Archive for March 2019

Junyu Cao to receive 2019 IBM PhD Fellowship

IEOR PhD candidate Junyu Cao has been selected to receive the highly-competitive 2019 IBM PhD Fellowship, a two-year program that is awarded worldwide to PhD students conducting research in areas such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, data science, and security. Recipients of the award receive support for two years, including mentorship from an IBMer…

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Fung Feature: Youhee Choi, MEng ’18 (IEOR)

“I’m Youhee Choi, and I was born and raised in Korea. I lived there for 26 years. My background is pretty interesting because I majored in International Studies, worked full-time for three years, and then moved here for my Master’s program in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). I just moved to Oakland, CA to…

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Renyuan Xu: “There is always uncertainty in life”

When IEOR PhD student Renyuan Xu was a kid growing up in Jinan, China, she found herself very curious about the future, especially where there was some uncertainty involved. “When we were kids, we sometimes had the feeling that something may happen, something may not happen. Will it be raining tomorrow? It has some certainty…

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Former students celebrate career of Prof. Oren

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, the Energy and Market Engineering Symposium in Honor of Shmuel Oren was held in the Heyns Room of The Faculty Club on the University of California, Berkeley campus. More than 70 people attended the symposium, which was organized by three of Shmuel’s former Ph.D. students: Ramteen Sioshansi (The Ohio State University), Afzal…

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