Posts by Keith McAleer

Announcing the 2020 Jengyee Prize – Win A $2000 Scholarship!

Attention all Berkeley undergraduates! The 2020 Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World — is now accepting applications. The $2,000 prize is awarded annually and is open to all undergraduate students with a sophomore or higher standing, regardless of gender, race, creed, or national origin. The Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World aims to…

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Diana Salazar recognized with Chancellor’s Award for Public Service

IEOR staff member Diana Salazar has just been awarded the 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Civic Engagement – Staff Award. Each year, the Chancellor recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partnerships that embody UC Berkeley’s proud tradition of public service and commitment to improving our local and global community. Diana was nominated for her work to…

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IEOR paper selected as finalist at the American Control Conference (ACC)

The paper titled “Homotopy Method for Finding the Global Solution of Post-contingency Optimal Power Flow” by IEOR PhD student SangWoo Park, ME PhD student Elizabeth Glista, associate professor Javad Lavaei, and assistant professor Somayeh Sojoudi has been selected to be a finalist at the 2020 American Control Conference (ACC). ACC accepts over 1,000 papers for…

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IEOR Holiday Party 2019!

The IEOR department hosted its annual holiday party at the Wozniak Lounge in Soda Hall this year. Almost 100 faculty, students, and staff showed up to celebrate the (near) end of the semester. The event featured live holiday music with Prof. Rob Leachman on the keyboard and James Percy on the drums. Guests also enjoyed…

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Design the next IEOR t-shirt!

Do you have a design idea for the next great IEOR t-shirt? The IEOR department will be printing t-shirts to give to IEOR students and volunteers in spring 2020. With your help, we want to make a memorable, awesome design! Rules & Guidelines Participants: Up to 4 people can be on a team, and at…

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