Archive for December 2017

Prof. Righter Wins VALUETOOLS 2017 Best Paper Award

Professor Rhonda Righter, along with her collaborators Ivo Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology) and Gideon Weiss (The University of Haifa), have been award the Best Paper Award at the 11th EAI | VALUETOOLS International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools. The title of the paper was “FCFS Parallel Service Systems and Matching Models.” The…

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IEOR welcomes award-winning postdoc

IEOR is proud to welcome Cédric Josz to the Berkeley community. Cédric is currently pursuing a postdoc in EECS and IEOR under the supervision of Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei where he works on optimization, control and its applications. In December, Cédric will travel to Paris where he will compete as a finalist to win the 2017…

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IEOR alum wins $100k data science competition

Allen Tang (Operations Research & Management Science ’16), along with three other Berkeley students, won a $100,000 prize last week in the Data Open championship, sponsored by the hedge fund Citadel. Tang is currently pursuing a master of science degree at Berkeley in electrical engineering & computer sciences. His teammates were statistics graduate students Sören…

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