MEng students, Arjun Bidesi (MEng ’19), Dinkar Juyal (MEng ’19), and Kaushal Yagnik (MEng’19), are the driving forces behind GenomEdge, a rising startup that uses genome testing to help college students better understand themselves. Here’s some insight on how they took their interest in healthcare and technology and funneled it into a growing startup. Since…

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Sheng Liu is graduating this year with a Ph.D. in IEOR. He has just accepted a faculty position at the University of Toronto. Below, Sheng reflects on his experience at UC Berkeley and talks more about his plans for the future. IEOR: Tell us a bit about your research. What topics are you interested in?…

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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…

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The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research congratulates Evan Gong for winning the Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World. Evan Gong, a junior studying political Economy and German, is awarded for his notable contributions in advocating for legislation that significantly expanded personal finance education. He was inspired to engage with this issue…

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The Katta G. Murty Best Paper Prize is awarded to Junyu Cao for her outstanding paper “Sequential Choice Bandits: Learning with Marketing Fatigue.” The Katta G. Murty Prize, established in 2006 as a gift from IEOR alum Katta Murty (’68 PhD IEOR), is an annual competition for graduate students in the IEOR Department for exceptional…

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The George B. Dantzig Auditorium, located in 1174 Etcheverry Hall, officially opened its doors on Tuesday, thanks to generous donations from alumni and friends to the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). The new classroom is named after the George B. Dantzig, who was known as the “father of linear programming” and was…

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“I’m Youhee Choi, and I was born and raised in Korea. I lived there for 26 years. My background is pretty interesting because I majored in International Studies, worked full-time for three years, and then moved here for my Master’s program in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). I just moved to Oakland, CA to…

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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…

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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 program and regularly attend seminars and events at the Fung Institute to network and share career advice with the current cohort. David Kalinowski, MEng ’13…

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