Faculty News

Professor Alper Atamturk is elected to become the next chair of the INFORMS Optimization Society

Professor Alper Atamturk has been elected to become the next chair of the INFORMS Optimization Society. The Optimization Society aims to promote the development and application of optimization methods and software for the solution of problems in Operations Research/Management Science, and to encourage the exchange of information among practitioners and scholars in the optimization area.

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Alper Atamturk named INFORMS Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Alper Atamturk for being named a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences at its Annual Meeting in Seattle! INFORMS Fellows are examples of outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences. They have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments and made significant contributions to the advancement of OR/MS over…

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Professor Shmuel Oren was Key Speaker at First Annual Felix Höffler Memorial Lecture

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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Barna Saha joins Berkeley IEOR

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to announce that Barna Saha will be joining the department as an assistant professor starting this fall 2019. Barna joins the department from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she was a professor of computer science. Before joining academia,…

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