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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…

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

Zeyu Zheng Awarded Hellman Fellowship

July 22, 2022

Assistant Professor Zeyu Zheng has been awarded the prestigious Hellman Fellowship. The Society of Hellman Fellows is an endowed program that provides research funding to promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their chosen fields. Many early career faculty who receive the Hellman Fellowship go on to…

Professor Rhonda Righter

When Mentorship Comes Full Circle: Professor Rhonda Righter Named Inaugural Ronald W. Wolff Chancellor’s Chair

July 19, 2022

Thanks to the generous donation from IEOR Professor Emeritus and former department chair Ron Wolff, Rhonda Righter has been announced as the inaugural Ronald W. Wolff Chancellor’s Chair in IEOR. Professor Wolff served as professor Righter’s doctoral advisor when Righter was a Berkeley Ph.D. student, and he later co-advised students…

College of Engineering featured in 35 Innovators Under 35 list

July 8, 2022

Last week, MIT Technology Review announced an inspiring new group of Innovators under 35. This annual list showcases some of the brightest young minds in technology today, and so it was no surprise to see the College of Engineering included in this year’s class.  The 2022 list features UC Berkeley…

Robots Rushing Sommeliers

New Technology helps robots move objects quickly and safely

June 28, 2022

Rapidly moving containers without dropping, spilling or damaging them is tough enough for humans, let alone robots. Now, Ken Goldberg, professor of industrial engineering and operations research and of electrical engineering and computer sciences; postdoctoral researcher Jeff Ichnowski; and their team at UC Berkeley’s AUTOLAB have published Grasp-Optimized Motion Planning…

Celebrating the Class of 2022

May 19, 2022

This week, UC Berkeley celebrated campus-wide commencement ceremonies for the first time in three years.  Excitement was in the air as the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) graduated 56 BSc, 5 BA ORMS, 124 M.Eng., 4 Dual Master of Engineering and Master of Business Administration, 10 MSc, and 5 PhD students.  On May 17,…

COVID-19 Nasal Swab Test

The Journal of Mathematical Biology Publishes New Research From IEOR Assistant Professor Thibaut Mastrolia

April 13, 2022

Work from IEOR Assistant Professor Thibaut Mastrolia titled “Incentives, lockdown, and testing: from Thucydides’ analysis to the COVID-19 pandemic” has been published in the Journal of mathematical biology. Emma Hubert (Princeton University), Dylan Possamaï (ETH Zurich), Xavier Warin (EDF and Energy Markets and Finance Laboratory).