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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 facilitate routine procedures, like taking pulse and checking blood pressure, through this remote service. On the cutting-edge of using remote medical technology for patient care…

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, a management consulting firm in the Bay Area. Haryanto went on to earn an MBA at the University of California, Los Angeles.  During his MBA,…

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 of new auction formats.”  Robert Wilson, a Professor Emeritus at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, worked on many research areas throughout his career. These included…

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 up in IEOR and how that developed his passion for digital manufacturing. An affinity for numbers was what made Willson Deng decide to pursue Business…

Re-watch Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna at the A. Richard Newton Series

By Vishrut Rana | October 7, 2020

University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine. CRISPR-Cas9 allows scientists to rewrite DNA — the code of life — in any organism, including human cells, with unprecedented…

Industry and IEOR Panel Discuss the Future of Supply Chain

By Keith McAleer | September 30, 2020

IEOR alum applies machine learning to personalized healthcare

By Vishrut Rana | August 25, 2020

Yonatan Mintz, a 2018 Berkeley IEOR Ph.D. graduate, was recently appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Mintz applies optimization and machine learning methods to tailor healthcare interventions to individuals. Mintz’s research portfolio includes leveraging patient data to hone personalized health and wellness solutions through wearable technology, to…

Ken Goldberg and UC Berkeley researchers teach a robot surgery by showing it surgery videos

By Keith McAleer | June 18, 2020