Date posted: 01/26/17

IEOR Professor Dorit Hochbaum's neuron segmenation algorithm HNCcorr is currently the leading algorithm in Neurofinder which tests algorithms to see which are best for identifying and tracking neurons in calcium imaging movies. Calcium imaging is currently the main technique neuroscientists use for measuring and analyzing populations of neurons.

Date posted: 01/25/17

The SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory (SIAG/CST) awards the SIAG/CST Prize every two years to an early career researcher for outstanding research contributions, as determined by the prize committee, to mathematical control or systems theory.  This year's award goes to UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei in recognition of "his work on the design of computationally efficient methods solving a broad class of nonlinear optimization problems arising in systems theory and control".

Date posted: 01/24/17

Date posted: 01/23/17

Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology Chief Scientist and IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu has just been awarded a $2.2 million grant on behalf of the leading centers and programs that accelerate the innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley.  

Date posted: 01/18/17

 

Date posted: 01/13/17
Date posted: 01/11/17

President Obama has just named IEOR alum Kory Hedman (Ph.D. '10) as one of 102 people to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Date posted: 01/06/17

IEOR alum Thibault Duchemin (Master of Engineering ‘14) has just been named to the latest Forbes ‘30 under 30' list for 2017 as cofounder of Ava, a mobile application that translates conversations into text for hearing-impaired individuals.

Date posted: 01/04/17

Right now if you have a smartphone and an interest in living a more active lifestyle there are literally tens of thousands of fitness apps available that can help you track every step, set activity goals, and even play (or compete) with a friend. Surprisingly, despite the popularity and wide range of fitness apps — there isn’t a whole lot of scientific research out there showing that they actually work.

Date posted: 11/30/16

Sutardja Center Chief Scientist Ikhlaq Sidhu was invited to keynote the national Growing Entrepreneurs Summit in New Zealand where he met with members of government and academia to discuss lessons learned at Berkeley on how to accelerate research-based innovation and how to teach entrepreneurship.

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