IEOR News

The IEOR Department Welcomes Daniel Pirutinsky to the Faculty

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to welcome Daniel Pirutinsky as a new member of the faculty for Fall 2020. Daniel will be a assistant teaching professor, who will focus primarily on educating IEOR’s growing student population, now at 450 students, the largest student body…

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Berkeley IEOR Welcomes New Assistant Professor Rajan Udwani

Rajan Udwani will join the IEOR department as a new assistant professor in Fall 2020 The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to welcome Rajan Udwani to the faculty as a new assistant professor in Fall 2020. Rajan is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at…

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Announcing the 2020 Jengyee Prize Recipients

Congratulations to Sang-Min Kim and Nicholas Foo for winning the 2020 Jengyee Prize, Leadership for a Better World scholarship. Sang-Min Kim is a graduating senior in Political Science with a minor in Public Health. For the past seven years, he has been actively involved in promoting human rights causes, including reunification of North Koreans with their…

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Postdoc Profile: Ming Jin

Ming Jin received his PhD in EECS from Berkeley in 2017 and has been doing his postdoctoral research in IEOR since. He recently accepted the position of assistant professor at Virginia Tech’s Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In a conversation with the IEOR department, Ming shared his experiences at Berkeley and aspirations for…

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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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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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Diana Salazar recognized with Chancellor’s Award for Public Service

IEOR staff member Diana Salazar has just been awarded the 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Civic Engagement – Staff Award. Each year, the Chancellor recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partnerships that embody UC Berkeley’s proud tradition of public service and commitment to improving our local and global community. Diana was nominated for her work to…

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Professor Zuo-Jun ‘Max’ Shen elected next president of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

IEOR Professor Zuo-Jun ‘Max’ Shen has just been named President-elect of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). POMS is an international organization, powered by POM professionals, aimed at understanding, improving and educating on production and operations management. Professor Shen will begin his term as President on January 1st, 2021.

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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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