Date posted: 07/17/17

IEOR professors Shmuel Oren and Javad Lavaei's proposal entitled "Computational Methods for Large-scale Interconnected Systems with Continuous and Discrete Parameters" has been selected for funding by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office (ARO).

The project will be funded at $450,000 over three years and will allow the researchers to investigate large-scale distributed systems, such as energy systems.

Date posted: 05/25/17

New research by Professor Ken Goldberg, Jeff Mahler, and the Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering (AUTOLAB) shows real progress on the problem of robots grasping everyday objects.

Date posted: 05/18/17

IEOR graduate student Mark Velednitsky has reduced a twenty-eight page proof for the traveling salesman problem (TSP) to just a few lines.

Date posted: 05/18/17

IEOR Ph.D. students Mo Zhou and Yonatan Mintz were recently featured in the Berkeley Engineer magazine for their research on fitness apps.

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Date posted: 05/05/17

This semester, students taking IEOR 170 encountered terrific success in their creative design projects and ideas.

Ten teams of students gained hands-on experience designing real world solutions based on the theories learned in the course. This semester the problems revolved around how to better manually adjust irrigation emitters in vineyards. California is the top wine-producing state in the U.S. and with demand for water growing and supply in question researchers are working to create precision irrigation techniques to help save water.

Date posted: 04/25/17

M.Eng alumnus Han Jin, founder and CEO of Lucid VR was recently featured in Inc. '30 under 30' list.  Lucid VR's first product is the $499 LucidCam, a virtual reality camera that lets users capture the world in 3D.

"It is among the first virtual reality cameras geared toward the average consumer," said Jin.

Date posted: 04/25/17

IEOR visiting scholar and Syracuse University Professor Burak Kazaz's research on wine analytics was recently featured in a Forbes. In Kazaz's paper, Wine Analytics: Fine Wine Pricing and Selection under Weather and Market Uncertainty, he argues that distributors that carefully invest in the wine futures market, "could improve profits as much as 21%."

Date posted: 04/24/17

IEOR students Theresia Wangke, Katie Chang, Aditya Tyagi, Briana Niu, and Jessica Lin leading the IEOR information table in the Etcheverry breezeway
Date posted: 03/08/17

Today is International Women's Day (IWD), an internationally recognized celebration and commemoration of women's rights, and March is Women's History Month.

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