The University of California, Berkeley Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) is excited to announce that Professor Alper Atamturk will be the next chair of the IEOR department starting January 1st, 2021. Alper joined the Berkeley faculty in 1998. His research spans optimization theory and methodologies broadly, including integer programming, sparse learning, network…

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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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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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