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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.

National Latinx Heritage Month

National Latinx Heritage Month

By Goldie Negelev | October 5, 2022

Happy Latinx Heritage Month! The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research honors and celebrates the cultures, contributions, and lasting influence of Latinx, Chicanx, and all Hispanic-identified Americans with ancestors…

A Carbon-Neutral Future with Nanavati Low and BIB Technologies

By Goldie Negelev | September 26, 2022

Nanavati Low (B.S. ‘16 IEOR) co-founded BIB Technologies as a way to help businesses and companies scale efficiently and sustainably. In 2018, BIB Technologies launched four mobile utility vehicle models,…

The importance of programs like Kids Teach Tech

Ariel Qian (M.E.T IEOR ’24) on the Importance of Programs like Kids Teach Tech

By Goldie Negelev | September 1, 2022

For the second year in a row, Berkeley IEOR has partnered with Georgia Tech ISyE and Kids Teach Tech (KTT) to virtually deliver the Seth Bonder Summer Program in Computational…

Kids Teach Tech Students and Teachers

Berkeley IEOR Continues Partnership to Bring Engineering and Data Analytics to Underserved Youth

By Goldie Negelev | August 22, 2022

For the second year in a row, Berkeley IEOR has partnered with Georgia Tech ISyE, Kids Teach Tech, and Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area to virtually deliver…

Yash Bhandari (B.S. ‘22 IEOR) Helps Bring Clean Drinking Water to El Valle de San Francisco, Panama

By Goldie Negelev | June 9, 2022

Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that provides engineering services to underserved communities in the U.S. and worldwide. At UC Berkeley’s EWB-USA chapter, students team up…

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