Archive for April 2019

George B. Dantzig Auditorium Newly Opened

The George B. Dantzig Auditorium, located in 1174 Etcheverry Hall, officially opened its doors on Tuesday, thanks to generous donations from alumni and friends to the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). The new classroom is named after the George B. Dantzig, who was known as the “father of linear programming” and was…

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Graduate Profile: Cédric Josz

Cédric Josz is a postdoctoral scholar in the IEOR department. He has just accepted a faculty position at Columbia University. Below is more about Cédric’s research and plans for the future. IEOR: Tell us a bit about your research. What topics are you interested in? How are you applying IEOR methods to solve them? Cédric…

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Join IEOR for CalDay 2019!

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at UC Berkeley is excited to be participating in CalDay 2019! We invite the whole community to come meet our students, faculty, and staff at Etcheverry Hall. There you will have a chance to learn more about what IEOR is, what our programs are all about, and…

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BADSS — IISE’s Data Science Summit

Often regarded as the ‘combustion engine-like revolution’ of the 21st century, data analytics is on a rapid rise in today’s world. Realizing this, members of UC Berkeley’s Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) took the onus on themselves to host the second Bay Area Decision Sciences Summit (BADSS) on March 16th, 2019. Much like…

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Announcing the Fall 2019 Grassi & MOR Fellows

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at UC Berkeley is excited to announce the Grassi and Marshall-Oliver-Rosenberger (MOR) fellows for fall 2019. Grassi Fellow Caleb Bugg is currently a PhD student in the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) department. His interests in Operations Research combine sociological and economic perspectives in the development…

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