Welcome to UC Berkeley’s Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department. At Berkeley IEOR, we expand the frontiers of optimization, stochastics and data science enabling transformative decision analytics and technologies to solve grand challenges in transportation, supply chains, healthcare, energy, robotics, finance and risk management.

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Professor Candace Arai Yano receives Female Career Award

September 29, 2022

The University of Lausanne Business School (HEC Lausanne) selected Professor Yano as the new laureate of its Female Career Award this past June in recognition of her pioneering research in…

A Carbon-Neutral Future with Nanavati Low and BIB Technologies

September 26, 2022

Nanavati Low (B.S. ‘16 IEOR) co-founded BIB Technologies as a way to help businesses and companies scale efficiently and sustainably. In 2018, BIB Technologies launched four mobile utility vehicle models,…

National Latinx Heritage Month

September 20, 2022

Happy Latinx Heritage Month! The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research honors and celebrates the cultures, contributions, and lasting influence of Latinx, Chicanx, and all Hispanic-identified Americans with ancestors…

Closing the Gender Gap in Engineering

Fall 2022

 

The IEOR department is excited to announce that more than 50% of our Fall 2022 undergraduate and master's cohorts are women

B.S. Cohort
57%
women
M.Analytics Cohort
55%
women
M.Eng. Cohort
50%
women
M.S. Cohort
50%
women

What is IEOR?

In this award-winning video, IEOR students explain what industrial engineering & operations research is, how their skills can improve the world, and discuss exciting careers in IEOR.

  • IEOR is the process of inventing and designing ways to analyze and improve complex systems.
  • IEOR improves processes to create a better world.
  • IEOR utilizes math and statistics to understand and quantify the world around us.
  • IEOR leverages computing to better manage the massive amounts of information available today.
  • IEOR informs business strategy and operations to help leaders of industry and government make better decisions that save time and resources.

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