIT, I have a productive day in the office on Thursday and on the flight to Boston. Then, two intense, exciting days at MIT. Then home in time to enjoy a full day Sunday with my family. It works.”

Rosalind Sullivan ’13
Chief Financial Officer, Cenegenics Medical Institute
Las Vegas, Nevada