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The IEOR Department Welcomes Daniel Pirutinsky to the Faculty

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to welcome Daniel Pirutinsky as a new member of the faculty for Fall 2020. Daniel will be a assistant teaching professor, who will focus primarily on educating IEOR’s growing student population, now at 450 students, the largest student body…

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IEOR and ME researchers win best student paper award at 2020 American Control Conference

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to announce that work jointly done by IEOR and ME student researchers has been awarded best student paper at the 2020 American Control Conference (ACC) for the paper titled “Homotopy Method for Finding the Global Solution of Post-contingency Optimal…

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Berkeley IEOR Welcomes New Assistant Professor Rajan Udwani

Rajan Udwani will join the IEOR department as a new assistant professor in Fall 2020 The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is excited to welcome Rajan Udwani to the faculty as a new assistant professor in Fall 2020. Rajan is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at…

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Announcing the 2020 Jengyee Prize Recipients

Congratulations to Sang-Min Kim and Nicholas Foo for winning the 2020 Jengyee Prize, Leadership for a Better World scholarship. Sang-Min Kim is a graduating senior in Political Science with a minor in Public Health. For the past seven years, he has been actively involved in promoting human rights causes, including reunification of North Koreans with their…

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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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