IEOR News

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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IEOR Holiday Party 2019!

The IEOR department hosted its annual holiday party at the Wozniak Lounge in Soda Hall this year. Almost 100 faculty, students, and staff showed up to celebrate the (near) end of the semester. The event featured live holiday music with Prof. Rob Leachman on the keyboard and James Percy on the drums. Guests also enjoyed…

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Board member Terry Duryea’s mantra for a rewarding career — maintain flexibility and stay on a steep learning curve

Have you ever been confused about how to briefly yet accurately describe Industrial Engineering and Operations Research to old Uncle Ben sitting across you at the Thanksgiving dinner table? Well, IEOR can indeed be a difficult major to define for most. To the ex-CFO of McAfee and IEOR Advisory Board member Terry Duryea, however, IEOR…

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Design the next IEOR t-shirt!

Do you have a design idea for the next great IEOR t-shirt? The IEOR department will be printing t-shirts to give to IEOR students and volunteers in spring 2020. With your help, we want to make a memorable, awesome design! Rules & Guidelines Participants: Up to 4 people can be on a team, and at…

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Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and College of Engineering Now hiring Full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE)

The DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS RESEARCH (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley welcomes applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) specializing in teaching with an expected start date July 1, 2020. This faculty position is unique to the University of California system. It carries full membership in the…

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