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Berkeley IEOR Undergrad Wins Best Student Paper Award at KDIR 2020

IEOR Undergraduate Jonathan Bodine (Class of ’21) and Professor Dorit Hochbaum won the Best Student Paper Award at the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval (KDIR 2020). The award winning work authored by Bodine and Hochbaum was titled The Max-Cut Decision Tree: Improving on the Accuracy and Running Time of Decision Trees.…

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Re-watch Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna at the A. Richard Newton Series

University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine. CRISPR-Cas9 allows scientists to rewrite DNA — the code of life — in any organism, including human cells, with unprecedented…

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M.E.T. applications open for rising sophomores starting Fall 2021

The M.E.T. Program is excited to announce that beginning with the Fall 2021 admissions cycle, applications will open for current UC Berkeley College of Engineering sophomores majoring in a M.E.T. academic track (BioE, CE, EECS, IEOR, MSE, or ME) to apply to the M.E.T. program during the fall of their sophomore year. If admitted, students…

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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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Smart Villages: Students Pitch to Chief Minister of Meghalaya

[ad_1] Students taking the Smart Villages Challenge Lab have been tasked with developing digital technologies and platforms to help impoverished Indian villages to utilize their natural resources and access global markets. The area selected this semester was the state of Meghalaya, and each team was assigned one particular challenge in regards to improving Meghalayan villages:…

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Tech Firm Leadership students win ‘paperclip challenge,’ snag photo with Chancellor Carol Christ

[ad_1] Students Fionce Siow, Tammy Chan, Peru Dayani, Mina Nezam-Mafi, Ryan Chiem in the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s INDENG 171 – Technology Firm Leadership course proved their entrepreneurial prowess by exchanging paperclips for something priceless: A group photo with UC Berkeley Chancellor Christ. The team participated in a challenge, led by course instructor Dr.…

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Meet the Class of 2019: Senior Spotlights

The class of 2019 will soon graduate and venture off to make an impact in all areas of industry all over the the globe. But who are the class of 2019? Read on to learn more about some of our graduates, what they liked most about IEOR, and what they plan to do next. Chelsea…

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BADSS — IISE’s Data Science Summit

Often regarded as the ‘combustion engine-like revolution’ of the 21st century, data analytics is on a rapid rise in today’s world. Realizing this, members of UC Berkeley’s Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) took the onus on themselves to host the second Bay Area Decision Sciences Summit (BADSS) on March 16th, 2019. Much like…

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