Archive for February 2020

Diana Salazar recognized with Chancellor’s Award for Public Service

IEOR staff member Diana Salazar has just been awarded the 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Civic Engagement – Staff Award. Each year, the Chancellor recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partnerships that embody UC Berkeley’s proud tradition of public service and commitment to improving our local and global community. Diana was nominated for her work to…

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Professor Shmuel Oren to give lecture at Aalto Systems Forum

Professor Shmuel Oren, of the UC Berkeley IEOR department, will be giving a public lecture, “Challenges and Opportunities for OR in Electricity Markets”, on Friday, March 6 at the Aalto System Forum, held at the Aalto University is Espoo, Finland. Aalto System Forum provides a platform for a dialogue between practitioners and researchers, based on…

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Professor Zuo-Jun ‘Max’ Shen elected next president of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

IEOR Professor Zuo-Jun ‘Max’ Shen has just been named President-elect of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). POMS is an international organization, powered by POM professionals, aimed at understanding, improving and educating on production and operations management. Professor Shen will begin his term as President on January 1st, 2021.

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ORMS students shape wellness solutions through Fung Fellowship

The Fung Fellowship is a groundbreaking entrepreneurship and innovation program that aims to shape leaders for a better world. It connects diverse undergraduate students with community and industry partners, providing opportunities to solve pressing societal problems related to public health and conservation. To do so, Fung Fellows utilize the iterative human-centered design process, domain knowledge,…

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IEOR paper selected as finalist at the American Control Conference (ACC)

The paper titled “Homotopy Method for Finding the Global Solution of Post-contingency Optimal Power Flow” by IEOR PhD student SangWoo Park, ME PhD student Elizabeth Glista, associate professor Javad Lavaei, and assistant professor Somayeh Sojoudi has been selected to be a finalist at the 2020 American Control Conference (ACC). ACC accepts over 1,000 papers for…

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