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Board member Terry Duryea’s mantra for a rewarding career — maintain flexibility and stay on a steep learning curve

By Vishrut Rana | December 3, 2019

Have you ever been confused about how to briefly yet accurately describe Industrial Engineering and Operations Research to old Uncle Ben sitting across you at the Thanksgiving dinner table? Well, IEOR can indeed be a difficult major to define for most. To the ex-CFO of McAfee and IEOR Advisory Board member Terry Duryea, however, IEOR…

IEOR Alum and DoorDash Founder Tony Xu Featured on Berkeley Innovation Podcast

By Sharon Pan | November 19, 2019

Conventionalizing the Unconventional — Board Member Bob Cliff shares his experiences as a consultant with skills in IEOR

By Vishrut Rana | November 12, 2019

Exposure to a diverse set of tools of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research is a blessing for all students in the program. However, it is natural for students to be overwhelmed by the number of options at their disposal and for them to be left wondering about where their skills can be best applied. With…

Industry Office Hours with Tenaris: Emerging technologies for traditional industries

By Sharon Pan | November 8, 2019

Industry Office Hours with Beam Solutions: A conversation with three data scientists

By Sharon Pan | October 30, 2019

MEng Alumni are Finalists in IBM Call for Code 2019 Global Prize

By Keith McAleer | September 17, 2019

A group of five University of California, Berkeley master of engineering alumni are finalists in the IBM Call for Code 2019 Global Prize. The alums’ Project AsTeR used artificial intelligence to help analyze and respond to the surge of emergency calls that typically take place after a disaster strikes. Over 5,000 projects applied to the…

IEOR undergraduates selected as finalists for INFORMS Operations Research Prize

By Keith McAleer | August 20, 2019

Three former Berkeley IEOR/ORMS undergraduate students, Liangyuan Na (B.A. Operations Research & Management Science ’18), Cong Yang (B.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research ’18), and Chi-Cheng Lo (B.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research ’18) are finalists in the INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition. The students were advised by IEOR assistant professor Anil Aswani, and…

PhD alums Renyuan Xu and Andrés Gómez join the faculty at USC Viterbi School of Engineering

By Keith McAleer | July 31, 2019

Just released: Summer ’19 MEng Alumni Magazine

By Keith McAleer | July 11, 2019

Master of Engineering alum helps Syrian refugees create makerspaces to grow their skills

By Keith McAleer | June 12, 2019

When Patrick Thelen (MEng IEOR ’17) was a kid, he loved building LEGO