Professor Shmuel Oren, of the UC Berkeley IEOR department, will be giving a public lecture, “Challenges and Opportunities for OR in Electricity Markets”, on Friday, March 6 at the Aalto System Forum, held at the Aalto University is Espoo, Finland. Aalto System Forum provides a platform for a dialogue between practitioners and researchers, based on…

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Professor Shmuel Oren was the key speaker at the first Felix Höffler Memorial Lecture, hosted by EWI Energy Conference, which took place on September 25th at the University of Cologne, Germany. His lecture was titled, “Firming Renewable Power with Demand Response: An End-to-end Aggregator Business Model“. The annual Felix Höffler Memorial Lecture, in memory of…

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Often regarded as the ‘combustion engine-like revolution’ of the 21st century, data analytics is on a rapid rise in today’s world. Realizing this, members of UC Berkeley’s Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) took the onus on themselves to host the second Bay Area Decision Sciences Summit (BADSS) on March 16th, 2019. Much like…

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The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research will host the semi-annual industry-university meeting for the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) on December 5-7 at UC Berkeley.  The agenda for the meeting can be viewed here. The purpose of PSERC is to empower minds to engineer the future electric energy system, to pursue, discover, and transfer knowledge, to produce…

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