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Recent Grad Profiles

Gemma Berenguer

Assistant Professor of Management, Operations Management, Purdue University

Avinash Bhardwaj

Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

Selina Cai

Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology Selina Cai Class of 2012 IEOR Ph.D. What are you currently working on? Research in Operations Management What was the most important thing you learned while studying at Cal? Be an independent and critical thinker What do you miss most about being a student at Cal? Access to…

Chen Chen

Assistant Professor in the Integrated Systems Engineering department at the Ohio State University  

Kelly Sin Man Choi

Senior Software Engineer at Google

Andrés Gómez

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California

Recent News

Berkeley IEOR research selected as Best Paper Finalist at the 2021 American Control Conference

January 25, 2021

The work of IEOR PhD student Yuhao Ding, IEOR Associate Professor Javad Lavaei, and EECS Professor Murat Arcak has been selected as a finalist for the Best Student Paper award at the 2021 American Control Conference (ACC). The work is titled “Escaping spurious local minimum trajectories in online time-varying nonconvex…

Berkeley IEOR MS Student Wins Best Paper Award at Winter Simulation Conference 2020

December 17, 2020

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…

Berkeley IEOR Undergrad Wins Best Student Paper Award at KDIR 2020

November 9, 2020

IEOR Undergraduate Jonathan Bodine (Class of ’21) and Professor Dorit Hochbaum won the Best Student Paper Award at the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval (KDIR 2020). The award winning work authored by Bodine and Hochbaum was titled The Max-Cut Decision Tree: Improving on the Accuracy and…

Prof. Paul Grigas Wins INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group Paper Competition

October 26, 2020

Berkeley IEOR Professor Paul Grigas has been selected as winner of the 2020 INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition for his work titled Smart “Predict, then Optimize”, co-authored along with colleague Adam Elmachtoub from Columbia University. Grigas and Elmachtoub were selected for proposing a new prediction and optimization…

Berkeley IEOR Postdoc wins INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize

October 12, 2020

Yingjie Bi, a Berkeley IEOR post-doctoral researcher with Professor Javad Lavaei, recently received the Best Student Paper Prize from the INFORMS Optimization Society. Yingjie, who completed his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University earlier this year, was awarded for his co-authored paper titled ‘Duality gap estimation via…

Berkeley IEOR Student Selected as 2020 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Finalist

October 2, 2020

Berkeley IEOR PhD student Anna Deza has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2020 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize. Anna’s submission, which she worked on during her undergraduate program at the University of Toronto, was titled A Multistage Stochastic Integer Programming Approach to Distributed Operating Room Scheduling.…