Berkeley IEOR is pleased to announce that the INFORMS Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE) has awarded Professor Shmuel Oren as the recipient of the 2021 Harold Hotelling Medal. The Harold Hotelling Medal is a competitive award that recognizes ​the lifetime achievements of INFORMS scholars who have made sustained and exceptional contributions…

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Associate Professor at Belgium’s Universit´e catholique de Louvain, Anthony Papavasiliou, Berkeley IEOR PhD ’11, has been awarded the prestigious Bodossaki Distinguished Young Scientist Award for 2021. One of six other recipients from other fields, Papavasiliou received the award in the field of Applied Science: Alternative and Renewable Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources Management, Low Carbon…

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The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) has awarded Professor Shmuel Oren the 2021 IEEE PES Outstanding PowerEngineering Educator Award for his contributions to mentorship and education on the design and operation of electricity markets. The Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award was established to recognize outstanding contributions and leadership in power engineering education. Selected as…

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Tele-medicine services – where doctors can meet patients over video conference to treat non-critical conditions – have been on the rise over the past decade. Many medical technologies exist to facilitate routine procedures, like taking pulse and checking blood pressure, through this remote service. On the cutting-edge of using remote medical technology for patient care…

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With the semester coming to an end, Berkeley IEOR bids farewell to the Undergraduate Class of 2021. As they embrace the next phase of their lives – ready to leave a positive impact wherever they go – Berkeley IEOR wishes all graduating seniors the very best! Here, we feature some of our graduating seniors sharing…

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Ruila Puskas-Juhasz is a current Berkeley MEng candidate studying Industrial Engineering & Operations Research with a focus on Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Strategy. Here, she shares her aspirations to become a data science for social good.

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IEOR Undergraduate Jonathan Bodine (Class of ’21) and Professor Dorit Hochbaum won the Best Student Paper Award at the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval (KDIR 2020). The award winning work authored by Bodine and Hochbaum was titled The Max-Cut Decision Tree: Improving on the Accuracy and Running Time of Decision Trees.…

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On October 12, 2020, Robert B. Wilson was co-awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences along with his long-time collaborator Paul Milgrom “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.”  Robert Wilson, a Professor Emeritus at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, worked on many research areas throughout his career. These included…

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