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How does IEOR impact the world?

Below are stories that show how faculty, students, and alumni are applying their knowledge with industrial engineering and operations research.

What is IEOR?

By Keith McAleer | October 19, 2021

What is IEOR? In this award-winning video, IEOR students explain what industrial engineering & operations research is, how their skills can improve the world, and discuss exciting careers in IEOR.…

Berkeley IEOR and Georgia Tech ISYE partner with Kids Teach Tech to inspire underrepresented youth with the power of engineering and data analytics

By Keith McAleer | October 18, 2021

This summer, Berkeley IEOR, Georgia Tech ISYE, and Kids Teach Tech partnered to deliver The Seth Bonder Camp in Computational and Data Science for Engineering to 5th – 12th grade…

Ken Goldberg featured on NPR Marketplace Tech on how robots can help with supply chain issues this holiday season

By Keith McAleer | October 13, 2021

With ongoing shortages of workers, supplies, products and materials, it may be tough for consumers to get their gifts in time for the holiday season. Can new robotic technology developed…

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Using machine learning to detect early stage cancers

By Keith McAleer | August 16, 2021

Food stamps stretch farther when recipients have time to cook, IEOR & public health study finds

By Keith McAleer | June 29, 2021

NAE interview: Why Ken Goldberg loves art, engineering, and robots

By Keith McAleer | June 24, 2021

Accelerating the Innovation in Tele-Surgery with Deep Learning

By Vishrut Rana | April 28, 2021

Tele-medicine services – where doctors can meet patients over video conference to treat non-critical conditions – have been on the rise over the past decade. Many medical technologies exist to…

From IEOR to Fintech Entrepreneur: Alum Haryanto Tanjo Shares His Journey

By Keith McAleer | March 10, 2021

Haryanto Tanjo (B.S. IEOR ‘09) came to Cal as an international student from Indonesia. After graduation, he worked at Cisco, Bayer HealthCare, and then spent three years with Webster Pacific,…

Prof. Shmuel Oren Reflects on his Collaboration with Nobel Laureate Prof. Robert Wilson

By Vishrut Rana | November 1, 2020

On October 12, 2020, Robert B. Wilson was co-awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences along with his long-time collaborator Paul Milgrom “for improvements to auction theory and inventions…

Meet the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 Recipient IEOR Alum Transforming Manufacturing

By Vishrut Rana | October 28, 2020

“[The] greatest opportunities arise in areas no one is looking at,” says IEOR ‘09 Alum Willson Deng. In a recent conversation with the department, Willson spoke about how he ended…