Posts by Vishrut Rana

Graduate Profile: Salar Fattahi

Salar Fattahi is graduating from Berkeley in Spring 2020 with a Ph.D. in IEOR. Salar recently accepted an Assistant Professor position at the University of Michigan and in a conversation with the department, he shared his views on experiences at Cal and plans for the future. Tell us a bit about your childhood? Where did…

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Max Shen awarded the Sussman Best Paper Prize

Congratulations to Berkeley IEOR chair and ITS affiliate professor Zuo-Jun “Max” Shen and former ITS Berkeley Visiting Student Researcher Panrawee Rungskunroch for being awarded the Professor Joseph M Sussman Best Paper Prize for the paper “An Improvement on the End-of-Life of High-Speed Rail Rolling Stocks Considering CFRP Composite Material Replacement.” Read more about the award and…

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Berkeley 150W: Celebrating the women of IEOR

Berkeley Engineering has always been at the forefront of breaking barriers for women in the field. With several thousand women graduating from Cal with an education in engineering, Berkeley Engineering takes great pride in shaping women engineers who shape the world through their immeasurable contributions.  As Berkeley celebrates 150 years of women on campus, Berkeley…

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ORMS students shape wellness solutions through Fung Fellowship

The Fung Fellowship is a groundbreaking entrepreneurship and innovation program that aims to shape leaders for a better world. It connects diverse undergraduate students with community and industry partners, providing opportunities to solve pressing societal problems related to public health and conservation. To do so, Fung Fellows utilize the iterative human-centered design process, domain knowledge,…

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

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…

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Data-driven operations management paper selected as research competition finalist

IEOR assistant professor Zeyu Zheng, joint with Xiaocheng Li, Yufeng Zheng, and Zhenpeng Zhou, have been selected as finalists for the 2018 MSOM Data Driven Research Competition. Xiaocheng and Zeyu will present their paper “Demand Prediction, Predictive Shipping, and Product Allocation for Large-scale E-commerce” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix. The paper can be…

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Announcing the 2017 Grassi and Marshall-Oliver-Rosenberger (MOR) Fellows

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) has just announced the Grassi and Marshall-Oliver-Rosenberger fellows for 2017. Grassi Fellow Yonatan Mintz has been named the Grassi Fellow. Yonatan is a fifth year PhD candidate in UC Berkeley IEOR working with assistant professor Anil Aswani. Yonatan’s research focuses on using stochastic optimization and machine learning techniques to create…

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