IEOR News

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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George B. Dantzig Auditorium Newly Opened

The George B. Dantzig Auditorium, located in 1174 Etcheverry Hall, officially opened its doors on Tuesday, thanks to generous donations from alumni and friends to the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). The new classroom is named after the George B. Dantzig, who was known as the “father of linear programming” and was…

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Graduate Profile: Cédric Josz

Cédric Josz is a postdoctoral scholar in the IEOR department. He has just accepted a faculty position at Columbia University. Below is more about Cédric’s research and plans for the future. IEOR: Tell us a bit about your research. What topics are you interested in? How are you applying IEOR methods to solve them? Cédric…

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Join IEOR for CalDay 2019!

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at UC Berkeley is excited to be participating in CalDay 2019! We invite the whole community to come meet our students, faculty, and staff at Etcheverry Hall. There you will have a chance to learn more about what IEOR is, what our programs are all about, and…

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Fung Feature: Youhee Choi, MEng ’18 (IEOR)

“I’m Youhee Choi, and I was born and raised in Korea. I lived there for 26 years. My background is pretty interesting because I majored in International Studies, worked full-time for three years, and then moved here for my Master’s program in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). I just moved to Oakland, CA to…

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Aswani wins NSF CAREER award to study personalized disease management

The National Science Foundation has just announced that IEOR assistant professor Anil Aswani will receive a CAREER award of $500,000 to investigate personalized chronic disease management starting in fiscal year 2019. This Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award will contribute to the advancement of the national health and welfare by designing effective data-driven methods…

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IEOR research selected as finalist for 2019 American Control Conference

The paper titled “On the Exponential Number of Connected Components for the Feasible Set of Optimal Decentralized Control Problems” by IEOR PhD student Han Feng and associate professor Javad Lavaei has been selected to be a finalist at the 2019 American Control Conference (ACC). ACC accepts over 1000 papers for each conference and only five are selected…

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Artificial intelligence could identify you and your health history from your step tracker

by Anil Aswani & Yoshimi Fukuoka (originally published in USA Today) Manufacturers say data stripped of identifying information is no privacy risk. But we found AI can overcome that. Time to update health privacy laws. Recent revelations about how social media giants misuse our personal data for profit have elevated the issue of privacy among Americans, but what…

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New ambidextrous robot may redefine the warehouse

Research published in Science Robotics this week announced a new “ambidextrous” robot that could change the fundamentals of warehouse distribution. The robot, developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering features a suction cup gripper on one hand and a parallel-jaw gripper on the other, allowing the robot to choose the most…

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