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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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Evan Gong announced as winner of Jengyee Prize

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research congratulates Evan Gong for winning the Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World. Evan Gong, a junior studying political Economy and German, is awarded for his notable contributions in advocating for legislation that significantly expanded personal finance education. He was inspired to engage with this issue…

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Max Shen Named To Succeed Ken Goldberg As Chair Of IEOR

Professor Zuo-Jun “Max” Shen has just been named to be the next chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) at UC Berkeley. Professor Shen will take over for Professor Ken Goldberg who will complete his term as chair at the end of 2018. Shen obtained his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from…

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MEng Perspective: Nick Chandler, Marketing Analyst at 23andMe: ‘My biggest networking advice is to put yourself out there’

Nick Chandler graduated in 2017 with an MEng degree in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR). He currently works as a Marketing Analyst at 23andMe, a direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. By sending in their saliva sample in a home-based collection kit, people can get their genetic data analyzed and find out if they are at risk of…

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David Kalinowski: ‘I always knew I wanted to be an engineering leader’

The UC Berkeley Master of Engineering program boasts an impressive alumni network across many industries, from fast-growing startups to Fortune 500 companies. Alumni play an active role in the MEng program and regularly attend seminars and events at the Fung Institute to network and share career advice with the current cohort. David Kalinowski, MEng ’13…

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