Archive for October 2016

Professor Shmuel Oren Will Present A Public Workshop At The Annual International Conference – Electricity 2016

Professor Shmuel Oren will present a public workshop at the Annual International Conference – Electricity 2016 to be held in Eilat Israel November 8-11. The workshop is titled: New Frontiers in Electricity Distribution Systems: Toward Democratizing the Grid Abstract: Smart energy business is aimed at harnessing new technologies and developing new business models that will…

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Ikhlaq Sidhu To Offer New IEOR Course Titled Data-X

Starting in Spring 2017, Ikhlaq Sidhu will offer a new special topics course named Data-X.  The course supports the IEOR department’s focus in data-driven systems and analytics; and it covers the tools and skills that are being used to reinvent today’s applications and enterprises. Data-X: A Course on Data, Systems and Signals is a technical course…

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Ikhlaq Sidhu joins Dave McClure to speak on global innovation in Qatar

Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu has been invited by the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP)to speak in their first ever QSTP technovate series. Professor Sidhu will be speaking with Dave McClure this Tuesday, October 11. Sidhu and McClure will kick off the QSTP technovate series to inspire future innovators in the global tech community at a session titled “Innovation Going Global.” This event…

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Shmuel Oren Inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Earlier we announced that IEOR Professor Shmuel Oren had been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Today, it is official — Shmuel has been inducted to the NAE for his contributions ‘to the integration of decisions and cooperative market mechanisms for adaptive multisource electrical power systems.’  Shmuel is the second IEOR professor to join the academy…

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Javad Lavaei to receive Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

On October 11, 2016, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research awarded 58 scientists and engineers approximately $20.8 million in grants as a part of their Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).  As one of the recipients, IEOR Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei will receive a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for his research in Efficient Mathematical Methods…

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