IEOR News

IEOR Welcomes New Advisors Will McDaniels and Heather Iwata

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to welcome two new advisors to the department, Will McDaniels and Heather Iwata. Will McDaniels will serve as the department’s undergraduate advisor, helping students pursuing bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees in industrial engineering & operations research…

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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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Anayancy Paz retires

On behalf of its faculty, students, and staff, the IEOR department would like to congratulate Anayancy Paz on her retirement! Anayancy has worked at UC Berkeley for 23 years, serving 11 in the IEOR department. Before working in IEOR, Anayancy spent 10 years serving undergraduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Previous to that,…

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Katta Murty Best Paper Prize awarded to Junyu Cao

The Katta G. Murty Best Paper Prize is awarded to Junyu Cao for her outstanding paper “Sequential Choice Bandits: Learning with Marketing Fatigue.” The Katta G. Murty Prize, established in 2006 as a gift from IEOR alum Katta Murty (’68 PhD IEOR), is an annual competition for graduate students in the IEOR Department for exceptional…

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