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Smart Villages: Students Pitch to Chief Minister of Meghalaya

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: Eco-Tourism,…

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

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. Pamela…

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MEng Alumni are Finalists in IBM Call for Code 2019 Global Prize

A group of five University of California, Berkeley master of engineering alumni are finalists in the IBM Call for Code 2019 Global Prize. The alums’ Project AsTeR used artificial intelligence to help analyze and respond to the surge of emergency calls that typically take place after a disaster strikes. Over 5,000 projects applied to the…

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GSI positions available Fall 2019

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research currently has two open positions for Graduate Student Instructors for Fall 2019. The two courses are: INDENG 130 “Methods of Manufacturing Improvement” — available to a graduate or undergraduate student (who took the course and received an A) INDENG 241 “Risk Modeling” — available for graduate student…

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MEng Students Create Startup Seeking to Help College Students Better Know Themselves Through Genetic Testing

MEng students, Arjun Bidesi (MEng ’19), Dinkar Juyal (MEng ’19), and Kaushal Yagnik (MEng’19), are the driving forces behind GenomEdge, a rising startup that uses genome testing to help college students better understand themselves. Here’s some insight on how they took their interest in healthcare and technology and funneled it into a growing startup. Since…

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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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