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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…

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…

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

By Keith McAleer | November 1, 2018

David Kalinowski: ‘I always knew I wanted to be an engineering leader’

By Sharon Pan | October 15, 2018

The UC Berkeley Master of Engineering program boasts an impressive alumni network across many industries, from fast-growing startups to Fortune 500 companies. Alumni play an active role in the MEng…

MEng Alum David Kalinowski: ‘I always knew I wanted to be an engineering leader’

By Keith McAleer | October 15, 2018

The Hidden Social Mission Driving This Cal Alumna’s Trending Toy Startup

By Jessica Lynn | March 8, 2018

Last week, there was an unusual sight in UC Berkeley’s Industrial Engineering 185 course: stuffed animals. The toys, called Animoodles, put an innovative twist on the traditional plushie. As students passed…

Alum Gives Back By Supporting STEAM In Local Schools

By Eugene Pang | February 28, 2018

After retirement, Dr. Paul Wing (IEOR PhD ’71) was worried that without the right education children would be missing out on scientific and technological discoveries in “this amazing period of scientific…

IEOR alum wins $100k data science competition

By Eugene Pang | December 4, 2017

Allen Tang (Operations Research & Management Science ’16), along with three other Berkeley students, won a $100,000 prize last week in the Data Open championship, sponsored by the hedge fund…

Over 90 alumni, faculty, and staff attended out Alumni Reunion

By Eugene Pang | November 7, 2017

On Thursday November 2nd, over 90 IEOR alumni, faculty, and staff members reunited with great food and inspiring speakers. The IEOR Alumni network encompasses over 500 members from various backgrounds…

IEOR alum and former White House Deputy CTO Ryan Panchadsaram talks to students about civic service and fostering curiosity

By Keith McAleer | October 3, 2017

Students in the A. Richard Newton Lecture Series attended a fireside chat last week with Cal alumni and Kenneth Priestly Leadership Award recipient Ryan Panchadsaram. Since graduating ten years ago, Panchadsaram’s career has taken…