Archive for September 2016

IEOR Welcomes Students at Fall Picnic

Today, the Industrial Engineering & Operations Research Department at University of California Berkeley welcomed students to the new year at the annual Fall Picnic. In total, approximately 200 students participated from each of IEOR’s academic programs including undergraduate students studying Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Operations Research & Management Science as well as graduate students…

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Javad Lavaei wins INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award

Javad Lavaei wins INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award Eugene Pang September 29, 2016 IEOR Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei has won the INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award for his paper titled “Convex Relaxation for Optimal Power Flow Problem: Mesh Networks.” Lavaei authored the paper along with Somayeh Sojoudi, Assistant Project Scientist at UC Berkeley and Ramtin Madani,…

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Professor Xin Guo to Publish New Book on Quantitative Trading

Professor Xin Guo to Publish New Book on Quantitative Trading Eugene Pang September 28, 2016 Professor Xin Guo, the Coleman Fung Chair in Financial Modeling at the University of California, Berkeley is releasing a new book titled Quantitative Trading: Algorithms, Analytics, Data, Models, Optimization. Guo wrote the book along with Howard Shek from North Dakota State University, and Tze Leung Lai & Po-Shing…

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Professor Shmuel Oren to Speak at CLAIO 2016

Professor Shmuel Oren will be a plenary speaker at CLAIO 2016, the Latin-Iberoamerican Conference on Operations Research to be held in Santiago Chile, October 2-6, 2016.  His talk is titled “Opportunities and Challenges for OR in Electricity Markets.”

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Ikhlaq Sidhu to join Faculty Advisory Committee at Lawrence Hall of Science

Sutardja Center Founding Director and Chief Scientist Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu has been invited to join the Faculty Advisory Committee for the Lawrence Hall of Science. Prof. Sidhu was nominated by the Advisory Council’s Chair, Don Proctor to join. The goal of the Faculty Advisory Committee will be to provide insight, expertise, and advice to the Hall’s Director and…

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