Archive for November 2016

Berkeley Invited by Australia and New Zealand to Advance Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Berkeley Invited by Australia and New Zealand to Advance Innovation and Entrepreneurship Eugene Pang November 30, 2016 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…

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Lavaei Awarded $1M Grant From Office Of Naval Research

IEOR Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei has just been awarded a $1 million grant to support his work on nonlinear optimization from the Office of Naval Research (ONR).   The Director of Research Early Career Grant is extremely selective and will help cover research expenses up to $200k per year for 5 years. According to the ONR, Javad was…

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Ken Goldberg to serve as the next Chair of the IEOR department

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is proud to announce that Professor Ken Goldberg will serve as its next chair.  Ken will come to the role after a distinguished career of service marked by achievement in research and leadership at Cal.  Ken will succeed Professor Phil Kaminsky,…

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IEOR Alum Mauricio G. C. Resende Chosen As INFORMS Fellow For Class Of 2016

IEOR Alum Mauricio G. C. Resende Chosen As INFORMS Fellow For Class Of 2016 Eugene Pang November 7, 2016 Mauricio G. C. Resende was chosen to be a 2016 INFORMS fellow. Resende received his PhD in Operations Research (’87) at the University of California Berkeley. Currently, he works as a principle research scientist for Amazon.com, Inc. According to…

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