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Alumni Profiles

Osman Akgun

Osman Akgun

Portfolio Manager at Bailard, Inc

Junyu Cao

Junyu Cao

Assistant Professor in the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management (Decision Science) at McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin


Salar Fattahi

Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan


Pedro Hespanhol

Quantitative Researcher at Aquatic Capital Management

Yusuke Kikuchi

Yusuke Kikuchi

Data Scientist at Genentech

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Yonatan Mintz

Assistant professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

Marie Pelagie Elimbi Moudio

Marie Pelagie Elimbi Moudio

Meet Marie Pelagie Elimbi Moudio – a trailblazing Berkeley IEOR Ph.D. student and the inspiration behind The Marie Pelagie Elimbi Moudio Fellowship in IEOR (UC Berkeley photo by Adam Lau)…

Mark Velednitsky

Mark Velednitsky

Staff Applied Scientist at Afresh

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Aswani Investigates How Data Can Personalize Mobile Health

August 10, 2016

With the proliferation of mobile devices and rising awareness that proper diet and exercise can prevent disease and lead to better overall health outcomes, mobile health (or mHealth) applications have become an increasingly popular way to track every step, heartbeat, and calorie with the idea that awareness of activity and calorie…

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IEOR Alum Wins Outstanding Young Engineer Award

July 27, 2016

The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) has just announced its 2016 award winners and Kory Hedman has won the Outstanding Young Engineer Award. He was honored by IEEE PES for his “contributions and leadership in the application of operations research and topology control to electric energy markets and power…

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Phil Kaminsky Delivers Keynote At IIE Annual Conference

June 1, 2016

Last week, Phil delivered the keynote presentation at the 2016 IIE annual conference in Anaheim. A short interview with Phil and IIE can be found here:  http://www.iienet2.org/Annual2/details.aspx?id=41095 Also, be sure to watch the video interview with Phil and a portion of his keynote (starting at 2:10) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgK1YF0ji10&feature=youtu.be

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Alum Bets On Self-Driving Trucks

May 17, 2016

Otto’s offices in San Francisco.CreditRamin Rahimian for The New York Times IEOR alum and advisory board member Anthony Levandowski was featured in the New York Times today to profile his new startup, Otto, which aims to transform the truck-driving industry by integrating self-driving technology into current big-rigs. Due to the current high…

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Ken Goldberg and Berkeley Automation Sciences Lab to Present at ICRA

May 13, 2016

The Berkeley Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering directed by IEOR Professor Ken Goldberg will be presenting seven papers at the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation happening next week in Stockholm, Sweden.  Ken will also be delivering a keynote titled “Deep Grasping: Can large datasets and reinforcement learning bridge the dexterity gap?” Titles and authors…

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Anil Aswani Wins Siebel Energy Institute Grant

May 6, 2016

May 6, 2016 The Siebel Energy Institute has just announced its 2016 research grant recipients which include IEOR Assistant Professor Anil Aswani. Recipients will receive $50,000 seed grants to develop energy science research. Anil will join Emmanuel Gobet and Philippe Drobinski from École Polytechnique in researching “Data Analytics and Stochastic Control for Optimal Management…