Archive for August 2016

Prof. Leachman To Be Keynote Speaker At MASM Conference

Prof. Robert C. Leachman will be the keynote speaker at the Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing (MASM) Conference in Arlington, Virginia, Dec. 12-14, 2016. His presentation is entitled “The Engineering of Speed and Delivery.” Prof. Leachman has authored over 50 scientific articles with focus in the semiconductor industry, and has worked extensively with semiconductor companies. He won…

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Berkeley IEOR To Help Educate The Next Generation Of Tech Leaders And Entrepreneurs

Berkeley Industrial Engineering & Operations Research will be a core major in a program launched by UC Berkeley to help educate future technology leaders and entrepreneurs. Undergraduates applying for admission for Fall 2017 can now apply to the Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology program, a dual-degree program in which graduates will earn B.S. degrees from both the top-ranked Berkeley College of…

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IEOR Welcomes Paul Grigas as new Assistant Professor

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley is proud to welcome Paul Grigas as a new Assistant Professor this fall. Paul’s research interests include large-scale convex optimization, statistical machine learning, and data-driven decision making.  He is also interested in applications in online advertising and data analytics, among other areas.  Paul was recently awarded…

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Aswani Investigates How Data Can Personalize Mobile Health

With the proliferation of mobile devices and rising awareness that proper diet and exercise can prevent disease and lead to better overall health outcomes, mobile health (or mHealth) applications have become an increasingly popular way to track every step, heartbeat, and calorie with the idea that awareness of activity and calorie intake can help individuals change their…

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