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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

Alum Coleman Fung on the connection between mindfulness and engineering

By Ashley Villanueva | May 14, 2019

On Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30, 2019, the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership is hosting the What’s After Mindfulness? retreat at UC Berkeley. The bi-annual retreat will come to the Bay Area for the first time in decades thanks in part to Blue Goji CEO and IEOR alum Coleman Fung. The Berkeley community can…

Meet the Class of 2019: Senior Spotlights

By Sharon Pan | May 9, 2019

The class of 2019 will soon graduate and venture off to make an impact in all areas of industry all over the the globe. But who are the class of 2019? Read on to learn more about some of our graduates, what they liked most about IEOR, and what they plan to do next. Chelsea…

Alum Marissa Louie: Why Diversity Matters in Storytelling

By Keith McAleer | April 26, 2019

Former students celebrate career of Prof. Oren

By Keith McAleer | March 5, 2019

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, the Energy and Market Engineering Symposium in Honor of Shmuel Oren was held in the Heyns Room of The Faculty Club on the University of California, Berkeley campus. More than 70 people attended the symposium, which was organized by three of Shmuel’s former Ph.D. students: Ramteen Sioshansi (The Ohio State University), Afzal…

Student Perspective: From Graduate Student to Data Scientist

By Keith McAleer | November 16, 2018

Thinking about becoming a data scientist?  Read the perspective from alum Joel Prince Varghese (MEng ’16) about his experience with our master of engineering program and how he learned the skills necessary to become a data scientist in industry.

MEng Perspective: Nick Chandler, Marketing Analyst at 23andMe: ‘My biggest networking advice is to put yourself out there’

By Sharon Pan | November 1, 2018

Nick Chandler graduated in 2017 with an MEng degree in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR). He currently works as a Marketing Analyst at 23andMe, a direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. By sending in their saliva sample in a home-based collection kit, people can get their genetic data analyzed and find out if they are at risk of…