IEOR MS student Haoting Zhang and Professor Zeyu Zheng won the Best Contributed Theoretical Paper Award at the 53th Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2020). The work by Zhang and Zheng proposes new efficient simulation methods for non-stationary spatial temporal Poisson processes. Below is the title and abstract for the work.   Simulating Nonstationary Spatio-Temporal Poisson Processes using…

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The University of California, Berkeley Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) is excited to announce that Professor Alper Atamturk will be the next chair of the IEOR department starting January 1st, 2021. Alper joined the Berkeley faculty in 1998. His research spans optimization theory and methodologies broadly, including integer programming, sparse learning, network…

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