The MIT Sociotechnical Systems Research Center (SSRC) is an interdisciplinary research center that focuses on the study of high-impact, complex, sociotechnical systems that shape our world.  SSRC is affiliated with the new MIT Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS).  

SSRC brings together faculty, researchers, students, and staff from across MIT to study and seek solutions to complex societal challenges that span healthcare, energy, infrastructure networks, the environment, and international development.

SSRC develops collaborative, holistic, systems-based approaches to complex sociotechnical challenges.

SSRC is a vibrant, global, interdisciplinary community with a shared interest in analyzing and proposing solutions to complex sociotechnical systems issues.