Archive for March 2016

Javad Lavaei Wins 2016 Donald P. Eckman Award

March 16, 2016 The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) has just announced that UC Berkeley IEOR Professor Javad Lavaei will receive the 2016 Donald P. Eckman award for “fundamental contributions to optimization and control theory, with applications to design techniques for electrical power networks, internet congestion, and antenna beamforming.”The award is given annually to outstanding engineers under the age of 35 who study automatic control. Past recipients include S. Shankar Sastry, the current dean of the college of engineering at Berkeley.  The…

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Alumni gather for spring 2016 alumni social

Last night, IEOR alumni convened at ThirstyBear Brewing Company in San Francisco to see old friends and professors, meet the IEOR staff, and get re-connected with UC Berkeley. Thanks to everyone who participated! We look forward to seeing you at the next event.

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Berkeley IEOR Now Ranked #2 In The Country

The latest U.S. News rankings have just been released and the UC Berkeley Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) department is now ranked #2 (tied) overall for IEOR graduate programs.  Congratulations to the IEOR faculty, students, and staff for their hard work to consistently deliver a high-ranking program. Berkeley IEOR was previously ranked #3 according to the…

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