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Student Profiles

Recent Grad Profiles


Dashi Singham

Research Associate Professor, Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School

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Taylor Smith

BS (‘10) CEO & Cofounder, Blueboard What did you do after graduating from Cal? I started my career in management consulting at Accenture, before realizing that the corporate world wasn’t…


Tiffany Soebijantoro

Tiffany Soebijantoro Class of 2016 ORMS B.A. Business Analyst at McKinsey & Co. What did you do after graduating from Cal? I worked at an adtech company in San Francisco…

Birce Tezel

Birce Tezel

Research Scientist at Facebook

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Averell Wallach

BS (‘17) Industrial Engineer, SpaceX What are you currently working on? Sending folks to Mars! I am working with a small “data team” to ensure manufacturing problems do not become…

Kai-Chuan Yang

Sr. Decision Science Consultant at The Walt Disney Company

Recent News

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Celebrating the Class of 2023

May 25, 2023

Last week marked a significant milestone as the College of Engineering celebrated nearly 2,000 students who earned bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees. Among this year’s graduating cohort, Berkeley IEOR granted degrees to 27 ORMS undergraduates, 64 IEOR undergraduates, 139 masters of engineering, 76 masters of analytics, 14 masters of science,…

UC Leads Winners

Berkeley IEOR Students Receive Top Honors at UC Leads Symposium

April 21, 2023

Berkeley IEOR undergraduate students Isa Demetz and Santiago Karam Padilla won top honors for their research posters during last weekend’s UC Leads Research & Leadership Symposium. The University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees (UC LEADS) program is designed to engage and educate California’s future leaders by preparing promising…

Professor Rajan Udwani

Berkeley IEOR Professor Rajan Udwani Receives Google Research Scholar Award

April 21, 2023

Berkeley IEOR Professor Rajan Udwani has been awarded the highly competitive Google Research Scholar award for 2023-24 in recognition of his proposal on algorithms and optimization, titled “Generalized Framework for Prior-Free Online Resource Allocation.” The Google Research Scholar Program supports research at institutions worldwide by providing unrestricted funding to promising…

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Professor Javad Lavaei Elevated to Fellow of IEEE

November 22, 2022

IEEE, the world’s largest professional membership organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, has announced that Javad Lavaei, Associate Professor of Berkeley IEOR, has been elevated to Fellow of IEEE. The grade of fellow recognizes distinction in the profession, and fellowship status is limited annually to .1%…

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Professor Ken Goldberg and AUTOLAB Win IEEE CASE Best Paper Award

September 2, 2022

IEOR Professor Ken Goldberg and UC Berkeley’s AUTOLAB have done it again! The prestigious IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE) recently awarded its Best Paper Award to Goldberg and his team (M. Preston, R. Parikh, S. Aeron, S. Mukherjee, S. Adebola. S. Sharma, M. Theis, and W. Teitelbaum)…

UC Berkeley STEM

Ariel Qian (M.E.T IEOR ’24) on the Importance of Programs like Kids Teach Tech

September 1, 2022

For the second year in a row, Berkeley IEOR has partnered with Georgia Tech ISyE and Kids Teach Tech (KTT) to virtually deliver the Seth Bonder Summer Program in Computational and Data Science for Engineering, an immersive, virtual summer camp designed to give K-12th grade youth a better understanding of…