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IEOR Degree Holds a Top Spot Among Highest-Paying Majors

By Ashlee Liu | October 25, 2023

A recent article by CNBC, the world leader in business news and financial market coverage, spotlights Operations Research and Industrial Engineering as the second highest paying college major this year.…

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Forging a new future: Emily Garcia (BS IEOR ‘20) paves the way for diversity and inclusion in higher education

By Goldie Negelev | September 20, 2023

In high school, Emily Garcia (BS IEOR ’20) received excellent grades, participated in numerous extracurricular activities, and was even class salutatorian in her senior year. Most other students with Emily’s…

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Charting Pathways to Success: Job Market Placements for Our 2023 Graduating Doctoral Students

By Goldie Negelev | July 25, 2023

Erik Bertelli Operations Research Analyst at the United States Coast Guard Yuhao Ding Research Analyst at Cubist Hansheng Jiang Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Statistics at the Rotman School…

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Berkeley IEOR Graduates Lead the Way in Lucrative Careers: Report Highlights Operations Research as Highest-Earning Field

By Goldie Negelev | June 14, 2023

A recent report by the HEA group, a respected higher education research and consulting agency, has shed light on the correlation between specific fields of study and early-career earnings. Drawing…

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Mixbook Founder Andrew Laffoon; Entrepreneurial Success and the Growth Mindset

By Annie Lin | April 12, 2023

The journey to entrepreneurial success can be a long and winding road, but for Andrew Laffoon, it started right here at UC Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. As…

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Spotlight on Anurag Aiyer (BS IEOR ’22)

By Goldie Negelev | April 7, 2023

In a recent interview with IEOR, Anurag Aiyer, a Class of 2022 alum, shared his insights and experiences on all things IEOR. Since graduating, Aiyer has found success as an…

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Spotlight on MoonSoo Choi (BS IEOR ‘13)

By Annie Lin | February 16, 2023

We recently sat down with MoonSoo Choi to discuss his time as an undergraduate student and his current role as Senior Manager of Data Science at Walmart. What did your…

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Meet One of UC Berkeley’s Oldest Living Alumni, Dr. Ernst S. Valfer

By Annie Lin | January 25, 2023

Journey through IEOR History Sharp wit and great humor in tow, IEOR’s oldest living alum, Ernst S. Valfer, has plenty of stories from his time as a student in the…

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Alumni Career Stories: Lucie Kresl (BS IEOR ‘19)

By Annie Lin | December 15, 2022

Alumni Career Stories: Lucie Kresl (BS IEOR ’19) We recently sat down with Berkeley IEOR alum Lucie Krestle to discuss her journey after graduating from UC Berkeley. What are some…

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Berkeley IEOR Graduate Named to Forbes 30-Under-30 List

By Goldie Negelev | December 2, 2022

Berkeley IEOR graduate Courtney Z. Chow (BS IEOR’ 16) joins a different kind of class for 2023: The Forbes 30-under-30. Established ten years ago, the Forbes Under 30 list recognizes…