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Berkeley IEOR Alum Tony Xu, DoorDash CEO and Co-Founder, to Deliver 2024 Commencement Address

By Goldie Negelev | April 9, 2024

Berkeley IEOR is proud to announce that Tony Xu (B.S. ’07 IEOR), CEO and co-founder of DoorDash, a technology company that connects consumers with their favorite local businesses, is this…

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Cal Alum Sonita Lontoh ’99 challenges us to achieve 100 gifts for Big Give

By Kartik Aggarwal | March 6, 2024

In celebration of International Women’s Month, Cal alum Sonita Lontoh ’99 is challenging the Berkeley IEOR community for Big Give 2024. Sonita will donate an amazing $15,000 if we can…

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Berkeley IEOR Alum Sonita Lontoh Featured in Manufacturing Today Magazine

By Kartik Aggarwal | February 16, 2024

Berkeley IEOR alum Sonita Lontoh ’99 takes center stage in the latest edition of Manufacturing Today magazine. The feature illuminates Lontoh’s remarkable career, from her tenure as a board director…

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Berkeley IEOR Alums Steve Tai and KC Wu

By Goldie Negelev | February 7, 2024

As a mathematics and chemistry major at Indiana University Bloomington, Kin-Ching Wu, also known as KC, hadn’t initially envisioned pursuing her graduate studies at Berkeley. However, her father urged KC…

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Ask an Alum: Jack O’Donoghue, MAnalytics ’23

By Goldie Negelev | December 14, 2023

After graduating from Berkeley Analytics last spring, Jack O’Donoghue promptly transitioned into a full-time role as Business Intelligence Manager at Hotel Trader, where he now spearheads data science and analytics…

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5 Questions for Anika Ramachandran, Class of 2022

By Ashlee Liu | December 14, 2023

With her recent experience working as a Software Engineer at Nuro, Anika Ramachandran (BS IEOR ‘22) has spent much time immersed in the world of autonomous vehicles. We recently caught…

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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…